What To Pack In Your Maternity Hospital Bag

As of 35 weeks of being pregnant, my doctor had asked hubby and I to make sure our hospital bag was packed. Thank goodness we too her advice, because our tiny baby decided to show up a couple of weeks early! There are tons of long lists out there, but I thought I’d give it to you straight. Here are my 10 Maternity Hospital Bag Must Haves, without all of the fluff. Cell phone & chargers – you’re going to…

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HOW TO SEND A BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENT TO THE WHITE HOUSE AND MICKEY MOUSE

One of the many traditions after having a new baby is sending birth announcements out to loved ones near and far. My mom vividly remembers filling out my announcements the night I was born. Nowadays, most parents wait a week or two to send these delightful letters out in the mail, because they want to include photos of their tiny babies. I decided to use photos from our newborn photo shoot, with Rhode Island photographer, Erica Shea, as well as…

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Infant Boston Baseball Cap Fail {vlog}

We wanted Itty Bitty to have a knitted Red Sox baseball cap, so we ordered one online. The result was nothing but comical. Have you ever ordered clothing online (for you or someone else) and been completely disappointed by the sizing?…

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How To Have A Perfect Newborn Photo Shoot

I finally got home from the hospital after giving birth. I was wearing an adult diaper, couldn’t sit on a chair unless there was an inflatable donut (special thanks to my awesome husband for going to CVS and grabbing it for me) , and my hormones had me crying over the fact that there were no more double stuffed oreos. I was exhausted, and hadn’t brushed my teeth in five, count ’em, five days. Glamourous? Yikes. I was the opposite…

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