Little Boy in Ball Pool

Parenting Blog Posts From September 2011

Most Innovative Baby Gear Wish List

JPMA recently awarded the top most innovative baby products in the marketplace.  Among the recpients:

5 Phases Shatter Resistant Glass Baby Bottle from 5 Phases


A Passion For Keeping Children Safe in Cars

As an injury prevention specialist for over 25 years, as well as a nationally certified Child Passenger Safety Technician Instructor, I am passionate about teaching people how to keep children safe when riding in a car. 

No Better Place for Baby Than Next to Mama's Heart

I remember when I was pregnant with my daughter, I had this misty-eyed view of parenting a newborn. I had read all the right books, you see. I would have a peaceful, empowering water birth. She and I would click into a beautiful breastfeeding relationship. And I would wear her in a sling close to my body as I flitted through my day, gracefully meeting all of the daily challenges of wife and mother. And yes, I would look good doing it.

Second Time's A Charm

I will admit I got a little crazy with the registry gun before my first baby was born. I registered for a lot of items I didn’t know how to use or even knew if I needed or wanted. One item in particular was a soft infant carrier.

I had dreams of strolling through the park hand-in-hand with my hubby, birds chirping all around me, while my newborn was safely strapped to my chest.