Top Baby Tips & Tricks

Over the past few months, I’ve been keeping a list of tips and tricks for new parents. Here they are! Breastfeeding Lanolin has multiple uses. I didn’t use lanolin so much for chapped nipples, but it is great for chapped lips, insect bites, dry skin, skin protectant for baby bums, and I’m sure for much…

What’s in my Hospital Bag?

There are sooooo many lists out there of what to bring in your bag to the hospital. I think it really depends on the person, but I thought I’d write about what I packed for my first baby to give you just another opinion 🙂 I read over multiple lists people made and decided what…

Thrifty Baby! Budgeting for a Little One

When we decided to have a baby, we originally calculated it would cost thousands of dollars between medical care, supplies, increased grocery and clothing costs, etc. My husband is still in school and I decided to stay at home after graduating to prepare for baby, so our income isn’t exactly abundant. It was pretty daunting,…

Having a Newborn in a Small Space

Both my parents and in-laws had their first children (my husband and I) while they were in school and living in one bedroom apartments. When we found out we were having a baby, I didn’t quite know how we would stay in a one bedroom place. However, over time I’ve learned that it’s definitely possible,…