Now that I am well into my third-trimester the "nesting" bug is in full force! I am desperate to have everything clean, organized, decorated and ready to go! I think I'm driving my husband nuts with our to do list :) Good thing he loves me and knows how to handle me. Obviously my baby girl's nursery is on the front of my mind these days. I wanted to give you all a little sneak peak tour of the nursery we've been preparing for our sweet girl! It's not "Pinterest perfect." It doesn't look like a high end designer baby girl nursery. It won't be featured in Baby Vogue (no I don't think that really exists). But we put our love, time, hard work and thought into creating a cozy, safe and beautiful space to care for our little girl and that's what is important. Being about a month out from my due date, it's nice to feel like everything is ready to welcome Baby Girl home! So without further ado... welcome to our Baby Girl's Nursery! Come on in, and I'll show you around. And while you're here, don't miss entering our $150 gift card giveaway sponsored by Minted and check out their beautiful kids' art!
I have to admit, I don't have a lot of time to do my hair. With two toddlers and a baby, I'm lucky if I even get a morning glance in the mirror. I have always felt strongly about doing my makeup before leaving the house because it makes me feel more put together, but hair often gets tossed up with a hair band. I recently discovered some awesome hair care products that not only strengthen my low-maintenance hair, but also have a great fragrance. Giovanni 2chic Ultra Repair hair care products cleanse, reinforce hair strands, and give my hair a natural shine.
Has your child lost their first tooth? The childhood event of losing a tooth is often a surprising and exciting occasion. My 4-year-old daughter is very excited about losing her baby teeth and getting her big girl teeth. I told her it will still be awhile before any of her teeth are loose, but that doesn't stop her from regularly checking her tiny baby teeth. When a tooth does fall out, we will be ready to mark the occasion with this adorable Tooth Fairy Kit and Baby Tooth Album. It has everything you need to make losing a tooth magically exciting for your child!
Can you smell falling leaves and apple cider yet? Fall is just around the corner! I'm really looking forward to bundling up my kids, breaking out my favorite boots, and stomping through the leaves. A change in seasons isn't the only change, I have several friends who are anticipating welcoming a new baby this fall! I've taken the opportunity to put together some of my personal favorites that should be on your baby registry! Diapers.com offers a super easy option to build your baby registry easily with the Ultimate Checklist. It even organizes baby products by category, suggests quantities for each item, and checks off important baby registry items as you add them to your baby shower wish list. For new moms, this reduces a lot of the work of preparing for baby!
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When you have a baby, friends and family will give you all kinds of stuff. I've been overwhelmed in the past and watched as my house turned into Babyland. 4 years later, I still live in Babyland but I've learned how to identify what's essential and what things are just fun to have. Baby Essentials are things you'd use every day; Baby Extras are fun things to have.; hair bows and hats, cute shoes, dresses, room decor, and darling stuffed animals. Regardless of what you register for, there is sure to be a lot of stuff.
This morning started out with a bang, or should I say crash? Our patio umbrella completely shattered our glass patio table! So instead of going garage saleing to pick up some more baby boy sleepers, I spent an hour and half after our shattered patio table explosion with my husband vacuuming up glass shards out of our gravel. It happens, at least all our babies were safe. While we were at it, we also emptied the sand out of our inflatable kids swimming pool (also happens) and did some basic yard clean up. All in all a productive morning.
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Bella B Bodycare is an all natural line of body care products created especially for mom and baby. I have used some of their natural skincare products designed especially for expecting moms and I received a set of Bella B Bee Gone Cradle Cap Shampoo and Bella B Silky Hair Conditioner which I've loved using for my little boy! Founded in 1999, Bella B is committed to crafting safe and natural products made with organic ingredients for both babies and mothers during and after pregnancy.
I love the coming of fall and getting ready for cozy weather. I love accessorizing with scarves and boots, stocking up on school supplies, breaking out the apple cider, and taking my kids to the pumpkin patch. I don't have kids that are old enough for actual school, but I will be doing a preschool routine with them, practicing the alphabet letters, learning each letter sound, and exploring basic colors, shapes, and sensory skills. Another favorite thing about fall is getting out the fall wardrobe, including hoodies, hats, and cute shoes for the kids. It's almost time to put the flip flops and sandals away and put on shoes that will keep little toes cozy. See Kai Run offers tons of adorable styles for back to school and fall weather. I received a few pairs of See Kai Run shoes to review and they have already become favorites! My almost 2-year-old daughter already loves shoes. See Kai Run shoes are especially awesome because they close with Velcro, allowing little kids to put them on by themselves.
My kids ask for a snack about 200 times a day. Most often I give them cheese, yogurt, or a cracker, but I've been trying to get a bit more creative with snack time (or sneaking lunch into snack time). Fun and creative kids' snacks makes snack time or lunch more fun and encourages kids to try new foods. Here are some of the fun and healthy snacks for kids I've made recently that make fruit, cheese, and even veggies a lot more appealing for kids. Don't miss our awesome Revelae Kids Back to School Giveaway below and Groovy Giveaway Hop!
Imagine walking into a closet full of clothes. Clothes that you're fond of, clothes that you've carefully selected, clothes that you've purchased with your — or your husband's — hard earned money. And yet, all you can do is look and feel, but you're unable to wear them. No, you're not in a bad dream nor are you even in a hypothetical situation; you're just the mom of an infant.
Enjoy the last days of summer before school starts with these fun fizzy soda ice popsicles. They are super easy to make and even easier to enjoy! You kids can help assemble them and drop in the fruit and gummy bears. The only hard part is waiting for them to freeze!
Do you ever wonder what your little one is thinking? #ConfessionsOfaWeeOne combines hilarious photos with babies' proposed internal thoughts about life.
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