Boy Brands

Shopping for boys is tough. Usually, when you walk into a store, the floor is saturated in girls' clothes and accessories. When you do find the small assortment of boys' clothing, it always seems to be graphic tees covered in menacing skulls and other unappealing images for our little one’s innocent eyes. Where are all the handsome little boys' brands? There are some new labels on the scene that are filling this void, and the best part? They’re all American-made. So here’s my picks for five top boys' brands that you need to add to your son’s fall wardrobe.

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Just about all of us had set assumptions about raising kids before we became parents ourselves. Some of these ideas might have been based on our own ideas of how we would absolutely do things differently than everyone else. Others, we believed what everyone else told us would happen would apply to our littles, too. But, that's not always the case, mama.

Below are six of the biggest lies I believed before having kids—and the reality of what actually happened for me.

1. Put your baby down drowsy, but awake

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