Jaime
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Jaime

Wife to an adventurous mountain man. Mama to two girls. Chicago born. Living in a small Oregon tourist town known for wind, wine and orchards. Mapmaker by day. Believer that music and nature are good for the soul. Supporter of all things local and handmade. Fan of impromptu family dance parties.

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Having a bottle warmer really helps speed up the process of warming your babies’ bottles. While they are also more convenient and quicker than soaking bottles in a warm water bath, they are not always the safest. Some bottle warmers heat the milk or formula too quickly causing hot spots.  Additionally, if

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DIY Burp Cloths
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I have found that cloth diapers make some of the best burp cloths but look a little boring just as is. What I love about this DIY project is that it is super simple and fancies those plain cloth diapers up so it doesn’t look like you just have a diaper

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bookskids

Micah Player’s Chloe, Instead is a charming book and the perfect story for any child that has a younger sibling. Molly, the older sister, always imagined having a little sister who was just like her but instead she got Chloe. While Molly likes to color with crayons, Chloe likes to eat them. Frustrations quickly arise

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handmadehatskids

Urban Baby Bonnets are not your ordinary sun hat, nor are they your typical old fashioned bonnet. They are stylish, unique and come in an array of beautiful fabric choices for both girls and boys. Another added bonus is they are completely reversible; it’s like having two bonnets in one.

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bookseducationalkids

The Rainforest Grew All Around by Susan K Mitchell is a magnificent story that takes you to the Amazon rainforest where you learn about the delicate life cycle within the jungle. My daughter enjoys how this beautifully written book reads to the song, The Green Grass Grew All Around. Each page is

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