Blog posts February 2010

Mason gets a 'big boy' car seat

Mason's birthday was soon approaching and we realized that he was getting too big for his rear facing car seat.  It took us quite a while to find his rear facing seat as so many thing come to mind when buying a car seat:

  • Style
  • Price
  • How easy it is to handle
  • How easy it is to take baby in/out
  • Buyin…

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Mason's first daycare experience

As a sequel to my previous post about choosing a daycare, I thought I'd share with ya'll about how the first day went!  I don't actually return to work until Monday, March 1st however Mason is attending 'gradual entry' at daycare so Miss Ivy can observe how he behaves, eats and plays (while in my pr…

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Have you heard of Mabels labels?  If you are a parent, I'm sure you have or maybe you know of someone that has purchased Mabels labels and shared how great they are!

As most of you know, Mason will be attending daycare on Wednesday (transition week) and one of the requirements was to ensure his bel…

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Jamaica sans baby

Hello Internets peoples.

I have returned to your world.  I recently took a much needed vacation with my partner Clayton.  Before we left there was a discussion or two whether we would take Mason with us.  Clayton was for it, I was against.  It wasn't that I needed time away from my child, okay yeah …

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Buying the best [insert product here]

So you are a new parent and you've gone over my very lengthy 'Baby Planning' page and are overwhelmed by the amount of stuff babies need.  You may have scoured the Internet for information, reviews, safety info and the cheapest price for all the things you are going to need.  Wouldn't it be easier i…

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Binky begone!

This isn't the first time I've written about Mason's sleep attachment to the dreaded binky (aka sucky, soothy, paci etc) but we have made some progress.  There are a few different reasons why it is time that the binky goes bye bye.

  1. Pacifiers can contribute to misaligned teeth especially if older t…

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