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Pib Baby: Full Coverage Bib

The ULTIMATE bib for your baby during mealtime. It keeps your little one’s clothes clean–shirt and shorts! he snap closures make it impossible for your child to take it off and the notch and “crotch” protector make highchair, car seat and stroller use possible without compromising the functionality or protection this bib offers. Get excited mommies and daddies, the mess has met its match with the Pib!

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Hydro Flask Kids Stainless Steel Water Bottle – 12 oz

Just the right size for little hands, this Hydro Flask for kids is made with the same stainless steel and double wall vacuum insulation as their bigger bottles. Every sip stays icy cold for up to 24 hours—so when recess or practice wraps up, the perfect refreshment is waiting on the sidelines. With a colorful, easy-to-clean Straw Lid and a durable Flex Boot this is a great companion for any adventure—big or small.

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ChooMee SoftSip Food Pouch Tops – Red/ Purple

The first and only pouch top providing flow control and cap. This silky smooth chewy sipping valve finally gives baby control over the flow rate of their food. Attach it to your pouch and no longer worry about messy spills and pureed explosions. Better yet, teething babies can happily chew their pouch spout with comfort. This innovative multifunctional design allows you to maximize your pouch performance!

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ChooMee SoftSip Food Pouch Top

The first and only pouch top providing flow control and cap. The SoftSip top is a soft and durable silicone valve used for pouch feeding and provides multiple features and critical benefits for both baby and parent. Finally baby has control over the flow rate of their food and parents no longer need to worry about messy spills and pureed explosions. Better yet, teething babies can happily chew their pouch spout with comfort. It simply attaches to the majority of pouches to ensure that you maximize your pouch performance! Simply attaches to the majority of pouches to ensure that you maximize your pouch performance!

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Simka Rose Silicone Bib – Peach/Mint

Simka Rose original designs are not only adorable on your kiddo but designed with parents in mind because they also know that QUALITY and VALUE are top priorities for busy parents! You can say GOODBYE to replacing stained or mildewed bibs or having heaps of dirty bibs to wash.

Their wide bucket is designed to catch all the mess plus the full coverage waterproof silicone keeps your infant or toddler clean and dry! Bibs are soft and comfortable yet durable enough to hold up to even the wiggliest of tots. The adjustable strap allows you to adjust the fit as your baby grows and the multiple snaps make it tug proof so that your kiddo can’t pull it off. They also use only the highest quality food grade silicone that is BPA, PVC, lead, latex, mercury, phthalate, and cadmium free because healthy babies are happy babies.

These bibs EASILY wipe clean and are 100% dishwasher safe. They are also travel friendly and can be rolled up and put in your diaper bag anytime you are on the go!

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Simka Rose Silicone Bib – Plum/Pink

Simka Rose original designs are not only adorable on your kiddo but designed with parents in mind because they also know that QUALITY and VALUE are top priorities for busy parents! You can say GOODBYE to replacing stained or mildewed bibs or having heaps of dirty bibs to wash.

Their wide bucket is designed to catch all the mess plus the full coverage waterproof silicone keeps your infant or toddler clean and dry! Bibs are soft and comfortable yet durable enough to hold up to even the wiggliest of tots. The adjustable strap allows you to adjust the fit as your baby grows and the multiple snaps make it tug proof so that your kiddo can’t pull it off. They also use only the highest quality food grade silicone that is BPA, PVC, lead, latex, mercury, phthalate, and cadmium free because healthy babies are happy babies.

These bibs EASILY wipe clean and are 100% dishwasher safe. They are also travel friendly and can be rolled up and put in your diaper bag anytime you are on the go!

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Simka Rose Silicone Bib – Black/Teal

Simka Rose original designs are not only adorable on your kiddo but designed with parents in mind because they also know that QUALITY and VALUE are top priorities for busy parents! You can say GOODBYE to replacing stained or mildewed bibs or having heaps of dirty bibs to wash.

Their wide bucket is designed to catch all the mess plus the full coverage waterproof silicone keeps your infant or toddler clean and dry! Bibs are soft and comfortable yet durable enough to hold up to even the wiggliest of tots. The adjustable strap allows you to adjust the fit as your baby grows and the multiple snaps make it tug proof so that your kiddo can’t pull it off. They also use only the highest quality food grade silicone that is BPA, PVC, lead, latex, mercury, phthalate, and cadmium free because healthy babies are happy babies.

These bibs EASILY wipe clean and are 100% dishwasher safe. They are also travel friendly and can be rolled up and put in your diaper bag anytime you are on the go!

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Simka Rose Silicone Bib – Navy/Lime

Simka Rose original designs are not only adorable on your kiddo but designed with parents in mind because they also know that QUALITY and VALUE are top priorities for busy parents! You can say GOODBYE to replacing stained or mildewed bibs or having heaps of dirty bibs to wash.

Their wide bucket is designed to catch all the mess plus the full coverage waterproof silicone keeps your infant or toddler clean and dry! Bibs are soft and comfortable yet durable enough to hold up to even the wiggliest of tots. The adjustable strap allows you to adjust the fit as your baby grows and the multiple snaps make it tug proof so that your kiddo can’t pull it off. They also use only the highest quality food grade silicone that is BPA, PVC, lead, latex, mercury, phthalate, and cadmium free because healthy babies are happy babies.

These bibs EASILY wipe clean and are 100% dishwasher safe. They are also travel friendly and can be rolled up and put in your diaper bag anytime you are on the go!

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Zoli Baby Bot XL Straw Sippy Cup

his is a two pack of the acclaimed ZoLi XL Bot sippy cup (9 oz) with the weighted straw that always finds the liquid! We found a zero-frustration sippy cup: no slurping air, no wasted drinks! This smart sippy cup has a weighted straw that “follows” the juice, so kids can drink every drop, from any angle. We also like the soft silicone straw, which can’t poke little mouths. Straw sippy cup holds 9 fl. oz. and has a flip-up top with integrated handles. Top-rack dishwasher safe. For ages 9 months and up. Good first straw sippy cup for babies learning self-feeding, because the straw is soft and works at any angle. Sippy cup is made of polypropylene, with a food-grade, silicone straw and stainless steel weight. BPA and phthalate free.

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Nuby Grip N’ Sip Cups

The Nuby Grip N’ Sip cup has two handles which are perfect for a child’s transition to self feeding and drinking. The durable handles are designed for small hands and are comfortable and easy to hold. The unique, one piece No-Spill soft silicone spout is easy to use and easy to clean. This Super Spout promotes a natural drinking action and healthy oral development. The soft silicone No-Spill spout is uniquely designed to prevent drips and spills while being delicate and gentle to your child’s gums and new teeth. The pressure sensitive TOUCH-FLO feature regulates fluid intake with the sucking action of child- when sucking action ceases, the spout closes, ensuring a leak resistant cup. Plus, it’s BPA Free.

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Munchkin Miracle 360 Trainer Cup

The first Sippy cup invented with both parents and kids in mind, the miracle 360˚ trainer cup eliminates messes and supports kids dental health all at once. Drinking from anywhere around the rim, like a regular cup, helps support normal muscle development in a childs mouth. And with no extra spouts, straws or pieces, the miracle 360˚ cup is easy to use and even easier to clean. We’ll say cheers to that. For 6 months and older.

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4moms High Chair

Traditional high chair trays can be tricky — you have to line up the rails and coordinate the latches to attach them. This high chair has magnetic latches which make it easy to attach the tray and the magnetic tray top holds 4moms plates and bowls in place – making mealtime less stressful.

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BEABA 1st Stage Feeding Gift Set

Not sure where to begin with making your own baby food? This BEABA 1st Stage 4 piece Feeding Set will get you started! This set includes Babycook, silicone spoons, a silicone food storage tray, and grain insert. Prepare fruits, vegetables, meat or fish from raw to any stage baby food in 15 minutes with Babycook. And with the Grain Insert you can easily steam cook baby’s starchy foods (rice, pasta, grains) in your Babycook. Now it’s time for baby to try these tasty meals, 1st Stage Silicone Spoons are designed for babies being introduced to solids. Their ultra-supple silicone are kind to baby’s gums while the handle is designed for adult hands to easily be able to feed baby. So now you’ve become a pro and mastered cooking baby’s food right at home – Multiportions will allow you to store and freeze foods for baby ahead of time. Made from high quality, platinum grade silicone, a single portion of frozen food is easy to pop out. This starter kit will make it easy to make homemade baby food at home from start to finish.

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BEABA Silicone Multiportions Baby Food Tray

BEABA Multiportion is designed for freezing and storing a la carte foods for baby. Multiportion is comprised of six individual 5 ounce portions. Made from high quality silicone, a single portion of frozen food is easy to pop out. These lightweight storage containers are freezer, microwave, oven and dishwasher safe. BPA, phthalate and lead free. This product compliments the Babycook allowing you to make the freshest and best food for baby ahead of time. Making baby food in batches and freezing it makes preparing your own baby food as convenient as buying prepared foods, with the added benefit of using only the best ingredients.

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Miniware Teething Spoon Cutlery Set

The perfect spoon for kiddos just getting starting! Ergonomically designed spoons in soft Silicone so minis can bite and chew as they learn to feed themselves. This set includes 2 Silicone spoons in different colors and an easy to clean carry pouch.

Miniware is a complete system for self-feeders that grows with your child. The modern designs and clever accessories look great and reduce the need for short lived kid’s products – a win-win both for you and the environment!

Rounded handles and Silicone are perfect for little hands to grip, and the volume gives an ideal weight to learn balance and control while guiding delicious bites into mouths. Additionally, a notch on the bottom helps keep cutlery out of food and ready to grab for another delicious bite.

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BEABA First Stage Baby Feeding Spoon Set

BEABA’s world class design takes the worry out of first feedings, so you can enjoy baby!  There are no rough edges or metal for baby to damage those gentle gums and teeth. The spoons are the perfect shallow depth to help prevent baby from eating too much at once.

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aden + anais Burpy Bib – Leader of the Pack

A bib and burp cloth in one; aden + anais’ 100% cotton muslin patented burpy bib’s design keeps you and your little one clean. Drape it over your baby’s shoulders and snap it at the back for a full-coverage bib or place it over your shoulder for a no-slip burp cloth. Machine washable; it stays soft wash after wash.

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aden + anais Classic Burpy Bib – Trail Blooms

A bib and burp cloth in one, aden + anais’ 100% cotton muslin patented burpy bib’s design keeps you and your little one clean. Drape it over your baby’s shoulders and snap it at the back for a full-coverage bib or place it over your shoulder for a no-slip burp cloth. Machine washable, it stays soft wash after wash.

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Avanchy Bamboo Stay Put Suction Bowl & Baby Spoon

The Avanchy Bamboo Stay Put Suction Bowl & Baby Spoon provide fun and functionality at your tot’s mealtime. Paired with FDA approved food grade silicone in 5 bright, cheery colors, your little one will love eating his or her food, while you’ll love having less mess and stress. Unlike other baby food dishware, the suction bowl grips the table and won’t be knocked around or flipped by little hands. The small vacuum relief lever is childproof, especially when aligned on the backside of the bowl, away from the child. This stylish and sustainable bowl is biodegradable and free of harmful materials.

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ezpz Mini Mat

The Mini Mat. ezpz’s solution for infants and travel. The Mini Mat is an all-in-one placemat + plate that suctions to the table that makes meal-time fun!

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Modern Twist Mark-Mats

Modern-twist’s plastic-free Mark Mats make mealtime fun and hygienic. Crafted out of food grade silicone, young Picasso’s will love coloring the playful designs & enchanting characters with their non-toxic markers, while eating out and about. The non-porous and germ-free surface will never wear and tear, so you can roll up the reusable, memory-free mat again and again.

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Stasher Silicone Bag

Stash it all in Stasher, the revolutionary alternative to plastic bags and containers. Made of pure platinum food-grade silicone, Stasher is great for storing and cooking food. It’s durable and easy to clean, so you can use it again and again. In fact, one Stasher can replace thousands of disposable plastic bags, so you can save money while you’re saving the planet!

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Re-play Fork & Spoon – 4 Pack

Re-Play’s colorful forks and spoons are perfect for little ones learning to feed themselves. Made from recycled milk jugs (HDPE recycled plastic), the spoon has a deep scoop and the fork has durable, rounded tips to help your hungry toddler feed themselves.

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Avanchy Bamboo Stay Put Suction Plate and Spoon

The Avanchy Bamboo Stay Put Suction Plate and Spoon provide fun and functionality at your tot’s mealtime. Paired with FDA approved food grade silicone in 3 bright, cheery colors, your little one will love eating his or her food from the divided plate, while you’ll love having less mess and stress. Unlike other baby food dishware, the suction plate grips the table and won’t be knocked around or flipped by little hands. The small vacuum relief lever is childproof, especially when aligned on the backside of the bowl, away from the child. This stylish and sustainable plate is biodegradable and free of harmful materials.

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ezpz Happy Bowl

The ezpz Happy Bowl is a placemat + bowl in one that suctions to the table, which means that it captures kids’ messes and eliminates tipped bowls! At a height of 1.5 inches, the bowl is perfect for a variety of foods, including pasta, soup, oatmeal and cereal.

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bloom Fresco Chrome High Chair

Designed for the modern family and home, bloom’s Fresco Chrome high chairs are made to grow with baby, bringing them to the table from newborn age well into childhood. At the same time, bloom chairs offer innovative design solutions with adjustable heights, multi-functional capabilities, and fold-away technology. Featuring a 3-position recline system, and an easy up/down height adjustment allowing baby to join the family at the dining table, starting from birth, all the way to school age. In cradle mode newborn baby is up and away from the ground, safe from pets & household dust; parents and baby are able to experience all important eye-to-eye contact, so critical in the first formative months.

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Re-Play Divided Plates – 4 Pack

Replay’s divided plates have deep walls perfect for little ones learning to fee themselves. Made from recycled milk jugs, so they’re not only better for your child, they’re better for the environment! Mix and match with their vibrant rainbow of colors.

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Re-play No Spill Sippy Cups – 2 Pack

Re-Play’s No Spill cups are perfect for kids on the go! The one-piece, easy clean silicone valve guarantees no mess. Made from recycled milk jugs, so they’re not only better for your child, they’re better for the environment! Mix and match with their vibrant rainbow of colors.

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Re-play Soft Spout Cup – 2 Pack

Re-Play’s Soft Spout cups are the perfect transition cup for infants and toddlers. The hourglass-shaped cup includes a leak resistant, one piece, easy clean silicone spout. All Re-Play soft spout cups are made from recycled milk jugs (HDPE recycled plastic), so not only are they better for your child, they are better for your environment! Mix and match with their vibrant rainbow of colors.

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Avanchy Bamboo Infant Spoons

Avanchy was founded by parents who wanted safe, practical, eco-friendly and break-free dishware for tots. Conscious of the potential nasties lurking in plastics like BPA, their bowls, spoons and other servingware are made from either bamboo or stainless steel, which are safe and sustainable materials. Featuring a clever suction base made from FDA approved food-grade silicone, Avanchy bowls and plates stick to high chairs and tables effortlessly, meaning there’s less mess to clean up later. All Avanchy products are free of lead, BPAs, melamine and other harmful chemicals, while their bamboo products are biodegradable.

Avanchy’s Bamboo Infant Spoons are made from sustainable bamboo with a completely non-toxic silicone tip. These spoons are a much-awaited alternative to plastic spoons, because they are very soft and will not hurt little ones when they push them against their gums.

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Beaba Babycook Plus

The BEABA Babycook Plus makes over 9 cups of food at one time. Refrigerate or freeze leftovers, then simply defrost and reheat right in Babycook®. Steam cooking locks in vitamins and nutrients, while a multi-purpose mixing blade provides just the right texture. The timer has an audible alert to tell you when meals are ready, and all of this with total one-handed operation.

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Beaba Babycook

For over 25 years, BÉABA has been offering parents a full line of baby food preparation, storage, and accessories. Originally created in France, their signature product, Babycook, was the first at-home baby food making product to hit the market. Building upon it’s long history of creating innovative products that focus on design and technology, BÉABA continues to create products that specifically serve the busy, holistic, health conscious parent who wants to provide quick, nutritious meals for his or her family.

The BEABA Babycook® allows parents to prepare several meals at once, refrigerate or freeze leftovers, then simply defrost and reheat right in Babycook®. Ideal for every day meals, the Babycook® makes it easy to prepare healthy and nutritious meals for the whole family, quickly, with little mess and without lots of pots and pans to wash.

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Modern Twist Modern-twist Placemat

Modern-twist is a San Francisco Bay Area-based company that has pioneered the use of pure food-grade, hand-silk screened silicone in homewares and children’s products. Looking for an innovative, functional, sustainable based material, Nouri found it in 100 per cent pure food-grade silicone. A man-made polymer consisting of some of the most abundant resources on the planet such as sand and oxygen, silicone is unmatched in its functional properties of heat and water resistance. At Modern-twist, every single product is individually cured and hand silk-screened (which has the added bonus of making every single product unique!).

Made from plastic-free silicone & hand silk-screened with graceful designs, the Modern-twist marble-print placemat delivers eco-friendly, elegant style to your home. Bring natural beauty to your table with this soft, beautifully translucent pattern that enhances any surface while keeping lead, latex, phthalates, BPAs, & other harsh chemicals far away from your dinner.

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OXO Tot® Sprout™ High Chair

The OXO Tot Sprout Chair balances baby’s comfort and grown ups’ design sensibility. Sprout is an extended use Chair that grows with your child’s development stages, from 6 months to 5 years. For a perfect, comfy fit during all stages, the seat adjusts in height and depth and the footrest is height adjustable. A depth adjustable tray accommodates baby’s growth and can be removed so the chair can be pulled up to the table. The seat, back and cushions are contoured for comfort and promote “sitting up straight”, and a 5 point harness secures baby firmly in the seat. Eating can be messy, so the chair and cushion are easily wipe able for quick cleanup of crumbs and sticky messes. For children over age 3, the crotch post, tray and harness can be removed to convert to a youth chair so kids can sit comfortably at the family table. For grown ups’ added convenience, Sprout requires no tools to adjust the seat, tray or footrest.

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OXO tot Sprout High Chair

A wood stand lends modern appeal to a high chair designed to grow with your child physically and developmentally. Available in a variety of colors.

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Phil&Teds Lobster Portable Clip-On High Chair

Whether at home or at a restaurant, eating time will be fun for baby and easy for parents with the portable Lobster clip-on high chair.

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Stokke Tripp Trapp

This is a classic seat for your baby at the table from Stokke. The seat and foot rests can be easily configured to fit a newly sitting six-month-old or a full-grown adult, both in ergonomically correct positions that encourage a positive dining experience. There are also newborn attachments available.

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When I had my first baby, everyone told me to enjoy the newborn stage because it goes fast, and I would miss it. But I was so exhausted and overwhelmed I didn’t believe them. 😴 While I was living through it, it felt like it took forever!⁠
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If you are there now or about to enter this stage, it’s a yummy, delicious, snuggly stage. But for me, it has always been one of the harder ones, every time I go through it. So I see and feel you, mama! It’s physically, emotionally, and mentally exhausting. Hold tight, though, because it doesn’t last forever.⁠
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I've been asked so many questions by men about fatherhood. So I figured I'd drop some knowledge on my fellow Dads and soon-to-be-Dads. Here's what it looks like for the first few weeks or months after your child is born. Yup. If mom breastfeeds they pretty much are tucked like this and at times you'll wonder "what is there for me to do?" Here are my top 5 tips for any Dad after your child is born.⁠
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7 Postpartum Yoga Poses That Strengthen Your Body 7 Postpartum Yoga Poses That Strengthen Your Body After Baby 🧘‍♀️⁠
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The postpartum period, or period of recovery that takes place after a mother gives birth, is an important time for mothers to take care of themselves. 🥰 Typically, if you’re less than 6 weeks postpartum you don’t want to put any pressure on your core muscles. Also, your body’s levels of relaxin, the hormone that loosens joints to prepare for childbirth, is elevated for 3-6 months after childbirth, and longer if you are breastfeeding. All this means is: take these postpartum yoga poses slowly and stretch yourself gently. No gymnastics here or pushing beyond what is comfortable.⁠
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It doesn't happen often but when it does, it's mag It doesn't happen often but when it does, it's magic.⁠ ✨🤩
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All I want is a slumber party with my mom squad. 💁‍♀️ These gorgeous mamas from @influencingincolor (Nikki, Meghan, Shay & Brandy) are #momgoals 🔥🔥🔥❤️⁠
📷: @influencingincolor
Holy summer . . . it's hot already. Any pregnant m Holy summer . . . it's hot already. Any pregnant mamas relate?! ⁠
📷: @mamastillgotit_
Potty Training Tips! A step-by-step guide 🚽⁠ Potty Training Tips! A step-by-step guide 🚽⁠
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1️⃣ Look for signs of readiness:⁠
- Diaper dry for at least 1-2 hours.⁠
- Pulling at their diaper when its wet or soiled.⁠
- Hiding or fidgeting when going pee or poo in diaper.⁠
- Interest in others using the potty.⁠
- Waking up with a dry diaper after naps.⁠
- Telling you when they have gone pee or poo.⁠
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Potty training is much quicker if your child is showing the above signs, but you can start before this.⁠
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2️⃣ What you will need to buy:⁠
- Toilet seat insert to place on your toilet⁠
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- Underwear (at least 10 pairs)⁠
- Foldable toilet seat (for when you are out of the house)⁠
- Piddle pad (for car journeys)⁠
- Waterproof shoes such as crocs, sliders, etc. (they can be rinsed and dried)⁠
- Not necessary but helpful: flushable wipes⁠
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3️⃣ Getting yourself and your child prepared:⁠
- Talk to your child about using the potty, maybe take them into the bathroom when you go and talk them through the process (e.g. wiping, flushing, and washing hands, etc.)⁠
- Practice pulling pants or shorts up and down.⁠
- Look on YouTube with your child at some potty training stories (e.g. 'I Want My Potty' and 'Pirate Pete's Potty')⁠
- Involve your child in choosing and buying everything you need - choosing character-themed underwear is usually very exciting!⁠
- Sit your child on the potty at every diaper change, first thing in the morning and just before bed to get them used to sitting on the toilet.⁠
- Teach your child the correct vocabulary or signs needed to communicate when they need to go potty.⁠
- Make sure you have plenty of spare clothes.⁠
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4️⃣ Let's get toilet trained:⁠
- Get your child to choose a pair of underwear and put them on.⁠
- Talk to them about using the toilet and communicating when they need to pee or poo. You can sit them on the toilet at this point if you wish.⁠
- Take your child to the toilet every 15/20 minutes. Say "let's go to the potty" rather than asking "do you want to go to the toilet" - if you ask, they are likely to say no! Also, look for signs like moving from side-to-side or hiding. These are normal signs that they might need to go potty.⁠
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The Not-So-Easy Baby: Why Some Parents Have It Har The Not-So-Easy Baby: Why Some Parents Have It Harder Than Others⁠ 😢⁠
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Why are the parents of some infants relaxed and at ease while other parents are exhausted, guilty, and frustrated with raising their new infant? 😞 Is it because of their parenting skills or is it due to something else? Why do some parents have not-so-easy babies? {Click 🔗 in bio to continue reading!⁠}⁠
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Article by: Dr. Robert J. Hudson, M.D.
We haven't been in a restaurant in a long time but We haven't been in a restaurant in a long time but I know that whenever we all get through this time and can gather together with our friends again, a lot of love and laughter will be happening. 😬🤣🤣🤣⁠
📷: @maryfairyboberry
Helpful Parenting Tips for Enneagram Type 3 Moms: Helpful Parenting Tips for Enneagram Type 3 Moms: The Achievers ⭐⁠
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Last month, we learned all about Enneagram Type 2 — Helper Moms. 💕 Today we are going to explore the world of Enneagram Type 3 moms. These Achiever Moms are the performers of the group and work hard at seeking approval in their lives. Here are some ways Achiever Moms can use their unique personalities to become the best versions of themselves as parents. Threes are known to be driven, ambitious, and image-conscious. They live for success. They fear of being worthless or failing. Here are some helpful parenting tips for enneagram type 3s. {Click 🔗 in bio to continue reading!⁠}⁠
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Article by: Lauren Flake @loveofdixie⁠
📷: @ashton.creates
“You are my reason.⁠ ⁠ You are the reason I “You are my reason.⁠
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You are the reason I get up each morning.⁠
Even though my eyelids are as heavy as a five-ton truck.⁠
Even though all I want is to sleep in, a coffee and breakfast in bed.⁠
You are more important.⁠
You need me.⁠
For you, I would do anything.⁠
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You are the reason I am finally comfortable in my own skin.⁠
Even though I am a size bigger than I used to be.⁠
Even though my boobs cannot be described as 'perky'⁠
You relied on my body.⁠
You gave it purpose.⁠
For you, I will always love it.⁠
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You are the reason I now know the importance of patience.⁠
Even though I sometimes miss the fast-paced life.⁠
Even though I still get frustrated when I feel inefficient.⁠
You need me to go at your pace.⁠
You are the priority right now.⁠
For you, I slow down.⁠
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You are the reason I worry more than ever.⁠
Even though I know it won't change anything.⁠
Even though it's not your fault.⁠
You are precious.⁠
You are vulnerable.⁠
For you, I will worry forever.⁠
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You are the reason I am now filled with gratitude.⁠
Even though I get sad when things do not go my way.⁠
Even though I sometimes lose sight of what I have.⁠
You are my constant reminder that I am blessed.⁠
You are the light at the end of every tunnel.⁠
For you, everything is worth it.⁠
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You are the reason that my heart is full.⁠
Even though I am grateful for our life before you.⁠
You have shown me a love like no other.⁠
You are remarkable.⁠
For you, my heart explodes.⁠
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You are my reason." ❤️ Words by @hangingwiththeheaphys 💕⁠
We love birth stories and hearing all the details We love birth stories and hearing all the details about how each baby was born. What’s your baby’s birth story? 👶❤️
📷: @she_plusfive
Your Child's Stomach Pain and Headaches Could Be A Your Child's Stomach Pain and Headaches Could Be Anxiety⁠ 💔
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Have you noticed that your child is complaining of stomach pain and headaches? Or perhaps they seem tired and irritable despite getting the correct amount of sleep? Perhaps these things are simply coincidental, but maybe they’re not. Did you know that even children suffer from anxiety disorder? In fact, the most common mental health condition in children is anxiety disorder. If you are sensing that there may be something else going on, keep reading. {Click 🔗 in bio to continue reading this mom's personal journey with child anxiety disorder.⁠}⁠
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Article by: Katie Gibbons⁠
📷: @lisa.boettcher
Fun Pregnancy Announcement Ideas 😍🤰⁠ .⁠ Fun Pregnancy Announcement Ideas 😍🤰⁠
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Few of life’s events can have you bursting at the seams as much as “we’re making a human!” will. Sharing this news with those you love, like, or just tolerate, has become easier and more instantaneous than ever with the advent of social media. These days, most moms-to-be want to share their pregnancy announcement with as many people as possible . . . and the cuter idea the better!⁠
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Here are some fun and unique pregnancy announcement ideas for you to share your incredible news. Whether you like to use humor, romance, or a sweet surprise, these ideas are some of the most picture-worthy around!⁠ ⁠{Click 🔗 in bio to see the pregnancy announcement ideas!⁠}⁠
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Article by: Rachel MacPherson⁠
📷: @karissakayabbott
Pretty sure my mouth and nose are covered too. 😑😂⁠
📷: @thedecentmother
I am a big advocate for breastfeeding. There are s I am a big advocate for breastfeeding. There are so many AMAZING benefits for the mother and child. But you know what I am an even bigger advocate for? A mother's well-being -- her physical, emotional, and mental health!!⁠
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Sometimes we make plans and God laughs. Some of us plan to breastfeed our babies for 3 months, 6 months, a year, 2 years. Some of us meet our goals and some of us don't. (🙋‍♀️ My goal was to reach a year and made it 7 months.) Breastfeeding can be a lot more challenging than many of us expect. There can be complications along the way, the baby could have allergies, and sometimes breastfeeding or pumping can take an immense toll on a mother's mental health.⁠
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It is my firm belief that we must care for and support the new mother just as much as we care for and support the new child. 💕 While I feel there is so much value in breast milk, in my opinion, if it compromises the health of the mother, it is not worth it. As long as the baby is being fed, cared for, and loved, that is all that matters. And for the mother to grow and thrive in her new role as a parent to continue caring for her child, she needs to do what she feels is best for herself and her family. Sometimes that is not breastfeeding or pumping.⁠
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No matter your feeding experience or preference, you are a good mother. Whether your choice was made by you or made for you, you must do what is right for you and your baby. Your health (mentally, physically, emotionally) matters. ❤️
Being a Stay-At-Home Mom Was Harder For Me Than Be Being a Stay-At-Home Mom Was Harder For Me Than Being a Working Mom⁠ 😬⁠
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Being a full-time, stay-at-home mom of small children is a lot like being the CEO of a corporation. But without anyone working under you and without receiving payment for your efforts. Kinda crazy when you think of it like that, huh?⁠
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I smile as I write this, but that feeling was sometimes true for me. Of course, there are different ways to frame our choices as mothers. Such as looking at stay-at-home-motherhood through the lens of sheer fulfillment that comes from spending quality time with your kids and teaching them the ways of life. For me, what I eventually realized after my second child was born was that I needed to create a lifestyle that filled in the gaps where I felt something was missing. Specifically, I needed someone to help me manage my kids and my household. And I needed to be earning some money myself.⁠ {Click 🔗 in bio to continue reading this mom's story!⁠}⁠
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Article by: @kristen_vhmiddleton⁠
📷: @thegoddessher⁠
CC: @herholisticpath
Pretty much what summer is going to be like. 🤦‍♀️😑⁠
📷: @realamericandadass