Lassig Diaper Bags: Casual Versatility Meets Hipster Chic

At this point Daily Mom has introduced a variety of diaper bags to our readers, from glamorous SugarJack to functional Ergo backpack, fun and colorful spring Amy Kathryn bags and even a daddy diaper bag, Diaper Dude.

But what happens if you don’t fit into the the glamorous type, the sporty backpack type or the girly type? What about all those hipster moms that seem to have coolest personal style to be envied? What if you’re a bit of a cool tomboy?

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3 Natural Ways To De-Stink Your Diaper Pail

As parents, we have all been there, thinking, “How can something so small and so cute make something that smells SO bad?”

There is nothing worse than a stinky diaper pail.  The feeling of dread when you flip open the lid, and the fumes come wafting out.  The games of “rock, paper, scissors” you play with your partner, trying to get out of emptying the pail.

You could make it a game to see how quickly you can toss in a new dirty diaper without letting too much stink escape, OR, you could try our three favorite ways to keep your diaper pail smelling fresh!

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The Postpartum Swimsuit For Every Body

Do you dread swimsuit season? There are a few postpartum body issues you can easily hide the rest of the year. T-shirts and yoga pants are much more forgiving than a bathing suit. But, the last thing you want to happen is for your insecurities to ruin a fun day at the pool. We found the perfect postpartum swim suit for you, from Aerin Rose, so save your time and skip searching the mall.

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3 Natural Ways To Remove Pesticides From Produce

Many people are going organic these days, but it can be hard to afford an all-organic lifestyle when it comes to buying fruits and vegetables.  Additionally, the organic selection at traditional grocery stores can be limited, especially at certain times of the year, so you are forced to buy non-organic produce.  Either way, it is helpful to be able to remove some of the pesticides that coat the outsides of non-organic produce!

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Dairy-Free Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

 

If you have a little one with a dairy allergy/sensitivity, or if you try to limit dairy in your diet overall, it can be hard to find great dairy-free recipes for desserts.  There are hundreds of recipes for cookies made with butter, cakes made with milk, and pies made with cream – but when it comes to finding a delicious dessert without the dairy, it’s a big challenge.

This insanely good, must-try-immediately recipe for chocolate crinkle cookies uses coconut oil instead of butter, vegetable oil, or shortening.  The cookies have the perfect crispy exterior, soft, chewy inside, and just the slightest hint of coconut flavor that compliments the chocolate perfectly. 

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Returning to Work and Pumping

You and your spouse have made the decision that you are going to return to work, however, you are not willing to give up the nutritional benefits (or the bond) of breastfeeding your child exclusively. You’re not the first mom to pump while in the workplace, and we know you can do it! Here are some tips on how and where to start.

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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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6 Amazing And Healthy Desserts From Chocolate Covered Katie

We have partnered up with Chocolate Covered Katie – healthy food blogger extraordinaire – to share some of her seriously amazing dessert recipes.  And the best part?  They’re all healthy!  Each recipe features at least one unique, unexpected and deliciously healthy ingredient, and many are perfect recipes for children with food allergies or sensitivities!

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3 Simple Steps For Calming Angry Skin

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We’ve all been there. You’re feeling adventurous and try a new moisturizer, or primer, or foundation, and have a horrible allergic reaction on your skin. Or for some unknown reason, you wake up and your skin is puffy, red, blotchy, and itchy. Trying to cover it with makeup only further irritates it, and then you’re left with an even bigger mess.  Many drug store moisturizers, washes, and toners contain chemicals which will make your skin even angrier, so this is a great time to seek out natural remedies that will get your skin calmed quickly.

Try our favorite three skin-calming steps in succession, or try one or two separately, depending on the severity of your symptoms. You’ll be feeling fresh, de-puffed, de-itched, and redness-free in no time!

Try these creams or use our home made remedies below


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Carrier Guide: Boba

Are you looking for a stylish and comfortable carrier to use for quick trips or a long leisurely outing? Boba is the baby carrier for you! If you like to invest your money wisely in things that will serve your family for years to come, then Boba is your best value pick. We love the Boba carrier here at Daily Mom and we are excited to share all of our reasons why.

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