Co-sleep was never an option in my mind. I simply cannot imagine sleeping with a baby/toddler for years, and not being able to enjoy romantic nights with my hubby. Despite of having the perfect sleep training plan, we failed miserably. At age 2, we are still co-sleeping. The reason? Because we love it!
Flying with a baby can be easy and fun, if you do it right. Our family loves to travel. It has always been my goal to not let having a baby affect our travel plans. That’s why at a young at of 22 months, Kayden has already visited 7 countries (flight time 6-12 hours). Many friends have asked me how we managed to handle so much flying with a baby, so I thought I’d share some of the tips and tricks here to help lower your travel stress and actually enjoy your well-deserved family vacation!
Introducing solids for your baby is no doubt an exciting milestone for both baby and parents. Seeing your baby’s expression when eating foods for the first time is truly priceless. As parents, of course we want to offer our babies tasty and nutritious foods. But feeding solids is not that simple. When should we start solids? How much should we be giving? How often? Should it be before milk feed or after? These are just some of the questions I had when baby Kayden started solids. So I thought having a blog post on our first foods experience would be helpful for new parents.
How I Got 8 Hours of Sleep During my Baby’s First Weeks of Life – 5 Simple Steps to Defeat Sleep Deprivation!
Every new parent is sleep deprived. In fact, sleep deprivation during your baby’s first few weeks in life is one major cause to postpartum depression. To truly defeat sleep deprivation, you need a good NIGHT sleep. This means sleeping AT NIGHT (what normal people do) and have at least 8 hours of sleep. Follow these 5 simple steps to defeat sleep deprivation during the first few weeks of parenthood!
Babies love white noise. Why? Because they were exposed to it even before they were born. Learn more about how white noise can help you and your baby sleep through the night, the safe practices of using white noise, and the recommended tools. Happy baby, happy mommy!