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[11 Nov 2011 | One Comment | ]
Recap! Big City Moms: Biggest Baby Shower 11.7.11

Summer Infant and BornFree participated in the Biggest Baby Shower held by Big City Moms n NYC on Monday, November 7th at the Metropolitan Pavilion! It was an absolutely beautiful event (the Big City Moms really know how to plan a baby shower)!

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[8 Nov 2011 | 3 Comments | ]
How to Plan an Eco Friendly Thanksgiving Menu

Thanksgiving is all about planning the perfect dinner menu and being eco friendly at the same time. Do you need help planning that perfect environmentally friendly Thanksgiving dinner? You have come to the right place. Here are some helpful ideas.

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[2 Nov 2011 | One Comment | ]
November is Prematurity Awareness Month

Every year, more than half a million babies are born too soon in the United States. Our country’s premature birth rate has risen by 36 percent over the last 25 years. That’s serious cause for concern.

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[17 Oct 2011 | One Comment | ]
Expectant Mom’s Dinner: Big City Moms by Dana Gross

Last week’s Big City Moms Expectant Dinner was great! Moms from all over New York City came to learn which products made the “Must Have Baby Gear” list.

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[11 Oct 2011 | 6 Comments | ]
Do-It-Yourself: Making Your Own Cleaning Products

As parents we want to keep our homes not only comfortable and fun, but safe for out little ones. Babies and toddlers can create messes that would put fear into the heart of many high school janitors but before you reach for popular floor and surface brands, consider that whatever you spray into the air or in your home, ends up in your child’s body.

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[8 Oct 2011 | 3 Comments | ]
20 Spooktacular Tips For a Green Halloween

Back in the day, we celebrated Halloween the eco-friendly way before we knew what eco-friendly meant. Costumes weren’t bought in a bag, they were made. Halloween treats were usually homemade and gobbled up as soon as they were dropped into our Halloween sacks (aka pillowcases). We would bob for apples, snack on popcorn balls, tell scary stories, and play flashlight tag in the dark.

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[26 Sep 2011 | No Comment | ]
10 Tips for Better Baby Safety

Before you became a parent, you thought baby safety was as simple as keeping sharp objects out the babies reach. Your point of view changes once you actually bring your baby home and you realize there are so many ways for a baby to get into trouble.

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[26 Sep 2011 | One Comment | ]
A Toddler’s Rules of Possession (Rookie Moms)

Rule #1: If I like it, it’s mine.

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[26 Jul 2011 | No Comment | ]
5,000 Fan Celebration!

We did it together:! We’ve reached the 5,000 fan mark on our Facebook Page! Thank you so much for sharing this page with your friends & family. Our Facebook community means so much to us.

To celebrate this milestone, we’ll be partying all week- Whoo hoo!

Contests, Mama-razzi!, Media, Moms, Notes From Motherhood »

[14 Jul 2011 | 9 Comments | ]
BornFree Moms to the Rescue: Sleep Makeover

Yesterday we wrote about one mom’s sleep issues. From all of the comments the blog received on the Facebook Fan page, it became clear that she isn’t alone! Many of you have babies who like to party during the wee hours of the morning. We also noticed that many of you have babies who are sleeping like champs.

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[13 Jul 2011 | One Comment | ]
Sleep. Or lack thereof.

I remember when I was in college and getting up at 8AM felt just wrong. Last night my almost 2-year old woke up at 10PM, 2AM and then finally at 5AM. She wasn’t hungry. Her diaper was fine. I don’t think she’s teething. Yet she woke up screaming and desperate to leave her crib.

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[28 Jun 2011 | 12 Comments | ]
4th of July Recipe Contest!

The 4th of July is coming up FAST! Independence Day is one of my favorite holidays. Growing up, there was always a party to attend. As day turned to night and the fireworks went off illuminating the dark sky I always felt so proud to be an American.
In this special 4th of July contest we’d like you to share a 4th of July recipe either as a comment on our Facebook Fan page.

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[21 Jun 2011 | One Comment | ]
Photo Contest: Show Us Your Summer Baby!

Today, June 21st, marks the official start of summer! Dust off those sand toys because the next few weeks will be chock-full of trips to the beach, the scent of sunscreen & lots of great family memories.

Mama-razzi!, Media, Moms, Notes From Motherhood »

[17 Jun 2011 | 3 Comments | ]
BornFree® Moms Making a Difference: Shower of Hope

On Tuesday, May 24, 2011, severe thunderstorms and tornadoes ravaged Oklahoma. My little family of four was tucked away in a closet and listened to the radio for weather updates as the rain and wind pounded our home. We were blessed and fortunate enough to miss the tornadoes. Shortly after the storm had passed, my husband and I tucked our two little boys (9-months and 2-years old) in bed, said bedtime prayers and watched our little ones fall asleep. We were all safe and sound.

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[6 Jun 2011 | One Comment | ]
We’ll be at the Big City Moms Biggest Baby Shower!

We’ll be at the Big City Moms Biggest Baby Shower tonight! Are you going? Enter to win a BornFree® Gift Basket!