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15 Fall Leaf Activities for Preschoolers (all of these are fun!)

Fall is definitely one of my favorite seasons.  The leaves change colors, you get out of the dreadful heat of summer (depending on where you live), and move into some nice, cool weather before it gets too cold. It’s an exciting time for kids too.  Halloween is around the corner, and before you know it, the holidays are here. But …

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11 Best Halloween Costumes for Baby Boy in 2020

Halloween will be here before you know it, and if you haven’t yet figured out what your little one is going to wear, you’d better do it soon! When your child is just a baby, Halloween really serves three purposes: 1) You get to admire how cute your baby is in a costume. 2) You get to take lots of …

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First Time Dad Tips: 10 Things You Should Know

Becoming a dad for the first time is pretty scary. Every day you find yourself facing issues you’ve never dealt with before. And not only are you dealing with a new child, but likely a new mother as well (I think most mothers would agree that this adds a layer of complexity to the father’s experience). The good thing is, …

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10 Amazing 1 Year Old Girl Birthday Party Themes (2020)

The first birthday is a special one. So much happens in that first year of life – for the baby and the parents – so it’s a milestone that tends to bring about big celebrations. When it comes to 1 year old girl birthday party themes, what are the options? Themes are a little bit easier when your kids are …

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29 Parents Reveal the Secret to Improving Your Baby’s Sleeping Habits

Image credit: http://www.babysleepsite.com Before you become a parent, you take sleep for granted.  After all, you can completely control how much sleep you get simply by adjusting your bedtime or wake-up time. After having a baby, however, sleep becomes this unknown variable in your life; it becomes this elusive concept that changes from night to night.  As a parent of an …

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10 Best Halloween Costumes for Baby Girl in 2020

With Halloween around the corner, we’re trying to decide how to dress our little girl for her first “real” Halloween (she was a newborn during her actual first Halloween, so we don’t really count that one). When your little one is just a baby, Halloween and the costumes are more for you anyway. She’s not going to remember it. But …

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How to Split Nighttime Duties with a Newborn (Even When Dad is Working)

Undoubtedly the single greatest challenge of raising a newborn child is something you’ve likely taken for granted your entire life: how to manage sleep. And no, not managing sleep for the baby: the baby will sleep whenever it feels like sleeping. Before becoming a new parent, you commonly hear two seemingly contradictory things: Newborn babies sleep all the time (somewhere …

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How to Get Your Toddler to Wear a Mask (without too much struggle)

We’re in the middle of a global pandemic where the general recommendation is for people to wear face masks when they’re out in public, especially when it’s not possible to socially distance.  This includes anyone aged 2 or older.  It’s easy enough to follow for most adults and older kids, but getting your toddler to wear a mask is a …

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12 Really Cool Ideas for Baby Nursery Signs (we LOVE all of these)

Ideas for Baby Nursery Signs

One of the most exciting parts of setting up the baby nursery is pick out decoration and signage for the wall.  There are a lot of directions you can go, whether it’s a sign with the baby’s name, a cute phrase, an animal or some other object that matches the theme of the nursery…there are so many options!  We’ve done …

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