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I’m The Mom Who Forgot Her Baby In The Car

Ah, summer — the season of cooking out and camping out, swimming and biking, lounging and playing… …and sometimes, leaving your babies in hot cars. I have four children, and I am by all accounts a responsible mother. I may make the occasional mediocre parenting choice, such as feeding my kids chicken nuggets and counting […]

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SNOO Helps Evacuated Families Feel More at Home

Fall of 2017 has been a terrible one for natural disasters in America, with Hurricanes Harvey and Irma devastating areas of the south and southwest and fires raging through Northern California. Of the thousands of families who had to flee their homes, a few Happiest Baby customers wrote to us to share how SNOO helped […]

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What is the Safest and Best SPF for Babies?

Summer is here! As parents, we need to restock our own sunscreen as well as our baby’s sunscreen. With all of the sunscreen choices out there, you may be wondering what makes the best sunscreen and what is the safest SPF for babies? For babies under 6 months old, it is recommended to avoid direct […]

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Airplane Passengers Overhear Teacher Talking About Her Low-Income School, Awesomeness Ensues

Teacher shared experiences of working in a low-income school A teacher was handed more than $500 in cash from fellow passengers on a flight after she shared her experiences of working in a low-income school. Chicago schoolteacher Kimberly Bermudez was shocked when the passengers around her handed over hundreds of dollars, but she’s committed to […]

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How & When to Give Up the Pacifier

Sucking is deeply soothing for little kids, and that’s why it’s one of the 5 S’s. But parents are constantly pushed by others (or by that little voice in their head) to break the binky habit.  If you’re feeling that pressure, take a moment…for a little reassurance.  First, remember that in traditional cultures, toddlers often […]

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Be Brave Little One

Be Brave Little One When I became a mother four years ago the thought of navigating complex life lessons with my daughter seemed a lifetime away. Surely the most we’d be handling before elementary school would be basics like the importance of sharing and showing kindness and love to others. Never did it cross my […]

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How to Burp a Sleeping Baby

Babies tend to fall asleep while nursing or being bottle-fed (which is entirely okay and developmentally appropriate, by the way!).  But, this poses an issue for parents who wonder how to burp a sleeping baby.  Most people see the cute little one sleeping, and their thoughts are, “Don’t wake him!”  But even if a baby […]

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Vaseline Uses for Your Baby

Vaseline ointment is the brand-named version of white petrolatum and the original version of white petrolatum as we know it. Vaseline ointment was founded by Mr. Robert Chesebrough in1859 and was ultimately branded Vaseline in 1872. Petrolatum often gets bad publicity because of its name. Petrolatum is a safe by-product of petroleum and if properly […]

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Safe Essential Oils for Babies

Essential oils are everywhere! You may be considering using one on your baby. Before you do, there are a few things to consider. What are essential oils? And- what are the safe essential oils for babies? What are essential oils? Essential oils are simply the oils from plants that they are extracted from. These oils […]

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Healthy Watermelon Birthday Cake

Healthy Watermelon Birthday Cake Looking for an easy, fresh and delicious treat for the kids? This Watermelon Cake is the perfect gluten free or egg free Birthday Cake or a fun fresh ‘cake’ treat for morning or afternoon tea. Made from fresh fruit, it is a delicious dessert for any time of year! Read more: stayathomemum.com.au

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