Monthly Archives: April 2012

My son's favourite pastimes

Written by: Christopher Spicer April 10 2012 It is a tough life being a baby. They’ve got to spend time getting people’s attention to get them some food or to clean out the diaper they spent minutes filling up. In … Continue reading

Posted in Blogs, Dad's Eye View, imported | Leave a comment

Reasons to celebrate

Written by: Suzanna Palmer April 10 2012 This past weekend, there was lots going on in the Palmer household, especially in the world of J-cub. On Sunday, our little guy celebrated his first Easter. Okay, so “celebrated” might be an … Continue reading

Posted in Adventures in Motherhood, Blogs, imported | Leave a comment

Fluorescent finds

Written by: Lauren April 09 2012 Neon is what it's all about these days. And it's a trend both mom and baby can pull off in doses both big and small. Make a bold move with a brightly colored crib … Continue reading

Posted in Baby Buzz, imported, Stuff We Love | Leave a comment

Cover to cover

Written by: P&N April 09 2012 Scared off by plastic pants of the past? Fear no more! We’ve got you covered. Cloth diapering has never been easier or more stylish. These cute cloth diaper covers are made with a variety … Continue reading

Posted in Baby Buzz, Haute Tots, imported | Leave a comment

[Insert title here]

Written by: Rachel Reiff Ellis April 09 2012 Ihave officially reached week 36 of my pregnancy, which apparently is the point at which Ibecome completely worthless. Writing words takes colossal effort, since thinking also takes colossal effort, and Igenerally try … Continue reading

Posted in Blogs, imported, Knocked Up | Leave a comment

A family complete: The birth of Mallory

Written by: Christine April 09 2012 Finding out that I was pregnant for a fourth time at the age of 31 was both scary and exciting. My 8-year-old daughter Cassidy, my 4–year-old son Colby, and my 16-month-old son Owen already … Continue reading

Posted in Birth Day, Blogs, imported | Leave a comment

Boon Naked

Written by: Rachel April 08 2012 As someone who works with baby gear every day, I'll be the first to admit that it takes a lot for a product to impress me. But when I first saw the Boon Naked, … Continue reading

Posted in Bath, Gear Reviews, imported | Leave a comment

25 stress-busting strategies

Written by: P&N April 08 2012 For many mamas-to-be, pregnancy is a roller coaster of emotional, physical and situational changes, and it's natural for this time of life to challenge even the coolest of cucumbers. But dealing with your personal … Continue reading

Posted in Baby Buzz, Buzzworthy, imported | Leave a comment

Ask the experts: Eco benefits of breastfeeding

Joining us today to discuss how breastfeeding can make a green difference is Gina Ciagne, Certified Lactation Counselor (CLC), Senior Director of Professional Relations,Lansinoh Laboratories, Inc. Studies continue to show the benefits of breastfeeding for moms and babies, and they … Continue reading

Posted in Ask the Experts, Baby Buzz, imported | Leave a comment

Hormones, drain cleaner and a diamond ring

Written by: Hillary Grigonis April 08 2012 Out of all the daydreaming I did during a year and a half of trying to get pregnant, I don't think I ever imagined sending my husband a text message that said, “Honey, … Continue reading

Posted in Blogs, imported, Knocked Up | Leave a comment

Picturepalooza

Written by: Suzanna Palmer April 08 2012 Do you ever have those days when you just don’t feel like talking? Maybe you’re exhausted from being up with the baby all night. Or, maybe you’ve taken a vow of silence. Or, … Continue reading

Posted in Adventures in Motherhood, Blogs, imported | Leave a comment

The end

Written by: Lauren April 05 2012 Books are one thing I'm convinced a kid cannot have too many of (within reason, of course). I love giving books as gifts and even more love reading them with my nieces or nephews … Continue reading

Posted in Baby Buzz, imported, Stuff We Love | Leave a comment

How I send my son off to Sleepville

Written by: Christopher Spicer April 05 2012 Babies need sleep. They need to sleep for their own health and for the sanity of their parents. Sometimes sleep doesn’t come easily, and it can quickly become a nightmare for mom and … Continue reading

Posted in Blogs, Dad's Eye View, imported | Leave a comment

Name that sonogram

Written by: P&N April 04 2012 How sonogram savvy are you? Take our quiz to find out. Match the ultrasound image with the correct caption. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. a. Looks like I'll be sporting an X and Y … Continue reading

Posted in Baby Buzz, Buzzworthy, imported | Leave a comment

(I'm) The elephant in the room

Written by: Rachel Reiff Ellis April 04 2012 I was at a coffee shop the other day, one person deep in line, tapping on my phone like every other customer waiting for their turn at the cash register, when the … Continue reading

Posted in Blogs, imported, Knocked Up | Leave a comment

Win It: Amy Michelle Sweet Pea

Written by: P&N April 03 2012 If you're in the market for a diaper bag that will hold all the gear you need to tote while looking cute to boot, AmyMichelle has you covered. Their collection of bags has functionality … Continue reading

Posted in Baby Buzz, Giveaways, imported | Leave a comment

Welcome to the danger zone

Written by: Christopher Spicer April 03 2012 Parenting can be hazardous, especially when you have a newborn. I know what you’re thinking, “Yes of course there are many dangers for a baby, and this is why we need to ensure … Continue reading

Posted in Blogs, Dad's Eye View, imported | Leave a comment

Hop to it

Written by: Lauren April 02 2012 If a furry little bunny will be hopping by your house in the coming days, you may want to consider asking him (or her?) to bring a few of these rabbit-themed finds. Hop to … Continue reading

Posted in Baby Buzz, imported, Stuff We Love | Leave a comment

In this month's issue

Written by: P&N April 02 2012 The April issue is chock full of fabulous articles, advice and great gear for new moms and mamas-to-be!Here are some of the highlights. Check them out! Address your stress:Stress, pregnancy and your growing baby … Continue reading

Posted in Baby Buzz, imported, In This Issue | Leave a comment

Worth every minute: The birth of Ashton

Written by: Julia April 02 2012 Like so many other first time mums, I watched my due date come and go. After concerns from 36 weeks that my baby boy wasn’t growing anymore, I was anxious to have him out. … Continue reading

Posted in Birth Day, Blogs, imported | Leave a comment

Oral hygiene during pregnancy

Written by: P&N April 01 2012 Follow these four simple steps to stay proactive about your oral hygiene during pregnancy. 1. Brush regularly. Try to polish your pearly whites after every meal and at least twice a day. Whenever possible, … Continue reading

Posted in Baby Buzz, Buzzworthy, imported | Leave a comment

Ask the experts: Avoiding chemicals

Joining us today to discuss easy ways you can avoid toxins in your daily life with kids is Dr. Bob Sears, pediatrician and author of The Portable Pediatrician: Everything You Need to Know About Your Child’s Health. More and more … Continue reading

Posted in Ask the Experts, Baby Buzz, imported | Leave a comment

Positive balance

Written by: Rachel Reiff Ellis April 01 2012 As I write this, Luke has the kids at a park across the street and I am sitting in a quiet, cool house with my feet up and a glass of ice … Continue reading

Posted in Blogs, imported, Knocked Up | Leave a comment

Cry it out

Written by: Suzanna Palmer April 01 2012 Note: Regular readers will notice a departure from my usual tongue-in-cheek style in this post. I realize it may come across as overly dramatic, but, hey, overly dramatic is what I was feeling. … Continue reading

Posted in Adventures in Motherhood, Blogs, imported | Leave a comment

Countdown to motherhood

Before conception Even when baby’s nothing but a preconceived notion, you can begin to prepare for her future well-being … by taking care of yourself. Before you try to conceive, start taking a daily prenatal vitamin. The folic acid will … Continue reading

Posted in Emotional Health, imported, Pregnancy | Leave a comment

Nursing 911

Welcome to the world of nursing! If this is your first baby, you probably feel like you’re in uncharted territory, and for good reason. Breastfeeding may be “the most natural thing in the world” according to many a well-intentioned veteran … Continue reading

Posted in Homepage Slider, imported, Motherhood, Nursing | Tagged , , | Leave a comment