What is the ONE THING that would make you a better Mom? (Parenting Lounge #6)
The best products for you and your baby.
With a baby monitor, you can use your time flexibly, sleep peacefully at night and still know at all times that your baby is doing well.
A good breastfeeding pillow has several advantages, because it helps you not only to breastfeed, but also to fall asleep and is also suitable as a nest.
A diaper bag offers you a lot of storage space, so that you have everything you need for your baby on the go - from the changing pad to the bottle.
A pucksack gives your baby the feeling of security, like in the womb, and thus supports a peaceful and restful sleep.
Bicycle trailers can be used in combination with a baby seat shortly after birth. They are not only safer than child seats but also more comfortable.
A playpen can be very practical in everyday life! Which model is suitable for your needs, you can read in my guide.
The first bed accompanies your child for years. Fortunately, there are beds that grow with your child. I have made for you on the search for the best baby beds.
A stroller is a worthwhile purchase. But there are the most diverse models on the market. Find out which is the right one.
Radiant heaters provide your child with the necessary warmth when changing diapers or after bathing.
Side beds are very practical and offer both mother and baby a lot of advantages, because for babies, especially in the first months of life, it is reassuring to be able to sleep next to their parents.
21 thoughts on “What is the ONE THING that would make you a better Mom? (Parenting Lounge #6)”
Sometimes, because we homeschool, I spend more time interacting with the kids about their schoolwork than anything else. Instead, I feel like I should be relaxed enough to stop and have fun with them. That’s my one thing 🙂
Yeah I can see how that would be hard to disconnect from “teacher” to “mom.”
Loved this post. I can relate to the workaholic thing. I love having a project (or several), and it’s hard for me to let things sit to enjoy family time. That’s something I really need to work on. Thanks for including me!
Thanks for your answer. It seemed to be pretty common for all the moms. We want to be present but there is just so much to do!
Since I am in the teenage stage I would say right now to be a better mom I need to “nag” less. I politely refer to my nagging as “reminders” but honestly it is nagging. “Have you….” “Did you…” “do the….” “don’t forget your….”. With my kids 12 and up I think I would be a better mom if I would just stop with all these reminders um….NAGGING and just let them start remembering for themselves and if they don’t, they will learn from their consequences.
That’s a great point! I try not to nag my husband but it’s hard.
Babies should come with an extra 24 hours a week! That’s only fair, right? 🙂
Definitely! That and a manual.
This is advice is still good for my 6 year old. If I do these things, he does much better.
SLEEP!! Love this post. I just read the best book on being a mom and wrote about it on my blog this week.
Awesome! I’ll have to check that out. Thanks for sharing
Getting sufficient sleep each night would certainly be the key. The kids still cause me insomnia almost nightly.
That’s number 2 on my list! Before I had kids I actually thought that once the baby time is gone then they sleep through the night all the time. Hahaha. I was clueless.
What awesome practical advice! I love that it’s all from the experts — other moms! I learned a lot from this blog post today. No matter how many kids I’ve had (mom to 5, foster mom to 35+), what I’ve learned is that I need to learn some more. 🙂 Thank you for sharing.
Wow! That’s a lot of kids. What an amazing mom you must be.
This is great! I agree with them all, but I think stop multi-tasking is a BIG one for me. I get so caught up in making sure things are done, I forget to leave the dishes dirty so I can stop and play. I’m sharing this fabulous post today! Thanks for reminding me I’m not alone!
Thank you! And you are certainly not alone.
Same thing for grandmoms. I love spending quality time.
Love your “parenting lounge” posts Kristen!