How to Make a Baby Cry in 9 Easy Steps

No matter what you do, let's face it- babies are gonna spend some time crying. 9 hilarious truths about babies from TheSaltyMamas.com. #babies #howtomakeababystopcrying #newborn #newborntips #adviceformoms #parentinghumor #momhumor

So maybe you don’t actually want to figure out HOW to make a baby cry. But I assure you, whether you want to or not, it’s going to happen- a lot. And as exhausted new moms, you can laugh or cry about it. Our babies chose to cry, but us? We choose to laugh. 

Okay, okay hear- me out. I’m not a total MONSTER. I don’t actually WANT babies to cry. But let’s face it, ladies and gentlemen, it doesn’t take a rocket scientist to figure out how to make a baby cry. Actually, the mere fact of trying to get a baby to STOP crying will probably show you a million more ways to make them cry in the first place.

I think we have this idea as mothers- especially new mothers- that babies aren’t supposed to cry much. We’ve been trained to think that crying means something is wrong, and that it is our job to figure out and fix said thing, in order to get a baby to stop crying. 

But if you’ve spent any amount of time with a newborn, you know there are other factors at play. Sometimes, despite our best of intentions and most tender loving care, we figure out how to make a baby cry- the hard way.

So for your reading pleasure, here are 9 easy ways to make a baby cry. 

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25 Hilarious Holiday Tweets

The best way to get through the holidays is to laugh at other parents' misfortune with these hilarious holiday tweets!

The best way to get through the holidays is to laugh at other parents’ misfortune. So we pulled together 25 hilarious holiday tweets to keep you going – and help you remember that we’re all just suffering through until December 26.

Unless your kids are getting toys that make  lots and lots of noise. Then the suffering is never-ending my friend.

So happy holidays to all the Salty Mamas and Papas that do it anyway because we love these little stinkers.

The best way to get through the holidays is to laugh at other parents' misfortune with these hilarious holiday tweets!

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#MomProblems: Holiday Edition

Holiday bustle got you down? You aren't alone, mama. Come laugh away the stress with TheSaltyMamas.com. #christmas #momproblems #momlife #holidaystress #happyholidays #christmasstress

Do you find yourself with a flurry of Holiday MomProblems on your hands this season? Between the Elf on the Shelf and the million gifts to buy, moms are finding that they are SLAMMED. The to-do list is never ending, and the requests to make more and more commitments seem like they’re never going to stop.

Between the Elf on the Shelf and the school functions, the gifts to purchase and then to wrap, and the endless amounts of cooking and baking that go on, you’re likely feeling as stressed as we are.

But never fear- you’re not alone. The Salty Mamas have been there and done that with pretty much all of the Holiday MomProblems you have. In no particular order, here are the things that are driving us crazy this holiday season.

Holiday bustle got you down? You aren't alone, mama. Come laugh away the stress with TheSaltyMamas.com. #christmas #momproblems #momlife #holidaystress #happyholidays #christmasstress

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Moms Guide to Surviving Kids and Daylight Saving Time

Arguably one of the worst things about kids is that many of them have an irrational hatred for sleep. The worst part of parenting is navigating all of the things that mess up our kids already delicate sleep cycles: teething, climate change. But the greatest of these is Daylight Saving Time. We here at The Salty Mamas firmly believe in keeping it real, so we won’t lie to you. Dealing with the time change is going to SUCK. BUT, there are a few things you might be able to do to help cope with the double trouble of kids and Daylight Saving Time.

Parenting is hard. Parenting during Daylight Saving Time is a nightmare. Here are some tips to help cope from The Salty Mamas! #daylightsaving #daylightsavinghumor #daylightsavingandkids #kidsanddaylightsaving #survivingdaylightsavingtime #dealingwithdaylightsaving #copingwithdaylightsaving #momlife #parenting #parentingduringtimechange #kidsandtimechange #dealingwithtimechange #kidssleepduringtimechange

Good luck, and we’re pulling for you.

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The Unwritten Rules for Parents During Open Gym

Help make tumbling a whole lot more fun for EVERYONE with these 6 simple rules! #opengym #tumbling #kidsgymnastics #toddlergymnastics #minigymnast #somersaults #summersaults #letsplay #playforkids #toddlerplay #YMCA #YMCAclasses #gymnasticsattheYMCA #itsfuntogototheYMCA

We love going to open gym with the kids. We love the energy our kids get our running and jumping and tumbling. We love watching our kids learn balance on the beam and strength on the bars. However, we do not always love that some people take the “open” part of open gym a little too far. With dozens of kids running around, it can turn a little Lord of the Flies real quickly without parents being involved. And while we’re generally team “Let the Kids Explore and be Kids” there are just too many kids at an open tumbling session for us to stick to this. To keep some order, we submit to you the unwritten rules of open gym:

Help make tumbling a whole lot more fun for EVERYONE with these 6 simple rules! #opengym #tumbling #kidsgymnastics #toddlergymnastics #minigymnast #somersaults #summersaults #letsplay #playforkids #toddlerplay #YMCA #YMCAclasses #gymnasticsattheYMCA #itsfuntogototheYMCA

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