bathing a newborn baby

How to Bathe a Newborn Baby

This tried and true loving method for how to bathe a newborn baby helps infants feel warm and secure, making bath time relaxing and enjoyable for both babies and their parents. Every new parent knows how challenging giving a bath to a newborn baby can be. Many infants start to…

How to Soothe a Crying Baby

.Disclosure: Some of the links below are affiliate links provided for your convenience. This means, at no additional cost to you, we will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase. We love welcoming new babies into the family. My mom has 3 children, 7 grandchildren, and 8…

Infant cereals are a BIG point of contention among the internet moms. But why?

Infant Cereals: The Controversial First Food

Little Man has been on food for just over a month now and so far…well, let’s just say it hasn’t been spectacular. He’s not overly fond of anything that isn’t breastmilk. We’ve tried a variety of food purees with some variation in texture, and even some things like oats mixed into…

Are you a first time mom? One of the big decisions coming your way is Baby Led Weaning vs Traditional Purees. Read which might be best for your family. @GagenGirls.com

BLW vs Purees: Which Weaning Method Should You Choose?

One of the things Mr Anderson was the most excited about, aside from just having a baby, was making baby food. The only thing he said absoutely had to go on our baby registry was a Baby Bullet. (I figured, if nothing else, this meant it was more likely I…

Weaning your baby onto solid food can be an exciting time full of new decisions - here’s a guide to some frequently asked questions by first-time moms.

Weaning Baby onto Solid Food: FAQs from FTMs

Little Anderson is just a week and a half away from being a whole six months old! Time has flown by; I truly can’t believe how big my little boy is getting. It feels like he should still be that squishy little 8-pounder I cuddled all day (and night) for…

Looking for warm and hearty soup recipes? We’ve collected some of our favourites, including delicious recipes for the Instant Pot or slow cooker.

58 Warm & Hearty Soup Recipes {National Soup Month}

As I write this, it’s -30 degrees Celsius and snowing like there’s no tomorrow. Mr Anderson recently had to shovel to get his car not only out of the driveway, but back in again. Friends are posting photos on Facebook showing hair, clothing and beards totally white from snow. What…

Simple Tips for Healthy Eating @ GagenGirls.com

Simple Tips for Healthy Eating

Please note that we are not health professionals. Please read our disclaimers page for more information. Confession: I’m a crappy eater. I like junk food, I indulge in convenience, and I’m set in some bad habits. However, as you may have read, one of my New Year’s Resolutions was to…

New Years Resolutions and Words of the Year can be very powerful if done properly. We’re sharing our resolutions so you can be part of our journey and use our goals as inspiration for your own!

Our New Year’s Resolutions & Word of the Year

Sam’s Resolutions Confession time: I never believed in New Year’s Resolutions. I mean, if you want to change, why not just change? Why wait until an arbitrarily assigned date? And most people don’t stick with their resolutions – there are all those jokes about people who get a gym membership…

Holiday Giveaway: Tickle Me Elmo

Word has it that a Tickle Me Elmo is at the top of Walter’s Christmas wish list. Don’t worry – we’ve already made sure to tell Santa! But because he loves it so much, we decided to get one to share with one of you lucky readers too. So we…

16 Baby Shower Themes and Ideas

It’s getting real around here, folks. Only 3 months left to go until my daughter becomes a mom for the first time and I become a Meemaw. So, pretty much everything around here is focused on the baby. Now, I’m not throwing the baby shower. No, it’s not because of…

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