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baby wearing amber teething necklace

amber teething necklaces | i swear by them

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I’ve had lots of emails and questions and conversations lately about our amber teething necklaces for the boys, so I thought it might be time for another post about them.

moving forward

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This kid: He made 2011 so amazing. Makes me wonder how it can get better in 2012. I spent New Years Eve writing his birth story… and oh. my. goodness.

Holy flippin moly. It sure was a wild ride.

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Friends, it’s been quite the year. I celebrated my first year of motherhood. I watches as my baby morphed into a toddler. I lived through a category five cyclone and

why hello there gorgeous

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I have a two-month-old. I also had a two-month-old a year-and-a-half ago. That’s really not so long ago, so why then is it so easy to forget how amazing little

Co-sleeping: Love it or hate it?

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Where do you stand on the controversial parenting issue of co-cleeping? When I first became a parent it never even occurred to me that I might share a bed with

the first year: mama’s greatest journey

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By Rachel, Panoramic Playground   When you are pregnant with your first baby, one of the most common pieces of advice you receive is to enjoy every moment of the

something to lean on

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By Jamie O’Donnell, High Countries   Ezra. You woke up again last night, like always — except I had puttered around the house instead of going to bed.  So I

just a little mom-gush

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Yes. I’m on “maternity leave” from the Memos… dishing up some lovely guest posts and a few “encores” from the archives… but I couldn’t resist slipping in a small mom-gush