Newborn phase was tough. Infant stage - a bit easier, once your baby started to interact more. Unfortunately, as she approached the 1 year mark, you're noticing more and more frustration and tantrums. Just when you thought you were in the clear! Why is that, though? Why does your baby seem unhappy even though you're … Continue reading Top 5 Reasons Why Your 1-Year Old Is Frustrated
Dear son, Today marks one year since you've been with us. I can tell you, it's been a roller-coaster - but dad and I loved every second of it. Instead of a great, big party we would have thrown for you - nothing too fancy, but we do have a lot of friends who love … Continue reading A Letter To My Son On His 1st Birthday
Your baby's safety should be #1 concern at all times, from the moment you become aware you're going to have a baby. The crib is one of the most essential areas for your newborn and it should be completely safe to use. It's not easy to do this - there are many products out there … Continue reading The Do’s And Dont’s Of Cribs: What Can And Can’t Go In
I know, I know - this is a subject very well discussed over the years (and since the beginning of Pinterest). Since I do things differently in Mom's Den, I won't focus on extra, high effort, mind-blowing, Instagram-worthy activities that you'll do for you and your social media - rather than for your child, which … Continue reading 40+ Realistic Activities For 1-Year Olds
"You know, you shouldn't carry your baby around all day. He'll get used to it and you'll end up spoiling him." Like it? Pin it! This is one of the very first pieces of advice as I've gotten as a first-time mom. It wasn't from a friend, an experienced parent or my own mother. It … Continue reading Holding Your Newborn Too Much: Myth Or Fact?