From the category archives:

Flippin’ awesome (For Boys)

Wittlebee, a win-win-win clothing solution

February 22, 2013

When Wittlebee, a kids’ clothing service, offered me the chance to try a box of their clothes, I gratefully accepted. I had been curious about it since Whitney had such good luck with her picky five-year old daughter. Based on your individual needs, they stuff a box full of name brand kid clothes and mail […]

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Best gifts for a one-year-old

January 31, 2013

One year olds will make anything a toy — like that tube of butt cream or disposable coffee cup you keep trying to throw away — but since those don’t make the best birthday presents, we have some ideas for you. Here are our favorite go-to best gifts for a one-year old: If you want […]

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Tech Tuesday: giggle link love

January 29, 2013

In keeping with our new Tech Tuesday theme, I want to share a few tip-full blog posts and some techie products for parents and kids. Tech product picks for parents on GLO nightlight is a funky piece of decor, practical fading-over-time nightlight, AND a clever toy. Cool. Babycook PRO (at $200 yowzer!) makes cooking […]

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Boys club chat with Alli Worthington, mom of 5

December 6, 2012

Seeing her around the blogosphere, I always marveled at how pretty, feminine, and put-together Alli Worthington seemed from a distance, so I am beyond thrilled she let me pick her brain for our Rookie Moms Boys Club. Alli is extremely busy being a builder of companies, blogger, consultant, and general curator of awesome. She is the […]

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2012 Clutter-free Gift Guide

December 1, 2012

Back by popular demand, we present the best gifts that don’t need to be put away, stepped over, or shoved in a closet when company comes over. We have 25 clutter-free ideas for every member of your family: babies, kids, other mamas, the men in your life, and grandparents! Babies and toddlers A series of […]

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Mustache-themed first birthday!

November 26, 2012

Rookie mom, Kiaran, shared her pictures from her son Ashton’s first birthday and I couldn’t wait to share them with you. How cute is baby Ashton in his ‘stache? Between juggling her fulltime job with work-related travel and parenting a teething pre-toddler, planning the party was pretty easy with some strategic etsy purchases. We had […]

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How to stock your kid’s craft supply kit

November 21, 2012

In real life, Whitney is the crafty one and I’m the other one. About a year ago, I asked her what should be included in a basic arts and crafts kit. Armed with these supplies, I would have a few more tricks up my sleeve on rainy days. At that time, my sleeve was full […]

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Boys club interview: Amalah, mom of 3

November 16, 2012

Amy Corbett Storch is the mom of three little guys living in the DC area and a busy blogger for, mamapop, and alphamom among others. In addition to writing about realistic post-partum outings, she also said she liked our book once in her cool pregnancy countdown. I love what she shared in this profile […]

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Boys club: Roxanna from Frog & Snail Society

October 5, 2012

Roxanna Sarmiento is the mom of three beautiful boys and the founder of the The Frog & Snail Society, a lifestyle blog for everyone who has a boy in their life. She has been blogging since 2005 at places such as Babble and Cool Mom Picks. In addition to writing about her adventures throwing an Indiana […]

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An amazing prize package from BABYBJÖRN ($990 value)

July 26, 2012

To wrap up our series of tips for rookie moms, I am thrilled to present our most epic giveaway ever! In celebration of their 50th anniversary, BABYBJÖRN has provided a generous prize package worth $990 of goodies for one lucky reader: Travel crib light with organic sheet (choose any color) High chair (choose red or […]

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Sawyer’s picks: giggle round-up for June

June 30, 2012

Sawyer’s picks for baby toys: Though my ten month old can frequently be found trying to suck on chair legs, eat tiny Legos and gnaw on the tube of diaper cream, he also likes to play with age-appropriate toys. If I let him add all his favorite toys to the shopping cart, this is what […]

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New robot-themed bedroom

June 13, 2012

Without seeing the list of robot-bedroom recommendations Whitney put together while away at a conference, I bought nearly everything on her list. I can’t decide if she totally gets me or I’m just a bit cliche. Though I had to — and did — draw the line somewhere, I think I actually exceeded her recommendations […]

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