4-Month Routine: Structure Begins

The 4-month mark is pretty special. It’s when most people tell you that the whole motherhood thing gets easier (truth: it doesn’t get easier, it gets more rewarding), and it’s also when you can start putting your baby on more of a schedule, rather then letting them call the shots as newborns. It’s also, however, […]

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Newborn Routine (O-3 Months)

The words “newborn” and “routine” don’t exactly fit with one another, given that newborn babies often have their own ideas of what they’d like to do. And, considering that most babies have their days and nights switched at the start, a lot of what goes on in the beginning is trying to make them not-so […]

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“When Does It Get Easier?”

“When does this get easier?” It’s a question I found myself asking a lot during the first few weeks after giving birth. Nothing quite prepares you for having a newborn when you’ve never done it before, and suddenly becoming a parent — when just a day ago you weren’t — can be entirely daunting. Some […]

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Essential Sleep Products

From the very first weeks of Izzy’s life, I became somewhat obsessed with understanding baby sleep. I must have googled “baby sleep schedules” at least 100 times since she’s been born, and I’ll admit: I still don’t have it completely right. Part of the issue, of course, is that babies are constantly changing, so what […]

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An Introduction

Since becoming a mom earlier this fall, I find myself with so many motherhood-related thoughts throughout the day, and yet, little to no place to put them all. I began toying with the idea of starting my own blog, and, after much debate about the name, content, and style, I finally pulled the trigger — […]

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