Monthly Archives: June 2010

Global grub: Recipes from around the world

Bored of carbon copy chicken? Tired of tossing the same old salad? Looking for a new dip? Before you hang up your apron and begin dialing the nearest pizza delivery place, consider expanding your repertoire with delectable dishes from around … Continue reading

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Epidurals 101

Who: Epidurals aren’t just for laboring ladies—they may also be used to kill pain during C-sections and other medical procedures. You are likely eligible for an epidural unless you have certain rare blood, neurologic or back-related medical conditions. Talk to … Continue reading

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Good to go: Traveling while pregnant

When it comes to making travel plans, being knocked up doesn’t have to keep you down. Let your doctor know your itinerary and be patient with your preggo self (your trips might need to be a tad less action-packed than … Continue reading

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Passport to pregnancy: Traditions from around the world

There are almost 7,000 recognized languages throughout the world—and each and every one of them has a word to describe dear ol’ mom. Across many of these languages, the quests toward motherhood are as different as the cultures that speak … Continue reading

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Tips for photographing your baby

Your baby has arrived, and it’s time to let the world know! Professional photographer and mom of two Angela Morris walks us through the process of capturing a perfect picture for your baby’s birth announcement, so you can share your … Continue reading

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Bedtime for baby

Sleep. At first it seems so easy, the way your newborn conks out at the breast, or sleeps soundly despite the jagged angle his neck has formed in his car seat. How is it that just months later, sleep can … Continue reading

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Mrs. Smith’s Tempo

The first time I glanced at this diaper bag, I thought it looked more like a cooler than a diaper-and-wipes holder. Well, I was only 95 percent wrong. This is an organized mommy’s dream! The Tempo bag has a Velcro … Continue reading

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Sharing

Written by: Ginny June 29 2010 I read this book to Charlotte today with tears streaming down my face. In Will You Still Love Me?, the little animals- and lastly a human boy- ask their mothers if they'll still love … Continue reading

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Love Handles stroller attachment

Written by: Ginny June 27 2010 Love Handles:The smart product with a silly name. I first came across this stroller innovation at a trade show last fall and was amazed (and amused) at its uniqueness. I'm caught somewhere between “I … Continue reading

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Spacing the siblings

Written by: Ginny June 23 2010 I've been thinking a lot about timing lately. It seems there's no right or wrong when it comes to baby spacing, but it can sure affect the family dynamics! This is an old picture … Continue reading

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Argington Bam Crib Set

Written by: Ginny June 21 2010 Modern baby gear is all about conversion: high quality goods that will transform to grow with baby as his needs expand. Argington's Bam Crib Set sets out to do just that. The set includes … Continue reading

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Cybex Solution X-fix

The high-back booster is the latest product from German company Cybex to enter the U.S. market. Piece by piece, this high-end line is making its way over and impressing American moms, dads and even celebrities! The Solution X-fix in particular … Continue reading

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Save the date

Written by: Ginny June 15 2010 It’s official: If baby boy doesn’t arrive earlier, we’ll be meeting him on July 29! Induction day is scheduled for a few days before my due date. My doctor is very serious about staying … Continue reading

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Beaba Babycook

No, we’re not cooking babies, just cooking for babies! The French-invented Beaba Babycook takes a lot of the guesswork out of making your own baby food. Conducting our in-house baby food taste test for the November 2009 issue of P&N … Continue reading

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phil&teds smart bundle

Could this stroller get any cooler?I think my husband was just as excited to try out all of its features as he was when he first got his iPhone! Our first impression of the smart stroller was, “Wow, this is … Continue reading

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Hazards of the job

Written by: Ginny June 09 2010 It's risky business trying to keep up with a 3-year-old when you're 30+ weeks pregnant. Especially when that 3-year-old gives no thought to self-preservation. I will never again judge a parent for putting her … Continue reading

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Natural Mat: The Latex Mat

Written by: Ginny June 06 2010 Who knew there was so much to learn about mattresses? Before planning my registry, all I'd really heard about crib mattresses was that they should be (a) new and (b) firm. Now that I've … Continue reading

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BabyBjorn Comfort Carrier

Have you seen the latest from BabyBjorn? The Comfort Carrier is one of three organic carriers to debut from BabyBjorn this year—the others are the Original Organic and the Active Organic. The Comfort Carrier is definitely a Bjorn, but it … Continue reading

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I'm becoming my own personal shopper

Written by: Ginny June 01 2010 Isn’t it nice that just as shopping for your own clothes becomes decidedly un-fun, you come up with a billion and one things to buy for baby? If you’ve been following along with our … Continue reading

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4moms mamaRoo

The mamaRoo is so incredibly smart, you just know moms were involved in its conception. I mean really, it seems like they thought of everything! Its electronic motions aren’t like those made by any other infant seat. It really rocks … Continue reading

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