Tag Archives: Parenthood

Ways to Say, “Don’t Freaking Touch My Baby”

Whether it be a baby’s overwhelming cuteness or the fear of bad ojo, people can’t seem to keep their hands off a newborn baby. Even though we can totally understand the appeal, germy hands aren’t exactly what you want stroking your 10-day old infant. So I asked on Instagram what are some nice ways of say, “don’t fucking touch my baby” and you guys didn’t disappoint. Ways to say “don’t touch my baby” Here are some polite (and not so polite) suggestions on how to ask people […]

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Score Some Cash For Your Used Ergobaby Carrier

Have you got a used Ergobaby carrier hanging out in your closet with no kiddos small enough to make use of it anymore? If you’re in the U.S., we’ve got great news. The Ergobaby Everlove program is here to help you give your carrier a second shot at life, while also putting some extra cash in your pocket. What Is The Ergobaby Everlove Program? The Ergobaby Everlove Program is dedicated to providing a sustainable option for preloved Ergobaby carriers. The program buys back used Ergobaby carriers from […]

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Unique Board Books for Babies: Creating a More Diverse Bookshelf

Building your baby’s first library goes well beyond numbers, colors and shapes. Today’s perfect baby library is forward thinking, inclusive, and diverse, but knowing where to start can be overwhelming. So where does one go to find this utopia of diverse and unique board books, perfect for your worldly little baby? Enter Little Feminist. Little Feminist is a monthly subscription book club that finds the best diverse, age appropriate children’s books, and delivers them to your door.   Each book helps open up discussions and introduce important topics […]

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Leap Year Babies – 8 Fun Facts

Although the probability is low, there’s a chance that you’re walking around with a February 29th due date this year. That’s right. This year is a leap year, where a few odds-defying babies will be born on a day that only shows up on a calendar once every four years. But what does that mean for you and your (possible) Leap Year baby? Here are 8 fun facts about leap year babies They come with a nickname  Babies born on February 29th are called leaplings, leapettes, leapsters, and leapers. […]

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Quiz: Are You Ready to Have Kids?

So, you’ve started toying with the idea of becoming a parent. Exciting! Terrifying! Thought-provoking! To help those of you who may be wondering if you’re ready to have kids, I came up with this handy little quiz, which has been medically and scientifically not proven to actually determine whether or not you should have children, but for the sake of your own entertainment, please go ahead and take it anyway.  What things should I really consider before having a baby? How stable is your relationship? No, we […]

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Best Baby Monitor Buying Guide

2.7Kshares Baby monitors are great because you can get anything from a basic cheap and cheerful one to a super-surveillance high-tech model that monitors your child’s every hope and dream. They’re all pretty nice because they give you the option of keeping tabs on your baby while you’re in another room – which means you can shower or binge-watch Netflix without worrying about phantom baby cries. If you’re feeling overwhelmed by the options, here’s a good way to break it down. You basically have three types to […]

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Finding the Best Infant Car Seat

When it comes to baby car seats, it might feel like you’ve got a million and one choices to make. So I’ve put together a little list to get you started. Start with the Basics: You basically have three styles to choose from for your newborn: infant car seats, rear-facing convertible car seats or all-in-ones. All are considered safe, but let’s break down the differences between these three types of seats. Infant Car Seats These seats are the traditional ‘bucket’-style seats that only face the rear of […]

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Hatch Rest Plus Review (and, how does it compare to the Rest?)

I love Hatch baby products, and the Hatch Rest+ is no different. Hatch is one of those companies that’s able to take a complicated question and turn into a user-friendly product. This time they asked, ‘can you create a Night Light, Sound Machine, Audio Monitor, and OK-to-Wake combo and control it from an app on your phone?’ The answer? An enthusiastic yes. Things I love about the Hatch Rest+ It’s pretty – I love the simplicity of it so it can grow with your child – a […]

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2019 Holiday Gifts for Newborns

If you have a baby on your gift list this year, here are some great ideas that will be put to good use AND don’t make noise. Most of them are new this year and a couple are just cool so that they made the list. Holiday Gifts for Newborns Copper Pearl Premium Burp Cloths You have no idea how many times a refluxy baby can soak a burp cloth each and every day. If you’re going to walk around wearing one as an accessory, you should […]

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100 Great Gift Ideas for Babies Under One

4.2Kshares Coming up with baby gift ideas – even gifts for infants – is hard! I think we all understand that babies don’t want or really need anything, but I totally get that people really want to recognize special occasions. So I put my own list together of great gifts for kids under one. It was a little tricky because shopping for an infant is different from shopping for a 10-month old but I tried to make it fairly universal. Here is my criteria for baby gift […]

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