So Much STUFF!

“Oh my gosh, I don’t even know what that is for!” – me looking at another new baby device/toy/thing. I’m beginning to feel a bit like an alien. Like I landed in a world of… Read more »

We’re All Different

Most human beings tend toward conformity. We buy similar products and styles. People in geographic areas have certain accents. We look at others to help us make decisions. “Does that work for them? Perhaps it… Read more »

School’s Out For Summer!

Did that song just pop into your head? Do these words make you want to jump for joy or run for the hills? Let’s look at the wonderful fun of summer to come. For those… Read more »

Fun with a baby?

Once you have mastered (haha) taking care of an infant, they have a sort of nap schedule, and you begin to realize your baby is no longer an infant…and you realize you need OUT. You… Read more »

And what about NAPS?

Nighttime sleep is so important. Many people equate baby’s sleep as being in the same category as feeding. One friend told me sleep was far more important to their family than food! But baby/toddler sleep… Read more »

Why is Tummy Time So Important?

It is now recommended to lie babies on their backs for sleep. We also use carriers, car seats, things like rock-n-plays, and other useful and safe places for baby to be while we go about… Read more »

Rainy Day Fun and Fort Building

Whether you have an infant, toddler, or mix of both, rainy days when everyone is stuck inside can be rough. Is the weekend finally here, only to have thunderstorms and strong winds? What do you… Read more »

Division of Labor

Today I read a funny story about a husband who “refused” to change his baby’s diaper. The man clearly was not alone with his child at any time, or brought the baby to his wife… Read more »

Rice Cereal?

I hear it asked a lot: is rice cereal necessary as a first food? Will it help my child sleep through the night? Can I mix it in the nighttime bottle of breastmilk or formula… Read more »

Healthy Eating!

Some children seem born to be wonderful eaters, trying everything and eating their veggies. Others get a wonderful start with baby food of all varieties then decide at 18 months, 2, or even 3, that… Read more »

It’s Valentine’s, Baby!

Since around the 3rd Century we have celebrated a holiday called Valentine’s Day. From a letter from a Roman, Valentinus, to a young woman, signed “From your Valentine,” comes our current celebration of love and… Read more »