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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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Everything You Need to Know about Switching Baby from Crib to Big Bed
May07

Everything You Need to Know about Switching Baby from Crib to Big Bed

Moving baby out of the crib into the big bed leaves many moms with analysis paralysis. You know the feeling – Should we do it? Should we wait? What if they’re not ready? What if they’re scared? What if we do it too soon?All the questions flood your already cloudy Mom Brain and you overanalyze until the world looks level, but you never really make a decision. Sound familiar? We understand! However, sticking to a plan is far more...

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Travel Tips: Time Zone Changes, Ear Pressure, First Flight Jitters
Apr03

Travel Tips: Time Zone Changes, Ear Pressure, First Flight Jitters

Remember the days of waking up 1.5 hours before your flight, slinging stuff in a bag, coasting through security and never breaking a sweat? Yeah, us either. Insert life, jobs, babies and wrinkles (we included this one because, well, wrinkles), and travelling is a whole new ballgame. While we can’t ensure your alarm clock goes off or whether that 11th pair of wedges is necessary, we can ease a few anxieties revolving around travel with...

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Spring Forward and Summer Day Camps
Mar04

Spring Forward and Summer Day Camps

Despite what today’s temps might lead us to believe, Spring is around the corner. Longer days, warmer evenings, and brighter mornings all sound dreamy… unless you’ve got a little one with an internal clock to reset. Don’t worry though! Keep reading for fool-proof steps to Spring Forward like a boss: On Saturday, March 9th, put baby to bed at regular time. Move clocks forward one hour. On Sunday, March 10th, get...

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Products we LOVE!
Feb02

Products we LOVE!

Valentine’s Day is upon us, and you know what that means! In the spirit of the holiday, we are featuring products we LOVE. Don’t worry, while we wish we were getting paid to form this list, these are simply products we believe have earned some Nurse and Momma street cred (the best kind!), and we want to share the love. We LOVE this swaddle and this one too. We LOVE this sippy cup. We LOVE this swing. We LOVE this bouncy...

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