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Four toys that’ll annoy the sh*t out of you, and one you shouldn’t be without!

My house is full of toys! I remember thinking as we prepared our home for a baby that we’d have a neat little corner in one or two rooms where toys would be kept and put away after each use. Books would stay in her room, because you only read books at bed time, right? […]

Period Perfect Panties…yes I just wrote that

It’s that time of the month and I’m just wearing underwear. No tampon, no pad..nothing! I was skeptical at first, but these period panties actually do work perfect. By now, you’ve probably heard about Thinx. Why? Because first off, their product is life changing and more and more women are spreading the word. Second, they’ve […]

10 Ways to Prepare Your Home for Baby

My husband owns both a construction company and a real estate firm here in Portland, Maine. He’s asked all the time what improvements to do or what do look for in a new home when a baby is on the way. Here is a list I wrote with his insight for him with his clients. Reliable […]

Gear for the Grandparents’ (or routine babysitter’s) House

My husband sponsored a Halloween party for infants and toddlers this weekend. The organizers asked if he could provide something for grandparents. So I came up with this list of things that a grandparent (anyone else) may want to have on hand if they are at least semi-regular babysitters. Here’s a list of things for […]

My Non-Toxic Baby

I’ve always been a health conscious consumer, but never to the extent I am now that I have a toddler running around. Trying to find non-toxic, BPA-free, phthalate free, PVC free, formaldehyde free, organic anything for your child takes a lot of work. Some may say I’m a little obsessive about it, but after reading […]

Packing for Beach Vacation with an Infant

I was looking forward to our annual beach vacation with a little different sense of excitement this year. Excitement in the more nervous sense of the word maybe. First order of business was packing. Here is what we brought, needed and my list of essentials. Packing: Clothes: Since we were checking bags anyway, I didn’t […]

Items I didn’t need for my infant

So there are scores of lists out there of things you need for your newborn/infant. But not as many lists of things that you really don’t need. Leading up to delivery day I was frantically buying everything anyone told me (even bloggers) I needed before the big day. First of all, remember that Amazon Prime […]

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