Mama Miemo

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Hand Foot Mouth Disease

The germs are here. Summer germs. Apparently, Hand Foot Mouth disease is a summer virus. And my tiny little one got it. And in my eyes, she got it bad. A big brother of a kid in her daycare got it from his preschool and it spread like wildfire. Everyone I talked to said their daycare also had an outbreak. I guess it’s nothing to be alarmed about, it’s all

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Baby Steps

I didn’t think she would ever walk. Part of me really wanted her to, part of me really didn’t want her to. Stay my little baby forever. But it’s happened. She started walking along things and then one day when she thought we weren’t looking took a few steps on her own. It was a happy yet terrifying moment for us. For those of you that follow me on either

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Baby Teeth

Guys. My kid has a lot of teeth. I don’t know if it’s normal, but her friends don’t have this many yet. She’s got both her molars and 4 top, 4 bottom, and her pediatrician said her canines are coming in. She can, for the most part, chew anything. It’s scary. Mostly because I am worried about how to take care of it since she doesn’t really know how to

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GB Pockit Stroller

I was a bit resistant when my husband told me that we needed this stroller. But after having it for a little while, I can honestly say, I LOVE IT. Why the original hesitation? First of all, it’s about $250. And for that money you have NO CARGO space and the shade is pretty much nonexistent. But after agreeing that we would still keep our current, large heavy stroller, and

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Smash Cake

Let’s talk about this cake smash tradition. I get it, one-year-olds can’t blow out candles yet. And smashing the cake is one way to represent the blowing of the candles, I guess. I’m not against smash cake, after all, my friends and I did it for our 30th…and that tradition came from watching kids do it. Pinterest has loads of cute pictures of half naked babies smashing cake looking all

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