Confessions of a Career Diaper-Changer

Confessions of a Career Diaper-Changer

I have three kids. By my calculations, I’ve spent more than a quarter of my life changing diapers–and with a 2-year-old son, I may have another six months to a year to go until I get to wash my hands of it for the very last time (literall ...
Teething is Terrible

Teething is Terrible

The end of pregnancy is hard. The first few months of being a brand-new mom? Even harder. But then just around the three-month mark, something amazing happens. Everything becomes easier. Your baby smiles, makes eye contact, gurgles. Feeding is (final ...
The Well-Stocked Diaper Bag

The Well-Stocked Diaper Bag

I was hardly a fashionista when I was pregnant (my feet got so swollen in my final months that I ended up shuffling around in velvet bedroom slippers my entire last trimester), so maybe that’s why I was always daydreaming about the gorgeous dia ...
A Little TLC for Moms-to-Be

A Little TLC for Moms-to-Be

When you’re pregnant, suddenly everything in life is about the baby. You probably used to eat foods that you liked. Now, what you’re eating is “womb service” for that little growing sprout, so you choose your foods with care. ...
Are Your Baby’s Toys Safe?

Are Your Baby’s Toys Safe?

You know how it goes. Hand your baby something – anything – and there’s a 99% chance it’ll end up in her mouth. That’s why it’s important to make sure her toys and utensils (you know, the things that are supposed t ...
Calm Your Colicky Baby

Calm Your Colicky Baby

Waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaah! The wailing may come without warning, and despite your best efforts to console him, your baby continues fussing. If your otherwise healthy newborn cries uncontrollably, you may be dealing with a fairly common condition know ...