If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Subscribing is free and keeps you in-the-know on what’s going on here. Make yourself at home and leave a comment. I’d love to hear from you. I got my first digital camera Christmas 2002, the year our twins were born. These were […]

Originally published March 25, 2009, this is still one of the posts I hold dearest to my heart. Most of you haven’t seen it because you haven’t been around that long. Welcome to New Mommy Help. Put your feet up and experience the beauty of your child’s relationship with his or her daddy. I was […]

Are you struggling to keep your little one content? Ever notice that there are certain times of the day when your baby seems to be inconsolable? Can’t get your baby to take a nap? Are you losing confidence in your abilities to soothe your baby when she’s crying? When you don’t know what to do, […]

This post was originally written March 15, 2009. At even a few months old, I’m sure most of you have not read it. I think it’s important, so I’m putting it in front today. Having a baby is arguably one the most stressful life events. This wonderful, awe-inspiring change brings with it heightened emotions, hormones […]


All 4 of my babies were on a predictable and easy schedule one week home from the hospital–NOT. Our first babies were twins and I stumbled around for 3 months trying to figure out what to do with them all day and night long. There are too many opinions on the subject of baby schedules. […]

This is a guest post from my dear husband, Todd. I asked him to give us moms some advice on how to honor dads. This was his simple, yet thoughtful response. In honor of Father’s Day, Stacie let me  share a few thoughts from the Dad’s perspective that might help you out. #1 Don’t be […]


In a previous post, I recommended cloth diapering. However, I am no expert in this area. The choices are overwhelming and I don’t have personal experience. If only I could do it all over again… Don’t fret, I found a fantastic resource this week on one of my favorite blogs! Tsh over at Simple Mom […]

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Are you struggling with how to get your toddler to eat healthy foods? As your baby starts talking and eating table food, there ensues a power struggle like no other. You have had the pleasure of feeding her what you want to feed her for months. Now, she has decided to rebel against all of […]

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting! You may be familiar with the following signs of teething: irritability, drooling, sleeplessness, biting or chewing on everything, low-grade fever, diarrhea, ear pulling. We feel so helpless when our babies are in pain, but be careful about turning to […]


Babies are such tiny little people, but they require a lot of stuff. I’m talkin baby gear. Here’s my version of a new baby checklist with no fluff. Crib (& mattress). There is so much to choose from, but make sure you don’t go crazy and spend too much money. Remember, it is a temporary […]