6 Safe, Natural Remedies for Teething Pain

6 Safe, Natural Remedies for Teething Pain

My parents rubbed brandy into my gums when I was a teething infant—amazingly, I live to not only tell the tale, but to judge them for serving liquor to a minor. One day, my own children will have a similar, chagrined reaction when I tell them that I ...
Caffeine While Nursing: Is It Safe for Baby?

Caffeine While Nursing: Is It Safe for Baby?

If you cut out caffeine intake while you were pregnant, you may have been looking forward to rekindling that relationship with your morning mug. The problem is that if you’re nursing, you’ll be feeding your baby café au lait every time you indulge in ...
DIY Postpartum Healing Pads

DIY Postpartum Healing Pads

We’re all grown-ups here, and we know that birthing a child isn’t exactly a trip to the day spa. But, when you hold that baby in your arms for the first time and look into his eyes and count those tiny fingers and toes…you tend to forget that you’re ...
6 Top Supplements for Finicky Eaters

6 Top Supplements for Finicky Eaters

There is no one more judgmental of moms than a someday-mother…I know, because before I had my own children, I was in a constant state of chagrin over the innocent toddlers at my mall food court being plied with chicken nuggets—didn’t their parents kn ...
Should You Leave Your Baby With the Gym Babysitter?

Should You Leave Your Baby With the Gym Babysitter?

You just had a baby. Your tummy’s seen flatter days, and after months of seeing that number on the scale go up, up, up, you probably can’t wait to see it go down, down, down… But how are you supposed to exercise when you’ve got an infant in your care ...