• Baby Must-Haves: The Newborn Essentials List

    Baby Must-Haves for First Time Moms Whether you’re a minimalist mom or one that has everything, this list is for you. It covers the essential items that you need for your brand new baby.  The minimalist mom will love it, as it’s short and sweet.  The prepared for it all mom will love it, as she will be able to add these few items to her registry and then add whatever other extras she might…

  • Bedtime Routine for Kids

    How to get your kids to go to sleep at night.  Bedtime. For some parents bedtime seems to go smoothly. However, for many parents, it can be a daily struggle. I often hear from parents, how can I get my child to go to sleep at night?  Why should children follow a bedtime routine? Children generally do well when they have a routine to follow. Therefore, one of the keys to getting your children to…

  • Hand washing for Kids: Making it Fun and Easy

    Washing your hands is one of the best ways to prevent the spread of germs. Which means you are less likely to get sick! Hand washing for children is a lesson that they need to be taught. They are never too young to start learning how to wash their hands. I’m sure your house is a little bit like my house in terms of kids bringing an illness home from school. First one child gets…

  • Newborn First Check-Up

    Are you wondering what will happen at your newborn baby’s first pediatrician appointment? You’re not alone!  Many new parents will meet and interview pediatric healthcare providers while they’re pregnant so that they have someone lined up for when the baby is born. If you haven’t chosen one yet, then this article with some great tips can help! Once you have your child’s primary care practitioner lined up it’s time to learn what will happen at…

  • How To Get Your Baby Sleeping Through The Night

    How is the baby sleeping through the night? That must be one of the most common questions new parents hear. It’s a question that comes from well-intentioned friends, strangers, and even your child’s healthcare provider. Baby girl is 4 months old now, and I still get asked “are you getting any sleep?” or any of other forms of that question, multiple times a week. I answer, “she sleeps great”.  That is an honest answer. She…