Baby Laundry Tips and Products

Baby Laundry Tips and Products

Happy Tuesday amazing readers! ¬†Thank you for visiting my blog today. ūüôā ¬†Today, ¬†I will be sharing what I learned as a new mom when it comes to doing Naila’s laundry from the moment that I washed her very first newborn outfits until now.

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As a new mom all I knew was that I had to wash most of her Newborn clothes before she was born so that they were ready for her. ¬†I wasn’t really thinking about how many times her poop would come out of her diaper or how many times she would spit up on me and on herself. ¬†That was definitely a new mom moment.

Not all detergents are suitable for your baby’s sensitive skin. ¬†My favorite baby laundry products are from Dreft.

Favorite Products:

Dreft Stage 1: Newborn, is a hypoallergenic baby laundry detergent that has an irresistible baby scent.  Not all hypoallergenic detergents are good at removing tough stains but this one did a good job until she started eating solids.

Dreft Stage 2: Active baby, is what I started using when she started eating solids.  This one also has the lovely baby scent and is tougher on stains.  Your infants skin is less sensitive at this age.

Baby Oxi Clean: I started using this when the stains were too tough.  I place her stained clothes in a solution of warm water mixed with the Oxi Clean and leave it there for about 15 mins. and then I continue to wash with the Dreft Stage 2 detergent.

As they turn older, by older I mean 1-year-old for us at least, the smell of the detergent doesn’t stay for long anymore so I started using¬†Dreft blissfuls in-wash scent beads¬†which contain the same scent and it just makes the scent stronger which makes it last longer. ūüôā ¬†I just love baby scent!

Tips:

  • If you want your baby’s clothes to shrink wash them in warm or hot water and dry in high heat. ¬†If you don’t want them to shrink then do the opposite, all cold.
  • For your baby’s clothes¬†not to look worn don’t dry them in heat just air dry.
  • For their tiny socks use a¬†wash bag¬†to place them in while washing or else you will probably lose a few since they are tiny.
  • Wash stained clothes and items such as burp cloths together and wash delicate and non stained items separately.

If you have any questions at all feel free to ask. ¬†ūüôā ¬†If I left anything out, leave it in the comment section. ¬†If you have not yet subscribed to my blog just enter your email in the follow tab down below on the right hand side.

This concludes today’s blog post.

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Love to Dream Swaddle Up

Love to Dream Swaddle Up

Happy Tuesday amazing readers!!

Today I will be talking about another of my baby must have items, the amazing Love to Dream swaddles.  This swaddle allowed my baby to self-soothe anytime that she was taking a nap or sleeping at night.  Medical research suggests that babies sleep better, and for longer, if they are able to self-soothe.

Below are pictures of my daughter wearing them when she was about a month old.  She loved the Love to Dream Swaddles.

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Other swaddles keep your baby’s hands away from their faces, which can be very uncomfortable for a baby especially because in the womb their hands are naturally placed by their face while they sleep or when they are hungry.

The Love to Dream Swaddles don’t keep your baby from being able to move his/her hands up to their face and the best part is that their hands are fully covered, which means that they won’t end up with scratches all over their cute little faces. ¬†It also features a two-way zipper for those rough late night diaper changes.

You can purchase the swaddle here!  They offer different colors and sizes, below are examples of some of the different options.

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 Have a phenomenal day!

 

What’s in my gym bag?

What’s in my gym bag?

Hi lovely readers, I hope everyone is having a wonderful day!

Do any of you ever wonder what people have in their gym bag?

Well today I am sharing what I take with me to the gym on a daily basis.  I find that all of these items are a must for me.  Each image is a link that will take you directly to where you can purchase.

Headphones-

My headphones are everything, without music it’s just not the same. ¬†I recently purchased these Beats Solo 3’s and they are honestly the best in my opinion. ¬†They block out any noise and my music just sounds amazing! ¬†When I’m wearing these I feel like I am the only one at the gym.

If you prefer ear phones over headphones click the image on the right, those are great as well and they are also wireless.

Both are available in other colors.

Headphone covers-

These headphone covers protect your ear pads from sweat or make up. ¬†they are washable and dry quickly. ¬†You don’t want to purchase expensive headphones just to ruin them. ¬†Try these out, they have different designs.

Gym bag-

This Vooray gym bag is the perfect size, it’s not huge but not small either. ¬†The zipper compartment on the outside is perfect for keys, gym pass, or even you phone. ¬†I’ve had it for a few months and I love it. ¬†Other colors are available.

Resistance bands-

Make every workout more challenging with resistance bands.  I have about 3 different kinds in my gym bag.  You just never know which one you will prefer.  In reality you just need one set.  lol  Click on any of the images below.

 

Blender bottle and water bottle-

I always have to take my own water from home to the gym just because I don’t like drinking water from the water fountain. ¬†I use these 2 bottles every single day. ¬†More colors are available, click on the images below.

Barbell pad-

This is a protective pad that will protect you while using a barbell on any part of your body. ¬†I use it for squats, lunges, hip thrusts and more. ¬†This is very useful and a lot of gyms don’t have it available which is why I take my own. ¬†You also kind of don’t want someone else’s sweat on you when using the one provided at your gym.

It is also available in pink.  Click on the image to purchase.

Weight lifting gloves-

I love wearing gloves to get a better grip on the weight bar and because I dont want calluses.  Both pictured below do the job, the ones in the first picture provide extra ventilation.  Click on either image.

Sweat towel-

These are to dry your sweat.  lol

Please don’t let your sweat drip all over the equipment, be mindful of others. ¬†Click on either image.

 These are the items that I take to the gym please check them out, try them out you will not regret it.

Thank you for taking the time out of your day to read my blog post today. Don’t forget to make a commitment to yourself to grow daily!