#getyoursheettogether

Recently I received a gift in the mail from a company called QuickZip and I have never in my life been more excited about sheets!  These sheets are not your ordinary bedding.  The crib and twin sizes actually encase the whole mattress, when its time to change the sheet you quickly and easily just unzip the top portion and zip a new one on.  It literally takes 30 seconds or less!  Secretly…I can’t wait to have these on my bed also.  I hate changing sheets and can we not even get started on folding the fitted sheets.  They honestly just end up in a ball inside my closet.  When I pull them out to change the sheets I usually find those missing socks I’ve been looking for stuffed in the corners…come on I know I’m not the only one.

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I love that QuickZip is a woman and mama owned business.  Elizabeth Sopher, Caroline Portis and Tammy Buxman are the three genius mamas behind the sheets that save your knuckles and your sanity.  Not only are they easier to change but they are so much safer for your littles than regular sheets.  Regular sheets can pop off the mattress and your child can become entangled within them.  With QuickZip there is zero chance of your baby suffocating in the sheet and maybe just maybe as a new parent that will give you a little piece of mind as your little sleeps.  There are so many other things we as parents have to worry about on a daily basis, don’t you want your child’s bed to be a safe space you don’t have to worry about?

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So far this blue sheet I featured in my pictures is my favorite.  Its a super soft and cozy.  Perfect for our soon to be move to Minnesota!

Check out this video that gives you a behind the scenes look on just how easy these sheets are! #getyoursheettogether  You can find QuickZip on Instagram.

The baby care products featured in my pictures can be found at Dirty Girl Farm. These products are just one more way to put your mind at ease, as they are all hand-made and chemical free.  #chemicalfreebaby

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Mamabeartribe

 

 

Year One.

So my last post talked about reeling it in a bit when it comes to spending on baby.  This one is all about those few key items I discovered that made our lives a little easier during the first year. First is the Fisher Price Rock N Play, this was the only thing that I could get Colton to sleep in other than on my chest.  I love the fact that it rocks on its own and you can control the speed, plus it has mesh sides so you don’t have to worry about baby rolling over.  Second, is the Skip Hop Pronto! Baby Changing Station.  Once I found this portable changing station, my life was changed forever!  It was so much easier than lugging the huge diaper bag into the bathroom every time he needed a change.  Also, it keeps all of the items you need to easily access together….including space for your wallet and phone.  Seriously, don’t have a child without this item ladies.  Mommys Bliss Gripe Water was honestly a life saver, my husband will tell you the same thing.  It literally got rid of Colton’s hiccups in an instant…like magic!  The last thing I would add to the list is The Antilop High Chair from Ikea.  We only recently just found this, but I wish that I had come across it MUCH sooner.  I would definitely recommend this over any highchair that has cloth or padding.  It is way easier to clean and I love the fact that it has a larger tray than most high chairs. Until next time.

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Mamabeartribe

Reel it in Mamas

When you find out you’re pregnant excitement sets in and you go a little crazy…ok A LOT crazy insane even.  You by item after item because of course you’re so thrilled…. plus you have a baby shower, maybe even multiple showers!  You spend countless hours worrying about their room(I did) and getting it ready.  

Stop what you are doing!

 1. You don’t need all that stuff 

2. They don’t give a shit about their room.  Colton legit has never slept one night in it.

There were so many things that I bought before Colton arrived that we never used or never even needed.  When he was born and came home straight up this is what we needed: onesies, wipes, diapers and blankets.  I know each situation is different and every baby is VERY different.   However….REEL yourselves in Mamas! 

 Get out of that black hole they call Target and save some money!   Plus once they get a bit older it’s easier to figure out what kind swings and things they like.  We went through like six swings and chairs before we found one little man would use.✌🏻. Until next time.

Xoxo

Mamabeartribe