Mom Tips & Tricks
Mom Tips & Tricks
MOM TIPS & TRICKS
To all new parents: you gotta baby proof your house! It all happens so fast. First, baby starts to roll and crawl. Then they start “cruising.” And finally, your sweet little bundle of joy takes his or her first Frankenstein steps. And just like that, you have a walker! Now, I may be just a tad over zealous when it comes to baby proofing our house. I am an ER nurse and I have seen what can happen when a house isn’t baby proofed. I wrote this baby proofing checklist with the hope of encouraging other parents to take an active stance in baby proofing their homes and creating a safer environment for loved ones. Please read to learn more.
A crib tent gave our family the give of sleep (and sanity!) after out toddler learned to climb out of her crib at 16 months. Read about how we tried to prevent “crib escape” and why a crib tent was the most helpful toddler purchase we have made, ever.
What are the must-have items to pump at work that you really need? After successfully pumping as an ER nurse in a very busy level 1 trauma center for the last 4 months I have narrowed down my pumping needs supply list to include the most important necessities. Find out what pumping items made the cut!
I hired a professional sleep trainer to help me get my 5 month old to sleep through the night. (And, lets be real: to keep me from completely morphing into a full-fledged, crazy-eyed, ultra sleep-deprived, zombie mom on the verge of passing out at any moment!) Learn how hiring a baby sleep trainer and creating a “room within a room” is giving me my sanity back.
I have been successfully pumping as an ER nurse in a very busy level 1 trauma center for the last two months. Here are 9 tips for successfully pumping as a registered nurse who works 12 hour shifts!