Welcome to The Nestled Newborn! I offer part-time infant care in my home so you have the opportunity to take some time for yourself.

Welcome to The Nestled Newborn! I offer part-time infant care in my home so you have the opportunity to take some time for yourself.

motherhood

The Job Of Mothering

As a new mother you’ll be asked, “What did you do today?” While you’re stumbling for the words in your lack-of-sleep fog, let me step in with a few suggestions… Did you wake before you were ready, dragging your sleepy self to the side of the crib where you smiled when your little one’s eyes…

crying baby tips

How To Calm A Crying Baby

There’s no doubt about it, motherhood provides moments of pure joy. It can also be exhausting, monotonous and stressful. Add the lack of sleep, fluctuating hormones and the massive changes – said to cause stress even if it involves something we wanted – and this perfect storm requires some coping mechanisms. It’s the end of…

childhood memories

Small Moments, Big Memories

As parents, we often think the big events will be the most memorable. The trip to Disneyland. The surprise puppy under the Christmas tree. The over-the-top birthday celebration. We build them up in our minds, convinced they’ll make a lasting memory. Today I pulled out my Daily Calendar Book from 1997, where for each day…