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Happy Parenting – Happy Baby

What are Hip Seats and are They Good for Babies and Toddlers?

family walking outside with mom holding baby in Ergobaby hip seat carrier

Parenthood can be a real pain—in the back, shoulders, and neck if you know what I mean. As a new parent, you can’t wait to hold and snuggle your little one all day, every day. But as your child gets a little older and heavier, you realize it’s not easy carrying around your child most of…

3 Ways to Connect with Your Partner After Baby

When my clients talk about the joys and challenges of new parenthood, a common theme comes up – isolation. There’s no secret about it – Togetherness looks completely different after baby. Before baby, we can plan for togetherness with our partners – activities, dates, vacations. We can anticipate opportunities to connect with one another. For…

10 Daily Self-Care Mom Hacks For Looking and Feeling Put Together

woman pushing baby in stroller

Things change when you become a mom. You no longer get eight or nine hours of uninterrupted sleep. Your exercise goes from daily gym visits to pushing your reversible stroller to the park and chasing a toddler around. Your style and time to get ready also change. And in between making breakfast and making sure…

Babywearing is Less Crying, More Snuggling

If you want your baby to cry less, try a baby carrier. A much-cited study published in the journal Pediatrics found that baby-wearing for three hours a day reduced infant crying significantly — 43 percent overall and 51 percent at night. A more profound reason to wear a baby, though, might be the bond that it promotes between caregiver…

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