The Boss’ Baby: Life Hacks for a Supermom

By Shannon Gurnee
In Babies
December 10, 2020
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Today, on Redhead Mom, I am sharing a partnered guest post about Baby Life Hacks for a Supermom.

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It is without a doubt that having your own family is the start of a new beginning. With children running and playing around, their waves of laughter fill up the four-cornered walls and brighten up the home.

However, behind the joys are the piled up parenting responsibilities in two-parent family homes, with moms taking on the more extensive duty to raise the kids and run a household. Single moms and dads could also vouch for how hard it is to take care of a child who is still learning the rules of the game called life.

Traditionally, dads take up the role of the head of the family, but when it comes to childrearing, moms are the boss. Even superman needs his power. Likewise, supermoms need the right life hacks to fulfill their duties efficiently, responsibly, and most of all, stress-free. Below are ways you can do to make your family life easier:

When in Doubt, Trust the Capsules

Nope. Not the capsules you drink for high blood maintenance nor any medication at that, but the ones designed for traveling, the baby capsules. Because of its built-in stay-in-car base, these are especially ideal for use when you are out for a market day or need to fetch the older kids in school, and you cannot leave the baby alone in the house, obviously.

Purchasing this baby equipment is very convenient and practical. What’s more, is that you can hire for baby capsule services if you can’t buy one. Travel safe, a Baby Capsule Hire business based in Melbourne, offers the best services for car seats and capsules for hire.

When your baby is old enough, you can then exchange the capsules for a car seat.

Rest Well with a Baby Monitor

Imagine the struggle of silently tiptoeing and carefully opening the door just to check your napping little ones. Well, baby monitors are invented for that exact matter. Gone are the days of anxiously checking on your baby and being careful not to wake them up because, with this equipment, you can detect when a baby cries or even moves.

Analog baby monitors functions like the radio, but they are now available in digital format or even wifi-based with the advent of technology. You just have to install the camera in the baby’s room and monitor your child on your phones. With the help of this equipment, it is not only your baby who can get enough rest but you as well. Isn’t that relaxing to know?

Household Chores for You, Playpens for Them

Playpens are enclosures made from pieces of furniture, usually serving as barriers for toddlers that allows them to play safely without having to worry about the baby reaching for things that are not safe. Compared to a crib, they are usually spacious and give more room for your toddlers to play on their own.

With playpens, you can do your household duties or other tasks efficiently and limits your anxiousness as they provide a safe area for your child to play, move around, or even rest.

Carry Them Around With a Baby Carrier

Baby carriers have been the trend for busy parents who have to engage in daily tasks. You can see them carrying their babies around while they browse for grocery items or buy food in the market, and no one can blame them. If anything, they are seen to be very responsible in terms of fulfilling their home duties and watching out for their toddlers at the same time.

Undoubtedly, these baby equipment have proven their worth and convenience. On the other hand, it is also best if you know the child’s proper placement when putting them in baby carriers to avoid unnecessary accidents and discomfort.

Consider Buying a Rocking Chair

Have you ever wondered why crying babies calm down when being rocked? Studies show that the cradling motion slows down the baby’s heart rate and likewise establishes the feeling of being secure and cared for. This, in turn, results in a calming effect on the child. Aside from this, rocking a child gives  a one-on-one bonding time that fosters strong emotional ties.

It is very convenient to have at least one rocking chair in your nursery as you can place them there to put them fast asleep. Rocking chairs can provide relaxation for both you and your child and also put them to a deeper, better, and longer slumber.

Do Not Forget the Strollers

This baby equipment has helped parents in managing and safeguarding their children. They are hand-pushed vehicles that are convenient when you want to stroll around town and introduce your baby to nature, the neighborhood, and the wider world. 

Takeaway

Having a baby in the home means you have to be with them all the time, and being a working parent is no excuse. Once the baby is out, the never-ending responsibilities will continue to pile up, but it doesn’t mean you have to carry all the burden.

Caring for your baby is a 24/7 process and looking for all the help you can get makes your life easier, more comfortable, and more productive.

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About Has 1980 Posts

Shannon Gurnee is the author of Redhead Mom formerly "The Mommy-Files", a national blog with a loyal following. She has a Bachelor's Degree in Marriage, Family, and Human Development with a Minor in Business Management. Shannon and her husband, Frank, have a large family with 6 awesome kids and love living on the Central Coast near San Luis Obispo, California, as well as traveling around the world. A full-time Social Media and Professional Blogger, Shannon also serves as a National Brand Ambassador for many well-known companies. Her blog focuses on motherhood, family fun activities, traveling, fashion, beauty, technology, wedding ideas and recipes while providing professional opinions on products, performances, restaurants, and a variety of businesses.

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