Baby Registry Favorites – Everyone is Adding These

April 11, 2024

As a first-time mom, I will admit that creating a baby registry from scratch was an overwhelming endeavor. I spent countless hours researching brands and educating myself on BPA-free bottles and the difference between muslin and bamboo swaddles.  While most of my research was fueled by raging pregnancy hormones, it wasn’t until I was swimming […]

– Ask a Real Mom – A New Mom’s Guide To Keeping An Organized Home

March 28, 2024

Motherhood comes with a vast array of challenges: whether it’s figuring out how to get your little one to sleep through the night or how to sneak more vegetables into your picky toddler’s diet, one does not escape motherhood without having to face a few obstacles! One of the more challenging hurdles I’ve had to […]

– Ask Cheryl – Should I Register and Host a Shower for My Second Baby?

March 26, 2024

Today’s question comes from a second-time mom who wonders about the etiquette of creating a registry and hosting her own Sprinkle. What’s appropriate, and what’s not? Hello Cheryl, I have a question regarding a baby registry and shower. I am having my second baby (a boy) and I have a daughter who is one. We […]

Lots of Guests? Plan a Drop-In Baby Shower!

March 19, 2024

If you find yourself getting ready to plan and host a baby shower with an extra large guest list, consider hosting a drop-in shower. Also known as a “come and go” shower, this kind of baby shower is like an open house where guests can stop by to celebrate the mom to be. It’s a […]

Educational Toys Every Toddler Needs

March 7, 2024

Parenthood is all about giving our little ones the best opportunities from an early age. We painstakingly pick the safest gear, the healthiest snacks, and the best books so our babies can get off to a great start. Even playtime is an opportunity to set up our little ones for success because when kids play, […]

– Ask a Real Mom – How to Prepare Yourself for a New Baby

February 22, 2024

As I was preparing for the birth of our first child, I relished the advice of seasoned mothers and grandmothers. From “sleep when the baby sleeps” to “prioritize date nights,” I filed each piece of advice into an ongoing mental list. It wasn’t long until their advice, my to-do list, and my belly were growing […]

Six Social Media Rules for First-Time Parents

February 8, 2024

Before giving birth to our son, I considered myself to be an open book when it came to sharing aspects of my life via social media.  Whether it was sharing our pregnancy announcement just mere days into my second trimester or snapping the perfect photo to announce our son’s name and gender to our loved […]

5 Spring-Inspired Baby Shower Themes

February 1, 2024

As the old English Proverb states, “April showers bring May flowers”…or in this case, March or April baby showers bring May, June or July babies! If you’re hosting a baby shower this spring, we have everything you need to throw a bright and sunny baby shower!  Whether you’re on the hunt for a theme, invitations, […]

– Ask a Real Mom – What Do You Really Need for a Second (And Third!) Baby?

January 25, 2024

With an 18-month-old in one hand and a positive pregnancy test in the other, the nerves and the excitement were hitting at the same time. I was thrilled to be growing our family, but nervous at the thought of how I was going to handle having two little ones. After we announced our pregnancy on […]

Why You Need an Amazon Baby Registry & Our 8 Must Haves!

January 16, 2024

Speaking from personal experience, receiving a positive pregnancy test can elicit a vast array of emotions. Whether this is your first pregnancy or you are a seasoned mother, preparing to welcome a new family member can feel like an exciting yet overwhelming mission! Riding in like a knight on a white horse is everybody’s favorite […]

The Best Places to Create Your Baby Registry

January 4, 2024

Hooray! You have a bun in the oven! Now that the news is out and your cravings are in full force, it’s time to get prepared to welcome your little bundle of joy into the world. In other words, it’s time to register! After making our big pregnancy announcement with our first child, I couldn’t […]

– Ask a Real Mom – How to Survive the Witching Hour

December 28, 2023

Listening to your baby cry and not knowing what to do can be one of the hardest parts of being a new mom. However, it’s even more difficult when you start to notice a pattern: those endless tears start flowing every evening around the same time. This challenging time of day for your little one […]

5 Tips for Planning a Fabulous Co-ed Baby Shower

December 19, 2023

The baby shower traditions you know and (possibly) love got their start during the “baby boom” of the 1950’s and ‘60’s. A lot has changed since the 50’s, and we think it makes sense that the baby shower traditions should change too! While some still prefer the traditional “girls-only” shower, we’ve noticed a trend toward […]

10 Cute Ideas for Announcing Your Pregnancy on Social Media

December 14, 2023

One of the toughest parts about finding out you’re expecting is keeping the  news “hush-hush.” At least, that was a challenge for me! I wanted to shout it from the rooftops as soon as I knew a little one was on the way! Our modern version of “shouting it from the rooftops” is hitting “post” […]

– Ask a Real Mom – Grandparent Essentials

November 30, 2023

Whether your parents live around the block or across the country, chances are your children’s visits to their grandparents will be among some of their earliest and fondest memories! Thankfully, we live only minutes from my mom, known to our kids as “Sittu.” We’ve dubbed her house “Sittu School” because it’s decked out for a […]

4 Fresh Winter Baby Shower Themes

November 9, 2023

Deck the halls–a baby is coming to town! With all the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, hosting a baby shower might seem a little overwhelming. But think of it this way: your home is decorated, faraway family members are in town to celebrate, and everyone is feeling festive. So why not take the […]

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