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Registering For Baby #2: What We Have, What We Need, What We’ve Learned

When it comes to registering for baby number two, there’s a lot we can already check off the list. Here’s a list of great products we will be reusing (and recommend!) from baby number one, as well as what we’d like to add for baby #2! 1. Boon Naked Collapsable Bathtub : We chose this tub because [...]


13 Toys that Encourage Fine Motor Development

Fine motor skills (or, the skills children develop as they learn to coordinate their hands and fingers with their eyes) are an incredibly important part of child development. Because of this, many children’s toys are created with development in mind. Lucky for the kiddos, these toys are also really fun! Here are some of Little [...]


If I Could Register Today, Part One

…well, I suppose, I could register today, but this poor little guy I’m cooking is likely going to inherit all of his big brother’s baby gear. But of course, because this pregnancy has me nesting like a mad woman, my late night lack of sleeping abilities leads me to Amazon more often than I’d care [...]


Cheap Baby Gear That Lasts

Although Mr. T is more of a “buy the first thing you see” shopper, I’m the planner and the frugal one in our family. The planning side meant that I was typically the one making baby gear decisions! I thought I’d share our favorite frugal finds that have lasted 3 years (and 2 kids) and [...]


Play Kitchen Food and Accessories

Last year, Colin’s big gift from his grandparents was a play kitchen and accessories. At just past 18 months, he was just inching into the world of pretend play, and I wanted to capitalize on that interest and energy. In the many months that have passed since then, his interest in the play kitchen has [...]


Dollhouses for Toddlers

Christmas is coming and I have been searching for a doll house for Juliet. She already has her beautiful dollhouse bookshelf her daddy made for her, but her developmental therapist has been recommending a small dollhouse for her to help with imaginative play, fine motor skills, and expressive speech. We got this little Fisher Price Laugh and Learn house [...]


Registry for Baby #2

If we had a baby and didn’t buy anything new to prepare for her arrival, we would be fine. We have everything we really need, but since having Liam, a lot has changed and there are some new things I’d like to get if we have the funds. We likely won’t end up with everything [...]

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