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What Babies Really Want: A Gift Guide

What Babies Really Want: A Gift Guide

So I was spending a lazy Sunday flipping through the shiny pages of the new Christmas toy catalog””while at my feet, my 2-year-old was having a blast with two old plastic bowls. Ah, the irony. Who needs new toys when there is beat-up table ware ...
Sick Baby Survival Guide

Sick Baby Survival Guide

There’s nothing worse than a sick baby. Because when your baby is sick… You don’t really know until the illness passes whether your little one is on the brink of something horrible, or just caught a bug from that random toddler at t ...
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 ...
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 ...