Day: December 11, 2014


Must-Have Travel Gear for Baby

The Bloom Coco Go Baby Lounger is perfect for bouncing babe and keeping him happy. Plus, it’s light and folds flat for easy packing. ($200, Pack blankets, like the Aden + Anais Brilliant Blue Classic Swaddle, washed in your usual laundry detergent—familiar smells are soothing to your mini mate. ($22, When it’s time […]

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What I want you to know: when someone you love commits suicide

Ten years ago, my cousin took his own life. I can hardly believe it’s been that long. In ten years I have graduated from college, fallen in love, gotten married, bought a house, birthed one child, and adopted another. My cousin will do none of those things. My cousin was three years older than me […]

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Stocking Stuffers under $20 for Pre-Tween Girls

Stockings are kind of a funny thing when it comes to traditions. Growing up, stockings were where all the treasures were–money and ski passes. And chocolate. But for other people, that’s where they get their underwear and toothbrushes (not that those things aren’t treasures, just treasures of a different kind…) I love filling up stockings […]

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Diverse Christmas Books For Kids

Have you heard of the #WeNeedDiverseBooks movement? It’s a movement that is devoted to getting books with diverse characters promoted, on library shelves, and into the hands of kids. This isn’t just a good idea, it’s desperately needed. Children need to see themselves in books just as much as they need to see children not […]

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