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5 Reasons Why You Should Switch to Organic Baby Food

5 Reasons Why You Should Switch to Organic Baby Food

Peas, string beans, butternut squash, carrots–the labels on those cute little jars of baby food sound so wholesome. But if you’re not choosing organic baby food, your baby’s first bites from a spoon might be anything but wholesome. ...
How to Potty Train Your (Stubborn) Toddler in 3 Days

How to Potty Train Your (Stubborn) Toddler in 3 Days

To win the war of the wills with my adorable-but-stubborn 3-year-old, Charlie, I have to give him choices. “Milk or water?” when he asks for juice; “Do you want to play with your books or your blocks?” when he demands to wat ...
Can You Choose the Gender of Your Baby?

Can You Choose the Gender of Your Baby?

My husband is one of eight grandsons, with no female first cousins.  After my first son was born, I got lots of knowing smiles from those familiar with his male-dominated family tree and comments like, “Aren’t boys great? It will be so cu ...
10 Surprisingly Useful Things to Do With Baby Shampoo

10 Surprisingly Useful Things to Do With Baby Shampoo

One day, you have a teeny, tiny baby, and only the most gentle baby shampoo will do. But little wisps of hair don’t require many suds, and before you know it, you’ve got a toddler with a full head of tangled curls and half a bottle of bab ...
10 Tips for Nursing in Public

10 Tips for Nursing in Public

For every new mom who can proudly yank up her shirt and give her baby lunch in the middle of a baseball stadium, there is another woman who breastfeeds her baby in restrooms, parked cars or pumps at home and brings a bottle to avoid the dreaded ̶ ...
Choosing a Formula

Choosing a Formula

Many moms don’t think about infant formula at all when they’re pregnant, because they intend to breastfeed””as every pediatrician and parenting book on the planet will tell you, “breast is best.” But if for whatever rea ...