Being a new mom is one of the most intense experiences of life. Pregnancy is tough, birthing is insane and now you have a teeny, screaming newborn to take care of! New moms deserve some gifts (& medals!)

Gift Guide for the new mama!

1. Ergopouch- Luca has slept swaddled from day one. We had him in thin ones through the summer/newborn phase and he just grew out of his 3-6 month one so I just bought this one. He loves it and it keeps him warm on these cold winter nights! This one is a 2.5 tog and keeps your baby nice and cozy. The size goes from 3-12 months and you can keep arms swaddled in or out. Luca had arms swaddled in until he found a way to bust out around 2.5 months.
2. Teether- I love how cute these teethers are and the company is out of Vancouver!
3. Stuffy- These jellycat stuffies are sooo soft and so sweet.
4. Lavender Soap- Baths are your best friend postpartum and these soaps look so luxurious!
5. Cozy Robe- For the first couple weeks after Luca was born, I basically lived in my robe! This one looks so cozy and is perfect for winter!
6. Lavender Bath/Body Oil- This stuff looks delightful. I swear by using Lavender to help get me to sleep.
7. S'well Water Bottle- In those early days of breastfeeding you are thirsty (& hungry!!!) ALL OF THE TIME! I love my s'well as it keeps water nice and cold for 24 hours!
8. Welcome Home Onesie- Awe, isn't this onesie the cutest?

New mamas are my heroes, they so deserve to be blessed!!




Christmas has come early to the Liira household! I tried to convince James to buy a fake tree this year (I KNOW RIIIIGGGHHHHTTT!) mainly because I wanted to start Christmas as soon as possible. He kindly reminded me how we both grew up having real trees and nothing is better than walking through the door and smelling a real tree. (I guess that's true but doesn't this amazing candle do that for ya?) I just can't rob Luca of that experience so come December 1st, you know I'll be at that Christmas tree lot getting my real tree.

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