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Toddlers

What No One Tells You About Nursing A Toddler

I’ve been nursing my daughter for the last two and a half years. I had a goal to make it until her first birthday, and when that day came and went, we just kind of kept going. There were no more episodes of clogged milk ducts, no more leaking through my shirts and I no […]

Pregnancy

29 Beautiful Name Ideas for Summer Babies

Ah, sweet summertime. Once upon a time, the season brought the scent of tanning oil and feel of the hot sand under your feet. Now it brings always-hungry kids and a line around the block to get an iced coffee. For some of us, it also brings summer babies. Precious little bundles wrapped in muslin […]

Parenting

Hygiene Is Not Negotiable

I’ve been accused of having a touch of OCD when it comes to cleanliness and order, and I don’t deny that I’m an uptight asshole who takes personal hygiene perhaps a bit too seriously. I’ve been known to shower up to three times a day, and yes, I realize that is not normal. There are […]

Cleaning & Organization

How To Wash Your Kid’s Filthy Stuffed Animals

  Kids can become unbelievably attached to their beloved stuffed animal friends. And that attachment usually involves dragging them everywhere they go, cuddling them at night, eating with them, spending sick days with them, and maybe even taking them to school or daycare. This means that from time to time, those precious stuffed pals need […]

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How to Get Slime Out of Carpet

Kids love slime, and moms love things that keep kids busy. With your kids home for the summer, you may find yourself looking for ways to keep them occupied and slime (especially when you make a DIY slime with them) can be lots of fun. But like many activities that are big on fun, it […]

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How To Clean Your Mattress In 4 Simple Steps

If you are a mom, chances are you have a mattress in desperate need of cleaning. Bedwetting, spitting up, blowouts, stomach flu — the list of mattress offenders are endless when you have kids. What you probably don’t know is that there is a simple solution to clean those dirty mattresses that you can make […]