8 Healthy Eating Tips For Nursing Mothers

by - Leave a Comment  | October 8, 2014

Surprise, surprise. If you think you can finally chow down fast food and eat all those unhealthy snacks that you used to enjoy before getting pregnant, you’re sadly mistaken. When we nurse, you’ll need a healthy diet to stimulate milk flow and assure top quality supply for your growing baby. At the same time, it […]

Tips For Travelling With Your Baby

by - Leave a Comment  | September 6, 2014

Travelling with kids can be difficult. Well, imagine if you were travelling with your baby! If you have a trip planned, whether it be one that requires you and your family to go via plane or land automobile, we’ve got a few easy tips for you and your baby to feel comfortable on the way […]

10 places for your baby to sleep that are not a crib

by - Leave a Comment  | May 19, 2014

One of the first things parents start to think about after the pregnancy test turns positive is that big “to do” list and the 9 months (or less!)  to complete it. While it sounds like a long time, reality is – the baby will be here before you know it and you’ve got a lot […]

Are breastfeeding benefits really overstated?

by - Leave a Comment  | March 7, 2014

Breastfeeding benefits: Up for debate again? Perhaps you are a mother or soon-to-be parent and have seen some outrageous headlines lately.  Along the lines of:  “Breastmilk is no better than formula and increases asthma risk”. Maybe you even took the time to read about the study by Dr. Colen that is being referenced in these articles.  It may have left […]

Valentine’s Day with kids: Celebrating love in a family

by - Leave a Comment  | February 14, 2014

You know this thought and this moment well: When it hits you that, oh dear, Valentine’s Day is here!  Now certainly I knew it was coming up soon, two packages of paper cards with various inspirational messages (and puppies) had been purchased for the kids classmates.  I had even obtained organic “healthy” lollipops to attach […]

How much should you pay your babysitter?

by - 1 Comment  | February 3, 2014

Ten dollars an hour? Four? Twenty? How much should you really pay your babysitter? Recently, the childcare website Sittercity listed average rates for babysitters in major US cities.  They opened the article with exactly what we parents know to be true:  “It’s important to set a competitive rate to attract the most qualified applicants, but you also […]

Same question, new year: Should children be invited to weddings?

by - Leave a Comment  | January 20, 2014

Should happy couples invite children to weddings? Should parents accept and bring kids along? One mom explores both sides of the debate. In a few weeks, my daughters and I will fly to the other side of the country to attend a wedding.  My girls will be flower girls and I will be there parenting […]

How Your Gender Biases Can Affect Your Parenting

by - Leave a Comment  | June 17, 2013

Before our baby is even born, their gender plays a role in our parenting decisions. At around 18 weeks, one of the first big decisions we make as parents revolves around gender. Should we or should we not find out the sex of our new family member? From that point on, it is an endless […]

Mom of the Week: Carrie Johnston

by - Leave a Comment  | June 10, 2013

One subject to which we frequently return is moms of growing children finding themselves bored with their growing amount of “free” time. We like to present different solutions in the hope that there will be something for every mom. 

Top 5 Pieces of Baby Crap You Need & Top 5 Crap Baby Items You Absolutely Don’t Need

by - 9 Comments  | May 30, 2013

When you have a baby, you register for a lot of crap.  As well you should. 

Babies As High-Priced High-Tech Accessories

by - Leave a Comment  | May 23, 2013

Why do people have kids? Once upon a time, back in cave days, they couldn’t help it.

10 Photos of Hipster Kids Mucking up Coachella

by - Leave a Comment  | April 18, 2013

Don’t get us wrong, we totally want Coachella to turn into a family-friendly place with musical performance and celebration, just like Chuck E. Cheese. 

Are Baby Honeymoons Too Much? [video]

by - Leave a Comment  | April 18, 2013

Mario Lopez and his wife are doing the typical vacation thing at Joe Francis’ Mexican mansion  

A Gallery of 20 Awesomely Bad Baby Animal Costumes

by - Leave a Comment  | April 5, 2013

Cute outfits for babies don’t have to be like these 20 awesomely bad baby animal costumes. But when you make a costume of your dog and put it on your baby, it’s time to wonder if you maybe should have gotten another dog, instead. 

Mom of the Week: Fatema Al Ansari

by - Leave a Comment  | March 18, 2013

In 2007, 20-year-old Faterna Al Ansari was given a new liver, pancreas, stomach and small and large intestine at a Miami hospital. Just a few short days ago, she became the first known case of a five-organ transplant patient giving birth. Al Ansari said Wednesday that she was overjoyed after her cesarean section delivery on […]