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BABY GIFTS

FUN + PRACTICAL EASTER BASKETS FOR TODDLERS

April 3, 2019
Toddler Easter Basket Gifts

What do you get for the toddler who has too much? I love holidays but hate when they mean we end up with a ton of random crappy toys that clutter up our house! The best gifts are both practical and fun. I like to use a variation of the holiday gift-giving strategy "something they want, something they need, something to wear and something to read." I do "something to play with, something they need, something for learning and something…

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ADD TO CART: BINXY SHOPPING CART HAMMOCK

July 27, 2018
binxy shopping cart hammock

Grocery stores have never been my favorite place. To be honest, grocery stores always gave me a ton of anxiety. Too many people. Too many carts. Too many choices. Then I had a kid and it was like adding a ticking time bomb to the equation. There was always some sort of meltdown as soon as we got into the checkout line, stuff pulled off of the shelves and half-eaten bananas thrown across the store. When I found out we…

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DOCKATOT: IS IT WORTH IT?

June 7, 2018

Lack of sleep has got to be one of the hardest parts of having a newborn. Sleep deprivation can be brutal and lead to maternal (and paternal) stress and anxiety. Luckily both of our children were decent sleepers, although for some reason none of our babies liked sleeping in their bassinet and they really don't like sleeping on their backs. We resorted to some not-so-safe sleeping habits with our first baby. We'd let him sleep in the carseat, prop him…

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WHAT I NEEDED FOR A SECOND BABY

June 4, 2018

One of the things I learned after having my first baby is that you don't really need a lot of stuff. Our house was cluttered with toys and unnecessary baby items from our first baby so the last thing we wanted was to add even more baby stuff to the clutter. For our new baby we made a concerted effort to be more thoughtful and intentional when it came to buying baby things. As a more "experienced" mom, I learned…

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