Monthly Archives: November 2010

Stokke Tripp Trapp

Created in 1972, the Stokke Tripp Trapp has been around for nearly 40 years—and with good reason. Its unique design allows it to truly grow with the child, providing comfortably seating and sufficient support for occupants from 6 months of … Continue reading

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AGE Design HiLo

You guys, AGE Design’s HiLo is so smart. It is seriously the easiest-to-clean highchair you’ll every come across. Aside from the sharp looking wooden legs, the highchair is made up of a singular piece of high quality, non-slippery plastic material … Continue reading

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Boon Flair

Written by: Tim November 30 2010 Highchairs are a necessary evil when raising kids. They provide a safe place for my children to eat while preventing tumbles from the “big kid” chairs. However, every model I have ever used is … Continue reading

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Welcome to the jungle

Written by: Candace November 30 2010 Ready to take a walk on the wild side?Try this funky jungle nursery on for size. Great for a boy or a girl and loaded with bright colors, it's be the perfect bit of … Continue reading

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P&N Holiday Gift Guide: All he wants for Christmas

Written by: P&N November 28 2010 Okay, so you didn’t get all of your shopping done on Black Friday. At least you made it out alive, right? Wondering what to get your newbie for Christmas when he’s still too young … Continue reading

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Your little turkey

Written by: P&N November 27 2010 Today may be the first day of the deal you made with yourself to eat only salads and fruit up until Thursday. I wish you luck. Stay strong. If you’re looking for something to … Continue reading

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Diaper duty

Written by: Candace November 26 2010 I’ve been cloth diapering my little guy for a little over a year now and some of my all-time favorite diapers are the easy-to-use Hybrid diapers by GroVia. GroVia Hybrids allow the user to … Continue reading

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Baby Bjorn Travel Crib Lite

Written by: Sarah November 24 2010 When I pulled my new BabyBjorn Travel Crib Light out of its box, I was extremely impressed. First of all, it was really lightweight (only 11 pounds!), not semi-lightweight-but-sort-of-heavy like I’ve found with some … Continue reading

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A little bit of coffee goes a long way

Written by: Sheri November 24 2010 Have I expressed my love of coffee on this blog? I do love it.Not just the taste, but the experience of a warm cup in my hands, the earthy smell of the beans, the … Continue reading

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Oh, beautiful

Written by: Candace November 23 2010 I love antiques, but when it comes to children’s spaces antiques are not always appropriate. The possibility of lead paint makes me a little too nervous to use real antiques in any space that … Continue reading

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Shoe wee

Written by: Candace November 19 2010 The only thing cuter than a tiny pair of shoes is the sweet feet that are in them. If you guessed that I’m a sucker for baby shoes then you are exactly right. Charlie … Continue reading

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PJ and B

Written by: P&N November 17 2010 So maybe my lack of sufficient sleep is my inspiration: Pajamas and bed. It’s cold at night; it’s cold in the mornings—don’t you just want to be comfy and snug under the covers? If … Continue reading

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Magnificent Baby Layette

Written by: Heather November 17 2010 It’s true! Magnificent Baby’s layette is attractive. Literally. Instead of boasting bajillions of pain-in-the-you-know-what snaps, these bodysuits, rompers and gowns have tiny magnets sewn inside them to make dressing a snap—er, magnet. I think … Continue reading

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A chill in the air

Written by: Sheri November 17 2010 It dawned on me last week that living in the northeast and being pregnant through the winter is going to present some challenges. Summer maternity clothes are inexpensive and cute.It’s easy to wear long … Continue reading

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Funky monkey

Written by: Candace November 16 2010 Sock Monkeys are fun, funky, and classic.What better theme for a nursery than this adorable icon? Great for a boy or a girl this funky red and green nursery will grow with your little … Continue reading

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Howdy ma'am

Written by: P&N November 14 2010 So I was having a Sunday kind of Sunday and spent some good quality time with my boyfriend—my DVR. I recorded one of my top 5 faves, Urban Cowboy, and thoroughly enjoyed every twanged … Continue reading

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Valco Quad Stroller

Written by: Candace November 14 2010 I am loving the Valco Quad, Valco’s newest “hybrid” stroller. It has all the great features of their popular 3-wheel strollers in a cool, lighter-weight 4-wheel design. The Quad is fairly easy to put … Continue reading

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It's a baby shower!

Written by: Lauren November 10 2010 We interrupt your regularly scheduled programming to allow our Managing Editor a few minutes to brag about her adorable expectant sister (oh, and to talk about the baby shower she threw her). Hi friends! … Continue reading

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Get connected

Written by: P&N November 10 2010 Woot woot! It was a happy little day when we found out French Connection has an exclusive maternity line for ASOS. A happy day indeed. Have a looksy-poo at their

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Holly Aiken Diaper Tote

Written by: Amanda November 10 2010 When I opened the box containing my new Holly Aiken Diaper Tote, I was immediately in a good mood. Just looking at this bag made me happy, and I could hardly wait to load … Continue reading

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The man behind the belly

Written by: Sheri November 09 2010 This pregnancy has taken its toll on me this time around, no doubt.But I would venture to say it’s been nearly as hard on my husband. He’s the one who takes over childcare duties … Continue reading

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Framing Memories

Written by: Candace November 08 2010 I have a secret:I am a hoarder.Not in the gross house full of junk sense, but I have kept every single piece of clothing, shoe, sock, and bib that has ever graced Charlie’s tiny … Continue reading

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North States 3 in 1 Wood Superyard

Written by: Candace November 07 2010 There comes a time in every child’s life when the inevitable happens: They become mobile. My son wasn’t much of a crawler, but he had the heart of a lion when it came to … Continue reading

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I shall call him Mini-Me

Written by: P&N November 06 2010 Maybe it stems from a childhood obsession with wanting to dress exactly like my sister or perhaps a mild case of self-absorption, whatever the catalyst, I am totally into the mommy (and daddy) and … Continue reading

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Carousel Designs

Written by: Candace November 04 2010 When I designed my son’s nursery I spent months looking at bedding. I wanted a room that was made for a baby, yet sophisticated enough to get him through his toddler years. I toyed … Continue reading

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ERGObaby Performance Carrier

When I looked for alternatives to my old, faithful infant carrier (which lasted through three boys in three years), I was somewhat overwhelmed by my choices. How was it that in five years’ time carriers had evolved so much? Slings, … Continue reading

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Sugar and spice…

Written by: Sheri November 02 2010 My hunch—and the prediction of many wise women in my life—was true.We’re having a girl!She’s healthy and growing right on track. Paul and I are beyond excited! During the ultrasound, she was sitting straight … Continue reading

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Guava Family GoCrib

Written by: Dawn November 02 2010 I can’t begin to tell you how much I love the Guava Family GoCrib. We’re a very active family, and this portable baby play/sleep space has allowed us to introduce our newest addition to … Continue reading

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A room fit for a queen

Written by: Candace November 01 2010 I’ve always wanted to design a super girly, over-the-top, little girl’s dream nursery.So this week I decided to do just that, design a nursery made for a princess. This super fancy nursery is as … Continue reading

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The practical pregnancy

Here’s what you need to know to have a healthy nine months. Many thanks to the following experts, who shared their knowledge and wisdom. Audra Timmins, MD, OB/GYN at Baylor Clinic in Houston; Susan Shi, MD, and Carla Ortique MD, … Continue reading

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Body plus baby: Weight gain during pregnancy

Few women enjoy watching the numbers on the scale slowly creep into uncharted territory, but when a bouncing bundle of joy is the source of your waistline woes, it really should be a cause for celebration! Before you kick off … Continue reading

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Ready, set …

For mom: Before Hospital gown, if you choose to wear your own Lip balm Hair ties Massage oil Tennis balls in a clean sock for applying pressure Birthing ball Socks Music and downtime entertainment, if desired After Hospital or nursing … Continue reading

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What to expect when you’re no longer expecting

You did it! You waited nine long months to see your baby, and she’s finally here in your arms. Not only do you have an exciting future to look forward to, you also have a great war story to share … Continue reading

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And baby makes four

For many parents expecting their second child, there’s a concern bigger than the pregnancy itself: the baby they already have at home. Whether a 1-year-old or a 7-year-old, the firstborn is likely the center of mom’s focus as she figures … Continue reading

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Petunia Pickle Bottom Wistful Weekender

Written by: Sarah October 31 2010 I got my first Petunia Pickle Bottom diaper bag approximately six years ago, and I’ve been hooked ever since. I love their style and function as much as I love their name, so I … Continue reading

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