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Staying At Home – Pro’s and Con’s – Planning Family

Staying At Home – Pro’s and Con’s – Planning Family. I was reading the article (see link above) and was reminded of a conversation I was recently having with one of my fellow moms and I were talking about. She

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Cloth Diapering a crawler

Now that I’ve been cloth diapering for over a year, I feel like I’ve learned quite a bit. I made quite a few mistakes along the way and fixed some problems, too. Knowing what I know now, I know exactly

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Potty training your infant

While at a play date at a park with my mommy group, Milan signaled to me that he wanted to go home so he could use the potty. I mentioned this to the other mothers and one of them looked

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Silikids Silipads – Knee pads for toddlers

In the blog post about my favorite baby shower gifts, I mentioned the Silikids Silipads. We still love them! The reviews on Amazon.com don’t show that favorable, but I must whole-heartedly disagree. It is true that sometimes they slip around.

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Recycling styrofoam packing peanuts

How many of us have gotten those packing peanuts and felt too guilty to just throw them in the trash?  Well, you’re in luck. You don’t have to any more. The Plastic Loose Fill Council has a recycling center location

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Which organic foods should you buy

By now, we should all know that buying organic food is best. But having a baby ain’t cheap. I try to balance it by buying organic foods that I know contain the most pesticides when grown commercially. Luckily, the Environmental

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My Lovey Boob

Remember Linus’ blanket that he carried around every where with him? Well, that was his lovey. Want to know what Milan’s lovey is? My boobs! I have tried to introduce a normal lovey to him since he was 3 months

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Quick Black Bean Curry

I desperately need to go get some groceries. Luckily, we’re going tomorrow. But tonight dinner was an on-the-fly creation that ended up quite good. We had some dumplings/gyoza from Trader Joe’s in the freezer so we knew that that would

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Friend or Foe by Melanie Green

Friend or foe? One of my dear friends recently went through a devastating ordeal – she lost not just one best friend but several! Read about it by clicking the link above.

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Toddler Place Mat

One of our favorite purchases since Milan has been eating solid foods is the Summer Infant Tiny Diner place mat. If you have a messy eater (and what baby isn’t messy?) then this is a must have! The suction cups

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