Tips for New Parents
Parenting can be quite overwhelming. Everything is new and exciting and of course you want to do it all right. But relax mommies; you are already a super mom anyway, even if everything is not perfect! Below are some tips from experts and other moms who are more used to their new role.
Live in the Now
You hereby have permission to stop worrying about your to-do list for a moment doing laundry baby journey, shopping, changing baby, buying diapers enjoy your baby and your time together!
Relax About Toddler Meals
Expect the craziest eating habits, offer varied food, don’t push and don’t panic. They do eat when they are hungry, it will all be fine.
Early to bed
Very simple, your child gets the sleep it needs and you get time to recharge your battery.
The better you get at saying no to things your child asks that are not the best choice for them best parenting blog, the less often you are likely to have to. You can say no to a tub of ice cream in the supermarket once, or every night because that container is in your freezer.
Create Mini Traditions
They say it so often, it’s the little things. But it really is! Your children will remember these traditions forever. A decorated chair on the morning of their birthday, a secret handshake between you and your kids, or daddy who always makes a crazy noise when you are in an elevator together? Memories for life!
Be prepared for sick kids
For example, always have a supply of extra hydrating drinks like gatorade or vitamin water at home so you don’t have to run to the supermarket when your little one starts to throw up in the middle of the night.
Know Your Child
Every child is different, try to match your reactions to situations to the specific characteristics of your kids.
Find your mom crew
Find your friends / family members who you can always call when you need them, who can give their opinion when you need it and keep their mouths shut when you don’t want to hear their opinion. Found your crew? Love and thank them!
Don’t forget that you are a role model
Show your kids that it is fun to see a mother, so that they want to become a mother themselves and of course you grandmother! If you’re always stressed, worried, and irritated, your kids may not find becoming a mother that attractive.
Let your partner take over from time to time
You are a team so encourage him to take care of things like bath time / reading or bedtime.
Many new parents are super careful with their little baby, because everything looks so fragile. Of course you have to be a little careful with your little one, but a baby is not as fragile as you think. That miniature creature is actually quite resilient. Worrying is part of parenting, and you will think at least ten times a day that something is wrong. But don’t worry about hurting your baby during everyday things like changing and dressing.