The Importance of Child Attachment And Bonding (Baby Tuesdays)

*This post may have affiliate links One day we are a parent, and we have this new baby that depends solely on us. Our job is to take care of our child, be aware of their needs, and be attuned to our child’s personality and respond accordingly. Some of us are naturals, and others struggle. …

Four Ways To Get Your Husband To Take The Night Shift (Baby Tuesdays)

*This post may have affiliate links I posted a couple weeks ago about how parenting is teamwork. In this post, I am going to talk about why you moms should encourage your spouses to help you out, despite their busy lives. In marriage, you two are equals and are supposed to share responsibilities as equally …

5 Tips To Get Your Baby To Sleep Through The Night (Baby Tuesdays)

*This post may contain affiliate links Many parents know that when there is a newborn in the house, you most likely won’t be getting much sleep. Some babies are colicky and others are quite content, but when sleep comes around whether your baby cries a lot or is more tempered, sleeping is still an issue. …

Five Weeks Old (Baby Tuesdays)

Xander is five weeks old! He was 10 lbs last doctor check and his legs are so long that he can’t fit into newborn clothes anymore. He also smiles, a lot! I live for seeing him smile. He also sticks his tongue out sometimes, so last night Jak and I were hanging out with him, …

3 Weeks Old (Baby Tuesdays)

Xander is three weeks old today! This past week we’ve noticed that he is more alert and starting to interact. He actually smiles at us! He has the cutest smile. This morning Jak and I gave him a “love sandwich” which is us hugging him and kissing his cheeks at the same time, and he …

One Week Old (Baby Tuesdays)

Xander is officially a week old! He has been so adorable, and it’s been interesting getting to know him. For instance, I always know when he is hungry because he will cry and will be sucking on his hands. He really is well behaved though, but then, all newborns sleep a lot! It’s fascinating to …

The Thing About Due Dates (Baby Tuesdays)

Jak and I have been anxiously waiting Xander’s arrival. Of course, over this past weekend there were times where we were sure it was time, and then it turned out it wasn’t. I am starting to think Xander is going to be taking after his dad! Jak is notorious for being tricky and a jokesterĀ and …

The Final Countdown Checklist (Baby Tuesdays)

Being 38.5 weeks pregnant really makes one think about whether everything has been checked off that metaphorical checklist. There are so many things you want to bring to the hospital with you, and unless it’s written down you might forget it. For my husband and I, we have the traditional items along with items that …

“Does The Hospital Have Good Coffee?” (Baby Tuesdays)

I am extremely excited since there are only four weeks left until Xander’s due date. I honestly can’t wait to see him! Jak and I went to a childbirth class this past weekend and feel a million times more confident about the labor process. I am terrified of the pain and the length but at …

Baby Shower & Six Weeks Left (Baby Tuesdays)

This past weekend we had the baby shower! It was so fun to see so many people that I haven’t seen in a long time, some of them for many many years. I had never been to a baby shower and wasn’t sure what one was supposed to be like, but the shower was fun …