Christmas is my absolutely favorite time of year! There’s the food, the crafts, the non-stop Christmas music. I love creating new decor and mason jars are a fun and easy way to do it. This year I decided I wanted to make angels a central part of my Christmas decor and I haven’t seen many angel mason jars. So I created these beautiful little jars to add some twinkle and charm to your holiday decor.
Your due date is almost here. It’s time to get ready for that trip to the hospital. No one wants to be running around like a crazy person packing a hospital bag last minute. It’s good to pack one at least four weeks ahead of time as babies can come early. Have a checklist so you don’t forget to add those last minute items that can’t be packed early. I’ve created a printable hospital bag checklist you can grab at the end of this post to get you started!
Two is such a great age but it can be a little hard for picking gifts. They aren’t babies anymore but they’re still in the early toddler stages and aren’t quite ready for a lot of full-on toddler toys. Here are some fantastic gift ideas that your2-year-old will love, hopefully, more than the boxes that they come in!
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It’s November 1st and the holiday rush is officially beginning. Maybe you’re one that likes to wait until Black Friday or live really dangerously and shop the week or day before Christmas. But don’t wait on these top toys for Christmas 2018. Last year you may have struggled to find Fingerling Monkeys or giant LOL ball. These are the items that will get hard to find within the next few weeks and you don’t want to miss out!
Deciding who should be in the delivery room with you when you give birth is a big decision. It can have a big impact on how your experience goes. Birth is an amazing experience. You will be more exposed than perhaps at any other time in your life, you will likely spend at least part of the time mostly or completely nude. Make sure to take that into account when deciding who to allow into the room.
There are many questions you’ll have to make about your labor, delivery, and the moments directly after. A birth plan can help you discuss a lot of these ahead of time. Whether to request delayed cord clamping for your baby is one of these decisions.
This is post 27 in my series, 31 days of tips for the mom to be
None of the information in this post should be used in place of medical advice.