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5 ways to organize all those tiny baby clothes

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A set of office supplies drawers becomes a tower for holding baby clothes Have you ever discovered a cute baby outfit in the drawer – after your baby has already outgrown it? Baby clothes are so cute to buy and dress your child in. But they’re also tiny and prone to being hard to organize so you can find them easily. Here are a couple ways to try organizing them so they’re handy to your changing station and easy to see at a glance, without buying new furniture. 1. Store in repurposed furniture or containers Look around and see what you...

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Is it poop or chocolate? A misunderstanding with my toddler

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My toddler entered the kitchen and stopped in his tracks when he saw me. He said loudly: “Poop!” Usually he tells me just after he has done a nasty in his diaper. But how can that be, I thought. I just changed you a minute ago. Then I looked at the chunk of chocolate cake in my hand. He thought I was eating the poop! Thinking back to that very recent diaper change, yes, I could see how he might make that connection. The area where I normally change my baby was cluttered, so I’d laid him on the bathmat on the floor. Somehow the...

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How to remove some of the most common stains you’ll encounter as a parent

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Stain removal is a specialized skill. You practically need a graduate-level course to treat the range of stains that will present themselves during your tenure as a parent. What makes dealing with stains so difficult is that removal often depends on the material that has been stained, as well as the stain-causer. Take a wrong step, like drying or ironing clothing before the stain is removed, or using a stain remover that reacts with the staining agent, and it might look like you’re doomed. Never fear. We’ve rounded up some of the best stain removal advice for parents here. Many...

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My cloth diaper stash – getting ready for a newborn

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My cloth diaper setup--I'm almost ready! We used disposable diapers with our first baby. I never even looked into cloth diapers. I just had no idea of the benefits and options available with cloth diapering. It’s a different story now. For the past few months, I’ve been researching cloth diapers like nobody’s business. At first, everything I learned just brought up more questions. It was like peeling an onion. I’d feel like I’d found the answers I needed, only to learn there are other things to consider. My cloth diaper stash is finally assembled. Here’s what I’ve got: Newborn diapers...

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Kids’ animal themed hats – how to make the most of the trend

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With the bounty of kids’ animal themed hats around these days, it’s starting to feel like a jungle out there. Online children’s hat retailers are pushing them. They pop up on daily deal sites regularly. Animal hats for kids can even be found on the shelves of many major retailers. Here’s how to choose the right one for your child. Go for timeless design in the animal hat you choose There’s just something a bit extreme about the animal hats making the rounds this year. Maybe it’s that many of them have complete animal faces on them, making it look...

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