Author: loveliliya

15 Mom Hacks and Tips for Bath Time

Bath time in our house was not easy, to say the least. Some babies enjoy baths while others absolutely dread it (ie. ours)! I like to compare baby baths to handling a wet bar of soap, except babies are squirmier. Add the stress of a crying fragile baby (especially a newborn) and you might as

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27 Helpful Charts for Breastfeeding Moms

Breastfeeding might be natural, but it still requires a whole lot of effort. Both mom and baby are learning how to work together to get to that comfortable endpoint of confident nursing. Still, the journey is quite overwhelming. Breastfeeding is one of those things that is mostly self-taught. Sure lactation consultants helped me a lot,

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40+ Hacks Every Mom Should Know

Being a mom is tough, especially if this is your first time entering into the difficult role. Any tips and tricks are much needed and appreciated, I know because I have been there. Therefore, I wanted to compile the ultimate list of mom hacks any mom (first-time or not) would appreciate. Which means that the

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The Best Natural (& Safe) Remedies to Combat Cold/Flu Season

I used to dread flu season. Waking up in the morning with a sore throat and a stuffy nose is a major mood killer and ruins the day’s productive potential. What’s worse is getting sick WHILE pregnant or breastfeeding. Many over the counter medications aren’t safe for use during either, and probably not recommended for

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Ways To Reduce Your Baby’s Risk for Obesity

We all know breastfeeding is the best form of nourishment you can give your baby, so before you shoot the messenger, know that I am in no way belittling breastfeeding. I fought to breastfeed my little girl, so I am 100% all for it. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) urges mothers to breastfeed up

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The Ultimate Guide to Feeding Your Baby Through a Nursing Strike.

The moment my baby refused to nurse was devastating to me. I just balled watching my baby girl feeding on a bottle. Call me crazy, but having her choose another nipple over mine was hard to swallow. I had no idea what had happened to my pro nurser who just earlier looked forward to breastfeeding.

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Breastfeeding Problems and How to Properly Identify a Tongue and Lip Tie

I looked forward to breastfeeding when I was pregnant. Of course, I wanted to provide the best nourishment for my little one. I never realized that breastfeeding would end up being one of the most difficult commitments I’ve ever had! One of the biggest reasons for this difficulty was the fact that my baby girl

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