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Guest Post: What to Get the Mom-to-be Who has Everything

By - Posted Dec 4, 2014
She has the baby swing. She’s stocked with newborn basics like onesies and hats. Maybe she’s about to become a second, or third time mom. Or perhaps she’s a new soon-to-be mom with really generous friends and family! No matter the reason, a Boppy won’t do for a baby gift for this super-prepared mama. Sigh. What can you possibly get for the mom-to-be who has everything? You don’t want to phone it in with another hooded ducky towel. No, you need a unique present, something that prompts her to demand, “Where did you find this?” Don’t worry. It’s not an impossible mission. We got you covered with these awesomely adorable gift ideas for the mom-to-be who has it all, except… Hand Knit Baby Rattles. Impress the mom who already has every baby toy on Earth on sta...READ MORE
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A Conversation with: Hitha of Hitha on the Go

By - Posted Nov 19, 2014

We are so excited to be chatting with blogger/travel extraordinaire/mom-to-be Hitha Palepu today! In addition to running her popular site, Hitha on the Go (full of fashion posts, travel tips, and lifestyle content), this chic New Yorker is expecting her first baby next year. We asked Hitha a few questions how on her pregnancy is going so far, how to dress the bump, and the best gifts to give mamas-to-be. Enjoy!

1. Congrats on your pregnancy!! What have you loved most/least about being pregnant thus far?

Thank you! I was not a fan of pregnancy during my first trimester, which rendered me to an exhausted, nauseated mess. Feeling the baby move has definitely been ...READ MORE

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Tips + Tricks: Newborn Baby Essentials

By - Posted Nov 4, 2014
Expecting a new addition to your family sometime soon and ready to start planning? Here are some of the baby essentials you'll want to shop for at Estella and add to your baby registry. From must-have baby clothes that your newborn will be living in, to blankets and toys, be sure to stock up on the following: 1. One-Piece Rompers & Receiving Gowns: These are some of the most practical and versatile baby clothes for new parents. Snaps between the legs simplify diaper changes and a lap-neck or buttons down the front/back ensure that dressing your little one will be quick and seamless. Plus, the cozy silhouette and sof...READ MORE
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A Conversation with: Natalie of The Senses Five

By - Posted Oct 9, 2014
Natalie Adams, of the blog The Senses Five, was kind enough to answer some of our questions on motherhood, her favorite newborn essentials, and raising her baby boy, Oskar, in Michigan. Be sure to check out Natalie's Dear Oskar & Made series, too, for lovely letters to her son and interviews with creative types and business owners. Enjoy!

1. Oskar just turned 1 year old! How did you celebrate?

For Oskar’s birthday we spent the weekend at Wheatland, it is a folk festival in the middle of Michigan that has been go...READ MORE

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A Conversation With: Natalie of Thoughts by Natalie

By - Posted Sep 11, 2014
We've been avid reader's of San Diego-based Natalie's blog Thoughts by Natalie - "a community for women dedicated to honest talk about beauty, style, wellness and life" - for a while now, so we were excited to chat with the contributing editor to Glitter Guide & soon to be mom to baby Jack about her pregnancy must-haves, favorite maternity clothes, & lovely advice to fellow first time moms-to-be. Enjoy! 1. You only have a few more weeks before Jack arrives! What’s been the best piece of advice you’ve received since you’ve been pregnant? Rest, rest, rest—and I’ve absolutely taken that advice to heart! Each day I have all kinds of things on my to-do list, but I always schedule down time to...READ MORE
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