What no one tells you about date night after baby

6 weeks. According to my doctor, 6 weeks after birth is about the time that you should go out on your first date as a couple. Yea right. 6 weeks turned into 16 weeks. And even then I went begrudgingly. Don’t get me wrong, I love my husband and I used to LOVE dates before […]

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Thrive In Motherhood

Philly Baby Bump Guest Post by Kellie Wicklund, MA, NCP, LPC   5 Ways To Thrive In Motherhood Motherhood is a mixed-up bag of experiences and changes to every facet of life. I’ve had the great privilege of supporting new moms in my therapy practice for 9 years, and here are some of the observations […]

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Y2B Fit _Philly Baby Bump

Sponsored Guest Post by Crystal Widmann, Founder of Y2B Fit   Having never been pregnant before, I decided on a super lofty fitness goal while I was pregnant.  I thought (naively) that I’d be able to lose all the baby weight and get back into pre-pregnancy shape by 10 weeks postpartum (or my birthday).  Ha! […]

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Traveling with a Toddler

Philly Baby Bump Guest Post by Julianne Thomas   What I Learned While Traveling With A Toddler Last month, my husband and I decided to travel across the Atlantic Ocean for 16 days on a whirlwind European adventure. How romantic! Not really, because we also decided to bring our then 19 month old son. Oh, […]

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Not so perfect postpartum-2

Philly Baby Bump Guest Post by Julianne Thomas   I remember the first time it happened. My husband was sleeping in the bed on my left side and the baby was in his bassinet on the right side. It was a beautiful spring day and every so often the breeze gently came through the window. […]

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Erin Condren Life Planner

Philly Baby Bump Guest Post by Brit Jessop   Organizing My Life With An Erin Condren Life Planner   Let’s talk about stress for a minute… Some people work well under stress. Me, I freak out under stress, but remarkably, I am more productive. Go figure. This kind of stress is actually called “good stress,” […]

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Healthy Smash Cake Philly Baby Bump

Philly Baby Bump Guest Post by Brit Jessop   How to Make A Healthy Smash Cake! It’s the big first birthday. The time where your baby dives into a mess of sugar! But what if your baby hasn’t had sugar yet? Do you cave in? Fear not, I have got you covered. Introducing my very […]

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baby

Philly Baby Bump Guest Post by Brit Jessop   My Baby’s Road to Sugar Addiction Over the last few years it has become apparent to me that I have a sugar addiction. Some people look at this and brush it off laughingly saying, “Doesn’t everyone have a sugar addiction?” And I, in all seriousness, say, […]

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Petite Mom

Philly Baby Bump Guest Post by Brit Jessop   10 Confessions of a Petite Mom   I’m 5’1’’ and I’m still learning the in’s and outs that come with this stature. The key word is learning. I thought I had mastered every issue, like keeping salad tongs in the cupboard so I could reach the […]

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GrowUp

Philly Baby Bump Guest Post by Julianne Thomas   They Grow Up Fast…And So Do We! There’s so much that can change in a year, but nothing compares to the first year of a child’s life. Babies grow up and change so fast! A baby will hit various milestones, including both mental and physical developments. […]

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