10 Things New Moms Should Know About Newborns

10 Things New Moms Should Know About Newborns

Becoming a mom in my mid-thirties means that I have watched almost all of my friends become moms and many family members, as well. Though there are downsides to being an “older” mom (like the ridiculous term "geriatric pregnancy"), my late entrance to the baby making world means that I have had a lot of mommies to go to for advice. It also means that I was pretty comfortable with babies and knew quite a bit about them… or so I thought. There are a few things I didn't know about newborns that I think every new mom should! 

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Important Milestones You Need To Know About Speech & Language Development

Important Milestones You Need To Know About Speech & Language Development

As moms, we can tend to worry about our kids and whether or not they are "on track". Every child is different and will progress at his own pace, however, there are certain milestones that are set as a way to assess if a child may have a delay in speech or language development. Whether or not you are concerned about your development, it's important to know the milestones. This way, you will be able to identify whether or not your child may need to evaluated.

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Make Veggies Fun With These Easy Crafts

Make Veggies Fun With These Easy Crafts

Each week we have a theme that we base our activities off of. So far, we've done some fun stuff with the sky, trees, flowers, grass and this week... veggies! (P.S. I can take zero credit for the themes. I'm just following along with the themes in my son's Awana Club at church.) Surprisingly, I think the veggies theme has been the one my son has enjoyed the most so far and I am not complaining about that! I am happy to do anything to spark his interest in veggies. 

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