Start where you are. Use what you can. Do what you can. The greatest present you can give your babe? The gift of your time and emotional presence. Put down your smartphone (tips here), and set a timer that frees you from other obligations for a bit. Want to bond with baby but still need to get stuff done? Try babywearing, mommy + me-ing (bringing baby along to your favorite activities), and enlisting baby's "help." She's already your #1 fan. XO, TeamMotherly P.S. Our fave subscription boxes for babies here, when you need some "presents," too. Baby this week: Baby is refining her fine motor skills. Try this: Let your tot get a little messy with a new sensory experiences: Dabble in edible paints made from blended fruits and water + a pint-sized paintbrush. Messy fun is the best fun—and she's learning too.