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5 Ways to Tell Your Toddler’s Napping Career is Over

5 Ways to Tell Your Toddler’s Napping Career is Over

I have always loved being a mom to a toddler—but I might have loved being a mom to a napping toddler a smidgeon more. Just the word “nap” eases the tension in my brow, as thoughts spring to mind of a quiet house, returned phone calls and maybe a catn ...
5 Hot New Baby Products

5 Hot New Baby Products

Boy, are you new moms lucky—and boy, are old-timer moms like me jealous! Because, when it comes to the number of smart, safe and environmentally-friendly baby products that have hit the market recently, your bundle-of-joy’s timing couldn’t have happe ...
10 Great Daycare Lunches

10 Great Daycare Lunches

Daycare can be a great environment for children to learn, grow and play every day. But once your baby moves beyond expressed breast milk, formula and baby food, it’s not always the best place for them to eat. Many programs serve the usual processed m ...
8 Toddler-Friendly (Healthy) Snacks

8 Toddler-Friendly (Healthy) Snacks

When you’re toting a small tot across the globe (or even just across state lines), one thing you’ve got to have on hand is snack food. Lots and lots of it. Because make no mistake about it: there will be a meltdown during your journey (at ...
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 ...
Let’s have a quiet contest!

Let’s have a quiet contest!

So I have a one year-old who only says one word: “gooooo!”   I have no idea what that means, but he says it and points at things that interest him, so I guess it’s his all-purpose word for “car,” “ball,” & ...