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Mockingbird Stroller Review

The Mockingbird stroller has officially hit the streets, and I’ve spent the last 3 weeks putting it through its paces. What makes this stroller stand out? For one, it’s a beautiful, high-quality chariot worthy of any mortal spawn. And two, it’s being sold direct-to-consumer for $350. A direct-to-consumer stroller? Brillant! (Or WTF does that mean?) Before we jump into all the different ways I tried to abuse it tested it out, here’s a brief business lesson: direct-to-consumer basically means the manufacturer sells directly to you, reducing costs […]

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Is Bakuchiol a Pregnancy-Safe Alternative to Retinol?

I can appreciate the despair so many pregnant women feel when they have to say goodbye to retinol. In case you aren’t familiar, retinol is a form of vitamin A that is touted by many as a skin cream miracle ingredient but most experts suggest staying away from it during pregnancy and breastfeeding. The good news, though, is that some skincare companies have claimed to have discovered a safe alternative with results similar to that of retinol, and that ingredient is (drumroll please…) bakuchiol. What in the […]

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Why Enso Rings are Awesome for Pregnancy and Beyond

Enso Rings Are Pregnancy Friendly Jewelry Many pregnant women will get to have the fun experience of trying to remove a ring from a finger that seems to have doubled in size over night, but the good news is, you don’t have to be one of them! Enso has created a collection of beautiful silicone rings that are perfect for pregnancy (and beyond) for so many reasons. What They’re Made Of Enso Rings are made out of flexible medical-grade silicone, which is easy to clean and can […]

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Great Gifts for a New Dad (or Dad-To-Be)

Whether it’s his first Father’s day or a gift to say ‘congratulations on fatherhood”, here are some of the most unique and thoughtful gifts for a guy becoming a dad. Great Gifts for New Dads (or Dads-to-Be): You Made Me a Dad Book This a sweet story that both dads and kids will enjoy. It’s a beautifully illustrated book that takes a warm look at the joys, fears, and responsibilities of being a dad over the years. You can find it here. Related: Library for a New […]

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Remedies for After Birth “Exit” Care

721 Shares A few of you have asked me to put a list together of tips on how to care for the good china after giving birth. So thanks to your suggestions, and what I found online, here’s the glorious list on how to get your tender bits back in order. Here are suggestions for after birth care: • Ice wrapped in a washcloth • Use a squirt bottle filled with water to rinse while you pee • Hold a clean pad firmly against the wound and […]

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Britax Marathon ClickTight Convertible Car Seat Review

Note: the chest clip was adjusted after this picture was taken. 🙂 There are a ton of incredible car seats out there on the market, so companies are constantly being pushed to find ways to stand out. Britax is no different, and they’ve managed to combine a few key features to create a car seat that addresses a couple of common complaints. In the Dual Comfort series, the Marathon ClickTight Convertible car seat makes a name for itself by combining safety with comfort and easy installation. How […]

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