Monthly Archives: July 2010

Beat back Pain

Connect with your body and give it the support it needs with these easy changes. Stand up Many pregnant women develop drooping, pain-incurring posture as their bellies take the lead. Be aware of the way you stand and sit, and … Continue reading

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The battle of the baby weight

It starts out small. You gain a pound here and a pound there, and before you know it the scale is tipping into the OMG digits. You know you’re not supposed to literally eat for two, but that doesn’t make … Continue reading

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Get schooled: Choosing the childbirth class for you

Women have been giving birth since the beginning of humanity. Nothing could be more natural, so the process should be completely intuitive … right? Not exactly. Today’s birthing procedures can be more complicated than those of yore, and while modern … Continue reading

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Pregnancy jealousy

The word “green” can imply a host of meanings. Perhaps you correlate green with the eco-lifestyle you’ve recently adopted. Maybe you associate the hue with the gender-neutral scheme you’ve selected for the nursery. Shoot, green could even describe the shade … Continue reading

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Facebook frenzy

Family and friends may as well give up on that anxiously anticipated phone call from the hospital—baby’s arrival is likely to be announced via status update long before the new parents start dialing. And don’t expect today’s mom to keep … Continue reading

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Weight time: Understanding how much baby needs to eat

Reading cues  While underfeeding your newborn is an obvious concern, overfeeding can put her at risk for being overweight later in life, so it’s important to establish healthy eating patterns right away. Joseph Kahn, MD, Chairman of the Department of … Continue reading

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Terrific Toys

Written by: Kera July 29 2010 I love finding new children's shops. Especially when they are locally owned and operated. Blickenstaff is a wonderful children's novelty toy store that specializes in wonderful specialty toys, gifts and candies. Located at the … Continue reading

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Stokke Xplory

Written by: Brittany July 29 2010 We’ve loved the Xplory since the day we began using it with our daughter; however, our appreciation of it deepened during a recent weekend spent attending a friend’s wedding in Boston. I was thrilled … Continue reading

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Modest Middles Nursing Tank

Written by: Julie July 28 2010 The Modest Middles nursing tank was created by a mom in an effort to make nursing a little less revealing. It can be worn under any top so that, when you are nursing, your … Continue reading

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He's here!

Written by: P&N July 28 2010 Baby Butler has arrived! Check back next week for details and Ginny's birth story. And congrats to Ginny, Shawn and Charlotte!

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Bra-vo

Written by: P&N July 27 2010 A nursing bra is one of those essential products that every breastfeeding mama will use…and often. (Be sure to reference our Nursing bra know-how to familiarize yourself with what to look for in a … Continue reading

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Feminine Fun

Written by: Kera July 26 2010 I am loving this girlish nursery frometsy shopowner, madeley. I love the warm rosy colors she chose to use, making this room extremely feminine and fun. The rug in the first image reminds me … Continue reading

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Valco Ion

Written by: Leslie July 26 2010 I recently had the pleasure of trying out the Valco Ion stroller. I’ve had several strollers in my day, but let me tell you, this one is impressive. Not only does it looks great, … Continue reading

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Don't worry be hoppy

Written by: P&N July 25 2010 We love companies that combine creativity with environmental sensibility. That’s why we're crushing onFunny Hunny Bunny. Not only does this playful company create organic low-impact dyed clothing and accessories, but they also incorporate fair … Continue reading

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lillebaby Stockholm Diaper Bag

Written by: Miranda July 25 2010 The lillebaby Stockholm Diaper Bag might just become your main squeeze. How do I know? Let’s just say you could compare the qualities of this bag to what you’d want in a, well, perfect … Continue reading

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Bugaboo Bee

Written by: Meredith July 21 2010 As the proud new owner of an Uppababy Vista, it was hard to admit that there are some places my deluxe, full-size stroller just shouldn’t go. Like the airport, for example. As a bit … Continue reading

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Storage for your dwelling

Written by: Kera July 21 2010 I'm loving these storage bins from Dwell Studio. Some of their most classic prints in easily washable, fun and functional fabrics. Check out a full review here.

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Charmed, I'm sure

Written by: P&N July 20 2010 If you are old enough to have fond memories of that authentic decade we all know as The 80s, then you might just be a fan of the charm bracelet. It still pains me … Continue reading

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Any day now

Written by: Ginny July 20 2010 So I guess you could say Baby Boy is a bit on the large side. I had the 38-week “ultrasound for paranoid people,” and my concerns were confirmed:This guy is a big 'un. The … Continue reading

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Big kid makeover

Written by: Kera July 19 2010 Today's room feature is brought to you by one of my very favorite bloggers. Paula, mother of two gorgeous kids, writes daily inspirational posts featuring design, art and fashion. What makes her unique is … Continue reading

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Over le top

Written by: P&N July 18 2010 Do you love cute baby clothes? We sure do. Our friends over at Le Top are launching their new website and they want to share the wealth. The first reader of our blog to … Continue reading

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JJ Cole Collections Technique Bag

Written by: Betsy July 18 2010 Well, hello, super cute and practical and affordable diaper bag! Where have you been all my life? Your water-resistant, wipeable exterior is so cheery. (Of course, what is there to be unhappy about when … Continue reading

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Handmade designs worth hanging on to

Written by: Kera July 15 2010 Have you heard of the Etsy shop es + es kids? I am swooning over the one-of-a-kind heirloom pieces created by Mallory, founder of this sweet little shop. Each piece is handmade and fabulous. … Continue reading

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Aprica Presto

Written by: Lauren July 14 2010 Ladies and gentleman, boys and girls, allow me to introduce you to the newest member of the Aprica family: Presto. (OK, back up. Do you know about Aprica yet? You may not, but there’s … Continue reading

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In it to win it

Written by: P&N July 13 2010 We love beauty products. Even better, we love free beauty products. Really, what girl doesn’t? The sensational skincare line Skyn ICELAND has partnered with some other pretty cool companies we're fans of (Belli, CleanWell … Continue reading

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Sound advice

Written by: Ginny July 13 2010 I had to see another doctor in my OB’s practice when I went in for my appointment today, but I’m so glad I did! He gave me some great practical advice on making the … Continue reading

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ERGObaby Carrier

For parents looking to buy just one carrier both mom and dad can use that will get them through their entire babywearing days, the search is over. This is the perfect one-size-fits-all carrier:The ERGObaby accommodates parents from 5 feet to … Continue reading

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For the love of Oeuf

Written by: Kera July 12 2010 I'm trying to decide on beds for when we get back to the UAE. I've always loved the Oeuf crib, so I decided to check out their website to see what's new. I'm in … Continue reading

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Dress you up in my love

Written by: P&N July 10 2010 Ah, it’s good to be a girl. Poor boys and theirlimited clothing choices. I kid, I kid! Boys' attireis also adorable, but it's just so much more fun shopping for little girls.I'm sure there … Continue reading

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High design

Written by: Kera July 08 2010 I'm loving this innovative new child seat that both performs a valuable function and adds style to your home. The seat and foot rest can be easily adjusted to perfectly fit your child as … Continue reading

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Kokopax Samantha Tote

Written by: Dana July 07 2010 I really didn’t want a diaper bag that screamed “Baby!” so I was pleased to come across this tote from Kokopax. It’s a very simple, chic bag. There’s not much to it—just a sturdy … Continue reading

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Counting down

Written by: Ginny July 07 2010 It’s not called “labor” for nothing: Those last hours of pregnancy can be pretty awful. And that’s why Mother Nature has developed tactics to make sure we won’t want to delay delivery. I know … Continue reading

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Happy anniversary

Written by: P&N July 06 2010 My leisurely weekend of window-shopping (and celebrating America, of course) inspired me to spread the word: Nordstrom’s kick-tush anniversary sale is here! Well, it officially starts on July 16th, but the pre-sale is here! … Continue reading

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Fleurville Sling Tote

Written by: Sarah July 04 2010 A few years back I splurged on a Fleurville Lexie Tote, and it’s been one of my all-time favorite diaper bags. However, as my kids have gotten older, I’ve discovered that it’s a little … Continue reading

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Meet Nancy of Wolf and Willow

Written by: Kera July 04 2010 Hello lovelies! Today I'm very excited to feature the incredibly talented artist, designer, and writer Nancy of Wolf and Willow. Wolf and Willow is a great handmade children's line based out of Australia and … Continue reading

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Ikea: The best of

Written by: Kera July 01 2010 Ikea is great. There is one across the street from my home in Abu Dhabi, and it seems like I can find an excuse to go there every day! (Sometimes it's just for their … Continue reading

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