Monthly Archives: March 2011

Winds of change

Written by: Josh March 31 2011 Everybody knows babies have no control over their bodily functions. It’s science. There’s no sugar-coating it—babies fart, burp, poop, pee and puke at will. Having toiled in the diaper mines now for nearly five … Continue reading

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mountain buggy urban jungle

Written by: Amanda March 30 2011 I am impressed how far strollers have come in the nearly five years since my first daughter was born. While unfortunately they do all still seem to be cumbersome, new features make today’s strollers … Continue reading

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40 things to do in 40 weeks

Week 1: Kick bad habits to the curb. Although this is considered the first week of pregnancy, there’s no bambino brewing just yet, so it’s the perfect time to get your life and body baby-ready. Enjoy plenty of exercise and … Continue reading

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Drumroll please … time for our March Madness grand prize giveaway!

Written by: P&N March 30 2011 Thanks for indulging us in our giveaway-mania!It's time to reveal the grand prize! The final prize in the March Madness month-long giveaway is an ultimate baby gear package from Bright Starts! It includes: The … Continue reading

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Foursome

Written by: Sheri March 29 2011 It’s been an exciting week around our house! It is amazing how your entire life can change in an instant. Hannah May took her time getting ready to come into this world. She was … Continue reading

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Target your mood

Written by: P&N March 29 2011 The gorgeous gals at Moody Mamas are at it again: Designing fashionable selections at an incredible price point just for you at Target.com. The lovely line ranges from $40-$45 and now includes separates for … Continue reading

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Win It: Swimsuit and Cover up from SwimsuitsForAll.com

Written by: P&N March 29 2011 Got a barely-there bump or post-baby bod that plans to spend some time poolside this summer? We've got a giveaway for you! This week's Win It prize is a bathing suit and cover up … Continue reading

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Time to create

Written by: Candace March 28 2011 Did you know that March is Youth Art Month? I’ve been thinking about this post for a while and feel a little guilty that it’s coming so late in the month, but I wanted … Continue reading

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Five great apps for new moms

Written by: P&N March 28 2011 Got an iPhone? Got a baby (or one on the way?) Here are five great apps to help you keep track of your little one's needs. Obviously, babies have been raised and cared for … Continue reading

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Summer Infant BabyTouch Digital Color Video Monitor

Written by: Beth March 27 2011 When I was pregnant with our first child, my husband and I registered for what we considered a high-tech baby monitor. Going against the advice of friends who told us it was worth the … Continue reading

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Summer Infant BabyTouch Digital Color Video Monitor

Written by: Beth March 27 2011 When I was pregnant with our first child, my husband and I registered for what we considered a high-tech baby monitor. Going against the advice of friends who told us it was worth the … Continue reading

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Score big at Charlie Banana's celebration

Written by: P&N March 27 2011 Today is Charlie Banana's first anniversary, and to celebrate, they have some pretty sweet deals and giveaways happening throughout the day. Here's what they're offering up for their customers: • Free shipping all day … Continue reading

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Purple haze

Written by: P&N March 26 2011 The color purple is associated with nobility. Dress your little queen or king in this royal color:

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DIY mobiles

Written by: Candace March 24 2011 I have been dreaming up ideas for cool mobiles from the time I found out I was expecting again and have been scouring blog after blog for inspiration. Here are a couple of my … Continue reading

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The devastation in Japan: Ways to help

Written by: P&N March 24 2011 Like all of you, we have been deeply affected by the stories pouring out of Japan in the wake of the tragic earthquake and tsunami that occurred on March 11. Because of this, we've … Continue reading

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BOB Revolution SE

Written by: Molly March 23 2011 My BOB Revolution SE stroller is the perfect solution to my morning jogs—well, jog-walks—around our Savannah neighborhood with my pretty princess. Sturdy and compact, it folds flat enough in two simple steps to supersede … Continue reading

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Documenting baby's first year

Written by: P&N March 23 2011 Do you have an adorably photogenic tiny person living in your house? Here's one idea that will help preserve the memories of her first year in a keepsake you can pick up over and … Continue reading

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Meet Hannah May!

Written by: Sheri March 22 2011 Hannah May Freemantle was born to Sheri Hall and her husband Paul on Saturday March 19 at 3:38pm! Mom and baby are doing great. Join us in congratulating Sheri and her family on their … Continue reading

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Crochet it isn't so

Written by: P&N March 22 2011 “Summertime and the livin’ is easy,” my friends. Are you ready to show a little skin as you plot out your warm weather wardrobe? Crochet is such a lovely way to show off your … Continue reading

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Win It: Delivery gown from Baby Be Mine Maternity

Written by: P&N March 22 2011 This week's Win It prize is a great pick-me-up for one of the most amazing days of your life:labor day. Five lucky laboring moms will get to pant, push or otherwise prep for meeting … Continue reading

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phil&teds vibe 2 buggy with doubles kit

Written by: Katie March 22 2011 One of the most important life lessons I am trying to impart to my own children is that you generally can’t have everything you want, at least not all at the same time. And … Continue reading

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Warm Biscuit

Written by: Candace March 22 2011 I have absolutely fallen in love with Warm Biscuit, a wonderful website loaded with a huge selection of unique baby and kids items. What originally drew me to the site is their large vintage … Continue reading

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Thank you cards to fit your style

Written by: P&N March 21 2011 For the stylish mom: Baby Box Thank You, 25 for $38, bonniemarcus.com For the eco-friendly mom… Dakini Lotus Boxed Notes, 5 for $14, foreverfiances.com For the traditional mom… Saffron Yellow Arts & Crafts Pattern … Continue reading

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It's raining, it's pouring

Written by: P&N March 20 2011 Rain or shine, these water-resistant Wellies will keep your little one dashingly dry.

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March 21 is World Down Syndrome Day

Written by: P&N March 20 2011 Every person born with Down syndrome has three copies of the 21st chromosome—one more than normal. In recognition of their unique pattern, March 21 (3/21)has been named World Down Syndrome Day. World Down Syndrome … Continue reading

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Babywearing is a breeze

Written by: Candace March 17 2011 I have always been a big fan of babywearing. Before I had children I remember seeing mamas with their babies snuggled in a sling or carrier and thinking that it just looked heavenly. So … Continue reading

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Meet the authors of Let’s Panic About Babies! (And win a copy of the book!)

What happens when two smart, funny writers decide to pen a guide to pregnancy and babies? You get a book with a laser-eyed infant on the cover, that’s what. You also get a gut-busting, side-splitting read about the perils (and … Continue reading

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Snugli Soft Carrier

When I became a mother a few months ago, I didn’t know much about baby gear. But even though I wasn’t hip to many brand names when it came to strollers or high chairs or cribs, I had definitely heard … Continue reading

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Pinch prevention

Written by: P&N March 16 2011 Not only is green a great choice for gender-neutral baby gear, it's a great way to escape the pinch on St. Patrick's Day! Here are some St. Patty's Day inspired finds: Stokke Trend Tripp … Continue reading

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D-day

Written by: Sheri March 16 2011 Today is my due date! Even though I’ve been telling myself all along that this little munchkin will probably be late, I secretly hoped she'd be interested in making an appearance by now. Since … Continue reading

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The wearing of the green

Written by: P&N March 15 2011 We’d bet money on you skipping the green beer today, but hopefully you didn’t forego the home base hue that keeps you bruise-free. (Who started that pesky pinching, anyways?) Green isn’t just reserved for … Continue reading

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Win It: Shoes from pediped

Written by: P&N March 15 2011 There's just nothing cuter than tiny shoes. This week's Win It is a chance to outfit your babe's feet with the super-cute, high-quality products from pediped. Always have a hard time making up your … Continue reading

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Something green

Written by: Candace March 14 2011 In honor of Saint Patrick’s Day I thought it would be fun to share with you a few ready to hang, nursery art picks. These fun and funky works of art are created by … Continue reading

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Twin time

Written by: P&N March 14 2011 If you were greeted with two heartbeats at your first ultrasound, then welcome to the multiples club! Here are a few things that may interest you, now that you're growing two: Double the babies … Continue reading

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The Sidekick Bliss

Lugging around a diaper bag while trying to hold your baby at the same time can be difficult. The Sidekick Bliss makes this job simple by being both a diaper bag and baby carrier in one! I was excited to … Continue reading

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Website we love: Trading Cradles

Written by: P&N March 13 2011 If you're a consignment and thrift store lover, or just love to save money on baby stuff, we've got the site for you. Trading Cradles is a free website where parents can post ads … Continue reading

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I'm overall of it

Written by: P&N March 13 2011 Even if you’re immune to cute (unheard of!), it’s undeniable that a little tike in his overalls elevates the precious factor.

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Nursery in a box

Written by: Candace March 11 2011 This is the smartest idea I’ve seen in children’s furniture in quite some time. The Q Collection has created an amazing crib that turns into just about every piece of furniture that you’ll need … Continue reading

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Breaking news: Babies totally unaware of impending time change

Written by: P&N March 10 2011 It's that time of year again—clock changing time! Now if someone could only get the babies on board. For all the hundreds of things you anticipate to be different in your life when you … Continue reading

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Bright Starts InGenuity SleepEasy Playard

Written by: Ashley March 10 2011 My husband and I are having baby number one, so we are new to the world of putting baby gear together and testing it out, but we feel like we got off on the … Continue reading

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Bo(den) knows

Written by: P&N March 09 2011 Belly a’ poppin’ and not feeling so fun and fresh on the style front? Well, Boden can help bring a little brilliance and bounce to your wardrobe with their flirty spring maternity line.

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Recognizing our amazing breastfeeding advocates

Written by: P&N March 09 2011 Breastfeeding may be a natural thing, but as many moms can attest—it doesn't always come naturally. Thank goodness for those in the mothering community who are there to help new (or even veteran!) mothers … Continue reading

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The running commentary

Written by: Sheri March 09 2011 Has anyone else noticed that when your belly reaches a certain size, complete strangers feel compelled to comment about your body, your pregnancy, and how you plan to raise your unborn child? It’s uncanny … Continue reading

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Win It: Baby food gift basket from NurturMe

Written by: P&N March 08 2011 This week's Win It prize is a gift basket fromNurturMe, the healthy and wholesome baby food. NurturMe's mission is to provide good food for babies that is good for the earth as well. Their … Continue reading

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Bouncy baby

Written by: Candace March 08 2011 My latest obsession is finding the perfect modern bouncer for my little bun in the oven. Charlie was a big fan of his bouncy seat 18 months ago, but I find myself once again … Continue reading

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International Women's Day Centenary 1911-2011

Written by: P&N March 07 2011 In 1911, International Women's Day was honored for the first time in Austria, Denmark, Germany and Switzerland. Created in response to the increasing inequality and oppression, International Women's Day has continued to grow, continuing … Continue reading

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Space case

Written by: P&N March 06 2011 Shouldn’t your little slice of heaven show his celestial side?

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Expert advice on nixing nausea

Written by: P&N March 06 2011 Tori Kropp, RN, shares the professional tips she often offers patients. • Lemon can soothe your tummy—sniff a slice or add a wedge to your water. • Try keeping a few crackers by your … Continue reading

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Beco Gemini

When searching for a carrier for my little man, high prices and inconvenient weight restrictions crossed many a carrier off of the list. Why couldn’t someone create a carrier that would fit my tot when he was a newborn and … Continue reading

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Over the rainbow

Written by: Candace March 04 2011 Looking for a nursery space that features clean, simple lines? This modern space is pure white splashed with a few fun, bright accents. It will certainly be a soothing place for any mommy and … Continue reading

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