July 2015

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    5 Tips to Encourage Kids to Read

    Growing up as a kid I remember always enjoying reading. In my spare time I would rather read than watch TV or play games. I would be babysitting when we had a snow day and I would read all day long (my brother was 11 at the time so he could entertain himself). Seriously though, […] More

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    July is National Cord Blood Awareness Month

    July is National Cord Blood Awareness Month As a nurse I am all about educating others about important topics, and as you all know, every month has an “awareness” topic. I have decided to share information about those that are important to me as a labor and delivery, women’s health and pediatric nurse. With that […] More

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    Arm’s Reach Co-Sleeper Review

    Congratulations! You are pregnant, and now you have a ton of decisions to make and things to buy! When it comes to baby products there are so many different versions of everything, cribs, car seats, high chairs, swings, bouncer, swing and bouncer combos, the list goes on and on. I bet that is why you […] More

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    Stay at Home Mom Guilt

    Stay at home mom guilt As parents we always have guilt about something. We feel guilty about how we feed our children, what clothes we put on them, where we send them to school and so much more. You may not believe it, but even stay at home moms have guilt. Stay-at-home mom guilt is just […] More

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    3 Common Breastfeeding Frustrations and How to Solve Them

    3 common breastfeeding frustrations and how to fix them Breastfeeding is the natural way for women to feed their babies, but unfortunately for many women getting baby, or our bodies for that matter, to cooperate with breastfeeding doesn’t always seem to come naturally. Even though it seems like breastfeeding should be instinctive, many new mothers […] More

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    SIDS and Safe Sleep

    Every parent worries about their child’s safety from the time they are born, often times even before. The unfortunate part is, until recently, parents didn’t worry about their baby when she was sleeping. Thankfully with the back to sleep campaign more parents are educated about SIDS and the safe ways for babies to sleep. What […] More

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    Are We Pushing “Breast is Best” Too Much?

    Breastfeeding is a hot topic these days, for many reasons. Many people complain about women who breastfeed in public, while others complain about those complaining. Well, this post is nothing like that, this post is about the new trends in hospitals that are pressuring moms to breastfeed. Many people complain about women who breastfeed in […] More

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    Blogging Tips Introduction

    blogging tips series Introduction I don’t claim to be an expert. Honestly, I have had a failed blog so how could I claim that I am an expert in blogging? I have learned a lot from that failed blog though, and I have used that knowledge to make this blog even better. Seriously, this blog has […] More

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    10 Must Have Baby Products

    When you are pregnant with your first baby, you are so excited to register for your baby shower, but at the same time, I bet you were overwhelmed. Who knew there were so many different products out there? Well I am going to break it down for you and list the top 10 things I […] More

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    HALO SleepSack Review

    Today I have Nikki from FrugalMomClub.com to review the HALO SleepSack. Take it away Nikki! I am using the HALO SleepSack for my youngest daughter. I used a similar swaddle blanket for my second daughter, but it doesn’t come close to matching the qualities of the HALO SleepSack. Avery loves her SleepSack. She knows that […] More