Articles by Amanda Colbert

Best Shoes Under $20 For Growing Babies

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Having a baby can be real heckin' expensive! One of my least favorite baby expenses with kids is buying shoes. For now, my kids aren't too picky about their shoes. I can get away with having just a fe...

The Best 9 Dry Shampoos Ranked

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It's an open secret - moms don't get to take showers. Ok, maybe moms of older kids can find time to squeeze in a nice warm bath from time to time. But those of us with little ones, toddlers and babies...

How To Make Moms Feel Awkward

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We've all been there. I know for sure I've done things and said things that I regret. More often than I'd like to admit, I've felt so awkward remembering things I'm not proud of. The worst part is kno...

7 Ways To Play With Snow Inside The House

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Send help! I've been stuck inside with my hyperactive toddler all week! My town is experiencing record low temperatures. It's so cold that it's unsafe to be outside with exposed skin for more than a f...

New Non-Profit Aims To End Diaper Need

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January 1st was the start of 2019 and the birthday of The Cloth Option, a cloth diaper advocacy group. This non-profit was formed by volunteers with a passion to end diaper need. Their mission? To enc...

What Is Diaper Need?

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Diaper need, put simply, is a lack of clean diapers. Many families experience the financial pinch of having a baby, but not all can cut “luxuries” and stay afloat. Some parents are forced to choose be...

13 Baby Essentials For $1 Or Less

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Having a baby can be extremely expensive! Of course, you can always find ways to budget for a baby. Some parents buy before they need, shop at thrift stores, or plan home-cooked meals. Still, babies n...

Sleep Deprivation Is Lethal To Parents

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Recently, Ryan Bergara, a Buzzfeed staff member, underwent an experiment. He cut his sleep back to only five hours per day, including two twenty-minute naps. I'm not sure how long this experiment was ...

How To Bond When You Can't Hold Your Baby

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My hope for every pregnant person is that their labor ends with a healthy and happy mother-baby dyad! Unfortunately, not all pregnancies end in this blissful way. Some mothers spend the first weeks an...

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