Motherhood · Style

Cute and comfortable shoes for babies and toddlers

My general shopping philosophy is to save where I can, but splurge when the quality of an item is better at a higher price point.  When it comes to kids clothes, there are plenty of stylish and affordable options to choose from.  With shoes though, I find that you typically get what you pay for.  Since the cost-per-wear ratio… Continue reading Cute and comfortable shoes for babies and toddlers

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Tips for traveling with babies and toddlers

  Traveling with young babies and toddlers is often stressful.  Here are some tips to help make the process easier so you can focus on having fun. Packing: Type and print a check list of all the items that you will need for the trip.   You can reuse this list for future trips.  Alternatively, you can… Continue reading Tips for traveling with babies and toddlers

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Baby essentials for the new mom

I remember being pregnant with my first baby and spending a good amount of time reading through Amazon reviews to figure out what the best baby products are.   I didn’t want to clutter up my home with nonessential baby paraphernalia.  I was also looking for the best combination of value, style,  and functionality.  Luckily,… Continue reading Baby essentials for the new mom

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Pumping tips for the new mom

In my previous post on breastfeeding, I talked about nursing tips.  In this post, I am focusing on pumping.  Some moms rely exclusively on pumping rather than breastfeeding for a myriad of reasons: their baby was preterm, they developed mastitis, or breastfeeding was not an option.  Regardless, pumping is essential for maintaining your milk supply,… Continue reading Pumping tips for the new mom