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The Case for Nice Things

The physical environment I am in influences my psychological well being. I don’t think this is a profound statement. Of course, it affects everyone. Yet, I have so many friends who are parents who tell me they hate their living space because of old furniture that doesn’t go together or walls painted colors they can’t […]

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Tidy and Organize Multilevel Home with Stair Baskets {Part 2 of Managing Your Home}

Baskets are a simple, energy-preserving solution to organize We recently moved from a single floor, two-bedroom apartment to a four-bedroom house with three floors. My youngest was about 4 months old, and I was still recovering from the wreckage done to my body by carrying and delivering an almost nine-pound baby. The first house we […]

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Breast Pumps: My Experience with the Medela Symphony and the Spectra S1

If you plan on feeding your new baby breast milk and don’t plan to exclusively feed on the breasts, then you need to start thinking about breast pumps. Here are my experiences after nearly 7 months of pumping full-time.  Medela Symphony: The top of the line breast pump I cannot stress enough how important it […]

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Packing Tips for Travel with Kids

Let’s be serious…traveling with your kids is not a vacation, it’s a trip and it often requires a lot of preparation, organization, and packing! Whether you are traveling with or without kids, these packing tips will help you prepare and ensure you don’t forget anything. Packing Central My first packing tip is to find a […]

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Experience The Art of Burning Man (with kids!) at the Renwick in DC

When it comes to visiting museums with kids in DC, people often flock to the big names: Air and Space, Natural History, American History. But for the last few years, since it’s grand renovation and reopening, the oft-overlooked Renwick Gallery has boasted two awe-inspiring art exhibits that are a delight to curious minds of all […]

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