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  • Baby Signs

    I wanted to write a quick post ( as quick as this type of posts can be) about BABY SIGNS. I was first introduced to the concept by some TTC books…

  • Stroller Feature: Baby Jogger

    To see previous stroller reviews, use the following links: Mutsy 4Rider KiddyUSA City N Move BABY JOGGER…

  • This is what toddling looks like…

    The long awaited walking videos. As I wrote in the 11months post, Lexi started walking full time {with support} at 9 months and then with one hand + first independent steps…

  • Safe Toys Feature: Tiny Love

    If you missed the Toy Safety post, go back to read it here. I have a soft spot for Tiny Love. It’s the first company that I discovered that is conscious…

  • Memories, Dreams & Reflections: 2012

    Two years ago I was lucky enough to have a ton of time on my hands, a passion for photography and countless fun times. So when I participated in Ashley’s Memories,…

  • Alexis has a career in theater!

    {Edit: video is now uploaded below} I am not sure if every mother feels the same way, but while the traditional milestones are so much fun and cheered on and anticipated,…

  • Photography for Mommies: GEAR

    Today I will start a series of posts that are probably the most requested ones of all time.   Photography for Mommies (it’s like “photography for dummies” books, but it’s mommies.…

  • SAFE TOYS FEATURE: B TOYS

    If you missed the Toy Safety post, go back to read it here. B. TOYS are the most original toys that you will find on the shelves of toy stores. Aside…

  • A Non-traditional Gift Guide

    The holidays are coming up and I considered making a gift guide, but the truth is there are enough gift guides out there to render mine redundant. So I figured instead…

  • Baby Classes

    I completely spaced out with everything that is occupying my head right now and forgot to write about how our first baby classes went/are going. Let’s start with our swim classes.…

  • Garden Tea Party

    This is my favorite picture post of ALL TIME! Other Disney posts: Disney Trip 1 Disney’s Animal Kingdom: Trip 1 Disney’s Epcot and Magic Kingdom: Trip 1 Disney World with an…

  • SAFE TOYS FEATURE: APPLE PARK

    APPLE PARK {Read the first part about toy chemicals here} I remember when I first got our Apple Park toys when Alexis was still little, I became obsessed. I had never…

  • SAFE TOYS FEATURE: HABA

    Heading our SAFE TOYS FEATURE is HABA, a wooden toys giant! Haba, to me, is an exception to my “rule” that the bigger the manufacturer, the more careless about safety they…

  • Toy Safety {In Time for the Holidays}

    As we are approaching the most important holiday of the year (at least from a little kid’s standpoint), one might wonder if all those bright colorful toys that are routinely bought…

  • Disney World with an infant

    *** While I am continuing to work on the photo and story posts from our trip to Disney last month (among a million other things), I wanted to go over what…

  • Mother-Daughter Love

    *** I wanted to share this collage I made out of the photos I took of me and Lexi. These are so far my favorite photos together, and it was the…

  • How we share our parenting duties…

    *** {note: when I say WORK or STUFF to do- I mean actual work for the businesses we own,  that make us actual money. When I say BLOG WORK or BLOG STUFF, I mean work related to this…

  • Breastfeeding at 8 months: What it’s like now

    Please also read: BREASTFEEDING JOURNEY BREASTFEEDING PRODUCTS FOLLOW UP TO BREASTFEEDING POST BREASTFEEDING AT 8 MONTHS: WHAT IT’S LIKE NOW. Back when we were just starting out, breastfeeding was so hard,…