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…

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…

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…

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
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…

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…

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….

Blow Raspberries at Your Baby!

The photographer was SO frustrated by Sam blowing raspberries in this photo. He wanted me to “do something to make her stop”. My response, “You don’t know much about babies do you?”. Finally, I told him I thought it was cute and to just take…

So excited to finally share the news! Little Anderson on their way Fall 2017!

My First Trimester (Weeks 1-13)

It’s true what they say – the first trimester is rough. From being exhausted, to colds that you can’t treat with medicine, to morning sickness kicking in strong…it’s already been a ride and a half. All of those hurdles make it difficult to enjoy being…

First time being pregnant? Here’s what to expect at your 12-week ultrasound.

What to Expect at Your 12-Week Ultrasound

You’ve probably peed on a stick. You’ve probably had the blood test to confirm.  It’s official! Now what? Your 12-Week Ultrasound If your health practitioner has no concerns and believes you are “low risk”, likely the first ‘big’ pregnancy thing you’ll get to experience is an…

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