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Less is More for Moms

Ninety-nine bottles of milk on the wall, ninety-nine bottles of milk…you might not have that many bottles around the house, but it probably feels like it. Throw in two strollers, dozens of bibs and onesies, a bouncy seat, a car seat or two, blankets, stuffed animals, educational videos and all the rest of the things someone has convinced you that you need and well…we don’t need to tell you. It’s overwhelming.

Thank goodness for this blog. It’s refreshing to hear from a mom who doesn’t buy in to the consumerist notion that babies need to come with an arsenal of supplies to be taken care of. Is there a piece of “baby equipment” you wish you hadn’t bought? Tell us what’s overrated—and what you can’t live without! [Strollerderby]

Posted: 4/29/08
JennMermaid

A baby-wipe warmer.
Too many small milk bottle to freeze pureed food. It is easier to puree every morning for that day's meals + the next days breakfast.