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Where to Find Fabric Face Masks for Toddlers

Finding a fabric face mask for your toddler and/or small kid isn’t easy. There’s sizing issues, comfort issues, and the fact you can’t try them on or return them if you figure out they won’t work for your little. In an attempt to give you the best shot at success, here are a few tips and tricks to finding a cloth face mask for your toddler or small kid. When do kids start wearing masks? The CDC is currently recommending kids over the age of two wear […]

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The Best Llama Baby Stuff

Llamazing stuff for baby! It looks like llamas might be dethroning unicorns as 2020’s “it” animal, so here’s a round up of the best llama baby stuff out there. Halo Muslin Sleepsack Halo’s llama patterned sleep sack provides an extra layer of warm and cozy comfort to your baby while they snooze. This 100% cotton sack can be opened from the bottom for easy diaper changes and gives your baby space to move their little tootsies without kicking off their blanket.  Get your Halo Sleepsack here. Skip Hop […]

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Baby Product Safety Standards: Who Regulates What?

If you’ve ever wondered who’s in charge of making sure the products you’re using on your baby are safe, you’re not alone. The information around baby product safety is ever-evolving, and sometimes a product parents swear is a lifesaver one day is considered a ticking diaper bomb the next. If you’re in the dark about what acronyms like “ASTM”, “CPSC”, “JPMA” and “AAP” stand for and what in the sweet hell they’ve got to do with baby safety, we’ve done some digging so you don’t have to. […]

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Baby on a Budget – the Barest Bare Essentials

5.6Kshares I love websites that list the essentials baby items you’ll need and list a wipe warmer. I’ve got nothing against wipe warmers but I’d hardly call them a necessity when you have a baby and they are certainly not a necessity if you are having a baby on a budget. So I decided to make my own list and try to figure out what is the least you could get by with and not lose your mind. I mean, sure, we could all forgo the toys […]

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Best Baby Monitor Buying Guide

2.7Kshares Baby monitors are great because you can get anything from a basic cheap and cheerful one to a super-surveillance high-tech model that monitors your child’s every hope and dream. They’re all pretty nice because they give you the option of keeping tabs on your baby while you’re in another room – which means you can shower or binge-watch Netflix without worrying about phantom baby cries. If you’re feeling overwhelmed by the options, here’s a good way to break it down. You basically have three types to […]

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Best Winter Baby Gear – Dressing Your Baby for Cold

There’s a lot to think about when dressing your baby for the cold weather. How many layers should they be wearing? Is that outfit safe for the car seat? How will you know if they’re cold? How will you know if they’re too hot? What’s the best winter baby gear out there to keep them somewhere in between? We’ve got a few tips to answer all of these questions, as well as just what the heck you should put on your baby for all kinds of winter […]

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Finding the Best Infant Car Seat

When it comes to baby car seats, it might feel like you’ve got a million and one choices to make. So I’ve put together a little list to get you started. Start with the Basics: You basically have three styles to choose from for your newborn: infant car seats, rear-facing convertible car seats or all-in-ones. All are considered safe, but let’s break down the differences between these three types of seats. Infant Car Seats These seats are the traditional ‘bucket’-style seats that only face the rear of […]

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Best Baby Subscription Boxes

There’s no denying it. Getting something in the mail that isn’t a bill or a parking ticket is almost as exciting as clocking in a full night’s sleep. If you’re on a mission to increase your happy mail, we’ve got a list of 12 subscription boxes for baby stuff that your little one is guaranteed to go gaga over. We’ve even sorted them by cost to help find a box in your price point! The 12 Best Baby Subscription Boxes Out There Great if you’re tired of […]

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Medela Freestyle Flex – Small, Mighty, and Mobile

Small and efficient is the name of the game when it comes to pumping on the go, and Medela’s newest pump, the Freestyle Flex, highlights these two essentials in a smart, simple design. This is Medela’s lightest pump yet. Roughly the size of the palm of your hand, and weighing in at just under a pound, the Freestyle Flex is easy to carry around and stash once you get to wherever your day takes you. It’s small size also makes it possible to put in pocket while […]

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Black Friday Deals 2019: Pregnancy & Baby Products

For the fastest updates, be sure to join my Facebook group. Affiliate Disclosure: Many of these are affiliates which means I get an email ahead of time with threats of death if I publish them early.  I also get a small commission if you buy through the link (there is no extra cost to you). If you do shop through these links, I REALLY appreciate it –  I get a commission on everything you buy in that session (even if you don’t end up buying the thing I posted with […]

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