A baby monitor is an important tool for any parent. Picking the right one can be quite a chore. There are a plethora of options to choose from. My favorite, and a favorite of many moms, is the Infant Optics DXR-8. This baby monitor features, video, audio, and can function as a 2 camera baby monitor. Read my review below before making a decision for yourself.

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      Ready to shop for your baby but not sure what you need. In this post I’m breaking down the essentials for each category and room so you’ll be ready when baby arrives. I’ve included an essential baby registry checklist so you can mark things off as you go.

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        Lately, as I scroll Pinterest and Facebook I have been seeing one item promoted, again and again, the DockATot. It also seems to be in just about every mom bundle giveaway I see on Instagram. With all these posts and articles out there promoting use of the DockATot I felt compelled to write a counter piece explaining why I think you should NOT use a dock a tot for your child due to safety concerns.

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          I love a fun theme for your nursery or kids room. When I was pregnant I planned to do an Inside Out and Polka Dot themed nursery if I had a girl and a Pirate themed nursery if I had a boy. One fun aspect to decorating a room are some fun nursery wall decor ideas. My little girl has a print of Joy from Inside Out and a Bing Bong and Dumbo mashup that a friend who is an artist drew for us.

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            Spring has officially sprung!  It’s the time of year when we literally dust off the old and bring in the new. But a good dusting isn’t all our homes need. It’s also the time of year that we let go of old ways of thinking and start to pay more attention to our health. I’ve partnered with Anneliese Wells, mom, health advocate, and clean beauty ambassador for this four part series on how to spring clean the products you use to make your house a more non-toxic space for you and your kids.

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              Once your baby starts to get more interested in the world and move about a bit they will need to be entertained. Toys can get expensive fast. Here are 10 baby approved toys that will cost you less than $10. The list is compiled from toys my daughter likes and ones loved by other babies we know.

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              1. Stacking Rings

              Stacking rings are a classic.

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