Two baby boys dressed in animal costumes

Halloween Fun for Your Little One

October 13th, 2014
Haunted houses, skeletons, scary masks, gooey and chewy candy, walking around the neighborhood after dark  – it doesn’t exactly sound like an ideal setting for your baby or toddler.  But,…
Smiling african mother and baby

Helpful Hints for Baby’s First Week

September 29th, 2014
During pregnancy, you have plenty of time to prepare the new baby’s arrival.  Baby showers provide clothes, diapers, décor and more.  You decorate and furnish the nursery.  By the time…
sunset 2

Before the Summer Sun Sets …

September 2nd, 2014
Some of us are still experiencing 90 degree days, and the idea of fall seems far in the future; for others, the temps have started to cool in the evenings,…
Diverse group of elementary students outside.

What Every Teacher Wants From Parents This Year

August 18th, 2014
If school is not yet back in session where you live, it will be soon!  By the first week of September, moms will have kissed their babies (both big and…
baby in preschool

Preparing for Preschool: the A,B,Cs of Getting Ready

August 4th, 2014
It’s that time of the year – in the next several weeks, children big and small will start back to school.  If you’re the mom of a new preschooler, both…
toes on scale

Weighing In On Losing The Baby Weight

July 21st, 2014
We’re women; it’s natural.  Almost immediately after the nurses put our new baby in our arms, somewhere in the back of our minds, we’re thinking, “Now, I just need to…
Fourth of July picnic

Home of the Free

July 7th, 2014
As this July 4th weekend comes to a close, let’s take a moment to reflect on freedom – those that we enjoy every day, living in the United States –…
baby in pool

Parenting Poolside: The Five Things You Need to Know Before You Head Out the Door

June 23rd, 2014
It’s late June and in most of the country, families are going poolside for a little fun in the sun.  As a mom, you want to create an enjoyable water…
Cute baby with father

Tales From the Y Chromosome

June 9th, 2014
We moms always have a story to share about our children – the poop, the pee, the cuteness, the temper tantrums, the pregnancy and delivery stories — we’re an endless…
baby in striped bathing suit on the beach

Beach Baby

June 2nd, 2014
Ah, summertime at the beach — the sand, the surf, the salt air.  You can just imagine your family there, a perfect picture postcard.  Well, sometimes . . . Several…