Bringing a newborn home is both one of the most amazing things and daunting things you’ll do in your life. While you’re worried about how you are going to go with feeding, sleeping patterns and how a baby will impact your life after you leave the hospital, the hospital bag essentials for your baby is the last thing you need to worry about.
For many working mums, deciding which breast pump to purchase is an intimidating task. You want value for money, and longevity of use if you’re going to be pumping at work. A Spectra breast pump was the reason I was able to meet my breastfeeding goals, despite returning to work.
As a new parent, how many times did people ask you about your infant sleep habits? Did you feel compelled to say ‘not bad’ even though you were a zombie?
As a first time mum who was fortunate to receive A LOT of hand-me-down baby items (my aunt’s third child is 11 months older than my daughter) and a lot of advice (sometimes conflicting) from maternal influences, friends and Facebook parenting groups, it was hard to know what baby items were essential to making life easier as a parent.
Have you discovered that traditional childcare centres are not the right fit for your family? Are all the childcare centres in your local area unsuitable for your family’s needs? Do you have more than one child and the cost of childcare centres mean returning to work isn’t worth it? Before giving up on returning to work altogether, explore some childcare alternatives that could be the perfect fit for your family’s needs.
Helping busy parents navigate kids and parenting
Kids on their own are a handful. Throw full-time work, running a business or any other challenge you face into the mix and it can become chaos before you know it.
Here you’ll be able to find all the resources you’ll need to maintain the calm while getting on with your everyday life. A lot of the content here focusing on attachment and positive parenting, as well as organising life with kids.
Shout out if you need another parent to bounce ideas off, need an ear or a hand navigating parenting while maintaining your everyday life.