Coconut Oil for Newborns? What You Need to Know

Whether you are a first time mom or a fifteenth time mom, I am sure that we can all agree that doing what is best (and safe) for our babies is our number one priority. Right? Right. It gets hard, though!!! Knowing what is best (and safe) for our babies used to be easier, I’m sure. Today, though, there are thousands and thousands of products marketed to babies, specifically newborns, out there to choose from. Do we buy this brand or that brand? Do we go this way or that way? Do we test this or try that? As a mom, I just want a one size fits all approach to my baby’s health. That’s why, mothers reading this right now, I’m here to talk about coconut oil.

Yeah, you read that right. I’m here to talk about the magic that is coconut oil. Have you heard about it yet? Aside from breast milk, coconut oil treats everything.  Continue reading

Are Baby Walkers Safe?

Is there anything cuter than a baby that’s just learning to stand and walk? I mean, honestly. Their chubby little legs are wobbling under the weight of their chubby little bodies and they’re so happy because they’re so proud of themselves!

My baby started standing at 8 months, taking a step here and there at 9 months, and full on walking by 10 months. I’m, literally, chuckling to myself picturing the time my daughter stood up for the first time by herself. She was ready to zoom but those little legs weren’t working the way she wanted them to, yet! It must have been super frustrating. When I first put her in a baby walker, she was beside herself with joy! Her baby walker ended up being a lifesaver, but before I bought one I really wanted to make sure it was safe. Continue reading