Monthly Archives: February 2011

Simplisse Double Electric Breastfeeding Companion

Written by: Theresa February 27 2011 “Comfort” was never a word I associated with pumping breast milk. While my sweet baby boy spent days in the NICU, I used a standard double electric breast pump from the hospital in order … Continue reading

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phil&teds explorer

Written by: Rebekah February 24 2011 I am all about multi-functional items these days. Since our second child arrived, our house seems to have shrunk and our once spacious vehicle makes me claustrophobic. The last thing we need is another … Continue reading

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The labor list

Written by: Sheri February 23 2011 We’ve still got one more curtain panel to sew for the nursery and pictures to hang, so I’m afraid the nursery tour will have to wait one more week. In the meantime, I realized … Continue reading

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Win It: Neatnik Saucer

Written by: P&N February 22 2011 If you've ever eaten with a tiny diner, you know they leave a lot to be desired in the neatness department. Enter the solution:a Neatnik Saucer! Neatnik Saucers integrate a highchair liner, placemat and … Continue reading

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Registering for gear when you don’t know the gender

For some people, the point of staying in the dark about baby’s sex is deliberately to avoid gender specific stuff. But for others, that’s one drawback to waiting for a big reveal. If you’re one of the ones who just … Continue reading

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Baby Jogger F.I.T.

Written by: Jane February 20 2011 As a runner prior to pregnancy, one of the things I looked forward to most postpregnancy was getting back into a fitness routine. I counted down the days until my doctor gave me the … Continue reading

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Dolcino Wrap

When I found out the Dolcino wrap is manufactured in Switzerland and Germany, I thought to myself, “If this carrier is half as good as the chocolate that comes out of those countries, we’ll be in good shape.” I hesitate … Continue reading

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Nesting, part 1

Written by: Sheri February 16 2011 With only four weeks to go, I thought I’d take you on a tour of some of the house projects we took on to get ready for our new little one. Since we decided … Continue reading

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Win It: phil&teds lobster clip on highchair

Written by: P&N February 15 2011 You can always rely on phil&teds for a great high-quality product, and the lobster clip on highchair is no exception! We could go on and on about its durability, stability and functionality, but instead, … Continue reading

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Getting great shots of your beautiful babe (plus a giveaway!)

Written by: P&N February 10 2011 It's good to know some photography basics so that you can create wonderful mementos of your sweet subject's rapidly-changing first year and beyond. Jennifer Gentry of Mesmerizing Moments Photography shares her tips on capturing … Continue reading

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phil&teds lobster clip-on highchair

If you’ve ever found yourself wishing that you owned a magical bag from which you could pull out even the most cumbersome baby gear items at a moment’s notice, then the phil&teds lobster high chair is the one for you. … Continue reading

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Serena & Lily Sausalito Basket

Written by: Terry February 09 2011 Have you folks seen Serena & Lily’s Sausalito Basket? It’s Gorgeous (with a capital “G”). The Sausalito Basket is modern take on a Moses basket, boasting classic detailing that gives it heirloom quality. When … Continue reading

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Babymoon bliss

Written by: Sheri February 09 2011 I realized that in my flu-induced haze, I haven’t updated you on our recent babymoon. In a word, it was fabulous! Our plan was to meet up with friends in Boston for a surprise … Continue reading

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Win It: Deluxe Gift Box for mom and baby from Noodle & Boo

Written by: P&N February 08 2011 Valentine's Day is fast approaching—and Noodle &Boo has the perfect pampering products for getting that winter skin ready for its close up! This week's giveaway is a fabulous set of skin care products for … Continue reading

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Graco Jump N Jive Doorway Jumper

Written by: Molly February 06 2011 The Jump ‘N Jive Doorway Jumper is a fun option when your child is holding up his head unassisted and eager for new and engaging activities. The basic concept is an entertaining update of … Continue reading

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Safety 1st Complete Air 65 LX Convertible Car Seat

I am a huge fan of the products by Safety 1st. Their monitors are crystal-clear and easy to use, and their home safety products are awesome. So I was super excited to review one of their newest car seats, the … Continue reading

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I'm ready

Written by: Sheri February 02 2011 I had that feeling for the first time last week – the one that sneaks up on every pregnant woman eventually: Get this baby out of me. Yes, I still have six weeks to … Continue reading

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Win It: Sexy Mama nursing bra from Le Mystere

Written by: P&N February 01 2011 Dread donning those dreary nursing bras after baby arrives? Fear not!There are beautiful bras to be found, thanks to Le MystEre! In this week's giveaway, two lucky lactating ladies will receive a Sexy Mama … Continue reading

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Taking shape: The anatomy of your 9 months (Part 2)

In the 40 weeks of pregnancy, your body undergoes some serious changes—both inside and out. Before you even see those two little lines, your body is busy building the perfect environment for your budding baby. What exactly is going on … Continue reading

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Taking shape: The anatomy of your 9 months (Part 3)

In the 40 weeks of pregnancy, your body undergoes some serious changes—both inside and out. Before you even see those two little lines, your body is busy building the perfect environment for your budding baby. What exactly is going on … Continue reading

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Taking shape: The anatomy of your 9 months (Part 1)

In the 40 weeks of pregnancy, your body undergoes some serious changes—both inside and out. Before you even see those two little lines, your body is busy building the perfect environment for your budding baby. What exactly is going on … Continue reading

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Your prenatal diet decoded

With a few small tweaks, that familiar little triangle holds the key to building a healthy bambino. Though it’s a convenient justification when eyeing that carton of ice cream in the freezer, the truth is that eating for two is … Continue reading

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Breastfeeding: The first 72 hours

Breastfeeding is natural, but that doesn’t mean it comes naturally. Many breastfeeding moms will tell you that the first days are the hardest: You and your baby are both learning, and your body is adapting to its new demands. Establishing … Continue reading

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Rash decision

Brush up on the causes and treatments of irritated baby rumps. Red, irritated skin on baby’s bottom is an unfortunate side effect of wearing diapers. No matter how diligent you are about whisking baby’s diaper away at the first sign … Continue reading

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Simple ways to clean up your act

Saving the planet doesn’t have to be an all or nothing venture. There are dozens of small changes you can integrate into your daily routine that will leave you feeling like being good to Mother Nature has finally become second … Continue reading

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January Photo of the Month: The winner!

Written by: P&N January 31 2011 Thanks to everyone for participating in our January Photo of the Month contest! It was really hard to pick our favorite (you guys make some cute babies and baby bellies!) but we had to … Continue reading

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