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Kelsey Grammer and the Missing Child’s Car Seat

This just hit the news — Kelsey Grammer and family arrived at the airport, jumped into a SUV and drove off without placing their baby Faith in a car seat.

The blogs report that this is against California law.

Ah, it’s tough to be a celebrity when the media is always watching and reporting your every move.

You’re in even a tougher situation when you fly into an airport and the car seat didn’t make it with you, and is out in Timbuktu.

What to do?

What would you do?

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Daily Tea – Clothing for Boys and Girls (3m-5T) ON SALE!

Daily Tea; Mix-n-Match Knit Wear for Boys and Girls

Daily Tea; Mix-n-Match Knit Wear for Boys and Girls

Daily Tea is adorable knit wear for boys and girls. Nothing is priced over $30. Purchase 6 pieces and it creates 9 outfits. This is the perfect clothing for summer and back to school! Daily Tea is marked down 30%. Take advantage of these great markdowns and stock up on kids clothing now!

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Lilypadz: fantastic alternative to breast pads

lilypadz-2Before I had my first baby I created a breast feeding arsenal and filled it with every imaginable tool I’d ever need including tubes of Lansinoh, nursing bras, a nursing bracelet to keep track of feedings, and boxes of traditional, bulky nursing pads. Just days before my daughter was born I heard about a product called Lilypadz. Hedging my bets and wanting to make my intro into breast feeding as painless as possible (Ha! AS IF!) I bought a pair and threw them into my handy box of nursing supplies too.

madonna-cone-braIt’s a good thing I did. My breast feeding experience would have been a whole lot less pleasant without Lilypadz. I did try traditional nursing pads because I had some on hand but I hated the bulky, scratchy pads because they leaked, chafed and make me look like Madonna during her unfortunate cone-bra experiment.

But once I used Lilypadz, I never went back to traditional nursing pads. Why would I? Lilypadz are comfortable, reusable and, most importantly, effective. And as any nursing mom who’s had an embarrassing breastmilk leak in public knows, effectiveness in a breast pad is worth its weight in gold.

Lilypadz adhere, gently, to your skin and halt the flow of breastmilk. They keep your breasts from leaking and, because your nipples aren’t sitting in soaking wet cotton for hours on end, there’s no chafing either.

lilypadz-1Lilypadz are reusable so, at $25 per pair, you end up saving money in the long run because you don’t have to keep buying disposable nursing pads. I got at least 4-5 months of wear out of each pair I purchased. Lilypadz are also easy to clean: just wash them in hot, soapy water and dry them thoroughly after each use and be sure to boil them for a few minutes every few days. You’ll be amazed that their adhesive stays effective and holds up over several months of use.

Now, whenever my friends get pregnant, Lilypadz is my go-to baby shower gift!

Lilypadz are available in our store and online at Bloom Maternity.

Madonna image courtesy of OC Register. 

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