Christine and I offer advice and encouragement to a listener who’s about to become a mom for the first time.
I’m writing the “Preparing for Baby” chapter in the forthcoming Parent Hacks book (did I mention I’m writing a book?) and it occured to me that some of my future readers may read it while on bed rest. I’m doing research into how folks handle bed rest, but (not surprisingly) I think you have the […]
Sarah has a fantastic hack for parents who are transitioning from nursing to solid foods. As she said, “I figured since it took me three kids to figure this out, maybe it would help others.”
Hannah, long-time Parent Hacks reader and new mom, discovered a robust alternative to standard nursing pads.
This book will pay for itself within a number of weeks. “The Baby Cheapskate Guide to Bargains” (plus some diapers) will be my go-to baby shower gift from now on.
If you pump at work, how do you remember to bring your milk home?
My dear friend Christine Koh of Boston Mamas just had her second child, a daughter named Violet. Christine has made a concious effort to take care of herself throughout her pregnancy by exercising, eating well, and balancing work, home, and rest. I've learned so much about prioritizing just by watching her. Part of her succesful […]
Nursing moms: this hack is a thing of beauty. From Ashley: I'm breastfeeding my three month-old and quickly got sick of buying nursing pads. Not only are they expensive and wasteful but they are large (I don't leak THAT much) and bulky. I tried the reusable ones but they were completely obvious though my shirt. […]
Kim calls this the "rising moon." When I saw her hack in my inbox, I thought it had something to do with Twilight mania! Then I remembered the book is called New Moon, and that I'm not as connected to pop culture as a few other people I know. (Hey, I just watched the first […]
This guest post is by the lovely, brilliant Adrienne Jones of Baby Toolkit. When we had our first child, a friend loaned us their baby swing. Our son loved it. I shared that love because it offered me some opportunities outside of nap time to get things done. Soon after the birth of our second […]