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favorite gear 6-12 months

Favourite Baby Gear: 6-12 Months

A few things happened when Little Oats hit six months. She was crawling, which meant there was a whole new world of trouble for her to get into. She was starting solid food, which meant there was a whole new world of mess for her to get into. And her personality was developing…which meant there [...]

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Favourite Gear: Months 0-3

When Little Oats was a newborn, there were so many products that we loved. While I’m not on board with buying every baby product on the shelves, there are a handful that I swear by. I know that while I was pregnant, I read every gear guide I could get my hands on, looking for [...]


Bump Update & Twin Prep

My last bump shot was at 15 weeks (before we even knew we were having twins!), but I finally got around to taking one recently at 27 weeks. For fun, I also have my 27 week bump shot when I was pregnant with Miss H. A little different, wouldn’t you say?! Pregnancy #1 at 27 weeks:


Gear I Swore by… Until I Had a 2nd Baby

We hear over and over again that babies are so different, but some products seem so effective, that it’s hard to believe that it wouldn’t work for ALL babies until you have… another. 1.  Ergo – Noelle and I practically lived and breathed the Ergo for the first year of her life.  I used the [...]


Gearing Up for Baby No. 2

After reading Mrs. Jump Rope’s post on gear items for Baby 2, it made me think and question if I have everything we need for our little guy! I am pretty close to the finish line and expect to deliver in the next couple of weeks! Fortunately, before we had Toddler Checkers, I made sure [...]

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It’s a Wrap

Carriers. It’s SO confusing. There are Metas. Full buckles. Half buckles. Wraps. Ring slings. Water slings. Hybrids. Mei Tais. Pods. If you’re new to the world of babywearing, your head is likely spinning right now with visions of Toyotas and fruity drinks. And you might have a headache. Sorry. And with some of the options [...]


What We Bought (and What We Tossed) for Baby No. 2

One of the most daunting tasks for first-time mamas is researching a never-ending list of baby products. I remember the neurosis very clearly – in fact, the first time I set foot in a Babies ‘R’ Us, I almost hyperventilated. There was just so. much. stuff. The second time around, I thought very little about [...]

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