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New Mom's Survival Tool: Armchair Organizer

  It's hard to know what life will be like or what you will need postpartum if you've never had a baby before.  Before I had my first son, I had no idea how much time I would spend postpartum camped out in my recliner. Between a baby who nursed around the clock and healing stitches down there, I wasn't up and about very much. Getting out of the chair was more difficult than I had anticipated, so I wound up having everything I needed crammed onto a tiny side table beside my armchair. It wasn't the best solution. It was cluttered. It wasn't always easy to reach the thing I needed. I knocked stuff off regularly. And it didn't look good...

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Rough night? How the ONEder Cover saved my morning.

  This was the scene next to my bed this morning. And I’ll be honest, it wasn’t the first time. Yes, that’s a dog bed.  My son has always had trouble sleeping, but at nearly three years old, I thought we had pretty much cracked the code on sleep. Then he started refusing to nap. Then he started waking up at 3 am and refusing to sleep for hours. And the two together get him caught in a cycle of not enough sleep that is really really hard to break. Last night he woke up at 3 am and had a very, very hard time getting back to sleep. I cuddled with him in his bed for a little bit,...

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A Valentine's Day Giveaway: Sweetheart Armchair Organizer

I'm spreading some love this Valentine's Day by offering you a chance to win this sweetheart armchair organizer! Anyone with a baby knows how helpful it is to have everything handy when you're sitting in your chair. Keep everything at hand with this pocket organizer that goes over the arm of your chair and keep on rocking that baby!  Contest open to U.S. residents only. Winner will be chosen on Monday, Feb 15, 2016. Sweetheart Armchair Organizer Giveaway from Milk & Sugar   a Rafflecopter giveaway

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