Category: Babies

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New Report Says Breastfeeding is "Silver Bullet"

It happened for the first time two weeks ago. My 10-month-old baby got sick. Up until then, she has had no sniffles. No runny noses. No fevers. No ear infections or aches. No doctor's visits. Not-a-one. At ten months, she's eating a¬†wonderfully colorful diet of fruits, vegetables, organic meats, and dairy products; she also still […]

10 Reasons NOT to Get an Epidural

"I don't know if I can do this," I whisper it into the blurry room. The contraction begins to rise and I scream, sing, breath, and pray simultaneously. With a final push, the crescendo, her body slips through mine. I catch her and bring her to my chest, elated. Three natural childbirths later and I […]

Video Review: kokopax classic carrier

Our youngest baby is just shy of 9 months old. She's a crawling, climbing, standing, smiling sensation.We all adore her. She alternates between my arms, her daddy's arms, her sisters' arms, and doing acrobatics around our house all on her own. When our arms get tired or the late afternoon grumpies visit, I like to […]

Battle of the Baby Washes

While at Target this afternoon, Tim and I started reading labels on baby washes. Which one, we wondered, was the best, the healthiest, the safest, and the sweet-smellingest? We tried to decipher the long words and lingo, weighing the costs with the bottle's promises. After the blur of options, we reached for the nearest bottle […]

5 maternity pieces that are worth your investment

We all want to look fashionable during pregnancy, but it's hard to justify purchasing a whole new wardrobe for a mere nine months. People always say that, right? The truth is, however, that there are some maternity pieces that will carry you through pregnancy, postpartum, and beyond. Too good to be true? Not with these […]

10 Best Products for 6-Month-Old Babies

Our youngest recently turned 6 months. Though I still call her "my newborn baby," I do realize that she is a lovely person in her own right. Absolutely delightful to have around. The following ten products are getting the most use around our house these days. Actually, we don't have many other baby gizmos and […]

ULTIMATE New Mom Giveaway [Valued at $500]

Know a pregnant or new mother? Forward this ULTIMATE giveaway her way. She almost won't need to have a shower if she wins this prize. It covers all of the "basics" in the very best brands. Take a look at this quintet of prizes! NURSING COVER by Bebe au Lait As one of the "original" […]

How to Prepare for a Natural Childbirth

For each of my three labors, I chose pain over pain medication. Each time, I was afraid. For my second and third babies, tears welled in my eyes as labor started because I knew the great agony that lie ahead...and yet I also knew the great reward. I held fast to the promise of a […]

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