Growing Our Family Blog
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Teething can turn the happiest of babies into a crying, weepy mess. Here are some tips to help you spot the signs of teething and stop the tears – for the both of you. If you prefer to listen instead of read, check out my podcast on this subject here. When does it start? Teething, […]
You’re pregnant, now what?? This is a guide to everything you need to know in the first trimester of pregnancy week by week. What to do, what not to do, and tips to make it to that 12 week mark. My posts contain affiliate links, which mean that I may earn a small commission from […]
If your baby is ready to start eating solids, you might want to consider making your own homemade baby food. What seems like a daunting task, really only takes a few hours a month to prepare. Here are some tips for getting started! If you prefer to listen instead of read, check out my podcast […]
Many first-time moms may not realize that you have to select a pediatrician before the baby is born. Some hospitals will assign one after birth, but most parents need to have one lined up in advance. This guide will help you determine when to start looking and tips for choosing a pediatrician. If you prefer […]
Going back to work can be a very hard time for most moms. To add to this stress, you now have to figure out how to manage your pumping schedule and keeping up supply, all while actually getting your work done. Here are some tips for pumping at work to make your life easier. If […]
If you are expecting, or trying to go back to work, you will most likely need to find childcare for your child(ren). The best daycares and nanny’s book up quickly, so it is important to start your search early. This post is intended to help you decide which form of childcare is best for your […]
This week I decided to share what I have packed in my diaper bag at all times. This seems to be a common question, especially among first-time moms. Just to note, I am a chronic overpacker so you will most likely not need ALL of these items – but I like to be prepared for […]
Hey Moms & Dads! I have had a great experience buying used baby items and I am here to share with all of you! I typically use Facebook marketplace because they let you check out the sellers profile and there are seller/buyer reviews which makes me feel a little safer meeting up with a stranger. […]
My posts contain affiliate links, which mean that I may earn a small commission from your purchase, with no extra cost to you! As parents, we hope to postpone our child’s first cold as long as possible. Unfortunately, the day will come when they wake up not feeling so great with a stuffy nose. This […]
My posts contain affiliate links, which mean that I may earn a small commission from your purchase, with no extra cost to you! Many new moms are so nervous for Baby’s first bath. According to a recent poll I conducted on Twitter, 66% of them to be precise. I’m here to give you the lowdown […]