Chaunie Brusie

Chaunie Brusie is a labor and delivery nurse turned writer and a young mom of four. She is the author of Tiny Blue Lines: Reclaiming Your Life, Preparing For Your Baby, and Moving Forward in Faith in an Unplanned Pregnancy, and loves encouraging mothers to pursue their dreams while raising little ones at home. Find her on her blog, Facebook, or Twitter.

48 Baby Names for Every Month of the Year

It’s a new year and for many of you, that will mean a new baby!

Here are a few great baby names for every month of the year–I love the idea for naming your baby after the month he/she is due, or maybe even the month of conception. What will you name your little one?

6 Tips for Babyproofing with Big Kids in the House

Well, my daughter recently turned 5 months old, which has meant a huge leap in her development.

She’s reaching, rolling, and chewing and yesterday, I caught my son trying to give her one of his pretend farm animals. After I made a flying leap across the floor to snatch it out of his hands, I realized:

It’s time to get baby proofing. Here are a few tips I’ve found to do it right when you’ve got older kids in the house too.

Valentine's Day Craft To Do With Baby: Love Jar

As any new parent knows, the first few months of bringing baby home can be stressful on a relationship.

After each baby we have brought home (the grand total is now four!), I have always felt a deeper appreciation for my husband and although it’s hard to take the time to let him know how much I appreciate him always being willing to take care of our babies, change 1,000 diapers, and get up in the middle of the night. So last year, I decided to come up with a special Valentine’s Day craft to help show him how I felt.

Movie Night With Mickey!

My two-year-old son is currently obsessed with Mickey Mouse. 

So when Santa was planning his annual visit with a bag full of goodies, he had his eye on a very special Mickey Mouse surprise–that turned out to be a huge hit.

6 High Chair Hacks for New Moms

This weekend marked a big milestone for us–

Out of the dusty recesses of our basement corner, I pulled out that tried and trued family favorite: the high chair.

At just 5 months old, I wasn’t sure if my baby was ready for a high chair; but over the years, we’ve picked up a few tips to making the high chair the most fun for baby (and for Mom!).

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