Postpartum Recovery Beyond Six Weeks

April 15, 2024
It was easy to find information about what to expect immediately postpartum, but I did not see much about recovery after the first few months. I felt like my body was permanently damaged and worried that I would always have discomfort.

Flying with Our Nine-Month-Old Baby

February 26, 2024
This month, we traveled across the country with our nine-month-old daughter, Camille. It was our first time flying with our baby, and we received a lot of great advice from other parents before the trip.

Creating Healthy Habits as a Family

January 29, 2024
My husband and I have struggled to prioritize our health and well-being like we were able to before we had our daughter. We have spent a lot of time discussing how we can improve in these areas together as a family and how to incorporate our daughter into these lifestyle changes.

Lessons 2023 Taught Me as a New Parent  

January 8, 2024
I knew very little about babies and how to care for them before having my little one, and I received a lot of helpful advice from friends and family. I will share some of the information that I found most helpful and a few things I wish I had known earlier.

Affordable and Sustainably Minded Holiday Ideas

December 11, 2023
This year, I have made it a goal to reclaim the holiday season and start new traditions with my family that will add fun and meaning during the holiday season. Having a new baby gives my husband and me fresh eyes and a renewed sense of wonder and joy. I am excited to start new family traditions that, hopefully, my daughter will look back on with warmth in her heart.

An Overview of Cloth Diapering

November 20, 2023
I will share my cloth diapering experience and hopefully help answer questions that folks who are new to cloth diapering have.

Cultural Appropriation and Halloween Costumes

October 30, 2023
I am a long way from having complex conversations with my child, such as cultural appropriation. In the meantime, I will be conscious about what my daughter wears for Halloween and how we represent and talk about other cultures in our home.

A New Mother’s Advice on Breastfeeding

October 9, 2023
I knew early on that I wanted to breastfeed. What I didn’t know was what a learning process it would be for me and my baby.

Two Things That Have Helped my Mental Health as a New Parent

September 25, 2023
Finding the time to rest and recover from birth while caring for a newborn can be challenging. We must find a balance between caring for our little ones and caring for ourselves.

Preparing for the 4 Month Sleep Regression

August 21, 2023
Lack of sleep has been one of the biggest challenges for me as a new parent, and if you are experiencing this, you have my empathy. It can make parenting feel overwhelming and make it hard to enjoy the newborn phase. Sleep specialists agree that focusing on awake windows, adequate sleep, calorie intake, and a bedtime routine can help set babies up for a better night of sleep.