postpartum

4 Guidelines for Visiting New Moms

 | December 27, 2018 | Posted by:

There’s just something about snuggling a newborn baby dressed in a fleece outfit when it’s cold outside.

With nasty bugs going around, and everyone falling prey to them, it’s good to give some reminders on protocols for visiting new moms.

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The Essentials Guide to Meals for New Parents

 | November 27, 2018 | Posted by:

I don’t know about you, but it seems like most of the women I know are either pregnant or have just had a baby. Along with diapers and wipes, I don’t know of a more meaningful show of love than to bring a meal to those new parents.

There are a few guidelines that I try to follow, though, especially for nursing moms. I try to be mindful because that sweet babe has never had to digest his mama’s milk before. Whatever mom eats, baby eats.

Winter is a fabulous time to take food to new parents because it’s soup season. One-pot meals are my fave, and are especially wonderful when taking to another family. Plus, you can load up on veggies and broth that add much-needed nutrients.

Don’t forget to add instructions for baking or heating. Those postpartum hormones are no joke, and every little bit of brain cells we can save our sleep-deprived friends is a help.

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Motherhood, Superwoman, and God’s Glory

 | November 29, 2016 | Posted by:

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You don’t have to look far today to find pictures of gloriously fit women boasting their 3 weeks postpartum six pack abs. Heck! They never even lost the six pack to begin with! They were there all the time, wrapping their unborn babe in a cocoon of toned muscle.

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