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5 Ways to Tell Your Toddler’s Napping Career is Over

5 Ways to Tell Your Toddler’s Napping Career is Over

I have always loved being a mom to a toddler—but I might have loved being a mom to a napping toddler a smidgeon more. Just the word “nap” eases the tension in my brow, as thoughts spring to mind of a quiet house, returned phone calls and maybe a catn ...
Our 4 Best Natural Remedies for Kid Coughs

Our 4 Best Natural Remedies for Kid Coughs

Is there anything more pathetic than the sound of a baby or small child in the throes of a coughing fit? You just want to end the misery quickly—which might tempt you to go running for the medicine cabinet, or the pediatrician, so you could beg for a ...
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 ...
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 ...
How to Survive “New Mom Hair”

How to Survive “New Mom Hair”

Just around the time when your baby might be sleeping through the night, your pre-pregnancy jeans zip up and you’re really starting to feel like you’re rocking this mommy gig, something not-so-wonderful  happens: your hair becomes terrible. It gets t ...