How Can I Keep My Baby Warm In The Pool?

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Babies can be very sensitive to temperature changes.  And often their little bodies respond with skin color changes immediately. The first time I saw my baby chilly, it was a little disturbing…he literally looked blue! Living in Texas, we appreciate a trip to the pool on a warm day.  It is one of the few […]



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My Baby Insists on Being Held for Naps

My Baby Insists on Being Held for Naps

My baby wants to be held all the time! It happened to me with my first.  On one hand, I had waited so long to have him, I was thrilled to hold him day and night.  On the other hand, at some point…I needed to sleep! We settled into a system where he slept in […]



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How To Keep Baby Occupied All Day

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How do I keep my baby occupied all day?  It was a question that I asked myself about a million times during the 9 months leading up to my firstborn’s birth.  I mean, they are a baby!  They don’t DO anything! Keep Baby Occupied Once the baby came, the first few months were completely filled […]



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5 Ways your Preschooler Can Help with the New Baby

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Here are a few tried and true ways your preschooler can help with the new baby. Welcoming a new baby can be a challenge for older siblings.  When I was pregnant with my second child I worried, as many of us do, about how my son would handle the transition.  I realized that my preschooler […]



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Simple Baby Games: Think Outside of the Box!

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My son adores simple baby games. In fact, he’s taken several boxes from around the house and tried to play this game again!  We’ve played spinning baby games with him before, but this was even easier to set up.  All I had to do was flip over a box. My one-year-old has learned the joys of […]



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15 {Precious} Homemade Gifts for a 1 Year Old

15 homemade gifts you can make for one year old babies. Great ideas for older kids to make for their younger sibling too

Homemade gifts mean a lot, they mean you spent your time and your energies on the person you are creating the gift for.  And for young children you can often get the same thrill with a simple mom-made gift as you can with elaborate and often expensive toys.  For even more ideas check out our […]



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Top Pinterest Boards for Babies

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Here are our picks for the Top Pinterest Boards for Babies.  Babies love to play and I love Pinterest! This past week we have been focusing on babies, ways that they develop play, and activities for our one year olds.  I Love how I am able to go find inspiration of ways I can connect […]



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Games for Baby: Muffin Tin Fun

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I love making toys out of  random things we have around the house.  I also love repurposing the toys we do have, mixing up parts etc. Often some of the actual toys become much more fun when mixed with some of the non-toy items. The other day it occurred to me that those little plastic […]



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Mom: Bonding

While pregnant with my first son, I read everything I could find concerning babies. I wanted to be über prepared. Let’s all take a break for a good chuckle. There was, however, one question for which I could never locate the answer. A topic that was so dark and scary that no book would broach […]



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Easy Solution for Colicky Baby: Make them Poo

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My oldest child had horrid gas and was colicky for her first few months.  My husband and I remember hours of pacing, desperate for a solution to her discomfort.  We eventually found one!  Someone showed us how to press her knees into her chest and help our little girl release extra gas.  With our subsequent […]



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