Category Archives: babies

Racheting Down a Bedtime Routine

Have I not yet recommended you read Heaven on Earth: A Handbook for Parents of Young Children by Sharifa Oppenheimer? It is a excellent parenting resource and I recommend it HIGHLY. It is the book that we are reading book … Continue reading

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Baby Leg Warmers

When you’re rushing your baby to the potty, the less clothes in the way, the better. The Chinese apparently use split crotch pants, which sound cool, but I haven’t seen any yet. What we do use, all winter long, are … Continue reading

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Baby Mama (Put a sling on 'em)

This has been sent to me a couple of times now – got to love those mamas dancing with their babes! Thanks for sharing, Devana and Jaimie. [youtube=]

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If you’re a crazy baby lover like me, you may interested in this new documentary that’s coming out. It tracks the first year of four babies born in four parts of the world: the U.S., Africa, Japan, and Mongolia. It’s … Continue reading

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A Ridiculously Great Loot Bag

The World Breastfeeding Week Picnic is now right around the corner (August 1 at Alta Laguna Park from 11 am- 2 pm) and next Tuesday we will be assembling our 100 gift bags. These bags are the best FREE gift … Continue reading

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I went to a lovely baby shower this weekend, and Chad got to spend his first solid two hours alone with the dude walking about old town San Juan Capistrano. The shower was held at a tea house, called The … Continue reading

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No Plastic, Please

[youtube=] I find that even though we have weeded most of Christian’s plastic toys from our home, he gets plenty of exposure to mainstream toys: there are brightly colored plastic toys and noise-makers where ever we go. Still, my resolve … Continue reading

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Parlor Tricks

A couple weeks ago, Christian discovered his tongue, and ever since, he’s been perfecting his baby sign for “dog.” The baby sign is (often) panting with your tongue hanging out, but Christian’s original version was just heavy breathing (only cute … Continue reading

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Crochet Your Own Woolen Soaker

I’m up late finishing an art capsule or two for my spending money this month and thinking about how I am going to get my house in order before a dozen moms with toddlers in tow show up tomorrow at … Continue reading

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The Great Outdoors

It appears that the boy loves to be outdoors. He absolutely cannot get enough. Right now he is konked out, right beside me on the bed. And he well should be, after another day of nonstop new experiences and explores … Continue reading

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