baby proof

  • baby proof: updates.

    Greetings from a sleepy apartment. As I rest and recuperate and as we ease into life with two kiddos in the house, I thought it might be nice to let you know that I’ve been…

    January 17, 2017 18 Comments
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    baby proof: pregnancy pampering.

    The word pampering gets used a lot when talking about pregnant people, especially in the lifestyle realm. And while part of the definition of the word is entirely apt—”to indulge with every attention, comfort, and…

    November 14, 2016 48 Comments
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    baby proof: bedtime stories lately.

    It’s been awhile since I put together an update of what books have been monopolizing bedtime at our house lately. Except that’s not totally accurate. These are books that have been monopolizing morningtime, naptime, bedtime,…

    November 7, 2016 25 Comments
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    baby proof: toy storage.

    We’re not big on toys in our family. We hate fun, is the reason. Just kidding! We love fun, we just don’t have a ton of toys! If you’re after a more general toy…

    September 20, 2016 37 Comments
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    baby proof: blackout curtains.

    My philosophy on baby gear mostly follows the simple guideline of “wait and see.” That all babies need all of the things is a fallacy manufactured by the people trying to sell babies (or their…

    August 17, 2016 33 Comments
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    life in a tiny apartment.

    Tip #141: Hone Your Rearranging SkillsI was not a kid who grew up rearranging my bedroom. When I was little, my sister Cait and I shared a room and we didn’t have much of…

    August 16, 2016 43 Comments
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    life in a tiny apartment.

    Tip # 140: Brainstorm, don’t buy.You probably don’t need new stuff. You just need a minute to think.In finding a way to make a small space tolerable, it’s easy to head to the nearest…

    August 8, 2016 44 Comments
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    baby proof: sleep away from home.

    There have been a lot of questions and so here’s my best effort at answering how we’ve handled sleep and a toddler while spending more than a month away from home.Here’s the thing: In…

    June 30, 2016 14 Comments