As Fern’s first birthday looms ahead in the next week and as my first year of motherhood is coming to a close, I’ve found myself pausing often to reflect back on this past year. Sometimes I find myself looking back at the logistics (i.e. “How the heck did I make it through?!”), sometimes I think about the fond memories, and other times I’ve simply been thinking about what I learned that I would pass on to other mamas during their first year of parenthood.
So, I’ll be sharing a few posts in the coming weeks sharing all the little secret tips, tricks and products that helped me make it through Fern’s first year (relatively) unscathed.
Today I’m going to share my favorite baby products; the ones that made my life better and my journey of motherhood just a little bit easier to navigate.
Lauren Hartmann is the founder of The Little Things We Do, a blog about life and adventures in Portland Oregon. Follow her on Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest and Instagram or catch up on all of her posts here on Babble.
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