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The SWEET Gals Guide to Baby-Wearing

The SWEET Gals Guide to Baby-Wearing

Babywearing is a Life Changer! Hey! This is Alashandra one the the Sweet Gals here at Max Mamas. I am a mother of six and the head babywearing educator here at the store.  If you have ever stopped by on Saturday we have probably met.  Today I want to help you understand more about babywearing.  You have probably seen people with their babies strapped to them in a baby carrier before but you may not understand how helpful a baby carrier can be.  I know when I tried my first carrier over 10 years ago I didn’t.  I was just...

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How to live a healthier (and happier) life - one less toxin at a time!

How to live a healthier (and happier) life - one less toxin at a time!

6 Rules When Eliminating the Top Toxins in Your Life.   I’m going to say this extremely clear for the people in the back: According to the global healing center, the average person could be exposed to over 2,100,000 toxins EVERY. SINGLE. DAY[1]. That’s insane! Toxins are damaging to your organs, enzymes, and even your DNA. There are many different kinds of toxins, all which are have different damaging effects on the body including (but not limited to) disrupting hormones, increases your risk of certain diseases like cancer, and causes impaired function.[2]  Statistics like cancer, heart disease, and diabetes are...

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Why you should date your kids!

Why you should date your kids!

I’m late, I’m late! For a very important date! Thinking back on the time when I started to date my now husband, it was such an exciting time! The butterflies, the romance, the spinning slow-motion camera that spun around us as we kissed for the first time! Ahhh, it was just like the movies! We spend so much purposeful time dating and getting to know our partners but have you ever stopped to think about getting to know your kids with as much personal one-on-one time? There are countless developmental benefits your child receives from spending one-on-one time with a...

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Family Time

Family Time

Can I tell you a secret? I mean like a really personal secret.  I have, what I would consider, a pretty severe case of mom/wife guilt on the regular.  I agree with the concept that if your family is fed with a roof over their heads and a warm bed to sleep in then you’re doing pretty good, but that doesn’t stop the major mom/wife guilt I have going on.  I feel like there’s so much more to being a mom and a wife then just keeping everyone alive.  Sure, “alive” is definitely the best I can do some days...

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Car Seat Safety Tips

Car Seat Safety Tips

September is Baby Safety Month and we're touching on all things safety, starting with car seats! Join us on Thursday, September 10th at noon on Facebook LIVE to chat and learn about car seat safety with two Max Mamas CPSTs and an expert from Britax! Until then, scroll down for some tricks and tips you can start using now.   1. RIGHT SEAT Check the label to make sure it's the right seat for your child's age, weight, height and development.   2. RIGHT PLACE Make sure that the seat you are hooking the car seat into is intended for...

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