Before Baby Bonding
Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon did it. Kate Hudson and Matt Bellamy did it, too. In fact, a babymoon is one of the hottest trends among new parents to be. Are you ready to hop on the babymoon bus?
You are counting down the weeks until the big event and both of you are nervous about the whole thing– after all, once you held that positive pregnancy test you knew your lives were going to change forever. You may wonder if your relationship will be the same or if you will be able to handle all the new responsibilities. You may even feel like you need time to escape and get your mind cleared.
A babymoon is a newly coined term for a period of time both parents take to relax and spend quality time together before the baby is born. It is one of the biggest travel trends on the charts right now and can provide a solid foundation for the changes that are about to happen in both your lives. Planned to allow you to catch up on your rest, relax in your favorite environment, and give you time to reconnect and renew the romance, a babymoon can be anywhere from a tropical beach to a romantic country inn. Consider a babymoon the perfect getaway for you both.
Some things to consider
Before you decide on a week in a remote tree house lodge in the Amazon forest, there are some things that need to be considered.
This should not be the sightseeing adventure of a lifetime but a chance to cocoon and chill out before your baby comes.
It's not too late
Just because you are a week away from your due date doesn't mean you have missed out. Many new parents choose to wait until after the baby is born to take a few weeks away from reality and focus on becoming a family. There is a lot of wisdom in this– you won't be worrying about meals, laundry or visitors and you can spend your time getting to know the newest member of your family.
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