Must Have Toddler Shoes from Max & Ola

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Finding adorable and functional shoes for a just starting to walk toddler can be a little tricky. I must say that I absolutely love these adorable moccasins from Max & Ola.

About Max & Ola

“Just as we must protect and care for our earth, so we must protect and care for our children” 

At Max & Ola’s, they are dedicated to the safety and welfare of the planet, and the health and happiness of children.

They make baby shoes and baby apparel in the time-honored tradition; with their hands & their hearts, using only certified, non-toxic materials. We start with the finest materials they can find, and then they do their best to make sure these are processed as naturally as possible, without harsh chemicals, so they can keep our environment and our children healthy. They believe you should not put anything on your baby that the earth doesn’t know how to produce organically.

They are a business within a family, and when they say “our family” – they mean their family, your family, and the family of man, and so they honor the ideals of fair-trade and social responsibility. Fairness, honesty, and integrity are the paradigms of their company and their mission statement, and they prectice the principles they believe in.

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Must have Baby Gifts from Summer Infant

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As you know by now I have another little one at home. Finding toys and items that are perfect for them can sometimes be tricky. I must admit that everything I have from Summer Infant that I have used with the all 3 of my daughters have been some of our favorite items.

About Summer Infant:

Summer Infant strives to delight moms and babies, and walk beside them in their parenting journey by providing you with safe and innovative products that provide peace of mind.

Summer Infant is dedicated to developing the safest and most innovative products that stand the test of time. Rest assured that every Summer product, from the crib to the bathtub and everywhere in between has been designed, developed, crafted, and created with integrity, ingenuity, and safety in mind. They work closely with professionals and including pediatricians, child developments experts, and lactation consultants to ensure that they are safe and beneficial to the development of your child.

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WIN – Baby Magic & Boudreaux’s Butt Paste

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Finding Great products that you can use Day in and Day out with your little one is very important, but can be very tricky. These must have baby items from Baby Magic and Boudreaux’s will be sure to leave you completely satisfied.

About Baby Magic:

Baby Magic is a true legacy brand – they believe in a tradition, and that nothing bonds parents together like shared experiences. Take comfort in knowing that when you bathe your little one with Baby Magic, that just a few short years ago your parents were probably doing the same. For 65 years, they’ve been creating magical baby smiles from one generation to another, and bonds that last a lifetime.

About Baby Bath Time:

This wonderful Baby Magic Original Hair & Body Wash has the original scent that moms have loved for generations. This easy-rinse baby wash is gently formulated to preserve the natural moisture of your baby’s skin, and is enhanced with vitamins for extra care.

About Original Baby Lotion:

The Baby Magic Original Baby Lotion is a rich, creamy, non-greasy lotion formulated to absorb quickly, while softening and nourishing your baby’s skin. This hypoallergenic baby lotion formula is mild enough for baby’s sensitive skin, and enhanced with vitamins A and E to help retain the natural moisture of baby’s delicate skin. It is specially formulated for baby skin conditioning and protection.

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5 ways to prepare your body for pregnancy

Preparing to get pregnant is a pivotal time in a woman’s life. There are often times unforeseen stresses that women have about getting pregnant and as time goes on these stressors increase. If you and your partner are preparing to have a baby in the next year or so, there are some things that you can do to prepare your body to be healthy enough to conceive and carry a child to full-term. This article will identify 5 ways in which you can prepare your body for pregnancy.

  1. Pay attention to your diet and if you consume fatty foods or foods with preservatives on a regular basis, it is a good idea to start to prepare and eat more nutritious meals. Remove unhealthy foods from your diet and be diligent about eating healthier. This will help your body rid itself of unnecessary food related toxins and clean itself up so that it is ready for baby.
  2. Visit your primary care doctor or OBGYN and have a conversation with him or her about your desire to have a baby and the timeline in which you hope to do so. Your doctor will most likely want to perform an examination to make sure that you are healthy on the inside. Some things your doctor will check for include sexually transmitted diseases as stds have a variety of symptoms, some that are even undetectable by common symptoms. The reason that this is important is that if you do have an STD, it could be passed on to the baby. Your doctor will also make sure that you are up to date on all vaccinations and will talk to you about going off of birth control and the process in which to do so.
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Must have Breastfeeding Products from Fair Haven Health

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Breastfeeding can be tough at times, but very rewarding. With these great products from from the Milkies line from Fair Haven Health, providing Breastmilk should be no problem what so ever.

About Milkies (Fairhaven Health):

The mission at Fairhaven Health is to develop products designed to safely and naturally promote fertility, pregnancy wellness, and breastfeeding success. And for years now they’ve been achieving that important goal. From preconception through pregnancy and nursing, Fairhaven Health is there – every step of the way – to provide clinically-proven products to help you along your journey to parenthood. As a trusted leader in the field of reproductive health, their products are cooperatively developed and formulated by a diverse panel of medical experts – including doctors, ObGyns, nutritionists, and naturopaths. Noted fertility expert Amos Grunebaum, MD, plays a pivotal role in formulating their FertilAid, FertileCM, FertiliTea, and Pregnancy  Plus product lines.

About Nursing Blend Breastfeeding Supplement:

Nursing Blend is an all-natural dietary supplement that contains a blend of herbs that have been used for centuries by nursing mothers when a boost in breast milk supply is needed, including fenugreek and fennel seed. And, by providing a unique combination of whole fenugreek seed powder along with a concentrated fenugreek seed extract, Nursing Blend offers an equivalent dose of 2 grams of fenugreek in each daily dose. Nursing Blend also includes herbs that provide calming effects for mom and baby, including chamomile and anise.

The Nursing Blend is the only dietary supplement that combines herbal support for breast milk production with the vitamin and mineral support that nursing moms need to produce quality breast milk. Nursing Blend was scientifically-designed by doctors and nutritionists to specifically meet the nutritional needs of nursing mothers and their babies and to aid in milk production. In addition, Nursing Blend is endorsed by leading lactation specialist and MD, Dr. Kathleen Marinelli.
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Superfoods Snack Time with The First Years

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Dinner Time and Snack Time can be quite the feat with young children, as anyone that has eaten with a child may well know. The First Years is going above and beyond to make sure that it is a much more enjoyable experience for everyone.

About The First Years:

3 Things The First Years believes above all else:

  1. Your journey as a parent is uniquely your own.
  2. The not-so-smooth moments are more memorable than when the stars align.
  3. Think out of the box and trust yourself; you’ve got this

The First Years was founded by parents more than 65 years ago. Mr. & Mrs. Sidman from Roxbury, Massachusetts were looking for the next big thing to grow a business. Marshall Sidman found it in an innovative diaper pin developed by a friend – one that wouldn’t prick parent’s fingers or baby’s skin. He approached local stores and The First Years journey began. Today, The First Years is a leading global juvenile products brand, recognized for it’s breadth of thoughtfully designed products that help parents through the many unexpected twists and turns on their own parenting journeys.

About Double Duty Plates:

It’s easy to “Put a lid on it” with The First Years Take & Toss Double Duty Plates! The plates double as lids for on-the-go meals, with a built-in utensil compartment for added convenience. Each leak-proof compartment seals independently so food stays separated and fresh.
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Wonderful Baby Toys from Mochi

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My 8 month old is all about playing with any toy that she can pick up or stand with. These wonderful toys from Mochi are a perfect fit for her play time.

 About People Toy Company:

This beloved Japanese company started in 1977 and has finally arrived in the U.S. and set People Toy Company with a pedigree product line. The company’s three core offerings are Brain Builders, Mochi, and People Block series. People Toy Company proudly creates fun and educational baby products for the discerning parent. The Mochi series is the winner of the prestigious 2015 Kids Design Award.

About Mochi Maracha:

The Mochi Maracha is perfect for your teething infant. The sustainable rice-plastic guarantees that the first toy your child puts in their mouth will be as safe as it is fun.

This toy is truthfully perfect for teething infants. It also has a pinky-sized handle that fits perfectly in tiny hands. This awesome toy has a great “Light Caribbean drizzle” sound that helps sooth a fussy baby. The teething ridges sooth sore gums as well.
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Must Have Baby Toys from Brain Builders

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With a baby it’s always important to find ways to stimulate them just the right amount. I must say that with these amazing toys from Brain Builders we have been 100% satisfied.

 About People Toy Company:

This beloved Japanese company started in 1977 and has finally arrived in the U.S. and set People Toy Company with a pedigree product line. The company’s three core offerings are Brain Builders, Mochi, and People Block series. People Toy Company proudly creates fun and educational baby products for the discerning parent. The Mochi series is the winner of the prestigious 2015 Kids Design Award.

About Baby Senses Coordinator:

This toy is great for ages 2 Months and up.

At 8 weeks old baby is ready to follow the colorful beads that move left and right. A wonderful milestone is when the eyes and ears can start to concentrate and focus as parents and grandparents play along. A baby at that age is also ready to improve motor skills as they learn to grip and coordinate the beads rolling back and forth by themselves.

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