My husband and I are expecting our fourth child sometime around the end of this year. With three other littles ones who will be seven and under when this babe arrives, and having had three extremely different postpartum experiences I know that there is some prep work we will have to do prior to the […]
As new parents there are things that you are learning every hour about your newborn, but one thing that you and your partner may not have put much thought into is how much they will have to care for you as well. Here are five things that new dads should know about postpartum life. 5 […]
If you live in the West Michigan area and have a toddler here are 10 must things you can do to entertain you and your toddler this summer and fall. Add these places to your list and check them out today!
By the end of this summer, my husband and I will have been married for eight years, and our oldest turns seven, at that point I will have been breastfeeding and/or pregnant for seven years. Over these years of motherhood, my views have changed on several things, but today I wanted to share with you […]
Calling all moms and expecting moms in the Grand Rapids, Michigan area. Are you looking for support and resources during your time as a mother? Here is the list for you!
Nutrition during pregnancy is extremely important for both your health and baby’s growth and development, but it is also extremely important after delivery. Your body does much work and change during pregnancy, but it is in the first six weeks after pregnancy that your body changes the most it ever will in such a short […]
When my water broke during my first pregnancy we waited a few hours for contractions to start, then when it seemed that nothing was happening we called our local hospital and were advised to come in to see if anything was happening. When we arrived, we were shocked to discover that our little boy who […]
As a first-time mother having a support team for after the birth of my son wasn’t something that I thought about. But it is something I quickly learned was important. My oldest was born via cesarean section. One evening while on a walk around Target, my water broke. A few hours later my husband and […]
As the birth of your little one draws closer you may have thought about preparing for the postpartum time by stocking your freezer with meals, building a meal train, washing your cloth diapers, or stocking up on newborn size disposable diapers, etc, but have you thought about your preparations for breastfeeding? This is Breastfeeding 101 […]
The months of November and December are busy months for Americans. As soon as Halloween has passed, Thanksgiving plans are made and Christmas parties scheduled. During all the busyness of the holiday season our children can get lost in the shuffle; With parents running here and there, stressing out about little things that seem very […]