Baby Oliver

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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Baby Oliver

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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Baby Oliver Toys

Baby Time International Big Oshi Stephanie Convertible Crib / Bed

Malibu Karina - Big Oshi Stephanie Convertible 4 in 1 Baby Crib in Natural on Amazon - A perfect spot waiting for Oliver

Since Oliver, our son, was born almost two months early, and on top of THAT we were moving to a new town and a new house we were in a rush to buy a crib. In fact, I researched them before I went into the hospital for a month before giving birth. The market is …

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Baby Oliver

Welcome to the Word, Oliver!

The IVF we received in Warsaw, Poland, Europe was successful and my pregnancy was AMAZINGLY EASY.  Like seriously easy.  NO morning sickness, NO excessive weight gain, I felt GREAT!  I felt better than I did when I wasn’t pregnant. Until…..at week 29…..I was diagnosed with IUGR.  If you Google it, you will see that it’s …

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Baby Oliver Toys

Nautical Theme Derailed

Oliver in his Cat & Dogma Onesie Playing with his Musical Sheep

Before Oliver came home from his stay in the NICU I was buying baby items at a rapid pace. Because Oliver was born two months early my husband and I were NOT prepared. We should have been but we were also moving at the same time and we wanted to just buy the items at …

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Baby Oliver Fashion

Cat and Dogma

Why am I smiling? Because my Soft, Organic Cat & Dogma I LOVE YOU Onesie is on point

Please note, I purchased the items reviewed myself as a consumer, these were NOT gifted to me, I paid full price for these, this is an honest review / opinion not swayed by freebies. Seeing Oliver in the NICU made me want to wrap him up in something safe, something soft, something comfortable and adorable. …

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Baby Oliver

Hitting Highs and Lows Without Moving

In 2012, after eight years of wedded bliss my husband and I finally decided it was time to have a baby.  Or babies since my husband is an identical twin, we were hoping to have two and “get it over with”.  We have just purchased a house in a nice, suburban neighborhood, my husband’s job …

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