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Co-Sleeping Saved my Sanity

Initially, we didn’t want to co-sleep I was very opposed to co-sleeping with my baby. Our bed was ours. We got a crib and a bassinet and it was very important for us to have our own separate spaces. Turns out I was wrong.  Benefits of co-sleeping (for my family) Warmth: Like most low-income families, […]

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The Hurdle Between Infancy and Toddlerhood

I hear so much about the terrible twos and about how hard life is after bringing home a newborn, but there’s a stage hidden in between there that I don’t hear too much about – and it surprises me. I’m not sure what the doctors call this age specifically but it starts, for me, pretty […]

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Tummy Time Truths

Oh, Tummy Time, how my children loathe thee.  But it is a necessary evil.  Research shows that tummy time is the best way to get your baby to hit all of her milestones, from sitting up on her own to walking.    Here are 5 truths about tummy time that I have learned with my […]

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Top 5 Baby Shower Gifts

Fun Fact: Every season is baby shower season when you’re in your twenties! This month alone I have three baby showers, one of which is for a best friend and one is for my sister-in-law. Having my own little one I still plainly remember what was and was not a great gift.  I can’t guarantee […]

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