For a lot of new parents, bathing your newborn can be one of the more intimidating aspects of their care. Even experienced Pediatrician Anik Huffman Cockroft felt a little nervous about bath time when she brought her little one home: “Although I’d welcomed many new miracles into the world and handled them with aloha on a daily basis, there’s a whole new humility when you’re the parent (and my street cred with you guys went up too). It’s normal to feel a little overwhelmed about bath time. However, it can transform into a magical time of the day that you and your little one anticipate with delight.” Read More
The holiday countdown is officially underway, along with the stress of Christmas shopping to hurriedly cross names off our list. But—fear not, busy mamas! We’ve rounded up some of our favorite ideas for all your gifting needs. Unwrap our best ideas for all the lovely ladies and babies in your life this holiday season!
Giving Tuesday is upon us and I can’t believe it has been two years since we first launched our 1% for Hawaii program. And this year, we wanted to pour a little extra love into the spirit of this day by donating some of our blankets to families in need.
The time-honored tradition of Hawaiian quilt making has deep roots here in Hawaiʻi, as treasured family heirlooms. Whether you grew up with one in yourʻohana or admired them from afar, these keepsakes are a recognizable art form mastered by few but appreciated by all. With the help of master quilter Patricia Lei-Murray, our dream of creating a modern Hawaiian quilt for growing families has finally been realized. Read More
Preparing yourself for labor is a challenge in and of itself. You want to know what to expect, but also know to expect the unexpected. So we tapped in to our Coco Moon community to see what tips our mamas could share about the exciting, but often daunting task, of preparing for labor. Read More
Oh the hospital bag. What to pack? What not to pack? How soon to pack?No matter what side of the spectrum you’re on, we’ve got you covered thanks to our wonderful community of Coco Moon mamas. We gathered their insights and put together a list of essentials and bonus items that you can refer to as you pack that handy dandy hospital bag.
After multiple web searches, we couldn’t find much information on Hawaii’s hospitals and the experiences of giving birth in our local facilities. So we set out to create the first comprehensive guide to giving birth in Hawaii’s hospitals.
We spoke with 11 hospitals across the state and about 20 mamas to get information on policy and procedure as well as tips shared by mamas who have recently given birth in those hospitals. Whether you are located on Oahu or a neighbor island, we hope that this guide is useful to you and helps to ease some of the anxiety associated with the "unknown" of what it will be like at your local hospital.
In preparation for Fatherʻs Day, a few of our finest gift ideas and a means of celebrating the gracious gents in our life for all that they are and do for their children. Read More
A glimpse of life while raising a family on a remote island in the middle of the Indian Ocean - surfing, assisting guests, and eating dinner in the bathroom so as not to wake the baby. ;) Read More
A list of carefully curated, Hawaii-inspired gift ideas to pamper you magnificent mamas (or refer your partner to so they can help pamper you!) and support the local community!
Get to know the inspiring non-profit organizations Coco Moon is sponsoring in 2018 with our 1% For Hawaii Program in an effort to support ocean-themed foundations helping to care for the sea! Read More
A quick and easy guide from Happy, Healthy Baby to transition your baby to tasty, healthful solid foods Read More