Motherhood ages you – there’s simply no denying it. The sleep deprivation alone can make you look and feel about 50 years older! So, how old you are in mom years? The brilliantly funny moms from Mommy Shorts and My Life and Kids have made a calculator to help you figure it out. (They ended up being 141 years old and 106 years old, respectively.)
Get out your calculators, take the test, and tell us how old you are in the comments! Read more
This is a guest post of clever and odd baby sleep tricks from Cloud b mom of twins, Ava Neyer.
When the twins were three months old, my mother-in-law came to visit and discovered a great trick to getting them to sleep: reggae music. The slow, steady beats of “Three Little Birds” and “Buffalo Soldier” had my boys passed out in no time. Not long after that, I learned that holding a boy with one hand while vacuuming with the other was a surefire way to put even the crankiest baby to bed. Whether it’s from accident or desperation, parents can become quite creative when coaxing their children to sleep. I asked people in a few of my online and local parenting groups to share their most unusual baby sleep tricks. Here’s what they said: Read more
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Gone are the days of having to wander the aisles of a big-box store to create a baby registry for your soon-to-be. Today’s lucky mamas can create their perfect baby registry right from the comfort of their own homes — and include products from any store from pretty much anywhere. How liberating (and fun)!
While there are a growing number of services you can use to build your list, one of the newest, funnest, and most flexible sites is BabyList and it’s positively brilliant. Read more