Tips

How to Keep Baby Safe this Holiday Season (VIDEO)

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With Christmas right around the corner, it’s easy to get caught up in the hustle and bustle of shopping, baking, and wrapping the mounds of gifts you picked out for your little guy. But you definitely shouldn't forget about baby’s safety in the midst of all the holiday craziness! From hanging childproof decorations on your... read more

The Dos and Don’ts of Homemade Baby Food

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Want to start making homemade baby food for your little one, but not sure where to begin? Check out these helpful tips and tricks from other new moms. Before you get started, make sure you know the signs baby is ready to start eating... read more

Bumpie Tip of the Week: Summer Travel with Baby

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What to pack: "Bring the obvious stuff: Diapers, wipes, butt cream, clothes.  Take anything you currently use for the bedtime routine (white noise machine, swaddler, blankets).  If you're driving, you could also fit a stroller, boppy or bouncy chair.  If you bring a Pack 'n Play, bring sheets for the mattress." -Jenny952 "Not all rest... read more

Bumpie Tip of the Week: Best Stain Remover for Baby’s Clothes

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Next time you’re dealing with a leaky diaper situation, try these tips from the users on our Babies 6-9 Months message board for removing the stains from baby’s clothes. Their #1 suggestion is an easy one: Sunshine!  “I wash the onesies and then throw them out in the sun. It’s the best stain remover!”... read more

Bumpie Tip of the Week: Get Your Sick Tot to Eat

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Is your toddler a picky eater when he's sick? (And all you want to pump him full of fluids and food so he gets better soon?) Next time he refuses to eat or drink and you're worried about dehydration, try this trick from user Christina-marie, who posted this suggestion on our Toddlers 12-24 Months... read more

Bumpie Tip of the Week: Keep Your Beach Baby Clean

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Heading to the beach for Memorial Day weekend? Make sure you pack the baby powder! User sunshiny79 from our Parenting message board suggests bringing a bottle of baby powder to the beach to make it easier to remove sticky sand off babies and toddlers. “It works really well,” she says. “I just use a... read more

Bumpie Tip of the Week: How to Get Through the 3rd Trimester at Work

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Pregnancy is already tough, and if you’re working right up until delivery, those last few months with a big belly can be especially hard. We found some great tips from Bumpies on the Working Moms message board for getting through the 3rd Trimester while still working 9 to 5. Get comfy! “I... read more