Author Archives: Whitney

About Whitney

After becoming a mom, Whitney Moss joined forces with her BFF Heather Flett and they began writing down hundreds ideas for fun things to do – with babies in tow. The result was their book, "The Rookie Mom's Handbook: 250 Activities To Do With (and Without!) Your Baby" and website, RookieMoms.com, which has been on babble.com's list of Top 50 Mom Blogs twice.

Making Bathtime with Baby a Breeze

A freshly bathed baby in snuggly pajamas is one of the best things in life, so it’s smart to keep your eyes on that prize when you embark on giving your baby a bath. Yes, it can be intimidating—but don’t … More »

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Quick Tips for Prepping for Baby #2

I’ve heard that two children is more than twice as hard, and I’ve heard that nothing is as difficult as the transition to first-time motherhood. (After that, you’re already a mom—you’re used to the shift in social life, work, and … More »

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New Parent Tools That Will Finally Get You Back on Track

The first year of your baby’s life, all bets are off. If you master a daily routine that includes a shower or preparing a balanced meal, you’re ahead of most folks. If you’re also holding down a full-time job, and … More »

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How to Do All Your Holiday Shopping in Your PJs

Baby, it’s cold outside. And while a little frost won’t hurt you, when it comes to the holiday shopping crowds… why bother? Skip the hassle and do it from home! Here are a few fresh ideas for crossing off your holiday … More »

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Planning a Trip? 5 Things You May Want to Leave Home

Traveling with a baby can take any rookie mom out of her comfort zone. At home, we get used to having our cars packed with must-have supplies; and the fact that a laundry machine is just a stone’s throw from … More »

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3 DIY Costumes You Can Make from a giggle Better Basics Layette

This week, I accepted a challenge from giggle to come up with three DIY (and comfy) Halloween costumes for babies. The catch? They all had to be fashioned out of giggle Better Basics Baby Clothes. Let’s just say it was … More »

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3 Simple Secrets to Babyproofing

Bringing a baby into your home soon? Better read up on some Babyproofing 101 first. There are outlet covers to buy, sharp coffee table corners to pad, cords to untangle… If your head’s spinning right about now, let me calm … More »

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My Favorite Pregnancy Memory…

  My first pregnancy lasted two weeks longer than expected. We couldn’t have guessed that would happen, but looking back, it seems as logical as ever that I spent my due date waddling around a beer garden-meets-biker bar in San … More »

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5 Healthy Snacks for Toddlers (That They’ll Actually Eat)

Toddlers can be pretty picky when it comes to mealtime — and I’m not just talking about their taste buds. They may not like the chair you’ve strapped them into. They may not like the way you keep leaving the … More »

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Father’s Day Gift Picks Under $50

I find that my husband is a lot harder to shop for than I am, making the hunt for a Father’s Day gift pretty challenging every year. Sure, I see ads and gift guides chock-full of ideas… but most of … More »

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