Fostering Attachment During the First Year

There is no greater feeling than being connected to another. If you are anything like me, having a child who is securely attached to you is your number one goal. Building an attachment with your child is essential to optimal development all throughout life. In this blog post, I am going to share with you... Continue Reading →

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Vernix, and its benefits

Babies aren’t born dirty, so there is no need to rush the initial bathing process. Most people, including doctors and nurses, are so eager to remove it. Vernix, beneficial when left on, is a thick white creamy substance. The amount of vernix present on babies depend on a variety of things.  The earlier they are... Continue Reading →

What To Do While You’re Nesting

There comes a time, a few weeks before your sunshine arrives, where you feel an intense urge to be overly productive. You’ve worked your eight-hour shift, and surprisingly you still have tons of energy when you get home. You start to rearrange the nursery, clean the entire house, including the closets. This urge is known... Continue Reading →

Cloth Diapering: the good, the bad, and the ugly

I’ve seen many mothers use cloth diapers and I’m intrigued. There is no doubt that I will be using cloth diapers, in the future, as opposed to disposable. There are many benefits associated with using cloth diapers, but you don’t hear a lot about the downsides. Which leads me to ask the question “Are there any downsides?” Simply put, it depends on how you look... Continue Reading →

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