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Top 12 Second Trimester Checklist

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 By Nina Spears
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We’re in our second trimester and it’s finally the time to start telling our friends and family the good news. Yay! I can’t tell you how relieved I was to finally talk about our pregnancy news with our loved ones and our readers. It was the hardest secret to keep. If you decided to wait to share your news till your second trimester like we did, I’m sure you’re feeling the same way. I’m now 16 weeks along. It’s crazy to think that I have a baby the size of an avocado inside of me! Thankfully the nausea is gone (my…

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3 Essentials for a Successful Day with Baby (With Ergobaby)

Monday, April 24, 2017 By Nina Spears
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This post has been compensated by Ergobaby. Read our policies page for more information. I think the biggest blessings in life are babies. When you are able to love on them, wear them, enjoy their baby rolls, make them giggle and smile, and then give them back to their mothers. 😉 All of it is the absolute best. The day I became an aunt, I was so excited. Oliver, my nephew, is the first baby in the family so we all have been enjoying our time with him. I believe every mother deserves a little break here and there so I have tried to help out and…

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Chick Picks | Best High Chairs

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 By Nina Spears
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This post contains affiliate links and referral cods. If you shop from our site, Baby Chick™ may be compensated for clicks or purchases that you make. Read our policies page for more information. If you are getting your baby registry together, one of the items on your list that you may be looking into is a good high chair. Yes, it’s something that your little one won’t be using for a while, but it’s still a good idea to add it to your registry. If you’re not sure which one you should add to your list, below I have shared the top high chairs that include all…

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Owlet Smart Sock 2: The Smart Sock Just Got Smarter

Monday, April 10, 2017 By Nina Spears
the new owlet smart sock 2--the best just got even better

I think by now most parents know about Owlet. And if you don’t, I’m sure you’ve briefly heard chitter chatter about it. Owlet is the world’s smartest sock for babies. It uses pulse oximetry technology to track your baby’s heart rate and oxygen level. Below is a video that explains it more . . . This smart sock has been a hot item on the market ever since they first launched in 2015, and now that I am pregnant and getting ready for baby, it’s definitely on my wish list, as well. However, recently, I was told some cool and exciting news. This hot, must-have product has now been…

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I Took A Pregnancy Test…

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 By Nina Spears
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I felt things changing in my body. But was it all in my head? I’ve been wanting a child for so long and finally we were ready to have a baby, but am I psyching myself out? All of the emotions were running through me as I was waiting for the pregnancy test result. Would it be a plus or a minus? How would I handle the devastation or excitement? I couldn’t wait one more minute. I had to know the answer . . . A Personal Story from The Baby Chick® *Disclaimer: I am being open and honest about…

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Chick Picks | The Best Strollers for Suburban Moms

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 By Nina Spears
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This post contains affiliate links and referral codes. If you shop from our blog, Baby Chick™ may be compensated for clicks or purchases that you make. Read our policies page for more information. Last month I shared with you the best strollers for city moms. Today I’m going to list the best strollers for suburban moms! But what differentiates the perfect stroller for the urban mom and suburban mom? In my opinion it’s all about lifestyle. Compared to city moms, a lot of suburban moms have more space, bigger cars, are driving more frequently, are more price conscious, and have better walking access to local parks. Because they…

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Chick Picks | The Best Strollers for City Moms

Wednesday, February 8, 2017 By Nina Spears
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This post contains affiliate links and referral cods. If you shop from our blog, Baby Chick™ may be compensated for clicks or purchases that you make. Read our policies page for more information. Choosing the perfect stroller can be a tough order to fill. There are sooo many great options on the market and doing your research on each brand and each model can take days… and sometimes even weeks when looking at all the options. Trust me. But no need to worry! I’ve done the research for you and am categorizing the best strollers in our Chick Pick series. Today is all…

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Book Club | Bringing Up Bébé

Tuesday, January 31, 2017 By Nina Spears
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This New York Times Bestseller has had a lot of parents talking over the years. Can it really deliver on its promise to guide you to raise bright, well-mannered children while maintaining a full adult life? Well we’ve read the book and had a Book Club Live on Facebook discussing it. Watch the video below to learn more. Book Club: Bringing Up Bébé Join us as we discuss the controversial book Bringing Up Bébé and French parenting. We're wine-ding down the evening with a delicious box from Wine Down Box and discussing all the hot topics from the book. Grab a glass and join us…

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Keeping It Tight Down There | KegelSmart Review

Tuesday, January 10, 2017 By Nina Spears
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This post has been compensated by Intimina for an honest review. Read our policies page for more information. We’ve all heard about Kegel exercises. We try to do them when we remember (which for most of us is hardly ever), and we’re always wondering if we are doing them correctly. I will be honest, even though I am constantly telling my clients that they need to be working on their Kegels before pregnancy, during pregnancy, and after baby, I am not practicing what I preach. The problem is that I always feel awkward when I am doing them. I ask myself, “Am I squeezing long…

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The Best of Baby Chick in 2016

Thursday, January 5, 2017 By Nina Spears
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2016 was a busy year for Baby Chick. We celebrated Baby Chick’s first birthday, expanded our team, and have met some incredible companies and inspiring mothers. It was a whirlwind, and we are thrilled to see what this new year brings. But since today is Thursday, we figured we would do a “Throwback Thursday” and share our top 10 posts of 2016. I hope you take the time to enjoy some of our very best articles. We’re going to start from 10 and work down to our most popular post of the year. As always, thank you for being a part of…

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