Winter is upon us, which means two things to moms: 1] it’s cold and 2] the dreaded Daylight Saving Time. Hold on. Am I the only one who didn’t realize it is actually “Saving” and not “Savings”? I’ve been saying it wrong my entire life. Thanks for setting me straight, Google. Alright, moving on… today I’m sharing some of my best tips to help Baby sleep better in winter and help mom keep her sanity during these long, dark months.
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One of my biggest struggles as a mom is how to keep kid stuff from taking over your house. As soon as they’re born [well, even before they’re born!], the items start piling up: swing, play yard, bouncy seat, baby bathtub, the list goes on.
Then, they start getting toys. Ride-on toys, big bouncy balls, trucks, cranes, and more. Pretty soon, it feels like the walls are closing in. How can you stop kid stuff from taking over your home?
When it comes to baby tummy troubles, I’ve had more than my fair share of experience. Colton had severe reflux as a baby, and Blair is struggling with colic. As a mom, it’s so frustrating to see them in pain and not know how to fix it.
Not to mention, colic is rough on mama, too! Sometimes I just need to sleep, you know?
While researching ways to relieve colic in babies, I came across infant probiotics. I wondered, does my baby need probiotics? B.infantis is an infant probiotic strain, and here’s where it gets interesting:
I used to think it was scary to take one child grocery shopping. Then I had two.
Going to the grocery store is one of my least favorite errands. Add two kids in the mix and… yeah, not interested. But my family has to eat, so I had to figure out a way to get everyone to and from the store with minimal complaint. If you’re facing the prospect of grocery shopping with a newborn and toddler, read on for my best survival advice.
Sleep. Is there anything a new parent wants more? Sleep deprivation is real, mamas. I know, because I’m in the thick of it right now [so please pardon any typos, alright?]. But after having two babies, one of which had severe reflux, I’ve picked up a few baby sleep hacks along the way. Here are my best tips on how to get a baby to sleep…