From birth, a child progresses at an individual pace on a continuum of sleep, moving from many hours of sleep to naps and then to only nighttime sleeping. A child’s sleep patterns change and develop just as fast as he does, and deciphering what is best for a child regarding sleep and naps can be difficult.
Soaking up milestones with the last baby
My third baby is what I call my “bonus baby.” I had my heart set on this baby. I am thrilled with my bonus baby, the one I held out for, and am trying to soak up as much as I can of his babyhood and the last months of being a mommy to a baby. Thinking that these baby milestones will be our last is a sentimental idea to ponder. As silly as it may sound, I can get emotional about purchasing that next size of diaper, putting away the 6-month wardrobe, weaning, watching him become mobile and more.
New moms have lots of questions as they prepare to deliver their first baby. While you cannot exactly predict how your experience will go, there are a few things you can probably anticipate.
Going to a restaurant provides a great reprieve for tired moms and dads who don’t have the energy to cook and clean up after a full day’s work. But if you’re not careful, a night out can add up. Check out these five tips to indulge without breaking the bank!
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“What do parents have to be knowledgeable about today that they did not when we were kids?” My phone beeped in rapid succession with a flood of incoming messages.