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Needs Vs. Wants for Your Newborn Baby

Needs Vs. Wants for Your Newborn Baby

When you can’t buy everything you want, start with what you need.
  • Annie Wiesman
Is Lying Down with Your Kids Until They Fall Asleep a Bad Habit?

Is Lying Down with Your Kids Until They Fall Asleep a Bad Habit?

What foundational habits are you creating for your child's future?
  • Sami Cone
Health Differences Between Your First and Second Pregnancies

Health Differences Between Your First and Second Pregnancies

Unique changes that can occur between pregnancies.
  • Linda Scruggs
Winter Olympic Parents' Reactions Caught on Film

Winter Olympic Parents' Reactions Caught on Film

The priceless reactions of Olympic parents.
  • Sami Cone
3 Reasons to Avoid Comparisons with Newborns

3 Reasons to Avoid Comparisons with Newborns

Babyhood isn’t intended to be a race to toddlerhood.
  • Jess Wartinger
Love Explained By Babies

Love Explained By Babies

These babies have a special way of saying "I love you".
  • Sami Cone
Creative Ways to Celebrate Baby’s First Valentine’s Day

Creative Ways to Celebrate Baby’s First Valentine’s Day

Creative ideas to capture memories from baby’s first Valentine’s Day that wil...
  • Jen Reyneri
How to Financially Prepare for a Baby

How to Financially Prepare for a Baby

Making important money decisions when baby is on the way.
  • Jen Reyneri
Leaving Baby for the First Time: Handing Your 12 Week-Old Off to a Caregiver
  • Annie Wiesman
The Baby Olympics

The Baby Olympics

What if babies competed in the Olympic games?
  • Sami Cone
Babysitting Swap Basics & Benefits

Babysitting Swap Basics & Benefits

The perfect solution for when you need a bit of time away.
  • Jess Wartinger
The Benefits of Parenting Simply

The Benefits of Parenting Simply

Gain perspective, discern priorities and find freedom.
  • Annie Wiesman
Super Bowl Baby Legends from the NFL

Super Bowl Baby Legends from the NFL

As you prepare to watch the Super Bowl, don't miss this instant classic...
  • Sami Cone
Baby Skin Care in Cold Winter Months

Baby Skin Care in Cold Winter Months

Tips for baby skin care when temperatures are frigid during the winter season.
  • Linda Scruggs
Sleeping with Your Baby & Bed-Sharing: What Not to Do

Sleeping with Your Baby & Bed-Sharing: What Not to Do

Don't let the latest fads deter you from the best and safest way to help your...
  • Sami Cone
Organization Resolutions? How to Lose the Crazy, Hectic Lifestyle

Organization Resolutions? How to Lose the Crazy, Hectic Lifestyle

Know yourself, prioritize your time and simplify your space.
  • Annie Wiesman
Preemies: Not Just a Small Newborn

Preemies: Not Just a Small Newborn

There’s a lot to learn when you’re a preemie.
  • Jess Wartinger
The Ultimate Baby Clothing Storage Tip from Joanna Gaines

The Ultimate Baby Clothing Storage Tip from Joanna Gaines

Our favorite home renovation expert shares one of her best ideas yet!
  • Sami Cone
A Printable Packing List for Traveling with Baby

A Printable Packing List for Traveling with Baby

Tips and an awesome printable tool to help you remember everything you’ll nee...
  • Jen Reyneri
Raising Joyful Children

Raising Joyful Children

Ways to cultivate joy in our homes.
  • Annie Wiesman
The Secret Language of Twins Caught on Video

The Secret Language of Twins Caught on Video

One dad shares an amazing exchange between his babies.
  • Sami Cone
Understanding Infant Fever

Understanding Infant Fever

How to recognize symptoms and when to take action.
  • Linda Scruggs
Celebrity Pregnancies Bring Surrogacy to New Light

Celebrity Pregnancies Bring Surrogacy to New Light

Celebrity babies bring up an interesting question for all of us to consider.
  • Sami Cone
Why Open Adoption Can Be a Blessing

Why Open Adoption Can Be a Blessing

It's hard to hold back the tears when watching this video.
  • Sami Cone
How to Help Your Baby Sleep Longer Through the Night

How to Help Your Baby Sleep Longer Through the Night

Ask yourself these questions to trouble shoot this common sleep problem.
  • Annie Wiesman
Preparing for Sibling Rivalry

Preparing for Sibling Rivalry

How to be intentional about preparing (and preventing) sibling rivalry.
  • Jess Wartinger
Pope Supports Public Breastfeeding

Pope Supports Public Breastfeeding

Nursing mothers around the world will be shouting "Hallelujah!"
  • Babywise Life