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Category Archives: Natural Baby

5 Uses for Baby Furniture After Baby Grows Up

Don’t you just love finding multiple uses for things? If so, then you’ll enjoy this guest post. You don’t have to get rid of the baby furniture when your youngest baby grows up. Just check out all the possibilities below.

by Kaitlin Krull

Choosing furniture for your new baby’s nursery is exactly like shopping for a new car: exciting, nerve wracking, and so (so) expensive.

After months of searching for the right pieces to fit you and your family, you finally choose the perfect models. Once you’ve kitted out your baby’s room with the finest furniture money (and baby shower gift cards) can buy, you might think your job is done.

Fast forward five or 10 years, when your children have moved out of the nursery and are on to bigger and better things, like bunk beds, computer desks, and forts. Your precious furniture is left in the garage and you can see the money you’ve wasted.

If this sounds familiar, don’t worry! Over at Modernize, we know this sad story, and are here to help you out with a little upcycling DIY.

Here are five of the most ingenious (and simple) ways to reuse your baby furniture once your little one is all grown up.Continue Reading

What to Look for in Baby Clothes

Below is a post from Marks & Spencer, one of my favorite stores. I’d like to add that, aside from zippers, you’ll want to beware of long ties and ribbons on baby’s clothes, because these pose a strangulation hazard. How to Make Your Baby Protected and yet Fashionably Cute When it comes to dressing yourContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Do Cloth Diapers Really Make a Difference?

When disposable diapers were first invented, I bet parents thought they were the best thing ever. But as interest in protecting the environment and avoiding toxins increased, parents have revisited the cloth diapers. Now we have all kinds of options in both disposable and cloth diapers. The question for new mothers is – do clothContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Review: Baby Love: Healthy, Easy, Delicious Meals for Your Baby and Toddler

It’s a lot of fun when your breastfeeding baby starts eating solids. Every meal is an adventure, there’s less pressure on you to nurse all the time, and usually, baby eats anything you give him or her at this stage. What a perfect opportunity to give your child a taste of the most nutritious foodsContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Home Remedies for Diaper Rash

Diaper rash can make a baby miserable. And when your baby is miserable, so are you! Many diaper rash remedies are available on the market, but many of them quite expensive. In addition, some of them are ineffective, harsh, or may have long-term side effects. You can find home remedies for diaper rash. Try these:Continue ReadingContinue Reading