Comforts for Baby #ComfortsForBaby

I was a month shy away of being 21 years old when my first child was born, an age that most get to fully venture out and experience the “adult” world. Since I’m mostly a homebody, going out on the weekends never piqued my interest. So I was able to quickly go into full mom mode without feeling like my young social life was being hindered. Being a freshly young, single mother wasn’t the easiest job in the mother, though.

Like many mothers, I’ve made several parenting mistakes. It’s inevitable, especially for a first time mother. While it’s often said that it’s okay to make a mistake as long as you don’t let history repeat itself, but the biggest mistake is dwelling on them and not enjoying life. As parent of two, I’m still learning something new every day!

• Cherish every moment, even the most mundane, because children grow up fast!

• Capture those memories by taking pictures, pictures, and pictures! There’s no such thing as too many pictures.

• Get plenty of rest when you’re pregnant, because you’ll regret it once the baby is born, especially during those first few months!

• Take a nap when the baby is napping.

• Don’t forget the significant other’s existence! Make sure to at least have a date night once a week or every other week, even if means staying at home and cuddling on the couch and watching a movie or playing Scrabble.

• It’s usually not recommended to start an exercise routine right away, because your body is in the process of healing. Just take this time to eat healthy or healthier, especially if you’re breastfeeding.

As an experienced and savvy mom, I’ve learned to juggle multiple things at once, and do it well!

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This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Comforts For Baby. The opinions and text are all mine.

About the author


HilLesha O'Nan resides in Southern Indiana with her husband, two children, and two dogs. She's a lifestyle blogger that enjoys photography, flea markets, fashion, movies, music, history, antiques, and interior decorating. She is also the founder of To the Motherhood, Fashion Fling, and The Beauty Counter.


To the Motherhood was created by HilLesha O'Nan, a lifestyle blogger and photographer that's passionate about fashion, beauty, home improvement, traveling, cooking, and wellness. She's a married mom of two that resides in Evansville, Indiana. She has worked with companies like Princess Cruises, eBay, Best Buy, and Microsoft. She's currently an ambassador for MadeBlinds, Pixi Beauty, and Aveeno. Additional information.

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HilLesha O'Nan is also the founder of Fashion Fling and The Beauty Counter.

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