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5 Strategies and Resources for Keeping Toddlers Screen-Free

Happy New Year friends! We hope all of you had a blessed holiday with your loved ones and we wish everyone peace, success, and happiness in 2018. Things are crazy busy here as we are preparing for a family vacation to Florida this weekend. I'll be honest, between the kids being sick early last month… Continue reading 5 Strategies and Resources for Keeping Toddlers Screen-Free

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Potty Training Before Age 2

Happy Monday friends! Our little hobbit just turned two years old last week (sobs) and we are getting ready to take potty training to the next level. I've struggled to write about this topic for a while now because 1) The first time I told someone I was potty training it felt like everything went… Continue reading Potty Training Before Age 2

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Five Baby Proofing Essentials

As parents, we can tell you that there is no greater joy than seeing your baby reach his or her first milestones. First solid food, first words, first steps...they all pale in comparison to that exhilarating moment when your child opens their first cupboard or drawer. Not! Depending on what you store in your cupboards… Continue reading Five Baby Proofing Essentials

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Bed-share, don’t care

Bed-sharing. It’s one of those things that elicits strong reactions of admonition from family members, co-workers, and total strangers alike. “You let him sleep in your bed?! You need to fix that!” I can’t tell you the number of times I have heard this and while it’s natural to feel doubt about parenting choices, I… Continue reading Bed-share, don’t care

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Reflections on a year of cloth-diapering

Our little hobbit turned one yesterday (where did the time go?!) and we have been reflecting all week on the year that has passed. It certainly wasn't easy. There were so many things we had to learn and many more sleepless nights but we loved every minute of our first year as parents. One of… Continue reading Reflections on a year of cloth-diapering

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Cloth Diapering Newbies: Part III

Time to dive a little deeper into the world of cloth diapering. In this post we will be discussing, in much greater detail, how to wash and dry cloth diapers, inserts, and wipes based on what has worked for us. The most important yet often overlooked step in diaper laundry is the daily maintenance of cloth… Continue reading Cloth Diapering Newbies: Part III

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Cloth Diapering Newbies: Part I

For all of you soon-to-be and current parents wondering what is the deal with CLOTH diapers, here is our spin. We will split this topic into several posts because let me tell you: There is a lot of ground to cover. Most of the useful information we found on cloth diapers came from Youtube. But… Continue reading Cloth Diapering Newbies: Part I