Supporting emotional development

Supporting emotional development

I talk to lots of moms. At the gym, church, grocery store, Starbucks… and here’s what I notice. When moms talk about their babies their eyes sparkle with delight. They smile when I ask about them. And they sigh as they say things like, “I never stop worrying.” “I’m so...
Baby gazes.

Baby gazes.

Babies love faces. Yesterday I was at the grocery store, waiting to check out. Ahead of me, a mom was unloading her groceries while a little guy about 12 months old sat in the grocery cart. We locked eyes and he stared. I smiled and said “hi” and he stared some more....
My Newborn Essential List

My Newborn Essential List

Because I was a teacher and my baby wasn’t due until August, I had the whoooooole summer off to contemplate all of the many baby things to buy. And guys, there’s so much. So so much. I pretty much oscillated between being a mommy minimalist and a baby item...