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10 Products Every New Mom Should Know About

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 Bringing a new life into this world can be overwhelming all on it’s own. Many new moms have no clue where to begin when making a baby registry. I remember spending THREE hours on our first trip to Buy Buy Baby to make a registry. Half of that was spent looking at the entire wall full of different kinds of bottles, all good for different reasons. My husband had to leave to get me food and bring it back so we could finish the registry! I sure love Buy Buy Baby but looking back, I wish I had just created a registry online from the comfort of my own home! You can do that here. Shop Amazon – Create an Amazon Baby Registry  You’re welcome! 🙂 When the baby finally came we figured out there were so many things actually needed but didn’t have.In order to save you a trip back to the store or stressful moments without something you might need, here is a list of the top 10 products I never knew I needed as a new mom. If you order on Amazon, you never even have to leave your house to get it…

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Not Sleeping?-5 Simple Tips to Help your Newborn Sleep Longer

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Is your newborn waking up multiple times throughout the night? Does your newborn seem restless and irritable at night? Does your newborn startle every time you lay him or her down to sleep? These are all common complaints of many new moms.Imagine being a newborn baby. The new world they are born into is very different than the dark, warm, and soothing womb they are used to. It is cold and bright with unpredictable noises and movements. Even the soft newborn clothes they wear are a different texture than what they are used to feeling on their skin. On top of that they are now having to sleep, wake, and eat when someone else wants them to. It’s no wonder newborns often have problems sleeping at night!As a new mom, not getting the sleep you need can cause anxiety, frustration towards the baby, and even marital problems. However, it doesn’t have to be that way. There are many things you can do to help your baby sleep longer and more soundly at night.Of course you will want to be sure that your baby is fed and dry. Many moms have their husbands, significant other, or…

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New Mama-You are Perfect

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To the new mama who cried this morning out of pure exhaustion. To the new mama whose seemingly, sole responsibility is to attend to her newborn’s every little whimper. The new mama who cried last night, knowing that her husband would be going back to work the next day. To the new mama who just can’t live up to other new moms who seem to have it all together. To the new mama whose every thought is consumed with feeding, pumping, changing, and sleeping. To the new mama, doing good just to brush her teeth each day. To the new mama who wakes up at night thoroughly drenched with sweat, milk, and Lord knows what else. To the new mama who is overwhelmed with feelings of love while simultaneously being anxious and filled with guilt. To the new mama who cries, but can’t really say why.[br]YOU. ARE. PERFECT.[br]You were made to be this precious baby’s mama. There is nobody more perfect for this job than you. Your baby needs you. As overwhelming as that might be, it is what makes you absolutely perfect. Your baby does not see your imperfections. She does…