When looking for an affordable sleeping option for newborns, many first time parents hear that the Fisher Price Rock 'n Play (RNP) is great for use as a bassinet. But is it? In recent years, there have been quite a few recalls on the RNP, but this fact has left die-hard RNP fans … [Read more...] about Is the Fisher Price Rock ‘n Play Safe for Overnight Sleeping?
Getting Back in Shape: It Takes Time
In addition to the stress of taking care of a newborn, the majority of women add the burden of getting their "body back" ASAP after having a baby. A lot of the time, the added pressure makes it difficult to lose weight (seriously. We've all read those studies on cortisol, … [Read more...] about Getting Back in Shape: It Takes Time
Will Having a Baby Make Me a Different Person?
One thing first time parents often worry about is if having a baby will change who they are as a person. And, if it does, is it a change for better, or for worse?There are so many ways your life changes after you have a baby. You no longer have the independence to "drop … [Read more...] about Will Having a Baby Make Me a Different Person?
My Baby Has Two Eye Colors: Will It Change or Is He a Chimera?
Over the past few weeks, Munchkin's features have become increasingly prominent. One of those features, of course, is his eyes. Every new parent wonders, "What color will my child's eyes be?" And it's a natural question to ask, since infant's eyes can change up to 9 months of … [Read more...] about My Baby Has Two Eye Colors: Will It Change or Is He a Chimera?
Going Shopping Alone, at Target, with a Newborn
Ok, so maybe I didn't go "alone" because, technically, Clark was with me. But, truthfully, he wasn't much help. Actually, he was more of a nuisance. Tightly pressed against my belly and chest in his Beco baby carrier, Clark decided to grunt, squirm, and squeal when most … [Read more...] about Going Shopping Alone, at Target, with a Newborn