Tag Archives: baby

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 ...
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 ...
My Baby is *Finally* Sleeping Like a Baby!

My Baby is *Finally* Sleeping Like a Baby!

We’ve all heard someone say they “slept like a baby,” but those of us who have taken care of a newborn during their first few months of life probably laugh at the idea – because as we know, sleeping like a newborn baby is defi ...
Hands Off!

Hands Off!

Pregnancy is like a magnet for strangers. For some reason, the sight of your pregnant belly makes people want to touch you, talk about your body, ask inappropriate questions and share unsolicited stories and advice. (No, I really DON’T want to ...
A Day in the Life…

A Day in the Life…

Let me start out by stating that I am a first-time mommy of a beautiful baby boy named Jacob. He is the first grandson of the family and everyone is absolutely smitten. I know I am biased (what mom isn’t?), but he is quite a looker. His father ...