Bad News About Baby Powder

Bad News About Baby Powder

Ask your mom or grandma what items you need to have on hand for baby, and chances are, she’s going to mention baby powder. This soft, silky substance, after all, was what protected her babies’ delicate skin from diaper rash. But the American Academy ...
Simple Millet Cereal for Babies

Simple Millet Cereal for Babies

Growing up, I loved hearty, stick-to-your-bones food. I was lucky: my mom exposed me to whole grains. I enjoyed steaming bowls of oatmeal for breakfast, brown and wild rice, mushroom barley soup, bulgur in tabbouleh and especially my grandma’s kasha ...
Baby Pancakes

Baby Pancakes

Patty-cake, patty-cake, baker’s man. Make your baby pancakes as fast as you can! This easy and nutritious recipe is perfect for older babies who’ve moved on from purees to table food, with mild spices that will broaden your baby’s d ...
4 Kid-Friendly Uses for Thanksgiving Leftovers

4 Kid-Friendly Uses for Thanksgiving Leftovers

The thing about Thanksgiving leftovers is—they get old fast. Maybe on day 1 post turkey day, that open-faced cold turkey sandwich is exciting, but by day 3 and 4, you’re just over all of it. Especially the children, who might not be big fans of stuff ...
10 Things Moms Should Stop Feeling Guilty About

10 Things Moms Should Stop Feeling Guilty About

Whether it’s forgetting about Show & Tell or not being able to attend the winter holiday program because of a work obligation, I can’t be the only mom whose first response to even the most minor mommy fail is: “I’d better start saving for therapy ...
4 Steps to Cavity-Free Kids

4 Steps to Cavity-Free Kids

As healthy as your household may be, Halloween is coming. And even with dentist candy trade-in programs, the “Switch Witch,” and every other way you pry that high fructose corn syrup-filled pillow case out of your child’s clammy, over-sugared hands, ...