Holidays

10 Things to Do with Baby on Valentine’s Day

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There’s a reason that you can find a “Baby’s First…” onesie, bib, what have you, for every single holiday. We parents love to celebrate every milestone, even a first Valentine’s Day. Here are some ideas we’ve had for celebrating Valentine’s Day with your baby. […]

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Baby Gear, Fab Finds

Introducing the Swaddle Angel by Munchkin

Munchkin Swaddle Angel

I am the first one to admit, I was never a pro at swaddling my daughter. Now with baby #2 on the way, I feel like I need to brush up on my swaddle skills or find something a little more user-friendly for the swaddling challenged like my husband and me. I think our friends at Munchkin may have come to the rescue just in time. […]

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Do-It-Yourself, Toys

DIY: Make Your Own Tag Blanket

DIY Taggie Blanket

Recently, a client of Pins & Needles, who is also a new mom, stopped by the shop and showed me a special tag blanket her mom had stitched up using some fabrics that she had purchased from us. I had heard of “Taggies” blankets before and how much babies enjoy playing with them, but I especially liked this one since

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Clothing, Fab Finds, Room Decor, Toys, Wall Decor

London is Calling

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London has been calling. The Olympics have just wrapped up, and I’m about to embark on a little trip to see dear friends that live in London. I took my first trip to London when I was in my early 20s with my fabulous mother. We did the typical round of touristy things that most first-timers to London do. Sadly,

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Baby Gear, Bedding, For Mom, Toys

Rebecca’s Top 5 Baby Gifts for Second-Time Mamas

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It’s no secret that I’ve had a baby shower with each of my pregnancies. All three showers were so incredibly different but oh-so-special. I think the etiquette of not having a second or third shower for same sex babies is a thing of the past, and each pregnancy should be celebrated. Besides, it gives you a chance to get together

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Fab Finds

Project Postpartum

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As you obsess over the details of the baby nursery, read all the books, and wait 8 weeks for your Dutailier nursery rocker to arrive, are you really thinking about you? I mean beyond the vitamin E cream for your belly. (Well, maybe you are if you ordered the Dutailier). As a new mom, they say that the best thing

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