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Flippin’ Sweet (For Girls)

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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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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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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Robot kid’s room recommendations

May 17, 2012

Heather told me that she wanted to turn it up to eleven with the robot decor in her sons’ room in their new house. I was at a conference where someone showed me how easy it is to curate a list of products into a post like this (using their special duper technology) so I […]

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Awesome vintage LEGO ad

January 1, 2012
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giggle link love: December edition

December 29, 2011

My December round-up is all about clothes for mama and baby. The Baby: As Sawyer outgrows some of the precious newborn and 0-3 month outfits, I want to reminisce about the teeny tiny wee little newborn clothes. giggle has some seriously adorable 100% cotton clothes in their Better Basics line. If you’re in favor of […]

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Toddler fun: sitting in boxes

December 28, 2011

To accommodate our holiday guests in our tiny dining room with its four-top table, my husband ordered a new camping table from It arrived in a cardboard box big enough for a 7-year old boy and a 4-year old girl to lie down in. How do I know this? Because my kids got in […]

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5 gift ideas for LEGO lovers

December 15, 2011

My house is slowly being overrun with LEGO. Don’t get me wrong, I’m happy about it. Most of the time. We have other toys, of course, but nothing else comes close in terms of play value. Whereas the grandparents look at our stash and think, “these kids need some other toys!” I feel the exact […]

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