Baby Gear Baby Oliver

Lille Baby On The Bluffs

Malibu Karina - www.MalibuKarina.com - LilleBaby 6-in-1 COMPLETE EMBOSSED BABY CARRIER BLUE

“I’m coming home” the iPhone chimed with a text from my husband.  Finally! He was coming home from shopping for a gift for a friend’s upcoming baby shower.  Since baby Oliver was fast asleep, we decided to split up, I stay home and my husband went off shopping.  Oh how life has changed! I would …

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NogginSeek Peek & Seek Rattle from SmartNoggin Toys

Malibu Karina - www.MalibuKarina.com - SmartNogginToys.com - SmartNoggin - NogginSeek Peek & Seek Cognitive Rattle

As a new, budget conscious, space conscious (our house is tiny) and focused on education mommy I am always on the lookout for THE toy.  There are gajillion toys on the market and sifting through them all is a full time job.  I am lucky enough to be able to stay home with my little …

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Lille Baby Barefoot in the Garden

Finally, the wait was over and my LILLEbaby Complete Embossed Baby Carrier arrived! The blue color was just so lovely. Suitable for mommy or daddy to wear. I LOVED the pink color but I knew my husband, Brian, was going to carry Oliver so we decided to go with a gender neutral color. Something about …

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Don’t Worry, Be Hoppy!

I first saw Cuddle + Kind on Instagram as a Sponsored Ad and the adorable photo caught my attention and I started following their feed. I visited their website and learned about their mission statement which is so inspiring. For every heirloom quality doll they sell they provide ten meals for children in need.  The …

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I Find This Amoosing

Malibu Karina - www.MalibuKarina.com - Lamaze by Tony Clip and Go Mortimer The Moose Activity Toy

I still can’t understand how these tiny babies can be entertained by hanging toys on activity gyms but Oliver will giggle, stare, caress, pull and bite on these toys for about 30 minutes. But he’s been known to do marathon playtime for two hours! I love to lay next to him and watch him explore …

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A Special Moment Recreated

Malibu Karina - www.MalibuKarina.com - I love you Munchkin

On a typical weekend in Malibu we usually try to stay at home and enjoy relaxing and spending time as a family. Mostly because Malibu fills up with tourist EVERY weekend, Pacific Coast Highway (PCH) crawls to a stop, all the trails are single file, illegally parked cars EVERYWHERE and tourists taking in the sights …

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Teenie Preemie Splishin’ and Splashin’

Malibu Karina - www.MalibuKarina.com - Teenie Weenie Preemie Splish and Splash

My husband and I were bathing Oliver the other day when we started to discuss just how HUGE he has gotten in the past 4 months! It reminded me of his VERY first bath we did at home.  It was probably the scariest thing we had to do. We gathered ten washcloths, four towels, a …

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