Homemade Ice Pack: Works extremely well! Just as promised it gets crazy cold but can still easily be shaped around any injury. However, it should be made in advance if possible because it takes about 24 hours to get completely congealed. Highly recommend.
GREAT READ - 25 Ways to Stay Calm as a Parent - Some good suggestions especially these two: (1) Get up early. Having time to yourself is absolutely essential. Period. (2) Go to bed early. Being fully rested is key. You can’t be a good parent if you are too tired to think, too tired to come up with creative responses and solutions or too tired to ignore the small things.
My sons doctor told me about this 37 years ago. Use Vicks Vapor Rub and socks. Even the worst cough can be stopped within 5-15 minutes, and lasts hours. Just apply the vapor rub generously to the bottom of your (or childs) feet, and cover with socks. works 100% of the time, and has been proven to work better than prescription drugs!...
Ill have to remember this site one day!This is a really good blog for first time moms!! She pretty much hits on everything (even the parts nobody tells you, but you really should know) pin now read later