Tag Archives: New Baby

Why Can’t Babies Have Honey? Plus Answers to 10 Common Questions

Here’s the situation. Honey is delicious. It’s natural and seems like it would be very baby-friendly, however, honey can also carry some dangerous passengers. The issue with honey and babies: Infantile Botulism Tiny Clostridium botulinum spores can occur naturally in honey, and release a toxin that immature digestive systems aren’t old enough to tackle. Symptoms of…

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14 of the Nicest Birth Announcement Holiday Cards

I fell in love with these Birth Announcement Holiday Cards because ‘two-birds-with-one-stone’ is one of my favorite idioms (along with Bob’s your uncle) and you’re going to knock the socks off of anybody that receives one. I’ve tried to pick a variety of formats and price ranges and I’ve used a count of 25 to…

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Tips for Juggling Toddler and Newborn Routines

40 ways to make your life easier when you’re living life with a newborn and a toddler. Because babies are irresistible and parents are apparently gluttons for punishment, once we become pros at caring for one kid, a lot of us figure “why the hell not?” and decide to see what life’s like with a…

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I Tried Dr. Karp’s 5 ‘S’s for Baby Sleep… and They Worked

Halo on Instagram Being a parent is wonderful, crazy, adventurous, and joyful, but it isn’t wrapped up with a nice, tidy bow on top. It can be simultaneously messy, stressful, frustrating, and confusing. I read and researched a lot of information related to babies. Some of it was conflicting. Some of it was helpful. And…

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The Best Llama Baby Stuff

Llamazing stuff for baby! It looks like llamas might be dethroning unicorns as 2020’s “it” animal, so here’s a round up of the best llama baby stuff out there. Halo Muslin Sleepsack Halo’s llama patterned sleep sack provides an extra layer of warm and cozy comfort to your baby while they snooze. This 100% cotton…

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Baby on a Budget – the Barest Bare Essentials

5.6Kshares I love websites that list the essentials baby items you’ll need and list a wipe warmer. I’ve got nothing against wipe warmers but I’d hardly call them a necessity when you have a baby and they are certainly not a necessity if you are having a baby on a budget. So I decided to…

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Willow Wearable Breast Pump Now Available Through Insurance

If you’re planning on pumping, and specifically want to explore handsfree options, there’s some exciting news on the wearable breast pump front. The Willow, a handsfree, all-in-one wearable breast pump is now available as an insurance upgrade option via Aeroflow. What Makes Willow Different? The Willow is a wearable breast pump, meaning you stick the…

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