– Ask Cheryl – Not Invited to Baby Shower, but Can I still Send a Gift?

November 29, 2017

While some dread gift-giving obligations, others enjoy expressing their love and support by giving a gift. But if they haven’t received an invitation, would their gifts be appreciated or misunderstood? Dear Cheryl, Is it considered rude to send a gift to a baby shower that I am not invited to? My future daughter-in-law’s sister-in-law is […]

How to Plan the Perfect Babymoon

October 30, 2017

Your checklist before baby arrives probably includes things like, “decorate the nursery,” and “buy all the products.” Allow me to add a few things YOU truly need to the list: deep sleep, relaxing activities, uninterrupted meals, and time outside of the house. The best way to check those essentials off the list? Plan a “babymoon! […]

Cute and Cuddly Baby Halloween Costumes

September 19, 2017

I’ll be honest: before I had kids, Halloween was one of my least favorite “holidays.” But now that I have a cute little one to dress up, it’s become one of my favorite days of the year! And moms and dads, you should know: your baby’s 1st Halloween might be your only chance to choose […]

– #TrendWatch – The Neutral Nursery

September 5, 2017

You don’t need pink or blue to create a nursery that shines —check out our favorite neutral looks from buybuyBaby, pottery barn kids, Crate&kids, and Target! If you’re expecting, chances are you’re eagerly anticipating the ultrasound that reveals whether you’re having a little boy or girl (unless you’re part of the throwback trend I recently […]

12 Awesome Baby Hacks for New Parents

August 24, 2017

Being a new mom or dad is hard work. You’re charged with caring for a tiny human, but not given official training or a user’s guide. Sometimes your little one is awake and happy. Sometimes he screams uncontrollably or wants to party at 2am. Occasionally, she throws her food or has a bad cold. You […]

– AskCheryl – How Late Can I Send a Baby Gift?

July 25, 2017

Today’s reader is embarrassed because she is late in sending a baby gift. We’ve all been there – maybe we forgot, procrastinated, or had a very good reason. Read on for my advice to her. How long after a baby’s birth can we send a newborn gift? We intended to do so and even bought […]

– Love, Marriage, and the Baby Carriage – Who Gets Invited?

June 20, 2017

Today’s Ask Cheryl question comes from a reader that’s planning a baby shower soon after the wedding. She wants to know if it’s OK to invite those that were not invited to the wedding. Dear Cheryl, Should people not invited to the recent wedding be invited to the baby shower? Thanks, Mary Ann Hi Mary […]

– 2017 Best New Baby Products – Part 2- Items You’ll Use for Years

April 10, 2017

We’re back with part 2 in our series Best New Baby Products for 2017! Today you’ll find 10 fantastic items that you’ll be able to use with your little one for many, many years to come. These versatile products adapt to your child from the infant through toddler stages and even into their childhood. P.S. […]

– 2017 Best New Baby Products – Part 1- Newborn Essentials

April 6, 2017

Between having three of my own young children and attending countless baby showers over the past few years I thought I’d seen it all. That was until I found the latest and greatest baby items which featured many innovative upgrades to traditional baby gear and bright, modern styles and patterns. Today, we’ve partnered with our […]

Newborn Sleep Registry

March 17, 2017

Colleen Garland is a certified infant & child sleep consultant with Love Sleep Grow. As a sleep consultant, Colleen works with families to create good sleep habits and trouble-shoot sleep difficulties. She creates personalized sleep plans and coaches parents through the process while providing support, knowledge, and advice. Today, Colleen is sharing her advice and […]

Say Hello to Babylist!

March 7, 2017

If you’re expecting a little one, your life is about to get unpredictable. As a new parent, there are many things you won’t be able to control: your baby’s temperament, your body’s recovery process, and the fact that you’ll be functioning on minimal sleep. (If you don’t believe me, write to me once your child […]

– #TrendWatch – (Post)Baby Bumps

December 5, 2016

Here at the GiveIt blog, we love sharing the latest celebrity baby news. Usually, that means gorgeous Hollywood nurseries, baby showers, and red carpet photos of pregnant stars showing off their baby bumps. But one “bump” trend that keeps showing up on our Instagram is the bump that’s left behind after the baby arrives! We’re […]

– #TrendWatch – Sharing it All or Nothing at All

November 8, 2016

For all new parents, the pressure is on to publicize each detail of a little one’s arrival. Gone are the days when couples would share the news of their pregnancies and deliveries with close friends and family—now, couples dream up creative ways to announce their pregnancies, stage a gender reveal, and introduce their bundles of […]

Seven Ways to Help a New Mom

November 3, 2016

We all know what to do when our friend is pregnant: we buy a gift from the baby registry, celebrate at a baby shower, and “like” all of her bump pics on Facebook. But once the baby arrives, friends may wonder how best to help. Below are my favorite tips for showing love to the […]

– Celebrity Watch – A Pitch Perfect Wedding, an Understated Engagement, and Baby Bumps and Births!

October 3, 2016

Weddings Anna Camp and Skyler Astin Tie the Knot! The Pitch Perfect co-stars are officially a duet! The bride dazzled in her Reem Acra gown, and her handsome groom donned a custom Ermenegildo Zegna suit. The wedding was held at a California vineyard, and luckily for us, the duo’s wedding photographer has shared an inside […]

– Celebrity Watch – Love, Laughs, and Line Dancing, Golden Proposals, and Bundles of Joy!

September 6, 2016

Weddings Love and Laughter: Kevin Hart and Eniko Parrish Tie the Knot If laughter is the secret to a great marriage, then we’re sure Kevin Hart and Eniko Parrish are destined for marital bliss! The pair’s gorgeous wedding was held near Santa Barbara, California, and luckily for us, the bride shared a few special moments […]

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