Tag: infants

SC Picture Book Award Nominees I’m Excited About

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Each spring the South Carolina Association of School Librarians announces lists of the best books for grades K-12. There are four lists total, each...

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly Truth About Motherhood

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When I was pregnant with my first baby - my daughter, Mackenzie - I remember browsing Pinterest boards with the soft muted nurseries and...

Answers From an Expert :: Everything You Need to Know About...

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My name is Erica and I am a wife, a mom, and a Cord Blood Registry (or Cbr® for short) educator! I live in...

Let’s Keep it Real During World Breastfeeding Week

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It's World Breastfeeding Week and while it's meant to celebrate all the positives about breastfeeding, let's just get real for a moment. Breastfeeding is...

Interested in Baby Led Weaning? Start Here!

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I LOVE Baby Led Weaning. While there is nothing wrong with traditional weaning, it just wasn't for us. I never liked spoon feeding babies,...

Your South Carolina Adoption Questions Answered

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I love helping people with their adoption questions, from the emotional ones you might be scared to ask to the legal ones. I became...

3 Must-Have Books for New Moms

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New moms get loads of advice, whether they ask for it or not! Personally, I'm not a fan of unsolicited advice, but IF asked,...

A Mama’s Take on Child Development :: Don’t Compare, Just Love

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It was just under six and a half years ago when I found out I was pregnant with my first child. I had just...

When a Bibliophile Has a Baby

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I love reading. But what I do not love, but want to love so badly, is reading baby books. I’m not talking about the...

A Beginner’s Guide to Cloth Diapers

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Cloth diapers are a great way to help the environment, keep chemicals like bleach away from your kids' skin, and save money. Although cloth...

Nursing Strikes :: They Can Happen to You!

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I breastfed each of my older two children for the first year of their life, so I certainly wasn’t a nursing newbie with my...

The Must-Read Survival Guide for Camping With an Infant

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Confession: I'm a first time mom and only 5 months into this gig. When I first sat down to begin this post, I envisioned...

How to Survive Endless Nights During the Dreaded Sleep Regression

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When I was in college, all-nighters were easy. A diet cola, rock 'n' roll blaring through the headphones of my portable CD player, and...

Breastfeeding With Donor Milk

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When my daughter was born in 2012, I was told I would be unable to breastfeed due to a medication I was on. I...