Record your own Lullaby CD for your baby

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Before my son started falling asleep by himself, I used to shush and sing lullabies to calm him down and help transition to sleep for longer periods of time. Sometimes it would take him such a long time to wind down and fall asleep that I started to develop wrinkles around my lips from shushing for more than half an hour. As a solution, I decided … [Read more...]

Oral Thrush in Babies

This is one of those motherhood experiences, where I eventually had to accept my mom was right and she told me so. My son had thrush on his tongue, when he was about 2 months old. Thrush is an infection of the mouth caused by the candida fungus, also known as yeast. A common sign of thrush is the presence of creamy white, slightly raised lesions … [Read more...]

Motherhood by the book

I read one too many books during my pregnancy and the first months after my baby was born. I've decided to apply all the rules and lessons I've learned but real life taught me otherwise. Here is what I've read and what I say now based on my actual experience: 1. I read that: When a baby is born (s)he should be given only breast milk or the … [Read more...]

Exciting Beginnings

I was told “children turn parents’ lives upside down” when I was pregnant. It was a completely different story before that, but the moment you announce you are pregnant, everyone starts to advise you to “enjoy these last quiet moments”. Being obnoxiously positive-minded, I never took this in a pessimistic way. Life changes, love grows and … [Read more...]