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Eco-Friendly & Sustainable Brands You’ll Feel Good Investing In

From covet-worthy bags that are cruelty-free to goods made out of recycled water bottles, we uncovered forward-thinking brands that you can feel good investing in.

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We Heart Gummy Grins! 15 Teething Tips for Babies That Really Work

Find out why a baby carrier is key to teething comfort.

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Everything You Need to Know to Plan a Baby Sprinkle

Rain down love on a mom-to-be with this guide to hosting a baby sprinkle, from who to invite and what to serve to activities, gifts and more.

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How to Tame Your Child’s Sleep Monster

“Physically, kids who do not get enough sleep are at risk for diabetes, high blood pressure, smaller stature, weakened immune system, and obesity.”

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The Ultimate Hospital Bag Checklist for New Moms

From your own PJs and pillow to a special swaddling blanket and champagne, here’s what you really need to pack in your hospital bag.

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16 Mom-Owned DC Businesses You Should Know About

We all know that moms are an infinite source of great ideas. Check out some fantastic and creative DC Momtrepreneurs and you just may find one who makes your new favorite cake, can solve your family’s sleep or nutrition woes or create the bag you have been looking for.

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Remember Your Why

“I would wager that we don’t get burned out because of what we do. We get burned out because we forget why we do it.”

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My Tried-and-True Steps to Having an Amazing Sleeper

“When my girlfriend asked me what she could do to help her baby self-soothe, I realized there were three solid steps we took that helped our baby self-soothe for better sleep.”

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9 Top Apps to Track Baby’s Naps, Feedings, Health History & More

Need help remembering every feeding, nap and your child’s medical history? There are lots of baby tracking apps to help you keep track of every daily activity, milestone and health data.

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Postpartum Wardrobe Essentials from The New York Stylist

“I’ve been a professional commercial and personal stylist for 12 years, but it wasn’t until I became a mom that I started to reevaluate my wardrobe.”

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Teething Is Hard but This Solution Is Easy

These individually pre-measured drops are portable, natural, trusted & worry-free for babies one-month-old and up.

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Baby Not Sleeping a Wink? Here’s What You Need to Do

Photo: Sarah Shreves
The first three months of life are often referred to as the fourth trimester when your little one is still adjusting to life outside of the womb. During this adjustment, baby is depending on you to lead in…

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17 Ways to Stay Awake When You’re Exhausted

These can’t-miss tips will help you stay awake, no matter how many hours of sleep you got!

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13 Startups That Are Making Parenting Life Easier

Taking care of kids is no easy feat. That’s why we appreciate any company that creates a shortcut or finds a way to ease the daily grind.

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Bottoms Up: 10 Diaper Changing Hacks Every Parent Should Know

From mega blowouts to impossibly squirmy babies, diaper duty can be a challenge. Make it easier on yourself (and baby) with our top diaper-changing game changers.

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Don’t Ignore These Signs of Postpartum Depression

Women should never feel ashamed about seeking treatment for postpartum depression. It’s time to break down the stigma. By taking care of their own needs, new moms will not only feel better, but they’ll be able to better enjoy their baby’s first years.

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6 Things a Pediatric Sleep Coach Wants You to Know

Want your family to go from sleep-deprived to well-rested and thriving? Here’s how a pediatric sleep coach can help.

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Why I Quit Sleep Training Before I Even Started

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I’m sure, like many new mothers, I was totally unprepared for motherhood. I guess no one can really prepare you for what’s about to happen but I was particularly not at all prepared for the physical and…

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4 Tips to Understanding Your Teenager Better

Feeling frustrated by your teenager? These 4 tips may help you understand them better.

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Prince William Welcomed His New Nephew with the Perfect Dad Joke

The Duke of Cambridge is excited about being an uncle.

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Why Don’t We Talk about This More Often?

Musings on parenthood: the good, the challenging and the amazing.

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Permanent Daylight Savings & Later School Start Might Not Be As Good as they Sound

To get kids more rest these solutions might not be the answer.

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5 Common Sleep Myths Parents Fall for, Debunked by a Baby Sleep Expert

There are plenty of myths and misconceptions surrounding babies and their sleep habits—here’s the straight truth.

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Dear Daughter: I’ll Cherish Our Breastfeeding Journey Forever

It was an amazing journey filled with ups and downs, tears and laughs and whole lot of bonding.

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Sometimes, Being a Mom Can Be So Lonely—But Here’s What I Do to Cope

I’ve come to realize that for me, what has kept that loneliness and isolation at bay, are the connections I’ve made with other moms.

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There’s a Marie Kondo Way to Fold Onesies & It Is Awesome

This method is easy, even for sleep-deprived new moms.

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10 Ways Tech Makes Life Easier for New Parents

Here are my sanity-saving, stress-reducing resources that make parenting a little bit easier.

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5 Sleep Expert Tips to Get Your Baby’s Sleep Habits Back on Track

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The holiday season is over; we’ve eaten our treats, opened our presents and made our resolutions. As a sleep specialist, many of my clients have resolved to make this year “The Year of Sleep” and working…

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The Smart Mom’s Guide to Traveling with Babies & Toddlers

Pack your bags! We’ve compiled our best advice for traveling with babies and toddlers: what to bring, the best snacks to pack, and everything you need to know for a flight or a road trip.

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The Great Christmas Tree Debate

When my husband and I married, we knew, like a lot of couples, that we’d be joining our different backgrounds, life experiences, and other marriage-like things. Obviously there would be a learning curve. But little did we know how deep…

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Good News, ‘Burbs! Uber-Cool Codeverse is Headed Your Way!

Coding is quickly becoming a need-to-know foreign language and Codeverse is blazing trails to give your kids a head-bursting-with-knowlege start.

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21 Things You’ll Think as a New Mom

Smile and nod as you read this list of 20 things every new mom thinks and deals with those wild few months.

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