You may find that some of the expectations you had for your first weeks with new baby are far from the reality. Below you will find some of our favorite mom-to-mom tips for helping you through this initial honeymoon period with your new baby:
Help "Sweetest Day" -- a celebration of friendship, romance, and love of family -- leap out of the shadows of its "relatives" and stand on its own with these romance-enhancing ideas!
"Back-to-school" time puts many moms into a shopping and scheduling frenzy. What if mom is the student? "Frenzy" takes on a whole new meaning!
"After the baby comes..." How many times have you used that phrase followed by a task you lack energy to complete? Let us clue you in.
If our Inner Critic tries to co-parent with our spouse's inner critic, it's a recipe for relationship conflict, not to mention icky parenting. Why? Because saboteurs talk in absolutes, prohibitions, commands and insults.
Apprehensive about your mother-in-law's upcoming visit? Try out the Artichoke Principle. Getting to the heart of a problem might not make your mother-in-law disappear but understanding each other's core yearnings gives a new vocabulary to navigate her visit and to support each other's dreams.
Rhona Berens offers guidelines that can help new dads make the transition to fatherhood.
Conflicts skyrocket after birth; 90% of couples report a drop in relationship satisfaction after their first child; perpetual issues appear more frequently post-birth. Learn how you can beat the odds and make your fantasies-of-post-baby-relationship-bliss become reality.
Want to share your exciting news the personal way, but not into glue and glitter? Create your announcement online and send out personalized birth announcement to your friends and family -- even your neighbors!
Having a baby is a game changer in terms of your health coverage as well. For most young couples, this may be the most important single use of their insurance, so it is important to get it right.