Archive for December, 2011
Posted on28. Dec, 2011 by Danielle Buffardi.
It’s nerve-wracking to hire a babysitter. And just the thought of going through the motions of picking out the right one to entrust your children to their care can be downright daunting. In today’s world, it’s hard to trust your next door neighbor, let alone a stranger to watch your children. That’s why it’s so [...]
Posted on26. Dec, 2011 by Danielle Buffardi.
For the most part we understand how a child is made, right? Sperm and egg join and nine months later (ten, actually), a baby is had. But are you familiar with exactly how the process happens? Here’s an in-depth look at how conception occurs. Egg Release Women are born with all of the eggs that [...]
Posted on24. Dec, 2011 by Danielle Buffardi.
With a newborn baby on the way (or already here), that’s enough to shake up any family. But do you really need all the hoopla that goes along with a new baby? The short answer is – no, you definitely don’t. Some of the things you’ll never use while others your baby may not even [...]
Posted on21. Dec, 2011 by Danielle Buffardi.
Babywearing, the act of carrying your baby with the use of baby slings or wraps, has been steadily gaining in popularity over the years, and that’s a good thing because wearing your baby is incredibly beneficial to all parties involved. I remember when my son was a newborn, carrying him was all he wanted and [...]
Posted on19. Dec, 2011 by Danielle Buffardi.
If your plan is to travel with your baby this holiday season, then you’re probably hoping to make things go as smooth as possible. Even if you’re just planning a road trip, traveling with kids is tedious. Here are some tips to help take the anxiety out of holiday traveling. Plan Early Seriously [...]
Posted on16. Dec, 2011 by Danielle Buffardi.
Your baby is almost here. Maybe the nesting instinct has visited you and maybe it’s still on its way. Regardless, it’s always a good idea to be ahead of the game with prepping for your baby’s arrival. With the hustle and bustle that’s soon to be ongoing in your house, here are a few [...]
Posted on14. Dec, 2011 by Danielle Buffardi.
Whether you’re a health fanatic and can’t wait to get back into your exercise routine after the baby is born, or you’ve never exercised a day in your life – these five moves are so easy, they allow for an array of new moms to be able to get their fitness on. 1. Slow Dancing [...]
Posted on12. Dec, 2011 by Danielle Buffardi.
It’s easy to forget yourself when there’s a newborn present. But that doesn’t mean that you should. It’s important for you and your partner to bond and spend time with your new baby, but it’s also important that the both of you don’t forget to take care of yourselves as well as each other. Need [...]
Posted on09. Dec, 2011 by Danielle Buffardi.
It’s no secret that breastfeeding is arguably the best way to feed your baby, but it can sometimes be challenging. Here are five simple steps to help you breastfeed your newborn. 1. When should you start? Ideally, you’ll want to initiate breastfeeding immediately after delivery. If your baby is premature, your best bet will be [...]
Posted on07. Dec, 2011 by Danielle Buffardi.
Sperm—it’s of vital importance if you’re trying to conceive. However, you may not be familiar with some ways that sperm counts can lesson. Here are four ways that your partner’s sperm count can be depleted. 1. Overheating One of the most important reasons that a man’s testes are located as to not continuously touch the [...]