Saving Money Mama: Pampers Rewards!

I am a BIG fan of reward programs because I mean why not rack up on points and receive free stuff and save money if you can. I usually sign up to places or for items I consistently go to or use. After I had my first son and figured Pampers brand diapers was the way to go I instantly downloaded their app.

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Burn Baby Burn: Proper Winter Wear For Infants

The colder season is approaching and I think this is a GREAT time to talk about proper winter wear ESPECIALLY for infants. Most parents try to think of the most ideal way to keep their baby warm from the cold.  However, most don’t know that they are actually overheating their little one and that can be fatal.

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Preparing for Baby’s First Feeding

The time is coming where my little one is ready for his first feeding  (he is 4 months with terrible acid reflux and his pediatrician recommend we start cereal or oatmeal once a day to help him). Babies are ready to start their first feeding between 4-6 months of age. It is recommended you begin with infant rice cereal or oatmeal for starting solids since babies have a sensitive tummy.

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Teething Survival Kit For You & Your Little One

A teething baby is probably one of the hardest milestones in their infancy. Our poor little ones aren’t able to understand what is happening to their gums. Their gums are swollen, it hurts and it prevents them from being able to sleep at night. Us parents have to be prepared for this milestone so it can be as smooth for them (and us) as possible. How do you prepare for your teething baby?

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How To Successfully Fly With An Infant.

Taking a baby on a plane can be one of the most nerve wracking things of all. You don’t want to be THAT lady (or man) on a plane with the screaming baby. As parents we all know that our kids turn up sessions are never predictable especially with the distraction of the public. Luckily I scheduled accordingly and was prepared for back up in case my plans failed.

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Top Recommended Bottles for Breastfed Babies

Hey mom! I’m going to assume your here because you are trying to figure out what bottle to purchase for your breastfed baby. Remember these are just recommendations and you may find yourself going through a few options till you find the right one. None the less your in the right place.

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DON'T Touch My Baby's Hands!

I am VERY serious when it comes to germs and my baby!  Wash your hands, don't kiss him, don't let him put his mouth on you, don't let him eat off of you, etc. There are way too many cooties getting passed around out here so if I can prevent my baby from catching any I will.  Sounds a bit extreme right? Should I just put him in a bubble, huh?

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Toddler Developmental Milestones

As our little ones grow their life is marked by many milestones from the moment they are born until they are adults. As parents, we always want to make sure they are hitting their milestones and developing properly.

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Potty Training 101

Let me start by saying that EVERY CHILD MOVES AT THEIR OWN PACE.  You cannot compare your child's potty training milestone to your previous child(ren), your best friends child, nieces/nephews, etc. Doing that will lower your mommy confidence, and WE DO NOT NEED THAT. Especially if you're doing the best you can. Okay, let's get into it. 

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10 Healing Uses For Breastmilk

Breast milk is known to be liquid gold! Not just because it is loaded with tons of vitamins and nutrients for your baby but it is also useful for healing many things. 

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Cradle Cap: Infant Skin Conditions

Have you noticed any flaky or scaly patches on your babies scalp?  Alarming, right? No worries mama it’s not harmful, completely normal, and your not alone. Over 70% of infants experience these flaky patches and it is called cradle cap.

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5 Items EVERY Germaphobe Mom Needs!

I am semi germaphobe, and I wear my badge with honor. ESPECIALLY when it comes to my infant, I am THAT mom that will make sure you wash your hands before you touch my baby.  I will make sure that you lay a receiving blanket on your shirt just so my baby is not laying on your outside clothes. 

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Back to school with Target

Target has become my number one store for anything I need. Food, clothes, beauty products, diapers, shoes, you name it that have it.  So of course they are my go to every year for back to school shopping for my son.

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Adjusted Age Milestones -Premature Babies

Let's chat about the small but mighty premature baby. I’m a proud double preemie mom of two boys. A premature baby is a baby born before 36 weeks gestation. There are so many reasons why babies come early like preeclampsia, gestational diabetes, etc. Regardless of why your little one came early tracking their growth and development is vital to ensure they are growing happily and healthy. 

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6 LEARNING Toys for a One-Year-Old!

Do you have a 1st Birthday coming up and don't know what to buy?  These six items below make the PERFECT first birthday present for your little one (or someone else's).  Learning toys are essential during the first years of life, buying a toy they can learn from and enjoy is a win-win!

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