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Activity #575: Make a taggie monster

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How cute is this DIY softie? Our new bloggy and RL (that’s, real life people!) friend Wendy made this adorable “taggie monster” for her baby son, Auggie, and it was too flipping adorable not to share.

Apparently the design came to her in a dream. Cool. Milo is in a very loving phase...

Does your baby need a better name story?

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I named my sons Holden, Milo, and Sawyer because I liked the sound of each of the names with our (in my opinion, hard-to-work-with) surname and, to a lesser degree, each other.

Not the best story, huh?

As I was speaking to some friends last night, another mom gave the “because we liked the sound of it” reason for her son’s...

Surprising songs that soothe babies

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I owe a shred of my sanity to Ben Gibbard. My baby is calmed more than anything when I play the band Death Cab for Cutie. I discovered this trick quite by accident when driving my screaming eight-week old home from a playdate (more mine than his) and he fell silent by the third song. Once the music...

Something funny: Mother-in-law edition

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You tell me, funny or not? In the spirit of laughing more in 2013, I wanted to pass along this unsolicited-parenting-advice joke from an anonymous rookie mom friend via Housewife for Hire.

Best gifts for a one-year old

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One year olds will make anything a toy — like that tube of butt cream or disposable coffee cup you keep trying to throw away — but since those don’t make the best birthday presents, we have some ideas for you. Here are our favorite go-to best gifts for a one-year old:

If you want a gift for under...

Five Tips for Putting Your Best Face Forward

by Here are 5 easy steps to help you getting ready for the start of school! Get ready to be new, revived, and surprise all your friends by your brand new look! You will find items listed below that will help you take care of your body, face, acne, control your oil, remove the toughest make-up with these

Slide Show

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Annie was invited to a birthday party this past weekend at one of those cool all-indoor kid play zones. It had a bounce house in one corner, train sets in another, tons of ride on cards, and a giant two-story clubhouse....

Boot Stompin’

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This is her new favorite dance move, and I can’t get enough of it.

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Icicle

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Our house has these wonderful vaulted ceilings that make everything bright and airy. 95% of the time, this is a good thing. The other 5% is when it’s cold. And I know some of you will say “BAH it’s not cold...

Icicle

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Our house has these wonderful vaulted ceilings that make everything bright and airy. 95% of the time, this is a good thing. The other 5% is when it’s cold. And I know some of you will say “BAH it’s not cold...

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