5 Decisions You Make Before Baby Arrives

March 16, 2021

Becoming a parent is a momentous occasion. It’s a step in life where you and your significant other take that next great leap into your future. But, there are so many unknowns and so many things that come to mind when attempting to prepare for such a journey. So what are the “must-make” decisions every parent [...]

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Baby, Baby, Baby by Marilyn Janovitz

September 30, 2020

As much as I hate to admit it, my second born gets shafted. Being a second daughter myself, I swore up and down that I wouldn’t treat my kids any differently, but of course we all know where good intentions get you. I used to read the newspaper to my first daughter, I was so [...]

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OMG: A Snuggly for You and Baby

September 14, 2020

Introducing what may be the weirdest baby invention of the year: the Peekaru! I can imagine the inventor of this thing sitting around with friends (drinking heavily) saying, “I need a new pull-over but what about the baby strapped to me? I know, instead of taking little Tommy OFF before dressing, I’ll just make a [...]

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Baby In a Bucket, Sort Of

September 11, 2020

I know what you’re thinking…If it looks like a bucket and acts like a bucket, what could it be? A baby jacuzzi! I have got to hand it to the inventors of this baby hot tub by Spa Baby. Those first baths for baby are really quite stressful and most babies that I’ve seen don’t [...]

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The Walking Wonder: How Learning to Walk Changes Everyone

March 26, 2021

At 16 1/2 months, my daughter is an expert walker. In fact she even runs on occasion, though not nearly as fast and often as her friend, Sadie (pictured at right) who seems to prefer to run every where she goes, little pigtails bouncing with each step. With my daughter firmly in Stage 5 development [...]

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Eating the Montessori way: we tried and tried, and then broke all the rules

January 29, 2021

I have an affection for raising our daughter in the Montessori way and have tried, as you may have figured out, to follow the rules but wind up modifying them to fit our needs. I’m certain Maria Montessori would turn over in her grave if she knew we called what we do “Montessori.” Regardless, this [...]

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Cool new designer diaper bag

January 27, 2021

On the quest to find the perfect diaper bag, I found a really cute new style from Oioi.  It’s a little pricey for me but I love the style.   It comes in black, too, which is a great choice if you want a neutral bag, but I really like this canary yellow.  Check it out. [...]

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