Tag: infant

15 Must-Haves When Traveling with a Toddler

15 Must-Haves When Traveling with a Toddler

Traveling with a little one is no easy task.  After surviving over 15 flights with our one-year-old, I have come up with a list of 15 items that have made our trips more comfortable, efficient, and enjoyable.  I have learned to pack smart to prepare…

Review:  Bumkins Splat Mat & Sleeved Bib

Review: Bumkins Splat Mat & Sleeved Bib

We’ve been using both the mat & the bib since Chulengo started eating table food.  I have grouped them together because they are from the same company and easily bought together.  The pros and cons of each one are very similar. Pros Variety of fun…

15 Registry Items I Am Still Using One Year Later

15 Registry Items I Am Still Using One Year Later

When we were expecting Chulengo, we lived in a small apartment.  So, when we put together our registry, I focused on items that were going to help us out in the long run.  Lucky that I did, because although we have moved since having Chulengo,…

6 Books You Will Want to Read to Your Toddler, Over and Over Again

6 Books You Will Want to Read to Your Toddler, Over and Over Again

Have you ever read a book to your child and they prompt you to read it again?  And again?  And again?  If you get lucky, your little one picks a book that is enjoyable to read over and over.  But, what happens when the book…

Infant Travel Packing List

Infant Travel Packing List

Getting ready to take a trip with your infant? Time for a vacation? Use this packing list to help make preparing for your trip a breeze!

Review:  Ikea Antilop High Chair

Review: Ikea Antilop High Chair

I stumbled upon this high chair during a late night online research session to find something for Chulengo to sit in during meal time.  I had initially put a $300+ high chair on my registry and had it fulfilled.  But I returned that high chair…

Crucial Breastfeeding Advice for Expectant and New Mamas

Crucial Breastfeeding Advice for Expectant and New Mamas

Let me preface this note with this:  when it comes to feeding your baby, you have to do what is right for you.  If breastfeeding works for you, Great!  If formula feeding works for you, Great!  There is no shame in doing what you feel…

5 Essential “NON-BABY” Items You Need for Your Baby

5 Essential “NON-BABY” Items You Need for Your Baby

I love to find multiple purposes for items in my house.  I use a vase under the kitchen sink to store dishwasher pods.  I use binder clips to keep food items fresh.  I even have a bean bag chair in Chulengo’s playroom that is full…

Review:  Dock-a-Tot Deluxe

Review: Dock-a-Tot Deluxe

Pros Lightweight, breathable fabric that comes in fun prints. The cover is machine-washable. Provided an environment where Chulengo slept through the night. Customer service is excellent.  One side of our dock-a-tot seemed a little squishy, compared to when we had first purchased it.  I contacted…

Frozen Breastmilk: How to Fly Cross Country and Keep Your Breastmilk Frozen

Frozen Breastmilk: How to Fly Cross Country and Keep Your Breastmilk Frozen

When we made our most recent move, I had to transport 400 ounces of pumped breastmilk.  After many hours of research, I determined the most efficient way to transport milk via plane.  It wasn’t using dry ice.  It wasn’t shipping it via a next day…