Spring gardening for kids

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With Earth Day right around the corner, it’s time to get the spring garden in order and of course, the kids want to help. What’s better than digging in dirt, making mud and putting seeds in the ground?! So while you’re getting knee-deep in dirt and bugs, let the kids have their own fun too… Read More

Tummy time just got more fun (and anatomical correct) with Biddy Belly!

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Oh, how babies hate tummy time. Or perhaps your baby loves tummy time…or loves to hate tummy time. Either way, it’s a must-do for babies and my own little one is reaching that tummy time point. She likes it for a few minutes and then…WAH!! And so the story goes…but think about it pushing yourself… Read More

Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss!

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It’s read Across America Day today in honor and celebration of the beloved children’s author Dr. Seuss. Who hasn’t read and fallen in love with a Dr. Seuss book as a child or even as an adult?! His whimsical words paired with the illustrations of cats in hats, fishes flying and dogs driving. Today, Dr.… Read More

The art of swaddling with Aura Weavers

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Every parent believes their baby is perfect. They are so tiny, so precious and so dependent on you for love and warmth. You also know that your baby is unique — one of a kind, which is why you wouldn’t and shouldn’t swaddle them in anything other than a one-of-a-kind muslin blanket. Here’s the thing…you… Read More

Going a little stir crazy inside? Try these fun indoor BALL games for entertainment!

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Has school called another snow day? Perhaps they’re already bored with the new toys they’ve gotten over the holidays? Whatever the reason may be, I know how it is to be trapped inside with two kids that have endless energy and the weather outside is frightful. So last week, we decided to pick-up a ball… Read More

The Simplisse Double Electric Breastpump — my new best friend!

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Breastfeeding is hard work. You forget about how much time it takes, how important it is to get the right latch so you don’t get sore nipples and that the more you feed or pump the more you’ll increase your milk supply. It takes a lot of time and patience. Unfortunately, my five-year-old and almost… Read More

Time to start thinking about those holiday cards…!

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It’s the happiest time of the year, right?? Well, for some. For others it’s more like a sprint to the finish line…presents to buy and wrap, the house to clean and decorate, packages to mail, cookies to be made, parties to throw and attend…oh, and those annual family photos and holiday cards to get mailed… Read More

It’s a holiday PJ party!

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I don’t know about you but in my house, we’re always ready for a Pajama Party! There’s something that is so FUN and so iconic of the fall and winter seasons about kids lounging around in the PJs, drinking hot chocolate, eating popcorn and watching a holiday movie. It’s like a scene from your favorite… Read More

AAP issues new guidelines for safe infant sleeping

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I know it seems everyday the news is telling you something different when it comes to keeping your kids and babies safe. However, it’s all for good reason. There’s always the off chance that you could be in that 1 percent category where something could go wrong. Just last week the American Academy of Pediatrics… Read More

What’s in a name?

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After you find out what you’re having the next question on people’s minds is, “do you have a name yet?” I’m a huge fan of the Jewish tradition of keeping the name on the down-low until the traditional baby naming ceremony. However we’re not Jewish so there won’t be any grand revealing but on the… Read More