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  • Choosing the right glasses for your child

    I have been working on this post in my head, collecting information, knowledge and thoughts for as long as Lexi has had glasses. If you hadn’t read about HOW she got…

  • New Prenatal Screening by Natera

     This survey was sponsored by the new Panorama™ NIPT, created by Natera, that enables women in the first trimester of pregnancy to be screened for more than a dozen leading genetic diseases…

  • Self-Calming Technique for Toddlers

    I don’t know if this will work for everyone, but we have come up with a calming technique that really helps diffuse an upset that is about to turn into a tantrum. Around…

  • Breastfeeding Awareness Campaign on Daily Mom

    In honor of National Breastfeeding Awareness Month in August, we at Daily Mom are tasking ourselves to do our part by launching our very own Breastfeeding Awareness Campaign.  …

  • Cute Organic Toddler Underwear Round Up

    Lexi is 2.5 years old today, she has been potty trained since 22 months. She goes dry at night IF I make sure to put her on the potty before we…

  • Reader Question of the Month

    Hi Elena! What are some things I could/should be teaching my 18 month old? She is so active that is hard to get her to sit and pay attention, LOL. Thank…

  • Perfect Exercise Routine for Busy Moms

    UGH! Can I start this post with UGH? I really didn’t think I’d be here at this point, but whatever. Let me start from the beginning. Or actually let me start…

  • A Quick Disney Guide for Toddlers

    This post is catered towards walking 1,2 and 3 year olds and their parents who want a quick overview of things, and don’t have time to go in-depth. The guide is…

  • Creating a Green Playroom: Non-toxic Play Tents

    I have been slowly but surely designing and adding to Lexi’s playroom over the past year making it into a comfortable space that is also non-toxic. As always, the last part…

  • Sun and Fun: Konfidence

    Third post in the Sun and Fun series! For the other posts, go here: Submarine Kids Petit Crabe   KONFIDENCE I have mentioned Konfidence in passing, but I never really dedicated a whole…

  • Reader Question: Toddler Emotions and Tantrums

    I’ve been getting some questions over email and I normally don’t have time to answer non-urgent emails, so I thought I could kill two birds with one stone if I answer…

  • Sun and Fun : Petit Crabe

    Second post in the Sun and Fun series! For the other posts, go here: Submarine Kids Konfidence Petit Crabe is another one of those discoveries that I am super proud of 🙂…

  • Where was this 2 years ago????

    Ok, THIS is worth reposting! Oh how I wish I knew about baby hammocks when Alexis was born. Something tells me that is EXACTLY what she needed as a baby and I…

  • Sun and Fun: Submarine Kids

    I am super excited about getting this series started. Aside from the fact that we live in Florida with eternal sunshine, UV rays, SPF, UPF and swimsuits, I am just really…