Regressions
Jun30

Regressions

Picture this: Your baby is finally sleeping through the night. You’re starting to feel like your old self again, you may even feel awake enough to start a new Netflix series with your spouse. Feels just like old times. All of the sudden you hear the familiar cries of your baby. Welcome to the world of sleep regression! Not to worry though, as long as you are consistent and make necessary changes along the way, your little one should...

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No added stress
Jun15

No added stress

Nothing gets attention quite like a baby. Their smiles, the sounds they make and their little bodies attract anybody and everybody. Among questions like how many months are they?” “What’s his/her name?” you also hear things like “are they a good sleeper?”   Why is there a stigma to babies being “bad” if they don’t sleep well? This sort of judgement shouldn’t be placed on mothers and their little ones. Ask any mom and they will be able...

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Newborn Nightingale’s Holiday Gift Guide
Dec04

Newborn Nightingale’s Holiday Gift Guide

We’ve curated some of our favorite gifts for moms, moms to be, and those precious babies 0-12 months. Check out all of our newborn nightingale gift guides and links below! Gift Guide for Mom Lake Pajamas Slippers | Weezie Towels Robe | Noble 31 Eliza Green Camo Top | Blissey Silk Pillowcase | Hart + Land Matching Pajamas | Moms On Call Book Set | Lola + Lina Pave Hoops | MZ Wallace Quilted Backpack (Diaper Bag) Gift Guide for...

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Sanity Savers
Apr08

Sanity Savers

Quarantined Toddlers. Whew. In this “in between” age where homeschooling isn’t quite on the docket, and they’re not exactly napping 3 times a day anymore, the mommas and the pappas are running out of steam quicker than Thomas the Train on the night shift. To offer some solace, enjoy some of our favorite ideas below, and please let us know if you’ve got any others! That said, before we dive into all the ways to entertain your kiddos…...

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Spring Break Travel & Spring Forward Checklists
Mar02

Spring Break Travel & Spring Forward Checklists

YAY for spring and BYE FELICIA to sick season! Browse these reference lists for travel tips and how to spring forward like a champ. Spring Break Travel: If possible, book flights or begin road trips in the early morning. Babies tend to do better when they’re fresh off a good night’s sleep. If you’re flying, offer a pacifier, bottle, sippy cup or nurse as you ascend and descend to help alleviate any ear pain. We...

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Timelines for Baby Gear
Jan20

Timelines for Baby Gear

Are we there yet? How many more bites? How much longer?  Hate to break it to you, but we’re just as curious as our toddlers when it comes to wanting answers for how long something should last! Second to How do I get my baby to sleep?! any variation of How long do I keep (insert any baby item or habit)? tops the list of questions from clients – and we get it! While every baby develops differently, for the most part, they...

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Sick Season: Prevention and Warning Signs
Dec20

Sick Season: Prevention and Warning Signs

‘Tis the season to be jolly… and sneezy and sniffly and achy. Try as we might, it seems even the most careful of mommas end up with a sick babe at some point between October and February. While we paid our dues in the Texas heat from May to August to cozy up inside during these colder months, indoor activities often mean germs galore. Keep reading for preventative tips as well as how to know if and when your little one needs medical...

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The First Two Weeks + Baby Safety
Nov13

The First Two Weeks + Baby Safety

Whether you read every “What to Expect” book you could get your hands on or you took the we’re just gonna wing it route, you likely ended up in the same boat once baby was in your arms. The proverbial they know exactly what they’re talking about when it comes to having a baby: nothing can quite prepare you!  While of course we hope you jump right into motherhood (and there are a few unicorns who do), do not be dismayed if this feels...

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Fun With Food: Part 2… Toddler Edition
Oct07

Fun With Food: Part 2… Toddler Edition

The following is Part 2 of our Fun With Food Series collaboration with Dabney Poorter, the authority on all things NUTRITION! Follow here for Part 1: Food Introduction. FUN WITH FOOD: TODDLER EDITION. Dun-dun-dunnnnn.   Excuse me while I peak into your dining room at 5:30pm on a weeknight… Monday: Chicken nuggets with ketchup Tuesday: Corn dogs (the vegan kind, so they’re healthy right?) Wednesday: Hot dogs Thursday: Pizza OR...

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Fun with Food: Part 1
Sep04

Fun with Food: Part 1

The following is Part 1 of our Fun With Food Series collaboration with Dabney Poorter, the authority on all things NUTRITION! Follow here for Part 2: Toddler Edition. It’s often easier said than done, but try not to let food introduction stress you out. Starting solids is simply a building block of familiarity with eating in general. Today we are teaming up with Dabney Poorter for a two part series focused on baby and toddler eating....

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