How I Gave Birth, Almost Died and Lived to Tell About It – My Story by Susan Frost

By | 2017-06-16T18:22:37+00:00 June 13th, 2017|Preparing for Baby|

This is a quick disclaimer – Before you read this, please understand that there are some areas that some may consider graphic. The squeamish might appreciate the warning. My personal story below is intended for informational purposes only.   “What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger.” This is the thought that kept going through my [...]

100+ of Our Favorite Fresh 48 Newborn Photography Ideas

By | 2017-05-26T05:39:32+00:00 May 26th, 2017|Preparing for Baby, Recording Your Pregnancy|

Who doesn't love a fresh 48? Tiny wrinkly babies and families glowing with pride. It doesn't get much better than this. Seriously. This round up of AMAZING inspiration has us wishing we'd had some of these ideas. Whether you're going all out and hiring a photographer for the occasion or using a crafty family member, [...]

Want A Baby That Sleeps? The Nursery Decor Is More Important Than You Think

By | 2017-05-26T04:55:49+00:00 May 26th, 2017|Nursery Ideas, Preparing for Baby|

When you first got pregnant, how long did it take before you started visualizing what your baby’s nursery was going to look like? Go ahead. I won’t judge. Because I usually it is one of the first things most of my pregnant friends and clients do, honestly. Zoo animals, pooh Bear, cute butterflies, Calvin and Hobbes and [...]

Halo SleepSack Swaddle Review

By | 2016-03-18T23:22:07+00:00 March 18th, 2016|Preparing for Baby, Reviews|

You've seen the list of must-have items for your baby registry, but do you really need it? In this post, we're talking about the Halo SleepSack Swaddle. Do you really need it, or not? Let's start with what we love and don't love. What do we love? This SleepSack is easy to get baby in [...]

BabyTrend Secure Snap Gear 32 Car Seat Review

By | 2016-03-07T20:41:19+00:00 March 4th, 2016|Preparing for Baby|

Baby Trend sent us this car seat to review for the site. The opinions are our own. We spent literal months looking over the latest and greatest in baby gear while waiting on the arrival of our baby who was born in November. After having three kids, we'd already nailed down the features we loved [...]

Britax Recalls the B-Safe 35 and B-Safe 35 Elite

By | 2016-01-21T22:24:25+00:00 January 21st, 2016|Preparing for Baby|

Britax announced on Thursday that their B-Safe 35 and B-Safe 35 Elite were recalled. In their press release they stated: Britax Child Safety, Inc., has decided that a defect exists in certain B-Safe 35 and B-Safe 35 Elite infant car seat models. In cooperation with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the U.S. Consumer Product [...]

What is Cord Blood Banking?

By | 2015-12-22T18:01:13+00:00 December 18th, 2015|Preparing for Baby|

Cord blood banking has been around for nearly a decade. Cord blood banking, the process of collecting and preserving blood from the umbilical cord at birth, is estimated to be able to help 1 in 200,000. The greatest hope, though, is for the future and the possibilities preserved cord blood and stem cells may have [...]