10 things to do with your newborn so you don’t go crazy!
Once the craziness and newness of having the baby wears off, you may find yourself, dare I say it… Bored…. Right now you are probably thinking, I’m so busy; I can’t wait till I can be bored. It’s great, for the first two or three days, and then the reality sets in. What do you do now? Here are some suggestions.
10. Take a walk – Whether you go out your front door and walk your neighborhood, or stick the baby and stroller in the car and go to a park or a walking path. Fresh air does wonders for both you and the baby. Make sure you have a light blanket to cover the stroller if you are going to be walking in the sun.
9. Go to a movie – Yes, I said a movie, not watch a movie at home. Take your cuddly baby into a dark theater and more than likely, your baby will sleep through the whole thing. A matinee during the week shouldn’t be crowded, and you will pay less, just in case it doesn’t work out
8. Meet a friend for coffee or lunch. We all take the time to eat lunch or at least drink a cup of coffee. Call a friend, set a time and place, and don’t cancel! Talk to another adult. Take the time to get ready, get the baby ready and go out!
7. Get a pedicure. If you time it right, I promise it can work. Go after a feeding, so with luck, the baby will fall asleep in the car and sleep through the whole adventure. You will have done something for...Read more