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    Favorite Baby Items Birth-One Year

    Disclosure: some of the links below are affiliate links, meaning at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase. Items are in no particular order. I have personally used all of these items and found them to be very useful as a first time parent! Gender Neutral Baby Gowns Teethers Banana Toothbrush Sit-Me-Up Jumperoo Baby Carrier/Wearable Traditional Swing Nose Frida Baby tub-infant Baby tub seat-for once sitting up Play yard Hatch Carseat Toy Drying Grass Burp Cloths Newborn Sleeper Pillow Portable activity arch Love to Dream Swaddle Crib Liner Portable & Rechargeable Sound Machine/Light Portable baby play dome great for…

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    Newborn Must Haves

    Disclosure: some of the links below are affiliate links, meaning at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase. We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites. A couple weeks ago I was shopping for a friend’s baby shower. I’m the type of person that loves to give a practical gift…..I’m not the friend that buys your kiddos a toy (because I know they already have a roomful of them that they don’t play with), I’m…

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    What You Actually Need For Pumping At Work

    1.       A medium to large bag for all your supplies I personally preferred a backpack. There was plenty of storage space and it was easy to carry—some days I had my purse, my pumping bag, a lunch bag, a drink, and my breakfast to carry into work. 2.       Milk storage bags or containers I used tommee tippee bottles like these for Kenely when she was at the sitter, but I also had 6 large bottles like this. I used these bottles to store my fresh milk and send to the sitter the following day instead of sending frozen milk. I ordered these lids to use for storage. The number of bottles you…

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    How To Help Your Baby Sleep

    After a few weeks of inconsistent sleep, I was desperate for help & advice on how to help my baby sleep because I needed to sleep! This led to a lot of middle-of-the-night amazon purchases for anything that I thought might help her, as well as scouring Pinterest for hours at a time for any tip we could try. In hindsight, I found the following things to be most impactful: 1.       Consistent wake up time When I went back to work, Kenley started going to a private sitter each day. Since my husband & I both leave the house at 6am each morning, this means she consistently is woken up at…