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5 Things to Carry in Your Summer Baby Bag

5 Things to Carry in Your Summer Baby Bag

Summer is finally in full swing, which means the heavy coats, gloves, scarves, and all the extra stuff that my family needs to keep warm in the colder months of the year are now a distant ...

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How to Shop Farmers Markets to Prepare Kid & Allergy-Friendly Meals

How to Shop Farmers Markets to Prepare Kid & Allergy-Friendly Meals

Today’s post is courtesy of Nicole Ledoux, co-founder of 88 Acres, a healthy snack company: I was raised on a farm in Central Massachusetts. It’s where I learned about food and it has had the biggest ...

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Becoming an Accidental Food Entrepreneur

Becoming an Accidental Food Entrepreneur

Today’s post is courtesy of Nicole Ledoux, co-founder of 88 Acres, a healthy snack company: I had never known anyone with food allergies before meeting my husband on Match.com. On our fourth date, his meal was ...

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A Survival Guide for Teething

A Survival Guide for Teething

Just a few weeks ago I wrote about how I’d been wondering whether my son was ever going to get his first tooth. Well, it’s crazy how quickly things can change in babyland. My son’s first tooth has popped ...

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Tips for Babyproofing Your Home

Tips for Babyproofing Your Home

Baby on the Move: 4 Tips for Babyproofing Your Home Phew! I’m already exhausted from chasing a crawling baby around the house and my daughter hasn’t even started walking yet. I was definitely caught off guard ...

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Kids’ Grocery List – How to Buy Healthy Food for Children

Kids’ Grocery List – How to Buy Healthy Food for Children

These days I’m finding it increasingly more important to stock our fridge and cupboards with healthy food options. When the children were babies and toddlers, my husband and I made many, if not all, of ...

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Living on the Edge: Teaching Toddlers to Use a Knife

Living on the Edge: Teaching Toddlers to Use a Knife

“Be careful! Watch your finger! I can’t even watch this!” My husband sat on the edge of his seat as my 3-year-old son recently cut some sliced apples into cubes. After graduating from using a ...

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Water Safety When Your Child Shows No Fear

Water Safety When Your Child Shows No Fear

There is no parenting job I take more seriously than water safety. You may describe me as hyper-vigilant when it comes to water safety tips. I have good reason to be – my 3-year-old son. From the ...

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Can Outdoor Chores Curb Aggressive Behavior in Kids?

Can Outdoor Chores Curb Aggressive Behavior in Kids?

Can outdoor chores curb aggressive behavior in kids? This Washington Post article about why kids are getting more aggressive on the playground caught my eye recently. In the article, the author discusses a recent ban on ...

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Tips for Baby’s First Bath

Tips for Baby’s First Bath

There are so many “firsts” to experience in the early weeks after you bring your new baby home from the hospital. One of those firsts that many of our bloggers remember being nervous about was ...

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