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The First Two Weeks + Baby Safety
Nov13

The First Two Weeks + Baby Safety

Whether you read every “What to Expect” book you could get your hands on or you took the we’re just gonna wing it route, you likely ended up in the same boat once baby was in your arms. The proverbial they know exactly what they’re talking about when it comes to having a baby: nothing can quite prepare you!  While of course we hope you jump right into motherhood (and there are a few unicorns who do), do not be dismayed if this feels...

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Fun With Food: Part 2… Toddler Edition
Oct07

Fun With Food: Part 2… Toddler Edition

The following is Part 2 of our Fun With Food Series collaboration with Dabney Poorter, the authority on all things NUTRITION! Follow here for Part 1: Food Introduction. FUN WITH FOOD: TODDLER EDITION. Dun-dun-dunnnnn.   Excuse me while I peak into your dining room at 5:30pm on a weeknight… Monday: Chicken nuggets with ketchup Tuesday: Corn dogs (the vegan kind, so they’re healthy right?) Wednesday: Hot dogs Thursday: Pizza OR...

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Fun with Food: Part 1
Sep04

Fun with Food: Part 1

The following is Part 1 of our Fun With Food Series collaboration with Dabney Poorter, the authority on all things NUTRITION! Follow here for Part 2: Toddler Edition. It’s often easier said than done, but try not to let food introduction stress you out. Starting solids is simply a building block of familiarity with eating in general. Today we are teaming up with Dabney Poorter for a two part series focused on baby and toddler eating....

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Back to School: Transitioning from In-home Care to MDO or Preschool
Aug14

Back to School: Transitioning from In-home Care to MDO or Preschool

We can’t believe it either, but Back to School is upon us. Follow the link for Back to School Sleep Tips, and keep reading if you’ve got a little one starting Mother’s Day Out or a new Preschool for the first time. Monogrammed backpack? Check. Coordinating lunchbox and sippy cup? Double check. Bedroll? Check, but HOW ON EARTH is my child going to sleep on this thing? Ha. We’ve all been there, and we will get to naptime tricks and...

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Making Room for Baby
Jul08

Making Room for Baby

Pregnant with first baby: You meticulously packed your hospital bag at 36 weeks. Just in case. Husband’s pajama pants included. Ya know, it gets cold in hospitals. Car-seat installed and safety check performed at 37 weeks. Seersucker car-seat cover to boot. Your birth plan is typed out, and you’re going to make it as long as possible without drugs, maybe even the whole time. Susie did it. I can totally do it.  Pregnant with second...

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Sleep Regressions: What’s a Parent to Do?
Jun05

Sleep Regressions: What’s a Parent to Do?

Yay! Baby sleeps through the night consistently now, and you feel totally comfortable with a grandparent or sitter putting them down for a date night. Mornings and nap-times predictably unfold, and you’re on cruise control. Who said babies were hard? You’ve got this in the bag. UNTIL THE SLEEP REGRESSION MONSTER COMES AND STEALS ALL YOUR JOY. While not all babies experience this dreaded life-sucker (ahem, rude), many do and it ain’t...

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