Swaddled with Ollie.

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I’ve gotta tell you…neither of my children like to be swaddled.

Must be something about their hands feeling constrained–I’m not exactly sure. Zeke would always cry and wiggle his arms out, so I gave up when he was just itty bitty. But with baby Charlie, I found a swaddle she actually likes AND sleeps in! Continue reading

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My top 6 mom-must-haves for new moms

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I’m not a new mom, but I’m almost a second-time-around new mom and I’ve learned a few things from the first-time-mom experience!

First off, I’m very dutch, meaning I’m a garage sale shopper and when I go to the store, I only shop the clearance rack. Needlesstosay, Z didn’t have many of the things I felt would have been helpful as a newborn. Continue reading