Halloween Costumes For Families With A Baby

It’s the spookiest day of the year for some, but for kids and parents – it’s also one of the highlights of the year – Halloween! In the spirit of this most fantastic holiday, I thought I’d share with you some of my favorite family costumes. Are you generally wearing your baby in a carrier? I sure love it!  Well why not wear your baby as part of your costume? Or do you prefer to roll with your baby in a…

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Baby Essentials: Places For Baby To Sleep

Where does the baby sleep? One of the top three questions I get asked as a new mom is – how does Itty Bitty sleep? My response is the following: …like a baby. Translation: Itty Bitty doesn’t sleep at all well-thank-you-very-much. He has never slept well.  Well, there was that one night when he slept for eight hours straight at two months old.  But that is very much the exception as opposed to the rule when it comes to Itty Bitty.  In…

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The Best Baby Friendly Places in Rhode Island – The Rhode Island Festival of Children's Books and Authors

Living on the East Side of Providence, I walk past The Lincoln School almost on a daily basis. I’m quite familiar with the all girls private school, and have conducted a few songs on their performance stage. I, however, had never attended their famous Rhode Island Festival of Children’s Books & Authors…not until this past Saturday that is! This annual event is open to the public, and will surely be on my calendar for years to come! When I was…

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How To Conduct A Self Breast Exam While Breastfeeding

New mothers, whether nursing or not, should conduct monthly self breast exams Breasts.  I hated not having breasts when I was 14. Then I hated them when they arrived – loathed having to wear two sports bras and they got in the way of EVERYTHING.  I’ve never really appreciated my breasts until this year, when they were finally put to good use because I have decided to breastfeed my son.   I also fear them.   My mother is a breast…

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Tall Mom tiny kitchen: Carrot Ginger Soup

Healthy, Low Fat, Vegetarian, Easy, Creamy Carrot Ginger Soup My Itty Bitty has already sunk his gummy toothless chompers into some perfectly pureed pear, some squishy avocado, and now we are moving onto one of my favorite vegetables – carrots! This soup is gorgeous, and the perfect way to serve up a great serving of vegetables for your family. Creamy Carrot Ginger Soup is gluten-free, can be lactose and vegan by using tofu sour cream, and is freezer friendly.  …

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