I can’t count how many times I’ve heard “mom, mom, mom” in the last hour, let alone month. When we decided to have an only child, we assumed he’d always have plenty of interaction with other kids. We never anticipated that the three of us would be isolated in our home for months on end. This era of social distancing means that our son will not have in-person visit with another child for an undetermined amount of time.

Looking for the best bottles for breastfed babies? We’ve updated our post for 2024 to reflect any new and improved products.Breastfeeding can be so rewarding, but the reality is that it’s also hard work and can be insanely exhausting. It seems almost impossible to get a break when you’re consistently attached to a newborn who wants to sample the buffet all day (and all night). So, thank goodness for the bottle. The genius invention that gives a mama the ability to leave her child in another loving person’s arms while she takes a much-needed break, gets a little sleep, or finally goes to that long-overdue appointment. Well, in theory, yes. But there are a lot of breastfed babies who STRAIGHT UP REFUSE to take a bottle. Some cry and seal their lips, others just chew on the plastic nipple, unsure about what they’re meant to do. Getting your baby to…