My Personal Tips for a New or Expecting First Time Parents. #tommeetippee

It feels like just a few months ago, I was having my little Edward. He is now, 20 months old yet it feels so fresh in my mind still. He was my happy surprise baby, we were not trying at all to get pregnant. God already knew what he had in store for us. Super excited, we were to add another baby to our little family. I just wasn’t sure,  how my life would be with my little Ashton and Edward together they are 16 months apart. Was I going to catch a break? Was I going to get enough sleep? All these questions would run through my head. Three kids later, and i’m still learning as I go. However, I do have some tips to share with you. 

1. DONT try to be Super Woman/Dad – We are parents and we want to do it all, (Clean, laundry, cook, shower, bake cookies)  God gave us that will, but you will burn yourself out and not be happy. (Trust, I’ve done it). Take it one day at time. If you see that your dishes are piling up, don’t sweat it. As long as you’re still able to walk in there, you should be fine. lol 🙂 in all honesty though chorus are never-ending. 

 2. Sleep when baby Sleeps – The nurses at the hospital and my mother would tell me this. I of course, didn’t listen and like I said in tip 1. You will burn yourself. Your baby needs you to be 100% as well as your spouse. Have you all ever heard of that saying? “If mama ain’t happy ain’t nobody happy”? I live by that moto, its so true. So rest, please rest. You need it. 

3. Help Please – Don’t be afraid to ask for help. Whether its a close friend coming over to do your laundry or you’re needing to take a quick shower and need to call your mother-in-law over. Don’t feel  bad for asking or getting help. More then likely they know how you are feeling without you saying anything. So, just embrace it and take advantage of it. 

4. Baby Necessities – Having the right baby essentials is key. I tried so many bottles, before finding the right one. Tommee Tippee bottles are, our go to bottles and sippys. If you’re breastfeeding then you may love their breast pump, or if bottle feeding you for sure will love their “Baby Keurig and Bottles“. The baby keurig is pretty amazing for first time parents, it makes baby bottles for you, you really can’t screw it up. Bottles are small and easy to hold, and have a soft nipple. Overall making them the best bottle to date for us. 

5. Enjoy the moments – “The days are long but the years are short” enjoy every single moment with them. Cherish these moments for once they are older, they will be gone doing their own thing. So enjoy them. Don’t sweat the small stuff. 

 

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Way’s I soothe little Edward #tommeetippeemommee

My little Edward is a cuddler, I think it all started when I breastfed him. Fast forward 18 months, he is now weaned but still loves to cuddle for naps and when we are getting ready for bedtime. He drinks almond milk in his Tommee Tippee Bottle, with a little bit of ovaltine. This is one way I soothe him. 

Another way, is massaging his little back. He will grab my hand and place it on his back, a way of letting me know he wants me to massage him. I believe all kids want to feel a parents warm in order to feel safe. Speaking from experience, all my kids have different way of showing that.

Another thing that soothes my little Edward is placing one of his hands between my breast, I also think this has to do with being a breast-fed baby. He holds his bottle with one hand and places the other on my breast. It’s the cutest thing ever. (I’m sure all my breastfeeding moms, can relate) 

Tommee Tippee has sold over over 4 million pacifiers. They help soothe babies, they come in super cute prints and colors. As many of you may know by now. Tommee Tippee is my favorite brand for these things. Their bottles are the only ones the boys ever took, all the other ones they did not like. 

Some fun facts about Tommee Tippee Pacifiers are : 

  • Symmetrical Orthodontic Shape
  • Reversible Silicone Nipple design
  • BPA FREE 

These new pacifiers are a newer version of the older style. They come 0-3 months, 0-6 months and 6-18 month.  The nipple is soft, I can see how a baby would love this. My sister-in-law is having a girl. YAY!!! So I’ve been buying her some Tommee Tippee bottles and Pacifiers little by little. These will be added for new baby. I can’t wait to hear, how my niece will like these. Everything Tommee Tippee is amazing to me, so I’m sure she will take them just fine. PicMonkey Collage

 

What are some ways you soothe, you’re baby??

Have you ever tried Tommee Tippee Pacifiers, Bottles ? 

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My Tommee Tippee Must Have’s

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As some of you may know by now. I am a huge Tommee Tippee fan. Some of the Must Have’s I’ve been loving these days have been these four items. They are easy for busy moms like myself, which is why they are a MUST HAVE and I can’t picture us without them. Not to mention Tommee Tippee brand is high quality, yet affordable and long lasting and super cute designs. 

Sippy Cups: Ashton and Edward both use these sippy’s on a daily basis. We take them on the go, to the gym, for lunch *everywhere* even to the beach this past weekend. They are just so easy to clean and open and they do not leak, which is the best part.

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Bottles: The closer to nature bottle has a unique, easy-latch-on nipple shape, designed with breastfeeding experts to mimic
the natural flex, stretch and movement of natural breastfeeding. We use these for every nap and night time. I love the new designs  “Best Of British” collection, I’ve never been to the UK but everything about that culture is amazing to me.

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Cutlery & Bowls: I just love because they are small yet they fit a great portion of food, you can also take these bowls on-the-go which we do a lot when we go out to the beach or gym. The spoons are slim, and so they go into their mouths without any problem of them having to open their mouths wide. They are super cute with the different colors.

 

Enabler Alert : 

GO TO Target this week “Tommee Tippee Fiftee” through the 12th, 3pk bottles are only $10! GO BUY SOME!!!! 

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