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Once your baby is born, you get loads of messages from friends, co-workers and family asking what they can do to help. They ask if they can bring over food or grab groceries for you. You politely accept, you politely decline, and your days get mixed up from lack of sleep. From this experience, I learned that families go through this differently. For us, we are extremely picky when it comes to food, so bringing food over was something we politely declined. Looking back, a new mom care package would have been the best for us. Our moms filled the other roles nicely, they both took shifts and stayed with us for the first few weeks to cook, clean and have fun with us. Here is an example of a new mom care package:
Make sure to include a sweet snack, like New OREO Thins from CVS. As a new mom, you are constantly snacking to keep up with nursing. OREO Thins are thinner, crispier and an all new OREO experience. Plus, they are the perfect little “me time” snack and come in Gold, Original and my favorite, Mint. I am completely sold on them and love them even more than the original ones. OREO Thins are seriously perfect. I love sitting and reading a good magazine or Pinterest while eating them in the few uninterrupted minutes I have during the day.
MAGAZINE OR BOOK
Which brings me to my next item to include in the care package, magazines. When you have a newborn, you loose touch with the world for a few weeks and magazines are good way to catch up on the latest news and take a break for yourself. Plus paired with the OREO Thins make an amazing “me moment”.
I wanted nail polish as soon as possible. I mean I couldn’t paint my toe nails for three months and I really wanted to do something normal and girly after having Brooke. It was something quick I could do for me as well and my toes could dry while I held Brooke or fed her.
A gift card is a great idea for families where meals are harder. Fast food or a restaurant that has take out work best, or even to the grocery store. This was a great gift that we received.
These are just a few ideas for a simple care package for a new mom. I’ve shared how I love taking me time with OREO Thins from CVS and that my favorite is Mint, which is your favorite?
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