How To Prepare To Be a First Time Mom

How to prepare to be a first time mom before looking into your baby's eyes.

In the months before becoming a first time mom, you’ll hear dozens of opinions on what you need to buy and what you can do without. Most often, the advice will be conflicting and for good reason. No two babies are the same, nor are the needs of the parents. In my experience, you don’t need to spend a ton on your first child, but there are a few staples you’ll want to splurge on. Continue reading

Newborn Baby Essentials

When you’re expecting your first child you’ll hear a million opinions on what you need to buy, what you can do without, and what are the “must-have” newborn baby essentials of the year. Most often, the advice will be conflicting, but for good reason. No two babies are the same, nor are the needs of the parents. As a SmartMom, I believe you don’t need to spend a ton on your first child, but there are a few newborn baby essentials you’ll want to invest in. Continue reading