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Bite-sized parenting and pregnancy guidance to help you care for your baby and yourself with confidence

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Hi, I’m Sharon Mazel.

I know that being a parent can feel overwhelming.

As a mom of four, I’ve been in your shoes. And as a parenting expert, author, and coach who has spent more than 25 years educating parents, I have the evidence-based tools to help you feel more relaxed, more confident, and more empowered as a mom or dad.

My goal is to give you the most up-to-date information along with actionable strategies in bite-sized formats to help you navigate pregnancy and parenthood with more confidence. I’ve helped hundreds of thousands of moms and dads figure out how to make the best parenting choices for their families, and I’m honored to help you along your parenting journey as well.

Why You Can Trust Sharon

Internationally recognized
parenting and pregnancy expert

Author of Bite-Sized Parenting
Co-wrote many What to Expect books

Hundreds of thousands of followers
on social media

Being a new parent can

feel overwhelming

I help reduce new mom and dad stress

My new book

The book for today’s
new parents

Bite-Sized Parenting: Your Baby’s First Year is the essential guide to what matters most to new parents–from sleeping and feeding to development and play and more, in an illustrated month-by-month format

“With easily digestible, evidence-based tips, parenting expert, author, and mom of four Sharon Mazel breaks down baby’s first year in this invaluable, deeply researched guide. From swaddling to tummy time to introducing solids, new parents will return to Bite-Sized Parenting’s month-by-month explanations and illustrations time and again. This useful resource should be on every baby registry.”

— Heather Cabot, author, award-winning journalist, and former ABC News correspondent

“Parenting is not one-size-fits-all and the challenges of a baby’s first year are unique whether it’s your first, second, or third child. Bite-Sized Parenting is the most accessible and least intimidating guide I’ve found to navigate these new baby adventures. Whether you are a visual learner like me or someone who likes to take a closer look at the details, this book has something for you. Practical advice offered in digestible, bite-sized portions, what more can a new parent ask for? Love it!”

— Myriam Sandler, founder of Mothercould

“Sharon Mazel’s Bite-Sized Parenting is a must-have for every expectant parent! Her easy-to-understand graphics are full of evidence-based information that will put every new parent’s mind to ease. Bite-Sized Parenting is the only book you will need to feel confident and thrive throughout your baby’s first year of life!”

— Liesel Teen, BSN, RN, founder of Mommy Labor Nurse

Bite-Sized Parenting has the answer to all of the ‘is this normal?’ questions you have during the first year, without making parents feel stressed that they’re doing things wrong. It is the perfect handbook for new parents to navigate the first year with trustworthy and relatable advice!”

— Kacie Barnes, MCN, RDN, founder of Mama Knows Nutrition

Bite-Sized Parenting: Your Baby’s First Year by Sharon Mazel is a must-have resource for new parents. This comprehensive book covers all aspects of baby development including sleep, feeding, gross motor, fine motor, communication, and cognitive development. Using clear explanations and visuals, this book is organized by age, making it easy to find information specific to your child’s stage. Whether you are a first-time parent or an experienced one, Bite-Sized Parenting is sure to provide valuable insights and practical tips to care for your baby until their first birthday.”

— Dr. Allison Mell, PT, pediatric physical therapist, founder of Tots on Target

Sneak Peek into Bite-Sized Parenting

I’ll help you focus on what’s important so you can :


Choose what works best for you and your baby


Feel less overwhelmed as a parent


Feel confident and empowered as a mom or dad


Go beyond just “surviving” your baby’s early years


Know that you’re doing what’s best for your family

Parenting Resources

Helping you feel

empowered as a parent

Baby & Tot Schedules


Sample schedules and important information about daily routines for the first year and the toddler years so you can add more structure to your day.

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Playing With Baby


Take the guesswork out of playing with and stimulating your baby. Comes with strategies and activities for your little one at every age and development stage, along with toy recommendations links.

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Newborn Prep Course


A self-paced 2-hour video course that will teach you everything you need to know about caring for your new baby

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Recommended Products List


All my recommended parenting products from baby gear and feeding supplies to breast pumps and baby books (and everything in between)

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1:1 Parenting Coaching


Guidance for any parenting or pregnancy topic—sleeping, feeding, behavior, toilet training, pregnancy, fertility—you name it!

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The Ultimate Newborn Checklist

The must-haves, the nice-to-gets,
and the definitely don’t-needs

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The Complete Hospital Bag Packing List

What you’ll need (and what you won’t)
when you give birth

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Preparing Your Toddler for a New Baby Sibling

Strategies to prep your toddler (and yourself)
for the arrival of a new baby

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What moms and dads
are saying about Sharon

“Thank you for being the most informative and non-judgmental parenting expert out there. You have eased my worries, answered my questions, and educated me in a way I could have never imagined. I’m a better and more confident parent because of you.”

“Your course is phenomenal. Love you and your page. Such a blessing in baby and Mama education!!!”

“Sharon is the most supportive, humble, and knowledgeable person in the parenting space. She has played a massive role in me succeeding in this whole parenthood journey!”

“I absolutely love your page and recommend it to everyone because there is no one else out there that I can trust in the way that I do with you. Thank you from the bottom of my heart.”

“I always feel such relief and reassurance when I speak to you!”

“We met twice for coaching and your advice on how to get my baby to sleep without a bottle helped tremendously. She was “trained” quote within a few days!!”

“I’m so obsessed with your toy guide. There are just so many options of toys and activities out there it’s hard to figure out what is actually best for my baby. Your guide does a great job doing that.”

“All your information on social media and in your resources (especially your course!) are so helpful and easy to understand, especially as a first time mom.”

“I can’t imagine going through pregnancy and baby’s first year without all your guidance.”

“My partner and I love all your content. It has been so helpful and easily digestible as we raise our firstborn.”

“Your posts, guides, and blogs have helped me and my mom friends so much through this journey.”

“Your coaching has been a lifesaver. Our son is doing great and sleeping a solid 11.5 hours each night. I never thought it possible but your amazing step-by-step guidance was so helpful.”

“As a first time mum your page has been so helpful to know what to expect. I’ve read through your advice on many sleepless nights and it’s always so reassuring.”

“I’ve been following you since the day I found out I was pregnant and I can’t thank you enough for all the tips. Let me tell you, my baby is a “Sharon Mazel” baby all the way!”

“Massive massive fan. My wife and I have a new baby and your page and guides have been a savior.”

“Your course is literally life changing.”

“Thank you for doing all you do. It truly shows your heart and your true intentions to help parents. All your parenting help is amazing.”

“You helped me through pregnancy, a traumatic birth experience, and now raising my little guy. Thanks to you I have a place to go and check information when I feel inadequate or confused.”

The Ultimate Newborn Checklist

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