Presents For New Babies

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Who doesn't love to shop for a newborn?! There's nothing more special than a new birth, and bringing the baby and its parents a thoughtful, cute, and useful gift! Sometimes, it can be difficult though, especially if you've never had a baby yourself or if it's been a long time. But fear not, I've rounded up some perfect presents for new babies. These are sure to be a hit with … [Read more...]

My baby has walked into toddlerhood

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The best part of having more children is that it gives you perspective on all the things you did, and obsessed about, with your first child. With my first, I was obsessed, among a lot of other things, with getting her to walk. I wanted her to walk because everyone around me seemed so interested in whether she was taking her first steps. If walking was a milestone that … [Read more...]

5 DIY Halloween Costumes for Toddlers

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We don't celebrate Halloween in my house. But, last year, we kind of did start something that we promised our oldest daughter that we'd do again this year. We called it a "fall party." It was a party that was held in honor of the beauty of fall. I know, it sounds kind of lame, but it was really a lot of fun.We celebrated our special day by buying clearance Halloween candy … [Read more...]

My baby really likes solids

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I was “late” in starting my first daughter on solids. I started with regular offerings of purees at 8 months, reluctantly, because I wanted to make sure that she would breastfeed for as long as I had in mind for her to breastfeed, or at least until the age of two when all the experts in the books I was reading at the time recommended.But then I became pregnant with my … [Read more...]

Cool Traveling Gear for Cool Kids (and Babies)

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A lot of my posts recently have been reflective on my childhood, or summers in my childhood. I'm not sure why this is going on, but when I began thinking about how to title this post on cool gear to bring along for your kids on road trips, I, again, thought back to the road trips my family and I used to take every single summer. We had a minivan that was ahead of its time then. … [Read more...]