french cherry tomato tart

I love cherry tomatoes. Can’t wait to try it.

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French Cherry Tomato Tart with Dijon Mustard and Chèvre | daisysworld.net

Summer is in full swing, which means tomatoes are at their peak – ripe, juicy, and bursting with flavor, especially when roasted. This French-style tart is a wonderful way to showcase them.

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A Few Tips for Moms, Dads and Their Babies!

Have a gassy baby? Try these few things that might help:

  • Hyland Baby Colic tablets: helps relieve any pain associated with gas.
  • Anise seed: Take a pinch full and boil it in 2 ounces of water until golden. Drain out the seeds, then add a pinch of sugar. Let it cool down and give it to your baby warm.
  • Barley: Take whole grain barley and boil it in water until thickened. Take the broth and you can either give it to them like that or make their milk with it.

Does your baby cry when it’s bathing time?

  • Wrap your baby in a receiving blanket and uncover each part upon washing.

Is your baby cranky and crying a lot?

  • Take your baby a warm bath using Johnson and Johnson’s bed time bath and lotion.

Did your baby get his/her vaccinations?

  • Take baby Vicks and massage the area, then follow with warm compresses.

Are your stretch marks red, or pinkish color?

  • Take Vicks vapor rub warm it up in the microwave for a few seconds and rub on the stretch marks twice a day for a few weeks.

Having trouble producing milk after the baby is born?

  • Boil water and add chocolate powder and a pinch of cinnamon powder/a few sticks and drink it.

All parents comment any other tips you would recommend!

How to Deal with a Fussy Baby.

There are days when my daughter keeps me up with her crying and fussiness. Sometimes I feel like throwing her (LOL! Just Kidding). She cries after being fed, burped and cleaned (meaning diaper changed or bathed). A crying baby can be very intense and stressful. It can overwhelm you and make you react in a way you might not want to. We all go through that phase and some of us still don’t know how to deal with it.  These are a few things that have worked for me  when dealing with my fussy baby.

  • Take a deep breath.
  • Walk away. If it helps, leave your baby with someone else and go somewhere around the house where you can relax your mind for a bit.
  • Put some headphones on and listen to music for a few minutes.
  • A shower or bath can help relieve the stress.
  • Exercise. Yoga is extremely helpful to ease the stress.
  • Meditate
  • Go for a quick run or walk.

These are just a few tips.  Don’t feel like your a bad parent because you feel overwhelmed or stressed. It’s normal! These are things that come with being a human. Just remember to take a deep breath. All babies cry even after they’re fed, burped and cleaned. In the next post I’ll tell you a few tips on how to calm a crying and fussy baby.

Feel free to comment anything you did to help relieve your stress. 🙂