Weekly Finds

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Another week of motherhood has gone by and it was a great one!  Cooper and I had a play date just about every day and there is nothing like seeing your baby laugh and talk with his mini peers.  Highlight of the week, Cooper’s first time on a swing!  It was a bittersweet moment because I know I’ll blink and he’ll be going off to college.  Maybe that’s a bit dramatic, but I am well aware that every day is precious because time does move fast.  This week’s links that I have discovered for you mamas is all about functionality.  When you have a new baby, the smallest tasks can be so hard to accomplish.   That is why you need all of the help you can get.  Hope these links help make your day-to-day life a little easier.  Have a great weekend and don’t forget to find some mommy alone time!

 

WRAP UP:  I am in love with this wrap-around cardigan.  This sweater can be styled in several different ways, keeps you warm, and can cover you up while you feed your little one.  It’s a win-win in my book and I may just get one in every color.

 

SAFETY FIRST:  All signs are pointing to Cooper being an early crawler.  That being said, it’s time to get ahead of the game and baby proof my apartment.  How hard can it be right?  Hopefully these tips will help.

 

DRESSES FOR YOU:  I love Sonnet James’ slogan: play dresses for playful moms.  This sums up perfectly how I want to dress and feel every day.  I am a dress girl so this collection really speaks to me.  I want to keep wearing dresses but I need to be comfortable.

 

ORGANIZE YOUR LIFE:  As mothers, we need a diaper bag; there is no getting around it.  However, there are no rules out there that state you have to carry a bulky bag that screams, I have diapers in here!  Check out these elegant and chic diaper bags from Kate Spade New York.  No one will even suspect what you’re carrying inside.

 

KEEP THEM BUSY:  Now that Cooper is four months old, I have to work overtime to keep him entertained.  I have discovered this fabulous toy that will stimulate him and still keep him under my watchful eye.  Also, when he outgrows it, it turns into a tabletop so he can draw on it.  Win-win!

 

ME TIME:  I know it can be hard, but finding time for yourself is super important for any mom.  I struggle with this everyday. Heck I’m  working overtime to get this story finished before naptime ends.  Hopefully this article from Glitter Guide will help you find the balance between mom time and you time.

 

 

 

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One response

  1. Not at all over dramatic on the swing and college line. I’ve three kids, one is 7, the other two 19months and 4months. It’s crazy how much time flies. I’ve already thought through my son going to college and have pursued the offer of paying for everything while he’s in college, so long as I get to have a copy of his apartment key. Haha, but hey..while time flies..it seems you’re doing a really good job taking the moments fully with your baby girl. Kudos to you! –imommy

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