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Sleeping With a Baby...

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Every parent will do whatever is best for their new baby and family when it comes to the most precious thing: sleep. There have been studies upon studies on whether mom or dad gets more sleep, how much sleep new parents get with a newborn (and other little ones), and what tactics work to best help everyone get sleep. We can’t attest to any of these studies, but in honor of May being Better Sleep Month, we wanted to highlight two of our favorite new brands that will help baby and parents get more sleep!   Snuggle MeSnuggle Me created...

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Creative Play Toys

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Creative Play Toys

When I think about my childhood, I remember creating. There are blog posts on blog posts on blog posts about the benefits of children being bored! But an important component to boredom is having something to spark creativity. Bored kids with nothing to do will eventually find something to play with… such as coloring on your walls... I was guilty of that – sorry, Mom! But if you hand a bored child something to encourage open-ended play, then everyone wins. At La Stella Blu, we consider ourselves champions of imaginative toys, and some of our favorite items (even as adults)...

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Last Minute Stocking Stuffers!

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Last Minute Stocking Stuffers!

  Djeco, Night Light, Little Big Room – $11These delicate and beautiful night lights are cordless and include a 20 minute sleep timer. Whimsically designed (it doubles as a snow globe!), Djeco’s night lights embody everything we love from this brand’s inspiring arts and crafts! (Available in store only.) Moulin Roty, La Grande Famille Tiny – $23.50An adorable tiny critter from the La Grande Famille collection by Moulin Roty is the perfect stocking stuffer for those of us looking for quality stocking stuffers that will be treasured forever. The collection is a family of different characters, all with charming faces...

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Four Types of Gifts for the New Baby in Your Life

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Four Types of Gifts for the New Baby in Your Life

The Pampering Gift Erbaviva Baby Essentials Gift Box, $50 (Only available in store.) Why not give this precious new baby the gift of luxury for Christmas? The gift set includes Erbaviva’s top three most beneficial products for baby: Baby Oil, Baby Cream, and Baby Shampoo. All Erbaviva products are created from distinctively pure organic herbs, essential oils, and botanicals that are sourced to the highest standards of organic certification, safety, efficacy, and sustainability. Erbaviva’s Body Cream is made with natural emulsifiers including aloe, shea and cocoa butters, and is scented with organic essential oils lavender and chamomile. This perfectly simple...

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Green Gifts for the Whole Family

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Green Gifts for the Whole Family

It’s already December 12th! We are double checking our family holiday gift lists and discovered there are some top notch green gifts for the whole family. We love finding brands and items that are eco-friendly, health conscious, or organic – better yet, all three! While there is always that something special for each person (as we’re all unique snowflakes), we are certain these family friendly gifts would be warmly welcomed this holiday season! Petit Collage puzzles: Who doesn’t love a good puzzle? Petit Collage has an array of puzzles in sizes, images, and age ranges. The adorable modern, brightly colored,...

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