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    The Best Baby Push Toys – Learning Walkers for your Baby

    Disclosure: Some links below are affiliate links. This means at no additional cost to you, I earn a small commission if you decide to click through and make a purchase. There is nothing quite like those days when your baby is almost to that toddler phase, but not officially toddling. I remember waiting so eagerly for that big milestone with both of my children…trying to teach them to walk by holding their hands and encouraging each step. If you are in that time right now, this is the perfect time for introducing a push toy to give them something to hold on to while building up that walking confidence. A…

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    July 2020 Update – Parenting During Lockdown Life

    Disclosure: Some links below are affiliate links. This means at no additional cost to you, I earn a small commission if you decide to click through and make a purchase. It’s been awhile since I have published an general update on how we are doing. I’ve spent the last few months trying to remain positive and optimistic. Especially since I know we are incredibly fortunate for so many reasons right now. I have job where I work from home even when there isn’t a pandemic. I still have my job when so many do not. We have the option to stay at home and keep the kids at home. So…

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    Top Toy Brands for Babies and Children – Our Favorite Toy Brands

    Disclosure: Some links below are affiliate links. This means at no additional cost to you, I earn a small commission if you decide to click through and make a purchase. Top Toy Brands for Kids & Babies If you’re anything like us, after having children your house has quickly become filled over the years with cheap toys that inevitably break or toys that were quickly discarded and never played with again. So today I wanted to share some of our favorite toy brands (along with some of our very favorite toys from those brands) so that you can hopefully have better luck and avoid some of our mistakes. Having educational…

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    Looking to Beat Quarantine Boredom and Encourage Learning through Play? The Best Toddler Activity Box Subscriptions

    Disclosure: Some links below are affiliate links. This means at no additional cost to you, I earn a small commission if you decide to click through and make a purchase. If you are anything like us, you’ve been stuck in the house for the last several months hiding away from the coronavirus. Schools and summer camps around us have been closed, so I have been looking for every opportunity to continue to encourage learning through play for my two littles. In doing so, I’ve compiled this list of the best activity subscription boxes currently out there.  Best Toddler Educational Box Subscriptions KiwiCo Koala Crate I actually wrote a full review…

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    Yumi Food Review

    If you’re a busy working mom or a stay at home mom with multiple children, making your own baby food can be a hassle that you don’t always have the time to deal with. Of course, we all want our growing babies to have the best healthy options even when we are short on time. To meet that need, a slew of clean organic baby food delivery services have cropped up over the past several years. One of the most popular is Yumi. But is it any good and is it worth the cost? Yumi Cost First things first, no matter how you slice it, it is always going to…

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    Little Adventures – Toddler Costume and Dress-Up Review

    Disclosure: Some links below are affiliate links. This means at no additional cost to you, I earn a small commission if you decide to click through and make a purchase. If there is one thing my daughter is all about these days, it is dresses…twirly dresses, princess dresses and any dress with a rainbow or unicorn. She literally does at a bare minimum 3 outfit changes a day. So I was super excited find Little Adventures washable, comfortable, quality-made dresses. I thought they looked cute, but was curious how they would hold up to her messy rough and tumble play. I also wanted to see whether or not they would…

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    Newborn Tips & Tricks for First Time Parents

    Disclosure: Some links below are affiliate links. This means at no additional cost to you, I earn a small commission if you decide to click through and make a purchase. Thinking back on when we first brought my daughter home, there are so many things that could have made life easier if only we had known. As they say, experience is the greatest teacher, but if you are about to become a parent for the first time, here are a few tips that just might make those early days a bit easier. My Top Newborn Tricks and Tips – What I wish we knew before we brought baby home 1.…

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    The Best Subscription Boxes for Kids: My Honest Review of the KiwiCo Activity Crate

    Disclosure: Some links below are affiliate links. This means at no additional cost to you, I earn a small commission if you decide to click through and make a purchase. With the majority of children’s preschools and schools being closed, many parents are looking for hands-on learning activities to keep their children engaged and learning. We tested out the very popular KiwiCo activity crates to see if the subscription is worth the cost. What is KiwiCo? So what exactly is KiwiCo and what do their crates offer? KiwiCo is a company that creates and sells activity/project crates for children all of all ages (they list activities appropriate from age 0…

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    Modern Baby Memory Books – Our Top Baby Book Picks for Both Boys and Girls that you’ll Adore

    Disclosure: Some links below are affiliate links. This means at no additional cost to you, I earn a small commission if you decide to click through and make a purchase. Top 10 Modern Baby Keepsake Books Artifact Uprising – The Story of You The “Story of You” is a premium linen fabric bound baby book that is foil stamped on the front with the words “Here Begins the Story of You”. It comes in 7 different color options, so it works well for both girls and boys. I personally used this book for my second, and I honestly love it so much. Each month it gives a series of prompts…

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    Best Places to Sell Used Baby Items for Cash – Clothes, Toys, Gear, and Books

    If you are anything like us, your kids are constantly outgrowing their clothes, baby gear and toys. Seeing as it all cost a small fortune, it’s great to get some of that money back by selling it. We have given some items away to family and friends, but many items we have resold. If you are in the same boat, here are the best options we’ve found for selling used baby gear and baby clothes for cash. Facebook Marketplace Facebook marketplace has gained a lot of traction over the last few years. It can be used to post an item for sale in your local area (much like Craigslist, OfferUp…