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Melissa Jarotkiewicz, Editor Melissa received a BS degree in Civil Engineering and is the proud stay at home mother of thing 1 and thing 2. Being the wife of an Air Force pilot means being the only parent for days, weeks and even months at a time. This chaotic and unpredictable life of a military mom calls for some serious retail therapy and Melissa puts her focus on baby gear and unfortunately for her husband the deal-a-day baby sites. Originally from the suburbs of Chicago, Melissa has lived in FL, OK, WA and just recently moved to Germany. She enjoys spending time with friends and family and watching college football in the fall. Go Irish!

DIY Light Table: the solution to a rainy day

Ever since reading the blog: Play At Home Mom I have been obsessed with obtaining a light table.  I also decided I wanted to go big since the table could become a multifunctional craft/train table for us.  Unfortunately going big meant forking out over $500 for this table at  Even if I somehow rationalized …

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A Mom’s Guide to Babywearing Safely

The Guide to Babywearing Safely Babywearing is an art that is centuries old allowing for mother and child to remain together even while the mother attends to everyday tasks.  There are many benefits to both the child and the mother or caregiver. Benefits for babies from being carried or worn: ●        decreases infant crying ●        …

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