Tag Archives: Jillian Smallwood

Who’s your mama?

You love babywearing, breastfeeding and co-sleeping. That automatically makes you an attachment parent, right? Not necessarily. You can create a unique parenting philosophy that works for your family—and buck the standard (and stress) of having to “choose” a path. The … Continue reading

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Get packin’

On paper • Insurance card and hospital or birthing center admission paperwork • Photo ID • Several copies of your birth plan (both a detailed and a condensed version, just in case the staff is skimming it in a hurry)   Go … Continue reading

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Making lemonade

I’ve been a mom for almost 12 years, and when my expecting mom friends ask me if I have any advice for them, I can only offer this: Keep your sense of humor at the ready. With parenting, it’s all … Continue reading

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New year, new mom: Common new mom resolutions

How to: Maintain a healthier diet In theory, eating well sounds like a great plan. Fresh fruits and veggies are delicious—why wouldn’t they be your go-to snack of choice? Well, their short shelf life definitely puts them at a disadvantage … Continue reading

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