New moms are often daunted by the prospect of leaving the house. What if the baby is exposed to germs? What do I pack in my diaper bag? What if the baby cries in public? Trust me, the benefits of getting out outweigh the costs! A change of scenery is often great for both new moms and babies. Go for a walk, go to a small supermarket and pick up some groceries, go walk around the mall, go visit your friends at your old job. Getting out will make the day go faster, will present you with opportunities to meet other moms, and will help you to see that life does go on after baby!
Archive for August, 2009
Exercising is great for losing baby weight and improving mood. But, many moms feel that they don’t have the time or energy to exercise. And, what do you do with the baby when you are at the gym? There are great ways to include your baby in exercise – and as an added benefit, you can meet other new moms.