Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays. Family preparation holiday food. Mother and daughter cooking Christmas cookies.

Getting Ready for the Holidays

November 8th, 2017
So, we just made it past Halloween (sigh of happy relief as you pop a miniature chocolate bar) and now Thanksgiving and Christmas are looming large (deep, deep breaths). If…
Valentine's day picture of baby chewing on a heart that says Be Mine on white fabric surface

How to Have a Special Valentine’s Day with Baby

February 14th, 2017
Retailers want us to focus on romance and rose, cards and candy, but celebrating holidays for families with babies can be a little different.  Life expands beyond just you and…
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Dr. Amy’s 2016 Reflections and 2017 Plans

December 28th, 2016
2016 Reflections and 2017 Plans What a year 2016 was! For me, it was a year that went by so incredibly fast. Working both at Baby Pibu and at MetroDerm…
Family With Grandparents Enjoying Thanksgiving Meal At Table

Surviving the Holidays with Family

November 30th, 2016
Those magical holiday moments – large gatherings involving bountiful spreads, quality conversations and sage advice, songs sung around the piano and crackling fires, an unexpected snow that magically coats the…
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6 Tips for Traveling With Kids During the Holidays

December 21st, 2015
While Santa may be packing a sleigh that can cover the world in just one night, many of us are planning to travel by plane, train or automobile in the…
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Surviving the Holidays – Think Like a Teacher

November 17th, 2015
Ahhh, the holidays. Thanksgiving is a wonderful time to reconnect with family – prepare delicious meals together, gather all the children to play, catch up with relatives and enjoy some…
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All I Want for Christmas (or Hanukkah, or Kwanzaa) …

December 23rd, 2014
With the holidays looming large, fulfilling wish lists seems to be on everyone’s mind. Pop culture and TV commercials will tell you that you need American Girl Dolls, Lego sets,…