January 03, 2015

Going to mom and baby yoga: a timeline

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It’s a new year, and for many new mamas it’s time to get out of the house with baby. What better way to start than with a postpartum yoga class created specifically for the needs of mothers and their babies? Mommy and me yoga is an ideal next step in the fourth trimester, for a smooth recovery and a healthy adjustment to motherhood.

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December 20, 2014

Heirloom Christmas books for Baby

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There are so many traditions surrounding books for the holidays. Some people like to collect a holiday book per year so their kids have a nice collection. Others work toward having one book per day of advent, to be unwrapped year after year. Others like to give four gifts a year under the tree (one you want, one you need, one to wear, one to read.) For me, I have a copy of “Twas the Night Before Christmas” inscribed in the cover with a note from my grandmother and the year it was given to me (my first Christmas, I was six months old.) It's one of my most treasured items, and reading it with my kids every year is a family tradition. I made an effort to buy some really nice holiday books for my girls on the years they were born and inscribed them to remember their first Christmas, as well. So if you do purchase books for baby’s first Christmas or beyond, think about investing in some good ones, and think about putting a meaningful inscription and date in the front cover. They may be reading them for generations to come!

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December 13, 2014

Holiday gifts every pregnant mama is sure to love

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For the holidays, make sure the expecting mama in your life feels extra-pampered. Dads and partners, the holidays are quickly approaching, but you still have time to put together a thoughtful and loving gift she's sure to appreciate. Pro-tip: picking out a little something from baby is also a sweet gesture for the mama-to-be.

Here are some of our favorite ideas to get you started:

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