The Internet: A New Mom’s Best Friend and Worst Enemy

Shortly after I became a mom, my Google search history filled up with endless queries about swaddles, sleep products, feeding schedules, bedtime routines, correct latching, poop (so many poop questions) β€” I could go on and on. In some ways, having the internet as a resource is a blessing, but in a lot of other […]

Read More

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, […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

“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 β€” when just a day ago you weren’t β€” can be entirely daunting. Some […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More