Monthly Archives: October 2010

phil&teds traveller

I was always a minimalistic packer, but when baby came on board, traveling lightly became a thing of the past. There’s the car seat, the stroller, the mountain of diapers, the mound of wipes … the list goes on. And … Continue reading

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The First Years Via

Safety is of utmost importance when considering the products and gear I use with my baby, and a car seat is no exception. That’s why I was excited to try out the Via infant seat from The First Years. Not … Continue reading

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Vivique Premium Denim

Hate the awkward months of pregnancy when your prepreggers jeans are too snug, but your bump isn’t quite big enough for maternity jeans? Me too. Vivique to the rescue! The patent-pending FitWise waistband on their jeans may just become your … Continue reading

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Boy or girl?

Written by: Sheri October 26 2010 The excitement is palpable around our house!Tomorrow, we have our 20-week ultrasound. This time around, we’re going to find out if we’re having a boy or a girl. I can hardly wait! This has … Continue reading

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Meet our newest team member

Meet our new Assistant Editor, Rachel Reiff Ellis. She’s an Atlanta native, (working) mom of two adorable kids, and a blogger among other things. We asked Rachel how she found herself writing about kids and her real-mom advice for new … Continue reading

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Mountain Mama Clouds Rest Maternity Baselayers

Don’t let the chilly weather keep you from hitting the trails during your pregnancy. Mountain Mama has created its Clouds Rest Maternity Baselayer Top and Bottom to keep you warm (and your belly fully-covered) whether you’re trekking through the Smokies … Continue reading

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Naturepedic No-Compromise Organic Cotton Ultra Crib Mattress

Written by: Betsy October 20 2010 Although it’s much less exciting than picking out a crib, choosing a mattress is equally, if not more, important. I mean no offense to mattress manufacturers. It’s just that cribs come in different shapes, … Continue reading

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Food cravings

Written by: Sheri October 19 2010 At 18 weeks, I’m finally not throwing up anymore. It’s a real relief, especially knowing mothers who suffered much longer and worse than I did. But even though I’m not sick, I still have … Continue reading

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Million Dollar Baby Jenny Lind-Style Crib

Written by: Kate October 17 2010 The timeless style of Million Dollar Baby's Jenny Lind-Style Crib has rendered it an obvious crib choice for many a nursery.Its trademark knobby bars surrounding all four sides give off a vintage air, but … Continue reading

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fit2bmom Colorblock Pant Active Kit

With a new bundle of boy on the way, I have a revived appreciation for products that simplify. So when I received fit2Bmom’s Colorblock Pant Active Kit, I was ecstatic. A tee, pant and headband packaged together in a convenient, … Continue reading

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Ready, set, organize!

Written by: Sheri October 12 2010 I’m getting some energy back – hooray! Not all of it, but enough to get back to a few of my non-survival mode pastimes. As soon as I start feeling a smidge better, have … Continue reading

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Skip Hop Mod Dot Bedding Collection

Written by: Kate October 10 2010 I’m one of those people who has looked forward to motherdom her whole life. I’ve cooed at babies in carts at grocery checkout lines since I was in middle school. I’ve smiled happily at … Continue reading

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Chicco Liteway

I’m a bit of a stroller junkie. I’ve tried really expensive strollers (I won’t name names) and really inexpensive strollers, and I’ve definitely come to realize that a higher price tag doesn’t necessarily equal a superior product. One brand I’ve … Continue reading

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Exercising for two

Written by: Sheri October 05 2010 I’ve always been an active person.I was on the swim team in high school, and I played water polo in college. Since then, I’ve enjoyed doing a few triathlons each year.Exercise has always been … Continue reading

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Micralite FastFold Superlite

Oh, the joys of a small stroller! As a first time mom I thought the only way my son would be comfortable while out strolling was in a huge stroller. What I didn’t take into consideration was that I would … Continue reading

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Chicco KeyFit 30

When talking to my friends and fellow new mothers about safety and car seats, one name kept coming up in conversations. The name was Chicco, and many moms had great things to say about this brand and the KeyFit 30.The … Continue reading

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Sunshine Kids RadianXTSL

After doing a good amount of research, I was drawn to the RadianXTSL for several reasons. First of all, it can be used rear-facing up to 45 pounds and forward-facing up to 80 pounds. Research has shown that the longer … Continue reading

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Maxi-Cosi Mico

The Maxi-Cosi Mico is absolutely the most fashionable infant seat I’ve come across. I love the unique color options and modern design, and since I tend to carry the seat with my little one in it fairly often, the fact … Continue reading

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Peg Perego Primo Viaggio SIP 30-30

I love Peg Perego, so I was pleased to try out the Primo Viaggio SIP 30-30 infant seat. The first things I noticed about this car seat were the padding all along the inside, and the safe, sturdy look. I … Continue reading

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