This West Coast Mommy - Family Life on the West Coast
Cloth Diapering

How Smart is a “Smart Diaper”?

Let me start by saying I love technology and gadgets. New and improved ways of getting things done? Yes, please! Cool tech that does cool stuff? Why the heck not? So when I saw the buzz about a "smart diaper" at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las...

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Main Dishes Recipes

Rosemary Lime Chicken

Now that the holiday season is officially over with all its tempting treats and big family feasts, it's time to get back to healthier eating habits. More home cooked meals, heavy on the veggies and light on starchy fillers. No sugary sauces or rich...

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Arts & Crafts

DIY Play Dough Sensory Stress Balls

My kids love play dough. They love it way more than I do actually. It's probably the same in your house. No matter how hard I try to keep all the play dough contained, I couldn't tell you how many times I've swept and vacuumed the floor only to turn...

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January Baby Names

Choosing a name for your baby is one of the most significant (and exciting) tasks facing a new parent. Good thing most of us have a few months to find just the right one! If you're expecting a baby this January, here are 39 baby name ideas inspired...

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10 Children’s Books All About Babywearing

When my oldest daughter was born nine years ago, we were one of the only babywearing families I knew. Over the last few years, in my area at least, I've seen a big increase in moms (and dads!) babywearing, but I haven't noticed a corresponding rise...

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