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Rosalynn Tyo

Rosalynn Tyo is a freelance writer who lives in Ontario with her husband, two little girls, and an outrageous amount of Play Doh, glitter, and cookie crumbs.

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21 Super Cute DIY Baby Halloween Costumes You can Actually Make

By Rosalynn Tyo

Even if your little one isn’t going to say “trick or treat” or eat up all the delicious candy, there’s still plenty of fun to be had with your baby this Halloween…starting with the costumes! Homemade Halloween costumes can be frightfully complicated and even more expensive than the pre-made variety, but they really don’t have […]

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The Best Jogging Strollers of 2016

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Gearing up for a new baby can be expensive. There are many items you can cheerfully cheap out on without worry, such as those newborn-sized onesies they’ll wear twice, or the bits and bobs of nursery decor you’ll soon be switching out to suit your growing child’s interests–but when you’re shopping for a jogging stroller, […]

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The 5 Best Bottles of 2016 for Breastfed Babies

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Whether you’re ready to head back to work or just soooooo ready to share some of those late-night feedings with your partner, introducing an exclusively breastfed baby to a bottle can be a surprisingly challenging experience. Though many babies will happily drink from any bottle, others need to try a few different models before they […]

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My Brest Friend vs Boppy: Which is the better nursing pillow?

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A good nursing pillow can make a world of difference for a new mother, especially during those early days (and nights!) of breastfeeding when you and the baby are still learning the basic mechanics. My Brest Friend and Boppy are two of the leading brands. Though both have their devoted fans, each has its unique […]

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The 4 Best Diaper Pails of 2016

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Getting your home ready to receive a new baby can be so much fun. Though shopping for a diaper pail ranks somewhere below painting the nursery or assembling the crib in terms of preparatory excitement, many parents swear it is one of the most useful bits of baby gear they buy. Questions you may wish […]

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3 Best Postpartum Girdles of 2016

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Unlike the Victorian contraptions most of us (okay, I) imagine upon hearing the word girdle, the postpartum support undergarments on the market today will probably not cause you to swoon every time you pass a chaise lounge or handsome stranger. But the good ones can do lots of beneficial things for your postpartum body. They […]

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Boba wrap vs Moby wrap: Is one better than the other?

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Unlike a soft structured carrier, which is secured with buckles, snaps, and straps, a wrap is simply a very long piece of fabric meant to be wound around and tied on the body with the baby snuggled inside. Given the incredible simplicity of this design, can there be any difference from one brand to the […]

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BabyBjorn vs Ergo: Which one is the best carrier?

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If you ask a Gen X or an older Gen Y mom (like, say, the author of this post) to describe a BabyBjorn, chances are she will picture the one she was toted around in as a baby. The iconic carrier came on the market in 1973 and a very similar model is indeed still […]

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Ergo vs Tula: Which carrier is best for you?

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If you’re agonizing over whether to choose an Ergo or a Tula, you probably already know that both of these award-winning baby carriers are endorsed by medical experts and beloved by parents everywhere for their ergonomic design, exceptional craftsmanship and durability. Either carrier will transport your little one in the developmentally ideal “frog-leg” position on your […]