Mom Cards: A License to Friend

Have you ever been handed a mommy business card? You probably thought that mom was straight-up crazy. The small, rectangular-shaped card may have served as a poster promotion of “STAY AWAY, I’M CRAZY.”

Only the more you got to know this mom, you realized she wasn’t crazy. And you all of a sudden kind of, sort of, possibly loved the idea of a piece of paper that you could easily slip to a friend to give and get each other’s info. While moms are responsible for the sippy cups, Nuks, stuffies, koosh balls, and random hair barrettes, there simply aren’t enough hands to program someone’s contact info into your phone while your little ones (not-so-patiently) wait next to your waist.

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Stylish Camera Bags for Moms

School is back in session (or will be soon) and if you’re like us, you’re knee deep in back-to school shopping. But, why should our kids have all the fun?!

This year, we decided to treat ourselves to new bags… camera bags! Because, let’s be honest; these days if you’re a mom, you’re likely a mom with a camera. Whether that camera be your smartphone, a point-and-shoot or a DSLR; between now and next May when school is out again for the summer, there will be many an event to capture.

So, toss out your old bag and upgrade to one of these stylish camera bags! 

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Making Chores Fun with Chore Charts

We know that our kids would rather do anything other than their chores. Hey, we as adults usually feel the same way! You’d think they would have made the definition of chores more uplifting and positive, instead of “an unpleasant, but necessary task.” Instead of, or at least in addition to forcing these unpleasant tasks upon our kids, let’s try to add a little bit of fun and motivation into the mix. Not only for their sake, but also for ours.

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18 Halloween Costume Ideas Inspired By Favorite Books

These days, many kids choose their Halloween costumes based on their favorite t.v. and movie characters. That means that this year, you’ll probably see a lot of Elsas from Frozen, minions from Despicable Me, turtles from Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and Pirate Jakes from Jake and the Neverland Pirates. So, why not instead turn your child to their favorite books for inspiration? Many of the most beloved children’s book characters have a whole series of books built around them. Therefore, one potential perk of dressing your child as one of these characters is that it might even give them a little motivational boost to try out a newer (or older) book in the series!  And–getting your child to read more is always a win-win situation, right?

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Fun Turning One! 5 Unique Party Themes for Girls

 

Your little lady only has one first birthday party so this is definitely an opportunity to go all out as you celebrate her first year!  There are so many cute ideas and fun ways of celebrating, but we wanted to simplify some of these into 5 unique girl’s first birthday party themes.  We hope that you find something that suits your little one’s style and personality.  We have done the work and included shop links to printables, invitations, decorations, favor ideas and even something beautiful things for her to wear and accessorize with.  Read on to find out what could help you plan of this wonderful event – the only rule is to HAVE FUN!

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Accessorizing for Summer with Etsy

Accessorizing for Summer with Etsy

When it’s sunny, hot and humid outside the last thing you want to throw on is a long, drapey scarf or a big, chunky necklace.  Summer weather calls for accessories that will not cause discomfort.  Whether it be minimalist jewelry or a bright headscarf, keeping cool is a must.  Etsy has a huge selection of extraordinary one of a kind accessories to make your summer outfits pop.

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Engaging Wall Art for the Modern Nursery

A modern nursery is one with clean lines, and unique finds. Engaging your baby with artwork that has been chosen just for them is a rewarding task! Choosing colors, themes, subjects and textures that baby can admire and relate to is important when giving them an environment in which to grow and thrive. Things like animals (not necessarily cute cartoon versions), nature images, contrast and texture are intrinsically familiar and interesting to look at. Here is a collection of engaging wall art to decorate your modern nursery.

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Fabulous Etsy Wedding Dresses

Etsy is the perfect place to go for a one of a kind creation, that will meet any budget. Many of the dresses are made specifically to your measurements and can be customized to match the ideal image in your head of what your wedding dress should look like. Craving a designer gown but simply don’t have the money for it? Take a peek around Etsy for a talented dress maker who can give you that designer gown, but for less.

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Handmade Blankets to Keep Forever

 Photo Credit: Swaddle Me Softly on Etsy

Although it’s easy to accumulate piles of baby blankets as you prepare for your little one to arrive, it’s nice to have that really special one that you love to pieces and know you will keep as your baby grows. Maybe your baby will end up choosing the blanket that becomes “the one” but it sure does help to offer an absolutely gorgeous handmade blanket and encourage snuggling.


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Hooded Towels for Bath and Beach

Photo Credit: The Trendy Tot on Etsy

There is nothing better than snuggling a freshly bathed baby in a warm cozy towel!

Make bathtime special with a towel that is customized, unique and beautiful. These fantastic Etsy sellers make sure there is something for everyone – from organic and minimalist to fun and whimsical! A special towel also makes an excellent gift as a treat to new parents since it is something they might not necessarily splurge on themselves!


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