Having an infant can be overwhelming. In the early days it can seem baffling to find things to do with this tiny little person who is completely dependent upon you. These fun activities to do with an infant can provide you with some sweet bonding time with your new baby.

    Family Showers

    Family showers can be a life saver in the early days when you wonder if you’ll ever get to shower again.

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      A ride on toy was definitely on the shopping list as my little girl was about to turn one. I couldn’t wait to see her driving around our living room or neighborhood, no license needed. There are so many choices these days when it comes to ride on toys. I’ve highlighted the top reviewed ones from Amazon along with why parents seem to like them. I hope this list helps save you time in choosing a ride on toy for your little one.

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        There are so many options outs there for your nursery it can be hard to pick just one theme. Here’s a round up of 10 great ideas to inspire you as you start planning. Share your great nursery theme ideas in the comments!

         

        Inside Out/Polka Dot Inspired Nursery

        I’m partial to this one…because it’s the one I used for my daughter’s room! It’s great for teaching too as we can talk about the shapes and the different colors.

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          One of the most fun parts of having a baby is planning a nursery. For my first I decided to do an Inside Out theme room, it could easily be done just as a polka dot room as well if you nix the characters, or you could change them to different characters to fit your fancy. Why Inside Out? It’s fun and colorful without being overly girly. You could actually use it for a boy as well with a few simple changes.

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            Confession: My post title is slightly misleading. Nothing can truly prepare you for what it’s like to be a new parent! However, these are some of the best books for new parents to read and can help you to know what to expect. They can also help you in making the many decisions that come along with parenting. I’m sure you’ll do great! I like to read a variety of takes on parenting and then choose what fits our family best.

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              I’ve been hearing a lot about sensory bags lately. I searched for them on Pinterest and every post seems to be 50+ sensory bags. It’s all a bit overwhelming. I’m thinking…all I need is a simple post telling me how to make one of these things. Generally, I skip the DIY as they generally turn out to be Pinterest fails, but these seemed easy enough to make and would provide fun and low-cost entertainment for my 6-month-old.

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