I feel like I’ve done the “new Mom” thing twice in my life. Once when I was young and completely unprepared for what lay ahead, and again over ten years later when things had changed so much I felt like it was the first time all over again. Whenever you have your children, there is a lot of planning to do and a lot of decisions to make. Everything from what/how you feed the baby to the baby’s name has to be decided, and it can be a daunting task! I love hearing how these parents worked out some of those big decisions before their special arrivals.

The names are always such a big challenge. My first child was a month premature and I hadn’t decided on a name for him yet. When he was born, I just instantly knew what his name was…and then later realized that one of the Moms I took my prenatal classes with had given birth to twins shortly before I had my son, and she named one of them Eric. I guess I was told that and I must have liked the name! Thankfully I didn’t know her outside of prenatal class, lol.

You can join the conversation and talk to other Moms by visiting the Baby’s First site.

Sheri

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Sheri McDonald is a family lifestyle blogger who has been sharing her parenting and travel adventures online for the past eight years. You can find her discovering the world with her children when she's not at home enjoying a good book.
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