I'm also hoping that if you're a mom and reading this that you'll share your tips and tricks. We could all use the help I think. In about a week, I'll create a printable version of this and will include all the tips that are provided just make sure to leave your Blog URL and/or Twitter handle so I can give you credit. Ok, here it goes:
1. Get Creative - Use the resources you have. E was a very difficult newborn. He required you to rock or walk him to sleep every night. He was also born in October which made the walking thing kind of challenging...so we got creative. If you're fortunate enough like me to have a treadmill in your house, it might just become your new best friend. I can't tell you how many nights we'd head downstairs and turn it on real low and just walk, and walk and walk some more. Soon enough he'd fall asleep and we'd be able to put him to bed. I always wondered if this need to be walked to sleep didn't have something to do with all the working out I did when I was pregnant.
2. For new moms of little boys. This had me puzzled for a while. E would somehow wet through his clothes all the time. It wasn't till someone told me to point it down before you put the diaper on that the issue was resolved. We went through countless outfits until I learned this lesson.