Babies

Are you struggling to keep your little one content? Ever notice that there are certain times of the day when your baby seems to be inconsolable? Can’t get your baby to take a nap? Are you losing confidence in your abilities to soothe your baby when she’s crying? When you don’t know what to do, […]

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All 4 of my babies were on a predictable and easy schedule one week home from the hospital–NOT. Our first babies were twins and I stumbled around for 3 months trying to figure out what to do with them all day and night long. There are too many opinions on the subject of baby schedules. […]

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In a previous post, I recommended cloth diapering. However, I am no expert in this area. The choices are overwhelming and I don’t have personal experience. If only I could do it all over again… Don’t fret, I found a fantastic resource this week on one of my favorite blogs! Tsh over at Simple Mom […]

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Are you struggling with how to get your toddler to eat healthy foods? As your baby starts talking and eating table food, there ensues a power struggle like no other. You have had the pleasure of feeding her what you want to feed her for months. Now, she has decided to rebel against all of […]

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting! You may be familiar with the following signs of teething: irritability, drooling, sleeplessness, biting or chewing on everything, low-grade fever, diarrhea, ear pulling. We feel so helpless when our babies are in pain, but be careful about turning to […]

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Babies are such tiny little people, but they require a lot of stuff. I’m talkin baby gear. Here’s my version of a new baby checklist with no fluff. Crib (& mattress). There is so much to choose from, but make sure you don’t go crazy and spend too much money. Remember, it is a temporary […]

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There’s a lot of controversy surrounding the Environmental Working Group’s report “No More Toxic Tub”.  The report highlights a study focusing on baby care products and dangerous ingredients. If you do a Google search for “toxic tub” or “toxic baby products”, you’ll find support for both sides of the argument. I’ve talked to lots of […]

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One of my favorite things about being a mom is reading to my children. There is something inspiring about reading to children. They are so open and ready to take in the story. I love showing my baby colorful pictures and seeing  his eyes light up when he recognizes a dog. I love reading to […]

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Our excitement over baby gear can make us a little crazy. Unfortunately, new parents are a great target for advertising. We want our new little one to have the best, safest, most fashionable things. The truth is that babies do not need very much. Here are 10 things to avoid: Fancy Crib Bedding. Out of […]