One of the most challenging things about being a new parent is dealing with sleep deprivation. It can seem almost impossible for new parents, especially mothers, to get the sleep they so desperately need. It can be done, however! It does require some clever planning and strategies, but it really can be done. Read on!Read More
Adding a new baby is exciting and challenging for older brothers and sisters. Reading books is an easy way to help your child(ren) prepare to welcome your family’s newest addition.Read More
We currently live in a culture that pretty much worships the “freezer stash”. While these photos of hundreds of ounces of milk look very impressive, it is often the case that much of these mega milk stashes get either donated or thrown away. Unless you are going to be away from your baby for months at a time, this is just not necessary for a majority of working mothers (queue deep breath).Read More
Life after a baby is challenging, and if you thought you were asking a lot of your body in growing a baby, you are actually asking much more of it in the early postpartum days. While you are tending to that sweet child, your body is hard at work shedding all that was made to grow and house new life. It’s healing from the space that was left from that babe’s absence, all while still making and providing all the nutrition they need in the way of breastmilk. This, as you can imagine, is a very demanding scenario: one that begs for support.Read More
I don’t think I’ve ever been more hungry in my life than the three months after I gave birth to my daughter. Going from barely being able to eat half a plate at nine months pregnant, to confidently ordering (and eating) two entrees just two months later, it seemed as though my hunger was about as constant as my newborn’s. Though I had made some freezer meals, we burned through them easily in the first two weeks post-baby. I was desperate for quick and hearty nutrition, specifically stuff that I could handle with one hand, because the other was inevitably managing a suckling or sleeping babe.Read More
You’ve had the baby shower, washed and folded all those sweet little clothes, and set up an Instagram-worthy crib. What more is there to do but wait?
Many of our clients come to us so fully and wonderfully prepared for everything right up to the moment their little one(s) arrive. It is oftentimes only until the day they get home that the stark realization sets in: “I WASN’T READY AT ALL!!!”.Read More