Archive for April, 2012
Posted on30. Apr, 2012 by Danielle Buffardi.
Pregnancy and newborn information is no doubt geared towards moms. It’s so easy to brush right over the father, his feelings, his moods, and his anxieties. Women tend to expect men to jump right in and help out with their baby, but that’s not always the case. Men don’t usually compute their role in baby [...]
Posted on27. Apr, 2012 by Danielle Buffardi.
It’s an exciting time when you have a baby. And your instincts want to constantly engage your child with their outside world, but how knowledgeable are you when it comes to your little one’s senses? Not all of your child’s senses mature at the same time, some, like sight, take longer than smell to develop [...]
Posted on25. Apr, 2012 by Danielle Buffardi.
We’ve all heard stories or read articles about childbirth, but I’m willing to bet that there are some things that you’ve never heard about. Whether moms find them embarrassing or we simply just forget to pass them on as details when we talk about our own births, either way they have the ability to happen during [...]
Posted on23. Apr, 2012 by Danielle Buffardi.
Managing our time as mothers always seems to be a struggle. While it’s true that some of us are better at it than others, it goes without saying that we could all use some help keeping ourselves on track. Procrastinating is a very simple trap to fall into, but that doesn’t mean it’s impossible to get out [...]
Posted on20. Apr, 2012 by Danielle Buffardi.
Earth Day is our annual reminder to appreciate our planet and this year it falls on April 22. Nature has been taking a lot of slack from us since its inception and it’s time that we give back. And what better way to do that than to teach our children the importance of respecting Nature [...]
Posted on18. Apr, 2012 by Danielle Buffardi.
You’ve brought your new bundle of joy home and you expected it to be all peaches and cream, but sometimes it’s not. That distorted expectation that some moms have about their newborn can really throw them for a loop. It’s easy to become stressed and out-of-touch with yourself when there’s this new little being that needs [...]
Posted on16. Apr, 2012 by Danielle Buffardi.
On the fence about hiring a postpartum doula? Don’t be. They’re so useful for any new mom to have that their services and support systems are virtually indispensable. A postpartum doula is a helper who comes to assist you in your home after your baby is born. She is there to lend her support to [...]
Posted on13. Apr, 2012 by Danielle Buffardi.
Trying to get things done with kids around can be extremely challenging. At times, it feels like you’ll never get any work accomplished with all the racket going on. Working from home allows for mama to be close by at all times while still contributing to your family’s financial well-being. There are plenty of work-from-home [...]
Posted on11. Apr, 2012 by Danielle Buffardi.
Having to go back to work after you’ve been spending so much time with your bundle of joy can be a hard time for some moms. There’s that never-ending ache to make sure that your tiny baby will be safe and well taken care of. Here are three ways to help ease the transition from [...]
Posted on09. Apr, 2012 by Danielle Buffardi.
Gadgets, they seem so normal, right? Technology has begun replacing family bonding time, dinner time, and even family activities. It doesn’t seem strange anymore to be spending time with your family and you’ll check your phone three times in an hour (or more) to see what’s going on with your email, social sites, etc. The days when [...]