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Tis’ the season to babyproof

Baby mobility is a funny thing. Andy and I loved watching Bea figure out how to push herself up and wiggle in tiny, uncoordinated scoots across the floor. However, this “bumbling” phase was short lived, and now she’s crawling all … Continue reading

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Worth a shot

When it comes to vaccines, there’s a lot to consider—from easing the ouch to keeping up with that complicated schedule. It’s never easy for a mama to see her babe in pain, but the short-lived sting of inoculations is well … Continue reading

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Warning: Don’t leave your kids in the car this summer

A tragedy occurred last week, just across the street from the P&N office. After being left in his car seat in a parked car for over seven hours, Cooper Harris, just 22-months-old, was pronounced dead late Wednesday afternoon. According to KidsAndCars.org, … Continue reading

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Safety Shmafety

I clearly remember a conversation my wife and I had with our landlord (and father of two) shortly after Bub was born. It went something like this: US: Hey, do you think you could maybe install some of those covers … Continue reading

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Home safe

September is National Safety Month, and it’s the perfect time to brush up on a few simple ways you can protect the ones you love: Smoke and carbon monoxide detectors. Check those smoke detectors! Replace old batteries to ensure they … Continue reading

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Playgrounds

We were at the playground today, me inviting a hernia by attempting to push Bub and his playmate up and down on the seesaw, which quickly led to a mental diatribe in my mind about seesaws, then about playgrounds in … Continue reading

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Play it safe

Let’s be honest: Parenthood is terrifying. Being responsible for another human being’s safety and well-being is a big job, and it scares the heck out of all new parents at one time or another. Luckily, the statistics are on our … Continue reading

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The top 7 things every mom should know

1. How to swaddle a baby. You know how your little guy is all snuggled up in your belly with no room to wiggle or move? He actually really likes that. So once he’s entered the planet, all free to … Continue reading

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Sweet dreams

1. Save Space If you don’t have a huge room—or any room at all—for your baby’s nursery, use these ideas to make the most of your space: Shop small Look for space-saving gear, such as a dresser that is tall … Continue reading

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Which car seat style is best for you?

Read on for some buying tips and a few of our favorite seats. Car Seat Safety All car seats on the market meet stringent U.S. safety ratings, so any seat you buy is considered a safe bet. (To see specific … Continue reading

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Babyproofing 101

[tip:] To gain a baby’s perspective of your home, crawl around on all fours and see what catches your eye. Things like electrical cords, which you probably don’t notice on a daily basis, might be in prime pulling position for … Continue reading

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