Four days past my due date, December 19, 2016, my husband Anthony and I headed out for yet another appointment with my OBGYN—one I was sure I wouldn’t have to keep considering I was dilated to 3 centimeters at my … Continue reading →
I have a love-hate relationship with highchairs. While I love anything that restrains my child, too often highchairs take up too much space and become an eye sore. So when I heard Jonathan Adler had partnered with Fisher-Price to design … Continue reading →
It’s uncomfortable—but completely normal—for women to experience discharge during pregnancy. Find out what to expect south of the border.
When it comes to pregnancy, moms and their bodies take on a lot of changes. Some are thrilling, like sporting a baby bump. Some are less so, like the seemingly ever- shrinking bladder. Then there are those you’d rather not … Continue reading →
I’ll be the first to admit I’m not a huge fan of pumping (Breastfeeding? Magic. Pumping? Mechanical.), but I’ll also admit that it’s important. It’s what allows me to leave my baby while I get my hair done or enjoy … Continue reading →
Enroll in a childbirth class to prep your mind and body for the big day.
Women have been giving birth since the beginning of humanity. Nothing could be more natural, so the process should be completely intuitive … right? Not exactly. Today’s birthing procedures can be more complicated than those of yore, and while modern advancements … Continue reading →
From the charmingly lyrical to the downright silly, read up on the latest titles your tot is sure to be wild about.
When it’s time to turn out the light, set the tone with a sweet, slumber-inducing sendoff. Wide awake When he just can’t fall asleep, one little boy goes on a hunt for a cozy place to hit the hay, but … Continue reading →
I put off transitioning my daughter from her infant car seat to a convertible option for as long as possible. Although she can still technically use it, her baby brother will be here soon, and he needs it more than … Continue reading →
I’ve always enjoyed wearing my babies. I like the feeling of having them close to me but having my hands free to do other things. My babies have always seemed to enjoy this closeness as well, and each of them … Continue reading →
Towards the end of the summer, I dreamt of being at the beach in the clearest water with little minnows swimming all around me. I was adamant that I wasn’t pregnant, despite everyone’s knowing—side eyes. And although I wasn’t pregnant at … Continue reading →
Double electric wonders that make milk retrieval quick and painless.
Total package Evenflo Deluxe Advanced, $140 Don’t let its price tag fool you! This wallet-friendly choice comes fully loaded with everything milk-making mamas might need, from a convenient carryall and cooler, to three flange sizes, to access to lactation expert … Continue reading →