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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 ...
5 Healthy Alternatives to Rice Cereal

5 Healthy Alternatives to Rice Cereal

Iron-fortified rice cereal has been the recommended “baby’s first food” for decades. It can be introduced as an extremely liquefied paste, making it an easy transition from breastmilk or formula, and then thickened as baby develops. It’s also seen as ...
4 Natural Ways to Clean Baby Toys

4 Natural Ways to Clean Baby Toys

Babies: they’re just so cute…and so, so unhygienic. Chew on a teething cookie, smear soggy cookie crumbs all over a toy, throw toy on the ground, pick up the toy and put it in their toothless little mouth—that’s all in a day’s work for a baby! The qu ...