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Feeding Baby: 14 Things That Make It A Whole Lot Easier

April 14, 2014
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This post is sponsored by Target. Our baby has been Eating Real Food for over a year now, and looking back I can condense dozens of trials and errors into a list of 14 products that have made feeding Mazen easier. From the first purees to the messy finger foods, may these help you turn […]

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Culture Baby

February 6, 2014
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A friend of mine introduced me a friend of hers, Natalia, who is the owner of Culture Baby. Culture Baby is a global children’s boutique specializing in international clothes, toys and accessories for babies and children from birth to age 6. Natalia adds products all the time from all over the world, and her goal […]

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Warm N Snuggly

January 15, 2014
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Baby it’s NOT cold outside! Here are a few warm and snuggly items that are helping us get through the winter. Bundle Me First the JJ Cole Arctic Bundle Me. I knew I needed something really warm for Mazen to use in the BOB if I wanted to keep walking outside all winter. Blankets were […]

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Christmas Morning

December 25, 2013
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Did you know that Santa makes special trips before and after Christmas Day to accommodate families that travel? When was young, we traveled for Christmas every year, so I had several years with presents dropped off at special times. Santa came to our house a few days early this year so that Matt could be […]

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Mazen’s Christmas List

December 18, 2013
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  Big Bird // Train Set // Boots // Mixer // Bubble Blower // School Bus // Elmo DVD // Bike // Bubbles // Elmo

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Minted + A Giveaway

December 4, 2013
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Holiday greetings from the Younger-Monsons! My first Christmas out of college I wanted to feel grown up, so I decided it would be my first year to send out holiday cards. I went to a craft store and bought paper, ribbon and doodads and assembled 30 cards by hand. {So that’s how I passed time […]

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Board Books From Buzz

November 27, 2013
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A guest post from Grammie Buzz, who just happens to be a trained children’s librarian! Here are her picks for some great board books. Mazen, right from the start, liked books.  What more could a writer grandma ask for? Here are some winners! His mom and dad read this one with amazing gusto. Lots of […]

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Mazen’s Favorite Toys At 12 Months

October 30, 2013
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1. Tegu Blocks. We went to our local toy store, Shenanigan’s, looking for first birthday gifts and I asked the woman: “Of all the toys in the store, what would you buy for a one year old?” Without hesitation she recommended these magnetic wooden blocks from Honduras. They are sustainably sourced, non-toxic, and made by […]

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Cloth Diaper Confessions

October 23, 2013
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For a year, we used cloth diapers and loved them. Honestly. The Bum Genius Freetimes were our diaper of choice, and the OsoCozy liners made disposing of solids very easy. Are you picking up that I am using the past tense here? Have you noticed Mazen wearing disposables in my Instagram photos? Sadly, for the […]

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Organize With Cozi

September 18, 2013
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Of all the press releases and pitches that fly into my inbox, I am most interested in those related to organization. Does that say anything about my personality?! I am a very organized person, yet I am always looking for the next best thing. Thus, Cozi was recommended to me as a way to organize […]

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