Maternity

  • How to choose a diaper bag There are many things to consider when selecting the right diaper bag for you.  Whether it’s a grocery run, a stroll in the park, or a trip to the mall, diaper bags are incredibly helpful for parents on the go.  And while ordinary catch all totes might be more stylish, any parent can tell you ... Read this post
  • 5 minute make-up routine for moms For most mamas, putting on makeup is at the bottom of the priority list when it comes to getting ready. Heck, we’re lucky if we get a shower! However, your beauty routine doesn’t need to take much time at all. With the right products and a few easy steps, you will look polished and gorgeous ... Read this post
  • Third Trimester Essentials I am well into my third trimester… almost out of it actually – 5 weeks and counting.  As much as I welcomed the third trimester it has been probably been the toughest one for me.  Nothing out of the ordinary by any means but it is definitely tougher to chase a busy 17 month old ... Read this post
  • The Truth About Stretch Marks It’s safe to say that a growing baby bump brings upon many joys, but the stretch marks that often accompany pregnancy however, do not. As an esthetician, I get lots of questions about these pesky scars, how to prevent them and of course, how to get rid of them. When it comes to stretch marks, there ... Read this post
  • Petite Maternity Jeans When I was pregnant with my first son I scoured the internet looking for the perfect pair of maternity jeans – I thought surely I wasn’t the only petite pregnant woman looking for flattering petite maternity jeans. I found nothing and as a result was force to try on over a million (maybe exaggerating…) pairs of ... Read this post
  • Bump Nest Pregnancy Pillow review + giveaway! I have to admit, I was very skeptical about pregnancy pillows.  I wasn’t sure if they would really add any value to my sleeping situation so with Eloise, I never bought one.  But when the lovely ladies over at Bump Nest contacted me, I thought I would give the Bump Nest Body Pillow a try. ... Read this post
  • Pretty Mommies Skincare Review + Giveaway! When I was pregnant and breastfeeding my skin went totally nuts.  I have always been a skincare fanatic and obsessed with products.  My usual remedies were no match for my hormonal acne not to mention several of my products were a major no-no during pregnancy.  I was left feeling overwhelmed by what products were really ... Read this post
  • The best robe for new & expecting moms from Doie Lounge + a giveaway! The Wise Baby is obviously about all things baby but it is also about all things mama too.  Sometimes us moms and moms-to-be get so sidetracked with everything we need for the babes we forget about ourselves.  Today we are taking a day to talk about a fabulous robe that is perfect for expecting, new ... Read this post
  • Personalized Baby Books by Rag & Bone Bindery + a Giveaway! I am about to add a wholllle lot of excitement to your Monday.  You all have heard me talk about Rag & Bone Bindery before – in fact we reviewed their baby books sometime ago.  Well today, we are talking Personalized Baby Books that are off-the-charts adorable, special and just downright beauitful.  My love for ... Read this post
  • Baby Registry Advice It may not come as surprise but I get a lot of questions about baby registries.  From friends and strangers alike.  I almost get too excited to share my thoughts and suggestions that sometimes I have to rein myself in.  One of the fundamental reasons I started The Wise Baby was to help mama’s and ... Read this post
  • New Mom Essentials Like most moms, my biggest concern during my pregnancy was for the little babe growing in my belly. I remember being at one of my normal check ups with my doctor (who I love) and she reminded me that I needed to think about myself too. She was by no means suggesting my worries for ... Read this post
  • Newborn Essentials It saddens me that we are moving out have moved out of the newborn stage but I also love this new infant stage.  The newborn stage is such a special time and if it is your first baby, a big adjustment.  When it comes down to it there really are just a few products that ... Read this post
  • Baby Books This post is one part round-up and one part Real Mom Dilemma.  I have been reseaching baby books for quite some time and simply cannot make up my mind on which to choose.  Then the other day, a reader wrote me asking for some great baby book recommendations.  I sent my “favorites” over and it ... Read this post
  • Fall Maternity Clothes We are lucky, this day in age to have so many stylish options when it comes to maternity clothes and with the change of season upon us it’s time to check out the fall fashion for mamas to be.  From Rosie Pope to Old Navy we’ve curated a collection of stylish outfits, chic dresses and ... Read this post
  • Post Baby Dinner Recipes It’s no secret life after you bring baby home is super busy.  Quite honestly, the last thing two tired parents want to think about is what is for dinner.  Our collection of easy post baby dinner recipes solves this problem.  Arm dad with a shopping list, send him off to the store and voilà you’ll have ... Read this post
  • Diaper Bag Round Up We featured the “must have” mom accessory, the diaper bag, last Wednesday in the What to Pack – Diaper Bag Edition.  Now that we know what to put in the bag, we’ve put together a stylish collection of diaper bags for your shopping pleasure.  From modern to classic and a few in between we’ve got ... Read this post
  • What to Pack – Diaper Bag Edition The Diaper Bag.  The ultimate “must have” mom accessory.  But what to pack?  We’ve included the essentials along with some of our favorite products.  From a diaper perspective, experts say to pack one for every hour you are out and about and throw in a few extra for good measure.  We start with a super ... Read this post
  • Birth Announcement Round-Up We can’t wait to officially announce the arrival of Baby K.  After hours, upon hours, upon hours of browsing we think we have one chosen for a boy and a girl.  By the way, who knew husbands were so picky when it came to birth announcements!?!  There are SO many cute ones out there we ... Read this post
  • What to Pack – Hospital Bag Edition Experts say to pack your hospital bag around 34-36 weeks.  As a planner myself, I waited until after 37 weeks.  Why?  Because I just didn’t know what to pack.  Of course, lots of the items go without saying but as a habitual over packer I wanted to be prudent.  After hours of debate and research, ... Read this post
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