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Motherhood is a Team Sport

I stepped out of the car, unbuckled my four year old. Went around and got the baby–who CAN walk– but flings her shoes to the far corners of the car before I’m even in reverse, so had to be carried. Opened the trunk and pulled out the bag of groceries,…

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Best Infant Carseat Cover Tutorial

Imagine, being able to protect your baby from the ickies in the environment every time you leave the house? Imagine them happily snuggled in their car seat carrier or stroller, with a shield guarding them from the chilly wind and all of those potentially sick people walking by. Imagine, being…

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Home “Command Center” Organization

I have to admit, I am a bit in love with organizing. I try constantly to keep things organized and put nicely, but it doesn’t usually happen how I would like. But, I have been getting some inspiration lately. Last week I was at the gym and happened upon HGTV’s…

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Holiday Giveaway with Bumblebean

We have some great news! Bumblebean is hosting a mega holiday giveaway and as one of their hand-selected, specialty brands, we are really excited to be participating! There are over $5,000 worth of gifts to win.  Enter to win one of three prize bundles with 35+ gifts for mom, baby…

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Thanks Giving with Kids

Every year we cut out paper leaves and have the kids write what they’re thankful for. Usually it’s just a small tree they draw on construction paper and glue the leaves to, as shown in this post. This year I wanted to do a leaf for every day, but wasn’t…

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Simple Fall Decor On The Cheap

I love fall decorations and the seasonal changes in decor and colors in my home, but I don’t like to spend a lot on something that won’t be displayed for very long. That’s why I was happy to discover these super simple, but festive ways to make it feel more…

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Support Breast Cancer Fund

Think Pink and Support The Breast Cancer Fund

I’m sure you’ve heard it’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Here at Sprout Shell we’re big supporters of women, health and breastfeeding. So with every purchase of a Sprout Shell cover with pink in it, we’ll donate the profit to The Breast Cancer Fund. Where’s the Pink? Flower Power Tulip Haven…

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Baby Safety Month

It’s Baby Safety Month! I’m pretty excited about it, because to a mom, what’s really more important than keeping our baby safe? This campaign is very near to our hearts here at Sprout Shell HQ, and I’m thrilled to share some tips and advice with you this month. First–what is…

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How Was Your “Labor Day?”

In honor of Labor Day, I thought I’d share my first labor story with you, then I’d love to hear your stories too! I wavered a bit when deciding to write this story–how real and honest to make it. It’s hard for me to share a lot (we’ve been over this…

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