Grinch Stole Your Christmas Cheer? 6 Uplifting Gifts to Give Yourself

What’s your current Christmas Cheer quotient? Is your merry heart singing Joy to the World? Or has the Grinch stolen all your joy? Mama, if you’re feeling like a Grinch, you are not alone! The holiday season has a way of squeezing a mama’s heart with all the pressures of the ideal Christmas: A perfectly clean house Yummy food from scratch—all the time Extra fun Christmas ... [Continue Reading]

The 12 Days of Ugly Christmas Sweaters

On the first day of Christmas, my true love gave to me... A partridge in a hair tree. Source: Pinterest *gagging* On the second day of Christmas my true love gave to me... Two Ninja Turtles... Source: 80sTees.com Two...four...turtles...*hiccup* vhat-ev-rrrr....counting's for closers. *downs eggnog* On the third day of Christmas my true love gave to me... Three French ... [Continue Reading]

A Simple DIY Advent Calendar You can Make During Naptime

Okay, okay. You’re probably rolling your eyes at the thought of doing an advent calendar with your toddler. I get it. You’re spending all your time just keeping your little angel from pulling the Christmas tree over. It feels like you don’t have time to implement any meaningful family traditions. Besides, he’s too little to participate in anything, let alone remember it. But hear me ... [Continue Reading]

How to Keep Your Baby Pilgrim Happy at Grandma’s This Thanksgiving

Whether you're traveling over the river and through the woods, or just driving across town to Grandma's house this year, trying to manage Thanksgiving with a baby in tow can be stressful. You’ve got nap-time routines and feeding schedules to follow Everyone’s going to want their “turn” to hold the baby You have to make sure he’s not overwhelmed by all the extra people The noise level ... [Continue Reading]

Hiking with a Toddler Doesn’t Have to Be Hard

Does the thought of hiking with your toddler send you up a mountain of panic? Are you shaking in your hiking boots as you envision hitting the trails? Even in the most predictable environment, toddlers are a handful. They have zero sense of danger, their balance is questionable, and they will not hesitate to run into traffic when given the chance. Put them in the Great Outdoors and who knows ... [Continue Reading]

Why Moms Are Falling Madly in Love with Amazon Prime

  If you haven't yet discovered the Parental Power of Prime, you are seriously missing out.  I'm not ashamed to say that over the years I've developed a serious man shop-crush over Mr. Amazon Prime. In fact, since we became Amazon Prime members back in 2007, I've developed a whole new compassion for Beliebers.  I get it, you 12-year-old hysterical female fan. I get it. Here are 4 ... [Continue Reading]

Your First Getaway: How to Confidently Leave Your Baby Behind

Do you ever find yourself dreaming of a summer getaway? Just think of the possibilities. You could... Relax on the beach. Read a whole book. Eat a meal in peace. Enjoy your husband without interruption. Please girl, you could take a nap! Sounds like paradise, doesn't it? I know what you're thinking. "Yes, it sounds lovely in theory...but I'm a mom.  How on earth am I ... [Continue Reading]

DIY: Build a Baby Car Kit in 3 Easy Steps

Has this ever happened to you before? You're out running errands, when baby feels the urge to empty his tummy of everything he's ever eaten. Suddenly you find yourself in the bathroom, searching your bag for something to mop up your baby, yourself, your diaper bag, and the old lady he unloaded on at the grocery store. At the bottom of the diaper bag, you uncover, like an enthusiastic gold ... [Continue Reading]

What is Your Mothering Style?

The following photos have been used according to the Fair Use Clause, in which I am permitted to use movie stills to comment on the movie in question. In this case, I'm commenting on the personality types of the characters. Congratulations, ladies.  You're about to read the longest post ever written on Incredible Infant. Clocking in at 5370 words, this blasted wonderful article has taken ... [Continue Reading]

The Dreaded Doorbell: Hilarious Ways to Avoid the Afternoon Wake Up

You JUST managed to get your active little guy settled down.  His eyes have drooped closed and you tiptoe out of the bedroom with a maniac grin on your face. You're FREEEEEE!!!! Kicking your heels in some absurd Irish jig, you celebrate silently with ridiculous abandon.  Why not?  You worked friggin hard for this silence! And no one's watching, right? Except someone is watching.  It's ... [Continue Reading]

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