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  • 7 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Use Cloth Diapers

    7 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Use Cloth Diapers

    In previous, lengthy posts, I talked on end about everything that you need to know about cloth diapers, as well as the many benefits of using them over disposable ones. And yet here I am, revealing several reasons why you shouldn’t be using them. Here goes: 1. It’s addicting. You probably already know where this article is going, but do continue! For the first item, I’m here to warn you that deciding to go the cloth diaper route involves preparation–to be helplessly addicted […]

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  • 11 Useful Toys For A Baby’s First Year Of Life (Part 2)

    11 Useful Toys For A Baby’s First Year Of Life (Part 2)

    (Read the first part of this article HERE.) As a full-time mother, I now realize I was kind of wrong about my plan to only get “educational” toys for my baby. The thing is, every toy can be somehow educational and not all of them are as effective as they claim to be. And in most cases, I’ve learned from real moms and research articles, that they’re really usually not. If you’re a parent looking for toys that won’t prove to be such […]

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  • 11 Useful Toys For A Baby’s First Year Of Life (Part 1)

    11 Useful Toys For A Baby’s First Year Of Life (Part 1)

    Toys, toys and more toys. When I was younger, I admit we had all sorts of them. My parents had an entire room filled with them and now years later, I admit I can’t even remember a single one that was in there. I knew it was wrong to spoil me with toys. I grew up determined to only get my future child more “educational” toys–only a few in total, in order for him or her to learn about valuing things […]

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  • 5+ Kinds Of Toys You Shouldn’t Give Toddlers (Part 2)

    5+ Kinds Of Toys You Shouldn’t Give Toddlers (Part 2)

    Being a little kid is a fun time for toys, games, and more toys. And as a parent, we revel in our children’s happiness whenever they have something new to play with. Although our kids actually benefit from having fewer toys (develops familiarity and value for things), by all means, go ahead and buy whatever toy you think your child could enjoy and learn from. However, if you’re getting a toy for your (or someone else’s) baby or toddler under […]

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  • 5+ Kinds Of Toys You Shouldn’t Give Toddlers (Part 1)

    5+ Kinds Of Toys You Shouldn’t Give Toddlers (Part 1)

      Being a little kid is a fun time for toys, games, and more toys. And as a parent, we revel in our children’s happiness whenever they have something new to play with. Although our kids actually benefit from having fewer toys (develops familiarity and value for things), by all means, go ahead and buy whatever toy you think your child could enjoy and learn from. However, if you’re getting a toy for your (or someone else’s) baby or toddler […]

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  • How Much Should You REALLY Be Spending On Baby Shower Gifts?

    How Much Should You REALLY Be Spending On Baby Shower Gifts?

    After stressing out on what to give your friends when they all got married, here comes yet another event that requires you to shop for special gifts: baby showers! If you’ve been to a couple, you probably already know the staples. And if you’re already a parent yourself, then you most likely know what you really need to get for the soon-to-be-born baby. But the question remains: How much should you really spend? The truth is, the soon-to-be-parents will be more […]

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  • Only Hospital Bag Checklist You’ll Ever Need

    Only Hospital Bag Checklist You’ll Ever Need

    The difficult thing about planning what to bring in your hospital bag for the day (when you’ll finally be giving birth) is that there are a lot of things that you need, but only a few that you cannot do without. At the same time, we’re all running the risk of forgetting something important, much to our partners’ or family member’s disappointment because they’ll have to be the one to head out and get it for us! Now that you’re […]

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  • 5 Reasons Not To Help A Babywearing Mom With Her Carrier

    5 Reasons Not To Help A Babywearing Mom With Her Carrier

    You may have seen a mom attempt to wear her baby in public. If you’re a babywearing mom yourself, you might feel like giving her a hand, but I’m here to tell you—DON’T. Below are just some of the reasons why: 1. She doesn’t need your help. Not unless she asks for it, that is. You know how you don’t want people bothering you, even when you’re crying on your front porch? We all know how to ask for help, […]

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  • 9 Baby Things You Shouldn’t Buy Right Away (Part 2)

    9 Baby Things You Shouldn’t Buy Right Away (Part 2)

    (Read part one HERE.) 5. An Entire First-Year Wardrobe Adorable onesies, cute mittens, booties made out of yarn, jumpsuits—you name it, and the baby shops have it. Baby clothing nowadays are more fashion forward than before, especially with the help of social media. A lot of small businesses and even the big designer labels venture in the production of cute and fashionable baby clothes. It may be tempting to look ahead to your baby’s year of firsts with a closet […]

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