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    15 Must Have Baby Products for the Beach ⛱

    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 Getting ready for a trip to the beach soon with a baby or toddler in tow? While the prospects of a vacation can certainly be exciting, sometimes vacationing at the beach with a little one can be challenging to say the least. The multiple applications of sunscreen, the eating of sand, the hauling of baby gear up and down stretches of beach can leave your vacation feeling more like a chore than a relaxing getaway…Well no need to stress. While…

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    Popular Baby Product Dupes that are Just as Good (or better) Than the Real Thing

    When you first think of motherhood, you may first picture those cute little baby booties and onesies. However, when you start to register for baby gear or actually buy to prepare for greeting your new little bundle of joy…you quickly start to realize what an investment having a baby truly is. I already shared my thoughts on what you really need to buy for baby versus what you can skip in The Ultimate Baby Registry Checklist: Must-Haves and What you Don’t Need for First Time Moms. However, I wanted to share some cheaper alternatives for products that many moms love that are as good as (or in some cases even…

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    How to Keep Toddlers Busy in the Car – Road Trip Toys & Activities

    Now that the world is beginning to open up again, many people are itching to take a vacation. Car rides with toddlers can be a nightmare if your little one doesn’t like their carseat…and even when they do, long drives are hard on everyone. Especially toddlers. Typically if your toddler isn’t happy on a road trip, no one is going to be happy. So how can you keep the whole family happy? I pulled together a list of some great toys and activities that will keep your toddler content for your big trip! Disclosure: Some links below are affiliate links. This means at no additional cost to you, I earn…

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    What to Pack in your Hospital Bag for a Planned C-section | Advice from a 2 time C-Section Mom

    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 What to Bring in your Hospital Bag for a Planned C-Section Well let’s start first with what not to bring in your hospital bag….everything and the kitchen sink. Some of the lists of what to bring to the hospital for giving birth that I have seen out there are quite ridiculous. You won’t be moving into the hospital, and anything that is a medical necessity will be provided to you. Save yourself the trouble and try to only bring things…

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    What’s the BEST Diaper? – I tested out 12 Popular Diapers so you don’t have to!

    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 I tested out 12 of the most popular diapers on the market today! I put each diaper through a series of tests, and ranked them on a scale of 1 (the worst) to 5 (the best) on four different factors: Absorption – How much liquid can it hold? (I tested this by piping 5 mL at a time of blue colored water on the diaper in the middle and continuing until the liquid started seeping through the other side or…

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    Egg-cited for Easter? Egg-cellent Easter Gift Ideas for Kids

    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 Looking for some ideas for what to fill your kid’s easter baskets with this year? There’s no denying that easter is an adorable holiday. All those cute baby bunnies and chicks and pastel colors. If you’re looking for some cute gift ideas for easter for your kid, well look no further…I’ve rounded up a list of some adorable suggestions that will have your kiddos absolutely egg-cited on easter morning. Top 10 Easter Gifts for Kids 2021 This Wooden Carrot Montessori…

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    The 10 Best Pacifiers for Breastfed Babies

    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 I recently published a post on the 5 Best Baby Bottles for Breastfed Babies. Given the interest in that post, I wanted to follow-up with some related info on the best pacifiers for breastfed babies. Just like with baby bottles, I would suggest trying out pacifiers to test out with your baby before stocking up on a lot of any particular pacifier. Babies tend to have their own preferences, and it’s nearly impossible to predict what they will like best.…

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    How to get Baby to Enjoy Tummy Time

    Disclaimer: This website does not provide medical advice in any way. Always seek the advice of your physician, you child’s Pediatrician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Notice: Some links shared are affiliate links. This means should you decide to click through and make a purchase, I will earn some money at no additional cost to you. 6 Simple Tips to Get Baby to Love Tummy Time So you’ve been told that you need to do tummy time with your baby. What is tummy time? How do you do it properly? And most importantly, how do you get your baby to…

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    Bubbsi Natural Coconut Oil Baby Skincare Product Review | Dreamy Soft Skin

    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 Bubbsi baby skincare review Bubbsi is a natural baby skincare line dedicated to creating clean skincare that works with a dash of fun. The adorable animal shaped bottles stand out among the “serious” clean skincare landscape. The line was developed by a mom of two named Sweta Doshi after her daughter developed Eczema. She searched for something natural and clean that actually worked, and she was disappointed with everything she tried. So she set out to create something herself. She…

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    5 Best Baby Bottles for Breastfed Babies

    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 The 5 Best Baby Bottles for Breastfed Babies Even if you plan on exclusively breastfeeding, the time may come when you won’t be around and need have someone else give baby a bottle. Breastfed babies can be very finicky when it comes to taking a bottle since it isn’t something that they are used to. It can be incredibly stressful leaving baby and worrying whether or not they will eat while you are gone. So it’s worth experimenting ahead of…