Growing Our Family Blog
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My husband and I celebrated our three-year anniversary this past tuesday. In light of that, I wanted to discuss marriage after kids, and specifically the changes a relationship goes through with a baby. Having a newborn really changes everything about your life, even your relationship with your husband. My posts contain affiliate links; which means […]
You’ve taken that first pregnancy test and it comes back positive!! Yippie! But, now what do you do? Pregnancy can be such a foreign concept to those who are experiencing it for the first time, so here is a list of items to tackle, now that you are expecting! My posts contain affiliate links; which […]
Everything you need to know about childproofing your home! Last weekend my son started crawling for the first time. He had been rolling around and could inch his way forward, but we assumed that we had at least 2 more weeks before the crawling really began. By the end of the weekend, he was up […]
One of the most common questions from moms is “How do I get my Husband more involved with the Baby?” Well, this week, we have Jason Kreidman from Dad University on the podcast to give us the perspective from a Dad’s point of view. I have summarized the most important talking points, but you can […]
Rh incompatibility during pregnancy can sound like a scary thing, and gone untreated it can be dangerous to you and your baby. This post is intended to cover all the facts about Rh incompatibility and how to prevent any potential problems. Disclaimer: I am not a medical professional and this post is not intended to […]
At least once per week, my husband turns to me and asks “when will our son ______”. Although I have a general idea of when babies meet certain milestones (aka I know they don’t start walking at 2 months old), I do not have all of those milestones memorized. I decided to do some research […]
Introducing kids to a new dog can be difficult at times. Whether that is bringing your newborn home to the hospital, or introducing your child to a new dog. Not only do you have to keep your child safe, but you also want to make sure it is a positive experience for both parties. If […]
Babies may be small, but their packing lists are huge. They need so many things to keep them entertained, comfortable, and contained. Here is my guide to surviving a hotel stay and tips for traveling with baby. SUBSCRIBE to our weekly newsletter to get the free high resolution printable version! It’s completely free and you can […]
Hey there mommas! Leading up to delivery, you might start hearing stories about people’s breastfeeding journey. Some will be positive, but others will be negative. Here are some breastfeeding tips to help you get through the steep learning curve once your baby is born! My posts may contain affiliate links, which means that I may […]
If you are thinking about adding to your family within the next few years, there are some things to consider. Deciding to have a second baby is a huge decision for most families, and will literally change your life. Here are some things to consider when making this big decision. My posts may contain affiliate […]