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Camping with an Infant.

DH and I have friends who love camping. They have invited us to go on some trips with them. We just cannot agree on what to do with our 4 month old daughter. My idea is to get one of those 3 room tents and set up the pack n play. DH thinks that DD should either sleep in her infant carrier or with us. So what do we do with her during the day then? Hold her all the time? I swear men just do not think sometimes. LOL So what have you all done? Any advice?

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Boating with Infant

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What Do You Do with Your Children's Artwork?

Hi! I have a 2 year old son and I already have a large pile of his beautiful artwork. What do I do with it? I want to keep at least some of his art, but I know realistically I can't keep it all. Of course, I have some hanging on our fridge and in his bedroom. Does anyone have any good ideas for how to save my little man's artwork? Thanks for your help! You all are the bests!!

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Do You Blog?

Hi all, I have a blog that I put everything from family photos to recipes to general rants. In the beginning all my family and friends loved this and some even started their own as they were inspired by reading mine. However, over the last year or so, not many of my family/friends are reading it anymore. I put a poll on my blog asking my readers if I should keep or ditch the blog as Facebook seems to be where most people do their "blogging". I think it was a dumb poll as everyone said, "keep it" but I am barely to maybe 3 regular...

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Do You Have a Blog?

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My Baby Wants to Constantly Be Held

My baby is 5 wks old and wants to be constantly held. I understand he hasn't learned to self soothe and maybe a little young for self-soothing. I love holding him but then I can't get anything done....shower, make dinner, laundry, etc. Sometimes he will play if I set him down but it depends on the hour and day. Often he wants to be held almost all day, when I put him down he starts crying (extremely loud). I have a baby borjn but he's too small for that right now. but even if I were to put it on I feel like I couldn't stand in front of a...

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Infant Skin Care

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