Rotate Toys and Declutter Your Home

Rotate Toys and Declutter Your Home

We caught up with Organization by Allison to talk about a problem that many of us parents encounter: having our living room (or entire home) overrun by toys – including many toys our kids hardly even play with! She shared a great technique to keep kids engaged with fewer toys, while keeping the clutter and chaos in check.

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Favorite Items for Babies & Toddlers

Favorite Items for Babies & Toddlers

We shared this list with our Expectant Mom and New Mom groups, and we were so proud of it that we thought the world should know. So here it is. Emily's & Rebekah's Top 5 Million Favorite Items List. Nah just kidding...it's only like 237,000.

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10 Tips for First-Time Moms That You Won’t Find Anywhere Else

10 Tips for First-Time Moms That You Won’t Find Anywhere Else

There are countless blogs on The Top Things You Need For A Baby, The Top Things You Need To Know When Having a Baby, and Things No One Tells You About Having a Baby. But for some reason, I did not see tips like these ANYWHERE else and had to learn the hard way. Yes, I am making a big claim here, but seriously – I read a lot of new mom blogs in the middle of the night when I couldn’t sleep and they were basically all about...

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Babies and Puppies: They’re Not All That Different

Babies and Puppies: They’re Not All That Different

My now-husband and I got our dog four years ago, when he was just a 12-week-old puppy. I posted a photo on Facebook of us holding our new fur baby with an ironic (and hilarious, if I do say so myself) birth announcement description. Following that were many photos of our new family member, doing various cute things, and at one point I even (half-)jokingly posted something on Facebook comparing how having a puppy must be like having a baby...

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Items That Don’t Make Your Home Look [Too Much] Like a Daycare

Items That Don’t Make Your Home Look [Too Much] Like a Daycare

Before having a baby, my husband and I made a pact that we wouldn’t let our apartment become overrun with toys and brightly colored items. We had taken a lot of care in decorating our place, and while of course we wanted our baby to have toys she’d enjoy and items that we’d need to create a safe and fun play area for her, we didn’t want it to feel as though we were running a daycare out of our home. If we lived in a large house with a play room...

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