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The Best Snacks for Nursing Mothers

The Best Snacks for Nursing Mothers

If you’re breastfeeding, there’s a good chance that you’re (a) STARVING all.the.time, and (b) don’t have enough time to eat enough. Of course, that’s because (a) nursing a baby can burn 500 calories a day, and (b) with a ...
What to Pack in Your Hospital Bag

What to Pack in Your Hospital Bag

Four family-sized boxes of Reduced Fat Wheat Thins, and the novel  Bleak House by Charles Dickens: that’s what my husband brought to the hospital when I unexpectedly went into labor with our first baby three weeks early. At that point in the ga ...
Happy Breastfeeding Day!

Happy Breastfeeding Day!

Did you know that today is Public Display of Breastfeeding Day? Whether you’re currently participating in the nurse-ins that are happening throughout the country today (rock on!), are absolutely fine feeding your baby underneath that baby blank ...
5 Super-Speedy Breakfast Shortcuts

5 Super-Speedy Breakfast Shortcuts

Whether you’re trying to get something healthy into your kids’ bellies before they dash out the door to catch the school bus, or you’re attempting to feed your baby/pack his bag for daycare/take a conference call/flat-iron your hair ...
Untangling Little Girl Curls

Untangling Little Girl Curls

I have straight, fine, almost-black hair. As a little girl, I wanted nothing more than to wake up one morning with a head of Cindy-Brady-like blond sausage curls. This dream never came true, of course, but 30 years later, I did give birth to a beauti ...
The Best Dental Products for Tiny Chompers

The Best Dental Products for Tiny Chompers

We worry so much about what our kids eat, but we also should worry about what they don’t eat””toothpaste and other dental products! Even though children don’t (and shouldn’t) ingest oral hygiene products, these products do get ...