Author Archives: Lauren

About Lauren

Lauren Gindes is the founder of mommylearningcurve.com, a website community for first-time moms climbing the steep learning curve of motherhood. She lives in Raleigh, North Carolina with her son, Nate and husband, Jonathan.
The Organized Playroom

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My son’s playroom is the last room I pass before making my way up the stairs for the night.  Some nights, I’ve found myself delaying bedtime by 30 minutes to tidy it up before turning in.  Other nights, I’ve been … Continue reading


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A few days ago, it was 75 degrees outside…an anomaly for March, no doubt, but still a welcome reminder that spring is around the corner.  If you’re like me, then you share in my anticipation of warmer days ahead that … Continue reading


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1.  There’s no “right” way to parent your child. Everyone has a different theory on how best to parent… Let your baby cry it out; Rock your baby to sleep; Send your child to daycare; Keep your child home; Disciple … Continue reading


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Almost a week has passed since we rang in 2012, and, if you’re like me, you’ve probably already broken most of your resolutions.  Blame it on the cupcakes at your neighbor’s birthday party, or the below freezing temperatures outside keeping … Continue reading


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Kid-Friendly Holiday Decor

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Decorating for the holidays is fun and exciting and a great way to share the holiday spirit with your little one.  Unfortunately, much holiday décor is not baby/toddler-friendly.  Get into the spirit this holiday season while taking the following precautions … Continue reading


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Playroom Essentials

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I want my son to have the perfect playroom.  Consequently, I’ve spent way to much time perusing toy catalogs in search of the perfect products.  I’ve also spent way too much money outfitting the space.  Yet, despite these (valiant?) efforts, … Continue reading


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Tips on Traveling with Baby

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With the holidays approaching, it’s time to prepare yourself for travelling with baby.  Whether you’re going by plane, train or automobile, travelling with a little one in tow is anything but easy.  Here are a few helpful hints to make … Continue reading


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With October’s arrival comes a new reality for moms; it’s cold outside and baby needs to stay warm!  Thus begins the routine of bundling up your little one for daily outings and adding hats, gloves, socks and blankets to your … Continue reading


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