Monthly Archives: May 2012

Ask the moms: Must-have baby gear

Meet our mom panel: Lacey Major is the mom of two awesome kids, Riley (age 13) and Brice (age 7). She is the editor-in-chief of Pregnancy & Newborn. Checkout the Editor’s Letter in our magazine each month for more good-to-know … Continue reading

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More of Me Maternity Design

Written by: Rachel May 13 2012 Here at P&N we see many a maternity style pass our desks. Since being in the market for a pregnancy wardrobe myself, I’ve had a more critical eye when it comes to what Iwould … Continue reading

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Good on paper

Written by: P&N May 13 2012 Special occaision stationery may seem old fashioned, but we think it has its place. Not that there's anything wrong with a Facebook status update…it's just that some updates (like the arrival of your newborn!) … Continue reading

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Pink or blue?

Written by: Hillary Grigonis May 13 2012 In just a few days from now, everything is going to change (okay, maybe I'm exaggerating and should save that statement for October when everything really will change). But a lot will change, … Continue reading

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Early bird: The birth of Braxton

Written by: Tracy May 13 2012 The story of how my baby boy made his entrace into the world ahead of schedule. The day started just as any other. I woke up early, packed my husband’s suitcase for his business … Continue reading

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A little TLC

Written by: Suzanna Palmer May 13 2012 Jacob braved his first cold last week, and despite his runny but stuffy nose, dry cough and frequent sneezing, he was a real trooper. His mother, on the other hand, was a real … Continue reading

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We love you, Mom!

Written by: P&N May 10 2012 We hope these gifts inspire you to do something special for the mothers and moms-to-be in your lives. We wish all of you a very Happy Mother's Day! We love you, Mom! by pnmag … Continue reading

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Give a hoot

Written by: Lauren May 10 2012 The owl trend has been around for a while, but as long as it's not executed in a too over-the-top manner, I'm still a fan. (My mom's maiden name is Wise, so we've been … Continue reading

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You know it's good when a baby slobbers all over it

Written by: Christopher Spicer May 10 2012 I’ve learned that babies have a very interesting form of quality control. Or at least, Everett has a very specific strategy to decide if something is worth his time. My experience is that … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day, another way

Cards, flowers, perfume—she’s seen it all. This Mother’s Day, consider celebrating in an unexpected way. Consider giving a gift to mothers everywhere. Nothing fancy is required. In some cases, just being aware of their existence is enough. This holiday is … Continue reading

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To mothers

Written by: Hillary Grigonis May 09 2012 I think I've always appreciated mothers (and ever since I can remember I wanted to be one someday) but I think in the past few months, my appreciation has grown and in the … Continue reading

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Under wraps

Confession: I’m not a modest person. I’ve been known to sunbathe topless in my (privacy fenced) backyard, and in college I spent many a weekend night dancing at a local club clad in only a leopard-print bra because I thought … Continue reading

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Mommy's Advantage

Written by: Christopher Spicer May 08 2012 I get along great with my son, Everett. I realize this may not seem like the most amazing feat considering he is only four-months-old. He basically gets along with anyone who is willing … Continue reading

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Road Trippin'

Written by: Suzanna Palmer May 08 2012 Having spent nearly 24 hours in the last week with a baby in the car, I now consider myself something of a road trip master. I don’t often offer motherly advice on this … Continue reading

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Mamas & Papas Go Eat

After pulling our baby’s new Mamas & Papas Go Eat Highchair out of its box, my husband and I joked that our little guy’s new mealtime ride was the Ferrari of highchairs. The sleek design, leather seat, and mod color … Continue reading

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Pinspiration: Baby photos

Written by: Lauren May 07 2012 I could look at cute baby photos all day, couldn’t you? It’s the next best thing to looking at the real thing, isn’t it? To start your day off with a smile and maybe … Continue reading

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Pre- and postpartum belly wrapping

Written by: P&N May 07 2012 Charlene Williams, the band specialist, is a mother of three and the creator of the Cinch and Atlas tummy bands. This is her story and what led her to create products that would help … Continue reading

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The weight of the wait

Written by: Rachel Reiff Ellis May 07 2012 Today is my due date. As someone who watched “week 40, day 0″ pass by three and a half years ago with no baby to show for anything, and now as someone … Continue reading

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Ask the moms: Motherhood philosophy

Meet our mom panel: Lacey Major is the mom of two awesome kids, Riley (age 13) and Brice (age 7). She is the editor-in-chief of Pregnancy & Newborn. Checkout the Editor’s Letter in our magazine each month for more good-to-know … Continue reading

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Osprey Poco Premium

Strollers are fantastic, and allow a parent to keep on moving. Sometimes, you’re going to come across a “stroller unfriendly” zone. You want to go hiking but the wheels don’t handle terrain well or you’re at a venue full of … Continue reading

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Trouble

Written by: Hillary Grigonis May 06 2012 Until I find out next week if the comments I direct towards my stomach (which is at least better than talking to myself) should be to a he or a she, I've decided … Continue reading

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We are so blessed: The birth of Nicholas

Written by: Jana May 06 2012 Since I found out I was pregnant at 4 weeks, it was textbook normal. I followed “expecting” to the letter. But things weren't going to stay that way. I didn't know that I had … Continue reading

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Jacob is a stud

Written by: Suzanna Palmer May 06 2012 Fact of the day: Jacob is a stud. The other day, I watched him climb not one, not two, not three stairs but thirteen stairs. Thirteen. That’s our entire flight of stairs. My … Continue reading

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Amanda McKinley

Amanda lives in Fort Collins with her husband extraordinaire Andy, the rambunctious and fun-loving pup Sweet Georgia Brown, and their newest addition: a most delightful and adorable baby girl named Bea Eloise. Amanda has been writing articles, blog posts, marketing … Continue reading

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Gerber First Essentials Baby Scale

Written by: Jennifer May 04 2012 When you're a new mom, you worry about everything—is he eating enough? Is he sleeping enough?Is he sleeping too much? The list is endless. One thing I found myself wondering a lot when my … Continue reading

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Gerber First Essentials Baby Scale

Written by: Jennifer May 04 2012 When you're a new mom, you worry about everything—is he eating enough? Is he sleeping enough?Is he sleeping too much? The list is endless. One thing I found myself wondering a lot when my … Continue reading

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Une petite ballerine

Written by: Lauren May 03 2012 Did you take ballet lessons as a little girl? I did—and I loved it. In case you might have a tiny ballerina dancing in your belly, here's a nursery to inspire your sweet daughter … Continue reading

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Naptastic!

Written by: P&N May 03 2012 Babies are experts at two things—sleeping and being cute. But what about being cute while sleeping? Yup, they're good at that, too. And now those cutie pies can slumber in style. The wearable blanket … Continue reading

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Interpreting my son’s words

Written by: Christopher Spicer May 03 2012 Everett is now at the stage where he is talking on a regular basis. It is a real blast communicating with my son and hearing him regale me with all the adventures of … Continue reading

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Polar RS300X Heart Rate Monitor

Written by: Pam May 03 2012 I have always been a recreational runner, throughout high school, college and into adulthood, and so when Ibecame pregnant, I was interested in continuing some form of cardiovascular exercise, even if it wasn't my … Continue reading

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Polar RS300X Heart Rate Monitor

Written by: Pam May 03 2012 I have always been a recreational runner, throughout high school, college and into adulthood, and so when Ibecame pregnant, I was interested in continuing some form of cardiovascular exercise, even if it wasn't my … Continue reading

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Mobi TempTub Floating Safety Bath Time Thermometer

Written by: Amanda May 03 2012 As a new parent, I admit I can be a tad anxious. I once spilled ginger ale in my baby's ear whileIwas nursing him and all but called poison control. But there are a … Continue reading

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Mobi TempTub Floating Safety Bath Time Thermometer

Written by: Amanda May 03 2012 As a new parent, I admit I can be a tad anxious. I once spilled ginger ale in my baby's ear whileIwas nursing him and all but called poison control. But there are a … Continue reading

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Fisher-Price Musical Projection Swing

Written by: Rachel May 03 2012 Believe it or not, we are on our third baby and this is our first swing. Crazy, right?With our other two, it just didn't cross my mind to register for one. In part because … Continue reading

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It's party time!

Written by: P&N May 02 2012 So you and your friends have done book club get-togethers, wine tasting shindigs and even batch cooking dinners. But have you ever thrown a green cleaning party? No? Well get ready to have fun … Continue reading

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Pets and pregnancy

Written by: Hillary Grigonis May 02 2012 Since I'm sharing my journey into motherhood here, I thought I'd share a post about the three “children” that already call me Mom. My husband and I have one pet for every year … Continue reading

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10 healthy eating tips

Written by: P&N May 01 2012 Moms and moms-to-be need the right kind of fuel to make it through the day. Caring for a newborn and carrying a yet-to-be-born can take their toll on your body. For those who have … Continue reading

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Adventures at the Zoo

Written by: Christopher Spicer May 01 2012 I love the zoo. It was one of my favourite summer trips as a kid, and I still get pretty excited any time we go there. My visits to the zoo have decreased … Continue reading

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Good times and getaways

Written by: Suzanna Palmer May 01 2012 I’ve never stopped to count exactly how many vacations I’ve taken in my life, but if I were to try to guess a general number I’d say it was somewhere around a whole … Continue reading

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Past due

One of the most common questions a pregnant woman is asked after announcing she has a baby on the way is “When are you due?” And the askers are not often looking for a roundabout answer. They want a specific … Continue reading

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Ask the moms: Time-saving tips

Meet our mom panel: Lacey Major is the mom of two awesome kids, Riley (age 13) and Brice (age 7). She is the editor-in-chief of Pregnancy & Newborn. Checkout the Editor’s Letter in our magazine each month for more good-to-know … Continue reading

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The new mom’s guide to well-baby visits

Get ready to spend a lot of time getting to know a new VIP in your life: your family’s pediatrician. Most doctors recommend a schedule of seven well-child visits during your baby’s first year of life to properly monitor growth … Continue reading

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Squeaky clean

Written by: Lauren April 30 2012 Scrub-a-dub-dub, here are nine cool baby tubs! Whether you have a newborn baby or toddling tot, there's a bathtub built just for your baby. There are all types and kinds, so weigh your options … Continue reading

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Ticking time bomb (dot com)

Written by: Rachel Reiff Ellis April 30 2012 So now we wait. Thirty-nine weeks today and holding strong. Or holding something, I'm not sure what. Amazingly, I still don't feel irritated or impatient to be unpregnant, despite my many grunts … Continue reading

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Svan Signet Complete Highchair

I had long been interested in a wooden highchair when shopping around for baby gear, since I knew they made a great investment (and looked great, besides). I was excited then to try out the Svan Signet Complete Highchair, since … Continue reading

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