A good rule of thumb is that if you have trouble pronouncing the ingredient, it’s probably not safe.
One trip to the thrift store plus one evening at the sewing machine equals one adorable diaper cover!
I slather it on the baby and instead of wiping my fingers off on the diaper I rub it into my own hands.
A few months ago, I was still pregnant with child number four, and Organic Gender sent us their gender prediction kit for review. I blogged about it at the time, along with other gender prediction methods. You guys shared your trusty tells, and we all waited.
One of the things that is deeply embedded in my mind with our second baby, Allison, is worrying she would stop breathing in her sleep. She was an excellent sleeper from the get-go (I wish my 4th baby would take lessons from her!) but every time she would sleep for a long stretch, I was […]
Developing a library of parenting books can be an overwhelming task in today’s marketplace with such an abundance of options. This is the first in a series of posts that will recommend three books on various parenting topic,s such as emotional development, fun activities, healthy sleep, child behavior, and more. Today, we look at three […]
Donna Eshelman joins us from Stellar Catipillar to expand on her article about stocking stuffers for baby. This holiday season, choose simple toys that invite motor skill and speech development. Suggestions below include baby’s first doll, a lightweight ball, a new and improved version of the sippy cup, and a favorite teether. Sometimes the most […]
Dreft asked us to share about that special baby outfit or kids clothing that warms your heart or you just love. Do you ever have that certain special outfit? That item of amazing adorableness or special significance? I tried not to get too attached to most of the baby clothes I had – especially with […]
I’m alive. And oh so grateful. But with that life came scars that haven’t fully healed. And may never. Scars that still hurt every day. Scars that I’ve never had to live with before
A big thanks to Disney Baby for sponsoring this post and the Disney Baby “Little Character” Contest. My kids get along so well (for the most part) and play together in amazing ways. They constantly create these moments where I catch my breathe and think – This is it! This is the magic that makes life worthwhile! […]
Can you believe that Vivian is already two months old? Today in fact. Astounding. So much has happened since my 4 weeks postpartum post and one of the most exciting things is that I’ve been offered a book deal! That’s right – I’ll be writing Backyard Farming on an Acre (or Less) and the book […]
I’m in that awkward space postpartum. The place of dichotomy. The place of being in two places at once. The place where you snuggle in and think, “I can’t believe it’s already been 4 weeks.” The place where part of you wishes you could find the snooze button and stop the world for just a […]