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How to Save Money on Baby and Kid’s Fruit and Vegetable Pouches!

Posted by on Jan 5, 2015 in Baby, Toddler/Child | 0 comments

My 2 year old daughter loves fruit and veggies pouches for a healthy on-the-go snack, but is there a healthier and cheaper alternative? Yes! How to Save Money on Baby and Kid’s Fruit and Vegetable Pouches! Feel free to follow Skinny Twinkie: Google+, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram,...

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New Designs For The Little Ones!

Posted by on Aug 26, 2013 in Baby, Store | 0 comments

I love creating new designs for the Skinny Twinkie store – especially when I get to create fun health-conscious designs for your little one(s)! Because let’s face it, they are gonna be health nuts just like their way cool parents ;) I hope you enjoy these cute health-inspired baby clothes! My Mommy is stronger than your Mommy This design comes in pink and blue text, and comes in different colored onesies (my fave!), bibs, diaper covers, shirts, etc. This design comes in plenty of different infant and children’s clothes. Perfect for moms who aren’t afraid to lift weights :) My Daddy is stronger than your Daddy This design comes in pink and blue text This design comes in pink and blue text, and comes in different colored onesies, bibs, diaper covers, shirts, etc. This design comes in plenty of different infant and children’s clothes....

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Celebrities Who Breastfed Their Babies

Posted by on Aug 1, 2011 in Baby, New Mom | 0 comments

August is Breastfeeding Awareness Month! I thought I would share with you a small list of celebrities that made the decision to breastfeed their baby. I’m not saying to follow suit just because of who they are, but I thought it was great to know that women in the “real world” aren’t the only ones who make breastfeeding a priority for their baby. Angelina Jolie Angelina isn’t shy about her choice to breastfeed her babies. Angelina allowed her partner, Brad Pitt, to take a picture of her nursing one of her twins (Knox and Vivienne were born in July of 2008), and even had it featured on the cover of W Magazine! It’s great to know that a women who is voted “Sexiest Women of the Year” is real enough and willing to breastfeed her babies. Kourtney Kardashian Kourtney...

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Miranda Kerr’s Natural Birth

Posted by on Jan 22, 2011 in Baby, New Mom | 1 comment

Let’s face it, celebrities aren’t always known for being the best role models…but Supermodel Miranda Kerr is an inspiration to all women when it comes to being a healthy new Mom. Natural Birth She may be known as being a petite supermodel, but I recently learned that Miranda Kerr is one tough woman! Miranda made the decision to have a natural birth, which means that she didn’t use any pain medication while she gave birth to her son, Flynn. Miranda explains that she had a long and “difficult labour”, but with the help and encouragement from her supportive husband, Orlando Bloom, she was able to make it through the entire birthing process just fine. The happy couple welcomed their baby boy on January 6th 2011, who weighed a healthy 9 pounds and 12 ounces. Wow! I just keep thinking...

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Workouts for your Baby

Posted by on Jan 13, 2011 in Baby | 0 comments

It’s never too early to exercise, right?  Your baby will benefit from exercise, just as much as you do! Babies need to work on building strength, and your little bundle of joy is going to need your help getting there. Tummy Time This helps your baby build a strong core, which strengthens your baby’s stomach, back, and neck muscles. Why it’s Important: It’s important that your baby’s core muscles are strengthened so that if your baby is ever in a dangerous situation (such as face down and not getting enough oxygen), your baby will have the ability to roll over. Lifting Let your baby learn how to lift objects with varying weight and size,  such a baby’s rattle, toy keys, or Alphabet blocks. It will be a fun way for your baby to learn how to hold objects as well as...

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Breastfeeding vs. Formula

Posted by on Oct 18, 2010 in Baby, New Mom | 0 comments

When you first get pregnant, one of the many important decisions you will need to make is whether you should breastfeed or not. It’s a decisoon that will effect your baby’s health. You want to make sure that you give your baby the best. A healthy baby is a happy baby! Which is healthier;  Breast milk or Formula? Research shows that Breast milk is the healthiest option for your small baby. Even though formula has come along way, it still doesn’t quite compare to what Mother Nature has to provide. (Note: If you can’t breastfeed for whatever reason, formula will provide your baby with essential nutrients).    Baby’s Benefits • Perfect balance of Nutrients, which also evolves to meet your baby’s needs throughout development. • Easy to digest. • Helps prevent sickness, including Ear Infections, Stomach Flu, Pneumonia, and Digestive Tract Disorders....

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