Sunday, December 13, 2015

Parents Survival Guide: 5 Survival Tips for New Moms #MyHuggiesBaby


   On December 2nd I became a mom for the third time.  My sweet baby girl came into our world.  The past 10 days or so have been filled such happiness and craziness all at once.  As I get back into the swing of life with a newborn I needed to plan out a survival guide.  There are some important things a new or new again mom needs to help them survive.

 



Survival tip #1:  Huggies Little Snugglers Diapers.  I picked up a large size box at Sam's Club recently.  Huggies Little Snugglers are breathable and soft. They have a wetness indicator making it easier to indicate a wet diaper.  The newborn sized are shaped to fit new babies and even have an umbilical cord cut out to protect baby's belly button as it heals.  And best of all they have a leak lock design for up to 12 hours or protection against leaks.  With as much as new baby's sleep this is great to help them stay asleep.



Survival tip #2:  Get as much sleep as you can.  I know everyone says to sleep when baby sleeps.  And I know that is much easier said then done.  New mom's get little sleep.  Newborns sleep so much of their day and new moms need to take advantage of it and sleep too.

Survival tip #3:  Keep lots of healthy snacks in the house.  While breastfeeding I find myself really hungry all the time.  I want to snack often.  But it is important to have healthy snacks in the house for yourself and baby.  Having a Sam's Club Membership is great for not only getting those Huggies Little Snugglers Diapers, but also getting snacks.  When I'm at Sam's Club I can pick up a variety of simple and healthy snacks.  Learn about getting a Sam's Club Membership.  There are many perks to membership.


Survival tip #4:  Don't be afraid to ask for help.  Often mom's want to believe that they can do it all themselves.  And to be honest we can, but it runs us ragged.  We need moments to ourselves too.  Even if it is just to take a nice shower or a nap.  Don't be afraid to ask your husband, signaficant other, or a parent to help out even for a small amount of time. Also, accept any help offered.  If anyone offers to do your dishes, make your dinner, or wash your laundry let them.

Survival tip #5:  Enjoy every moment you can with your baby.  This time really does go so quickly. Try to really sit back and be in the moment with your newborn.  Enjoy this time as it won't come back to you.  There are moments throughout  motherhood that you don't want to miss.  There are so many milestones that happen so quickly and you want to enjoy it all.

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