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Category Archives: Baby

Dreamy Sleepy Sheep Nursery

When we were expecting Alec I considered little lambs as a theme for his nursery. It’s really the perfect nursery theme: there are a ton of lamb things available to buy and the color palette is lends itself to is so restful and serene, dreamy, airy, comforting and fluffy. Just look at this beautiful “sleepy [...]

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Using Less Plastic

I am on a mission to lessen our use of plastic. Especially for the children. And especially for things that end up in their mouths (which is most things they come into contact with). It’s a health thing for me, but there are of course environmental aspects as well. I’m not going crazy with this [...]

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Paring Down our Diaper Bag Essentials

We recently switched Little Baby L from his stroller bassinet to a regular seat. Previously he was mostly sleeping when we were out with the stroller, but now he is obviously much more awake and not always happy to be lying on his back. So he’s in the seat all tucked into Alec’s old 7 AM Le [...]

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Wool for Babies and Toddlers

It’s that wonky, back-and-forth between seasons, neither-here-nor-there time of year. The last few days it’s been sunny but windy and cold here in Stockholm and it’s snowed in Atlanta (thank you Facebook) and Italy (thank you football game). When my husband was in Barcelona last week it was freezing and he was completely underdressed for [...]

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Baby Oscars Pics

Every year, Alec’s little friend Sophia updates her tumblr with her interpretations of the year’s academy award best picture nominees (she also did a fabulous retrospective for Oprah’s last episode). This year she is joined by her little sister Sadie Grace. Too cute. To see all the pics (of this and previous years), click here.

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DIY Edible Finger Paint for Valentine’s Day

This is Alec’s third Valentines Day and we have been working on a project that I’ll share tomorrow. On Monday I shared Alec’s and my very first Valentines Day project – DIY Baby Cupid Photos! And today I want to show you last year’s project. We got our hands dirty and tried finger painting for [...]

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