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How to Prepare for Daycare

Preparing for Daycare When figuring out how to prepare for daycare, there are a lot of factors. Add in preparing for daycare for the first time in a pandemic and it can feel super overwhelming. This last year changed a lot for our family, just like I’m sure it did for yours. In pre-pandemic ages, […]

Helping Your Feet While Babywearing

During those days when your baby will just not nap or let you put them down, why not throw on the baby carrier? I know my son would ONLY nap in the carrier and after hours on my feet, they started to hurt! I started trying different ways to help cushion my feet as I […]

Giving Birth During the Coronavirus Pandemic: Our Story

As more information about the coronavirus pandemic develops, some of the information in this story may have changed since it was posted. For the most up-to-date information on COVID-19, please visit the only resources provided by the CDC and your local public health department. **DISCLAIMER** This is our personal story of giving birth during the […]

Top 9 Newborn Must Haves

With baby number 2 on the way, I’ve been going through blogs and registry suggestions to see what the newborn must haves are. Some of the lists are endless. I remember feeling so overwhelmed as a first time mama with all these lists of things I “needed” for my baby to survive. With the first […]

Nursery on a Budget

Doing things on a budget is what we do here at Maternity Traders. It’s the whole reason Maternity Traders even exists! While I was trying to put together a maternity wardrobe on a minimal budget early in my pregnancy, I was also trying to put together a nursery. Here’s how I created Sam’s hodge podge, […]

Working Mom Guilt

I stayed home from work on Monday. Sam had been sick all weekend and still hadn’t kicked it by Sunday afternoon. I debated with myself for a good ten minutes before I brought it up to Josh.   “I probably should stay home with Sam tomorrow, right?” He agreed.   I sent a couple texts […]

Top 4 Reasons I Love Babywearing

Even before I was pregnant, I knew I was going to be a babywearing mama. It just made sense to me. I wanted to keep baby close, but I had things to do: a house to clean, a job to do, a husband and stepson to love on. Baby, for a while, was just going […]