MiaMily Baby Carrier Review

Allow me to preface this review by saying one thing first: I have tried many different baby carriers since my son was born. This review compares the Miamily Hipster Plus baby carrier to about four other popular baby carriers and slings on the market. In short, I would highly recommend the Miamily Hipster Plus to […]

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Baby Beach Essentials

As residents of the Jersey Shore, when I was pregnant and creating my baby registry I had a lot of baby beach essentials on the list. I had various tents, special blankets for my kid to sit on, portable fans, etc. The list was extensive. Then when I finally had my baby and began bringing […]

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Dear Moms, Stop Scaring Moms-To-Be

Picture it: I’m eight months pregnant at my own baby shower, opening new bottle sets, baby outfits, nursery decorations, car seats, and various other baby goods. It’s a beautiful day. We are celebrating the new life that is going to be coming into the world within the next month by sharing food, cake, laughs, and […]

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Taking Childcare Opinions with a Grain of Salt

I find it interesting that we use the word “salty” as an adjective to describe someone who is upset over something small. Why? Because as a society we also say “take [that] with a grain of salt.” And that means not paying much attention to whatever the subject in question is. As a parent, one […]

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How We Weaned Our Baby Off of the Pacifier

Pacifiers are a heavily debated topic in parenting circles. If you don’t have children, that statement probably sound absurd, but it is true. There are theories about pacifiers preventing children from speaking on time, issues of dental development, and even nipple confusion. When our son was first born I was set on breastfeeding. I wanted […]

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Combating Postpartum Insomnia

Like so many other mothers that I know, sleep during pregnancy was difficult. Between the uncomfortable big belly, hot flashes, and urge to “nest” in the middle of the night, sleeping was not an easy task. I genuinely looked forward to the sleep I’d enjoy once our son was born. I wasn’t naive though: I […]

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My Favorite Places to Shop for Baby Gear

If you have a child or know anything about babies, you know there are tons of products out there for parents. There are so many different baby and childcare companies that specialize in different things and sometimes (most of the time) it is hard to decide what to try next. Personally, I think it is important […]

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My Least Favorite Baby Gear

This is Part II of a series about baby gear! Part I was about my favorite baby gear, and this Part II is about my least favorite.

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My Favorite Baby Gear

When I went to register for my baby shower I had no idea what I didn’t really need, and what I definitely did need. I’m a first-time mom so I guess that’s to be expected. In an attempt to help other first-time moms, I’ve compiled a small list of things I definitely needed, use almost […]

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