Listen Up: New Mom Life—and How to Handle it as Work Wives
If ya haven’t already heard, Claire had a baby in December (welcome to the A Few Things family, Cam!). Today, she and Erica recap what having a baby and pop-up shop during the busiest month of the year looked like—and all the interesting, wonderful, and weird stuff that’s happened since.
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While she was still pregnant, Claire’s bedside reading was Expecting Better, Like a Mother, and Here’s the Plan.
There’s truly no right way to do parenting, and no book can answer all your questions—but since Cam came, Claire and her husband have been reading The Happiest Baby on the Block (by this generation’s It pediatrician Dr. Harvey Karp), and Twelve Hours Sleep by Twelve Weeks Old.
To plan her maternity leave, Claire took tips from this Muse guide.
Something we’re still trying to solve for: better office pumping rooms/areas/cubbies. Send us your solutions!
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