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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The truth is that parenting can be lonely…even for us married ladies. I sat at my table tonight eating dinner alone, again, as my husband had tagged me out and took over trying to get our daughter to bed. I kept her up so he could see her when he got home, so she was overtired and fighting sleep hard. I had waited to eat so that we could eat together for once as he often has school or work in the evening.

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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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