Establishing boundaries is a useful practice in many aspects of life, particularly for helping you and your family feel physically and emotionally well. While accomplishing this can be tricky here are some subtle and some more direct ways that you can go about it.
One way to help you feel grounded on the rollercoaster of parenting is to practice small moments of daily gratitude. Gratitude practices can be done even in the midst of chaos. Here are some easy ways to build it into your day.
Learn how to change a diaper like a pro! From blowouts, overnight leaks, and surprise showers to diaper rash and baby’s first poo, we’ve been through it all so here are 20 diaper-changing hacks that we think are life-saving to say the least.
One baby accessory that you’ll be sporting for a long time is a car seat. Safety is crucial, although it can feel inconvenient. If you live in a city, or travel often, going out and about with your baby means lugging a car seat everywhere. Here are my top recommendations for making it easier and safer.
You may have heard of the 5 S’s (Dr. Harvey Karp) in your quest to soothe your crying newborn. Swaddle, Side/Stomach, Shush, Swing, Suck. But there are more out there in case those tips don’t work. I’ve tried them all with my son and found these soothing techniques to be great alternatives.
I’m Erin Pasquet, a New York City-based birth and postpartum doula, lactation counselor, childbirth educator, and pre/postnatal yoga and fitness instructor. I’m also a mom to a (silly, active, and adventurous) little boy. Welcome to the Believe Diapers blog!I look forward to sharing my own personal journey into parenthood as well as from being a perinatal professional.