Parenting tips from the Babywise Mom.

Mom, Dad, and Baby

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Childcare and Daycare



Love Languages


Organizing Life  (also Efficient Mommy  and How I Do It Series Index

Pep Talks for Hard Times



Self Care

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Parenting tips from the Babywise Mom. 

Index: Book Recommendations/Reviews

  BOOKS TO READ LISTS: 10 Great Winter Picture Books 15 Chapter Books for Girls 15 Must-Own Picture Books 20 Fantasy Books for Middle Readers 20 Quintessential Books for 6-8… View Post

Index: Birth Order

The Birth Order Book: Why You Are the Way You Are Birth Order: First Borns Birth Order: The Only Child: Birth Order: The Middle Child: Birth Order: The Youngest Child… View Post

Book Suggestion: The Wonder Weeks

  For the last two years, I have often heard parents talk enthusiastically about the book The Wonder Weeks. Eight predictable, age-linked leaps in your baby’s mental development characterized by the… View Post

Book Review: The Nursing Mother’s Companion

During my pregnancy with McKenna, my insurance company sent me The Nursing Mother’s Companion by Kathleen Huggins. I didn’t really think it would come in handy for me to be… View Post

Postpartum Emotions: the Emotional Roller Coaster Ride

Postpartum Emotions: the Emotional Roller Coaster Ride. The truth about emotions postpartum and how to recognize postpartum depression. I am not an emotional person. Other than the postpartum time in… View Post

Book Review: Making Children Mind Without Losing Yours

Making Children Mind Without Losing Yours book review. Is this book worth the read? Is it a helpful parenting tool? Read all about it.   I just finished reading Making… View Post

Remember to Teach Your Child Independence

Reasons why you want to teach your child to be independent and allow your child to grow up into a healthy, independent adult.    When Brayden was a day or… View Post