Planning for Baby Number 2

After about 6 month away, I’M BACK! After struggling with infertility for 6 years, the last thing I expected was to get pregnant again so quickly. Planning for baby number 2 is something that we thought we would have a little more time for but it seems God had other plans. Continue reading “Planning for Baby Number 2”

Traveling With A Baby On An Airplane

Traveling on a plane is always a lot of work between packing the right size bag, getting through security in time to make the flight, and finding the right gate. Once you get on the plane it doesn’t get easier. We’ve all been stuck next to someone who is either nervous, drunk, or just way too talkative. Traveling with a baby on an airplane adds a whole new level of complexity to traveling. Continue reading “Traveling With A Baby On An Airplane”

Reading to My Baby – The Best Part of Bedtime

One of my favorite things to do is reading to my baby. There’s no shortage of books in his bedroom but we still have our favorites that early on became part of our nightly routine. I make sure to read to him every night, and will even do it over the phone if he goes to bed before I get home from work. Continue reading “Reading to My Baby – The Best Part of Bedtime”

Other Uses For Baby Wipes – My Top 5 Picks

When you have a baby, wipes are something you learn quickly to always have handy. They of course are necessary for diaper changes, but you’ll find yourself using them for all sorts of other things too. Continue reading “Other Uses For Baby Wipes – My Top 5 Picks”

Grandparents Overstepping Boundaries

My husband and I have a lot of parent figures in our lives, which means a lot of grandparents for our son. This is an amazing thing because there’s no such thing as a baby being loved by too many people. With so many people come a lot of opinions though. Continue reading “Grandparents Overstepping Boundaries”

Should I Give My Baby A Pacifier?

Pacifiers are one of those things that some parents swear by and others never use. Every baby’s opinion of them is different too. My son loves them, but I have friends whose babies just wouldn’t take them. So how can you decide if you should give your baby a pacifier? Continue reading “Should I Give My Baby A Pacifier?”

AngelCare Monitor Review

Product: Angelcare Baby Movement Monitor with Touchscreen Display and Wireless Sensor Pad
Product Use: Baby Monitor
Number of Cameras: 1 (expandable up to 4)
Best Feature: Motion Sensor Pad
Monitor Included: Yes
Rainbow Mommy Rating: 4/5
Amazon Customer Rating: 3.2/5
Average Price: $200
Where to but it: Angelcare Baby Movement Monitor on Amazon.com Continue reading “AngelCare Monitor Review”

Best Wipes For Babies – Have All of Your Messes Covered

With babies come messes, so it’s important to have what you need to stay clean. Wipes are something that you will use everyday and in massive quantities. If you consider 1 wipe for a wet diaper and 3 for a dirty diaper and an average of 10 diaper changes per day, about 3 of which are dirty, you’re looking at about 16 wipes per day. That’s almost 6000 wipes in just the first year of your child’s life in diaper changes alone. You’ll be cleaning all sorts of other messes and some of those dirty diapers will take a lot more than 3 wipes, so I have put together a list of the best wipes for every occasion.

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