Non-Toxic Diaper Bags: Diaper Dude

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Does your husband hate carrying around your feminine diaper bags? Does he try to shove diapers, wipes and toys in his pockets at the mall – just so he doesn’t have to be seen toting around your baby’s pink, frilly carryall? If this sounds like your man, Diaper Dude has the coolest solution to his masculine woes: The Messenger II Diaper Bag!

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When To Replace Common Household Items

When To Replace Common Household Items

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Have your allergies been bothering you more than usual? Are you having trouble getting rid of that lingering cold? The solution may be simpler than you think. When was the last time you replaced the filters in your air ducts? Have you bought a new toothbrush lately? The following is a helpful list of how often you should replace common household items and why. Some of them may surprise you!

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Keep Little Fingers and Toes Warm With Stonz

For much of the country, the groundhog was wrong this year, winter seems to be sticking around for a little longer than we would like. Spring will surely follow suit and be unpredictable as well. With all of this crazy weather it is hard to buy seasonal clothing for our kids. Do we need snow clothes or rain clothes? Warm clothes or something that could make it in the North Pole? Prepare your family for the unpredictable weather with Stonz outerwear accessories.

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The Warmest Wearable Blanket

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We all snuggle up under blankets at night. That’s the warmest, coziest way to catch your z’s, after all! Due to safety reasons, our sweet babies don’t get the same luxury. When the weather is cooler we have to resort to dressing our little ones in multiple layers to stay warm and safe at night. Even the average sleep sack doesn’t add much in terms of real warmth on a cold winter night.

The Sleep Nest by Baby DeeDee is a new take on the wearable blanket that will have every baby snoozing in safety – and most importantly – warmth.

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Should you allow allowance?

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It’s important to teach kids about money. The way we learn to save, spend, and handle money as a child can play an important role in the way we manage our finances as adults. Let’s face it, in the world today more value is placed on stuff than ever before. It seems more and more that people lack the responsibility and discipline to save money before making big purchases. Instead we are jumping on the debt train and racking up the bills. If we don’t teach our children about how to manage their money, who will?

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Proper Food Placement Within Your Fridge

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If you’re like most people, putting food in the refrigerator is like a big game of tetris. Unless you have shelled out the big sum of money for a gourmet refrigerator that promises to keep all the spaces at an even temperature, chances are your food may be getting exposed to climates that may not be ideal. Keep reading to find out where you should keep your food, and how to properly store it.

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Secrets from a Wardrobe Stylist

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have had the pleasure of working on the wardrobe team for several large stage productions over the past years and several tips and tricks from these productions have stuck with me. Of course as a wardrobe stylist, you try to ensure that Taylor Swift doesn’t have her dress on inside-out or that Usher’s dancers have on the right pair of shoes, but your main job is keeping clothes clean and in repair.

It is during this preparation before the show, or after, preparing for the next day’s performance that a person could really glean tips that she could use for her own wardrobe. We hope that you find these tips useful in your own closet!

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Ways to Live in the Moment With Your Baby

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They say time is fleeting and the baby years pass by so quickly. You have probably already experienced this as you look at your little one in amazement at how much they’ve grown. Where has the time gone?! When we are tired, busy and also trying to be great mothers, it is easy to multitask and get distracted.

Maybe you catch up on your favorite show while baby plays on the floor, make a phone call while pushing the stroller, and answer emails while nursing baby to sleep.It’s not bad to do these things but sometimes it’s nice (and important!) to take a time out from distractions and to truly be in the moment like your baby is. Here are a few very simple and enjoyable ways to be in the moment with your little bundle.

The bonus? These are great bonding activities that will bring you closer together and remind you just how much you love your child.

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Cloth Diapering Accessories

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If you are starting on your cloth diapering journey there are a few things you need to get started. Obviously, there is the upfront cost of the diapers themselves and a few other things need to be factored into your budget. Don’t worry, you are still going to save a ton of money and help the environment out in a massive way. Some of these accessories are essentials and some are optional things that will make your life a little easier. 

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Starbucks Drinks That Won’t Ruin Your Diet

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re you addicted to Starbucks coffee? Don’t be embarrassed, most Americans have fallen prey to this particular form of addiction because it is so tasty. You might be worried about what these high calorie drinks are doing to your diet and wish there were some lower calorie alternatives. We don’t think you should have to drink plain black coffee if all you want is a dynamically flavored drink! At Daily Mom, we understand your dilemma and have brought you 7 drinks that won’t ruin your diet!

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Hooded Towels for Bath and Beach

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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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