Leaving Your Baby for the First Time? Here are Five Tips for Dealing with Separation Anxiety

The first time you leave your child with a nanny or babysitter can be incredibly stressful. But, don’t let your anxiety or feelings of guilt keep you chained to the house. It’s important for you to take time away, not just for your wellbeing, but for your baby’s development. By leaving them alone, you’re increasing your baby’s likelihood of growing up to be an independent, well-adjusted child. Keep these tips in mind to help you keep separation anxiety at bay and feel more confident leaving … [Read more...]

How To Wash Baby Cloth Diapers

Motherhood is a gift of God and when you have a baby, you aim to give the best. A lot of parents are attracted towards natural things and cloth diaper is one of them. A reusable cloth diaper is manufactured from natural fibers and man-made materials without using any chemicals. There are different styles like flats, fitted, contours, pockets, hybrid, prefolds and a few more. Cloth diapers are very easy to use; best for the baby’s skin and extremely economical.  But cleaning is a very important … [Read more...]

Creating a Calm Nursery for Your Newborn

When you are bringing a new baby into your home, there is a lot to prepare. From stocking up on diapers and onesies or taking first aid classes for yourself, it is a long 9-month journey to bring your new love home. One of the most important preparations is to create a place in your home for your baby – a calming nursery that welcomes them warmly. Natural Color Schemes Furniture aside, you must first start with the color scheme of the room. While newborns sleep quite a lot, you want to … [Read more...]

The Ultimate Babysitter Prep List – Things You Must Include

If you are one of the many parents who are a tad nervous about leaving your child with a babysitter, there are several things you can do to ease your anxiety and make the experience much easier for everyone. Instead of scribbling down notes on a piece of paper or constantly sending texts with helpful reminders for your sitter, create a babysitter prep list beforehand. Then, hang it on the fridge so your babysitter can quickly get to it. If you are thinking to yourself that this is a great … [Read more...]

How to Prepare For Your Newborn

Having a baby is an exciting and magical time. You’ll probably already know a bit about your baby’s personality and you’ll be wondering what he/she looks like. The only downside to having a new baby is all the things you need to buy in order to be ready. From the essentials to the cute clothes you just can’t leave in the store, the list is endless. It’s not just all the items you need that will send your mind into overdrive, it’s all the choice you have these days. If you can start saving money … [Read more...]

Mayapple Baby Giveaway!

Mayapple Baby LLC is sponsoring an awesome giveaway of their best products! Attention babies and baby mommas! ;) This sweepstakes is awesome. You have the opportunity to some of the best products Mayapple Baby LLC has to offer. You can learn more about Mayapple Baby here: MayAppleBaby.com "Like" the Mayapple Baby Facebook Page Follow @MayappleBaby on Twitter The winner will receive: one set of Suri the Octopus and Friends teething toys (winner gets to pick which color set -- … [Read more...]