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The Ultimate Parents-to-be List

If you are a first-time parent, it can be overwhelming figuring out what you need to be prepared for your baby’s arrival. This is a list, that has been passed along by many parents, to help you navigate through the beginning months with your baby. Many of these items are included in our subscription boxes and available in our shop.  Items to source in advance to baby’s arrival: Crib - should be sourced a couple months before baby’s arrival as it can take some time to be delivered. Make sure it meets all safety recommendations. Crib conversion kits are available for some models, which is a nice option for your growing baby. Crib mattress – typically sold separately from crib and can...

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How to fight diaper rash

Oh, that stubborn diaper rash! Being a new parent, you might have gone out, read the reviews on all the diaper products and wipes and have chosen the ones you think are perfect for your baby. No harsh chemicals, all natural, water wipes, for super sensitive skin… the list goes on. You clean your baby perfectly, change the diaper often and then one day you go about your diaper changing routine and OH MY GOSH, there is this red, irritating, little rash starting to evolve. How could this have happened?!?! I have never seen this before! All the products I purchased said this would not happen to me!  I am here to comfort you that most (probably all!) parents have...

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How to prepare for your first grandchild

I realized that while my kids were busy outfitting their house for their first baby, that I, too, would want to get ready for our first grandchild. Reasoning that if you make visiting your house or cottage with the baby easy, your kids will want to visit more often. As it has been 30 years since there was a baby in this house, I knew that my must have list must need updating. So I called my friends who had recently had their first grandkids. Fortunately, their collective advice has proven stellar and cost conscious so here’s the combined wisdom of the Omas, Nonas, Bubbys and Grandmas I know. My granddaughter is now 18 months and we’ve been well equipped....

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