Monthly Archives: December 2010

Babymooning

Written by: Sheri December 29 2010 I had never heard of a babymoon until a few years ago when a close friend and her husband planned a trip to the Carribean during her pregnancy as one last getaway before their … Continue reading

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Early reads

Written by: Sheri December 22 2010 One of my earliest memories as a child was sitting on a wooden porch swing with my mom reading books. My mom says she started reading to me from day one, and even read … Continue reading

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Jeep Traveler Tandem Stroller

I am the mother of a 3-year old daughter and an 11-month old son. I have no idea why I waited so long to get a double stroller! At the end of August, when my son was 7 months old, … Continue reading

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Holiday prep

Written by: Sheri December 15 2010 Christmas feels like it’s gaining on me fast this year. It’s a strange phenomenon.On one hand, I feel like there’s so much to do to get ready for this baby.We still need to paint … Continue reading

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Vivitar DVR 925

Photo documentation of every detail of my child’s first years, followed perhaps by a finely decorated scrapbook showcasing the wonder of his “firsts,” was something I once believed to be a necessity. However once my second babe came into the … Continue reading

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Nesting: Doing more with less

Written by: Sheri December 08 2010 I was reading one of my favorite mom blogs last week when I can across a post about doing more with less. I’ve read a similar message many times, but this one particularly resonated … Continue reading

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Glamourmom Mbody Starter Nursing Bra

Written by: Terry December 05 2010 For some women, the increase in bust size that accompanies pregnancy is a wonderful perk (no pun intended). For others, the additional cleavage can leave them feeling uncomfortable in nearly every bra they put … Continue reading

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If at first you don’t succeed …

As the saying goes, the best things in life don’t come easily—and we all know that parenting is one of them. In particular, curing common childhood discomforts and illnesses can be trickier than they first appear. When your primary remedies … Continue reading

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Practice makes perfect

Congratulations, you’re pregnant! For the next nine months, you’ll no doubt have a lot on your mind —including childbirth. Will it hurt? How badly? How can it be made easier and less painful? Although the answers to these questions will … Continue reading

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Dyson AM01 Table Fan and DC31 Handheld Vacuum

When Dyson asked if I’d be interested in trying out a couple of their particularly parent-oriented products, I responded with an enthusiastic “Yes!” I had seen the commercials. I had heard the rave reviews. But I had yet to experience … Continue reading

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Mix it up

Here are a few fun mocktails that are both satisfying and safe for expectant moms and their babes. In the midst of holiday merrymaking, many a mother-to-be sulks at the thought of being the only person at the party without … Continue reading

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The great gender debate

So, do you know what you’re having?” asks the checkout gal as she glances at my beach ball of a belly. “No,” I smile, “we’re not going to find out.” Even before the rehearsed words leave my mouth (this isn’t … Continue reading

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The P&N holiday gift guide: Bloggers' picks

Written by: P&N December 01 2010 Throughout the month of December, we'll be sharing our picks for great gifts this holiday season. Today, our Knocked Up blogger Sheri shares her favorite finds for moms-to-be and their babies on the way. … Continue reading

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Inglesina Club

The Inglesina Club highchair is for use with children who are at least 6 months old or are able to sit upright unassisted, up to 36 months or a weight of 33 pounds. The club chair is a simple design meant … Continue reading

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