Most kids will have some natural hesitations—about parents going back to work, about the safety of playdates, about returning to camp or school. Talk to your kids about the risks of returning to some places and the rules of your area as you begin to go back out again.
The weeks before baby is due to arrive are usually the busiest, from prepping the nursery to stocking up on all the necessities. But getting ready for your trip to the hospital shouldn’t be overlooked.
Balancing nanny and mom relationships can be tough when both are home full time. It is important to respect one another and remember your individual roles throughout the day. Check out this list of ways to make sure you and your nanny are working together in the best way for your little ones.
Like any outdoor activity, there is a certain amount of risk in swimming in backyard pools due to the coronavirus. Should you choose to take it, here’s how you can do so as safely as possible. While public swimming pools are closed throughout New York State and new restrictions and guidelines were set for visiting beaches during […]
Everybody needs a break sometimes, but that’s become more complicated with social distancing. Most of the time, your family members are home with you, which means you’re always in mom-mode. Being there for your kids sometimes requires putting your needs second, but you don’t have to feel stretched thin much longer. Once your kids are […]
Getting a toddler to sleep can be so tricky! The thing that no one warns us new parents about is – that once we finally get our infants to sleep through the night, that does not mean that our sleepless nights are over.
Whether you’re a working momma looking to make a change, or you’re a SAHM thinking of returning to work, maneuvering the career boards can be daunting. Like close-the-job-boards-tab-and-do-some-Pinterest-instead, kind of daunting. It’s stressful enough trying to find the perfect career choice, but when you add a family to the mix, stress levels can grow monumentally. […]
Now more than ever, taking care of your mental health as a parent is crucial. Parents are juggling working from home, homeschooling the kids, managing kids’ mental health, and trying to figure out their own during social distancing—and all of that adds up to an increase in negative feelings that can be breathtaking. Here are some tips on managing your feelings, getting professional help, and remembering the little things that can make you happier right now.
Mother’s Day is no doubt going to be different this year. In years past, families may have gathered to celebrate the mothers in their lives, whether that is Mom, Grandma, aunt, family friend, or neighbor. This year, we have to be cautious about who we celebrate with and how, so here are some tips for making sure mom’s day is special despite our normal-for-now, whether it’s at home together or apart.
It was the day after Thanksgiving when I found out I was pregnant. After the initial surprise wore off, it was time to start doing some serious calendar math. Woven around all the usual uncertainties of pregnancy are now the ever-changing COVID-19 complications. Home is the only place that truly feels safe.