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2013 Holiday Gift Guide: Safe Sleep with @HaloSleepsack

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If I had to choose a favorite moment of the day, it would have to be that time of night when the dinner is done, the sun is down, and I get the kids changed into their PJs. For our little girl, that means a sleepsack almost every night. I started using HALO wearable blankets because they ensure safer sleep for baby, but I fell in love with them because they’re just so darned soft and snuggly. Continue reading

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2013 Holiday Gift Guide: Naturepedic Crib & Toddler Mattress {Giveaway Ends 12/10}

babyphotoLooking for a truly special gift for your little one, or maybe for your favorite parents-to-be? Give them the gift of safe, peaceful sleep with a Naturepedic organic cotton crib and toddler mattress! Continue reading

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The Next Step in Safe Sleep: Naturepedic Organic Cotton Twin Mattress

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Hey, I know you.

You’re that mom who saw those 2 little pink lines and wanted to change the whole world. It started small, with a healthy diet and more exercise. Maybe you stopped wearing perfume and using harsh cleaning products. Then you started changing everything from your beauty products to the containers you store your food in. By the time your baby arrived, you wanted nothing more than to wrap them in the cleanest little bubble you could find and keep them there forever.

I recognize you because your story is so much like mine. As moms, we only want the best for our babies, and that desire to make their little worlds perfect can really take over. In my case, I eventually realized that the pursuit of perfection and that unattainable “purity” just isn’t possible. So, we prioritize.

When we were planning for our first child, I made exceptions on some things, but the one baby purchase I absolutely wouldn’t budge on was our crib mattress. It was the one place my baby would be spending the most time, and the one product they’d be putting their face on for hours. I did my research on natural, organic options, and there was no choice for us but Naturepedic. Continue reading

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HALO® SleepSack: Keeping Baby Swaddled, Snug and Safe {Giveaway Ends 3/10}

Shortly before our new baby’s birth, my husband and I headed to the hospital to pre-register. We had a great experience the first time around, so I was thrilled to find out that they had changed some of their policies since the last time we were there…and now they are even more baby-friendly than ever! From standard delayed cord clamping (if baby is not in distress) to doing away with formula samples, the changes now in effect gave me even more confidence for our big day.
Around the same time, I also heard about the HALO® Safer Way to Sleep Initiative and learned that hospitals across the country are starting to use HALO SleepSack Swaddles, which are wearable blankets with a built-in swaddle that wraps around baby, instead of swaddle blankets. Our hospital has yet to adopt the initiative, but that’s OK…I brought our very own HALO swaddle with us! (…and now all the nurses know about HALO’s initiative, too!)

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