Baby, what’s your sign (language)?


From the very beginning, I've felt The Bee has been one big guessing game. We learned quickly that while most of his cries were about food, nap time or expressing his total hatred for tummy time, there were times where we had absolutely no clue what he desired. And as his crying bordered on hysterical as we shoved towards him almost every toy, blankie and snack in the house, I … [Read more...]

Wordy Journey: Building a Vocabulary in My Toddler!


The Bee's approaching 18 months and like most 1st time moms, I worry about his development more than I should. Being that he's exhibited slight delays (and that's of course my "expert" opinion) I wanted to make sure that we were doing whatever we could to help him "catch up." Especially in the speech department! So here are some things we're doing in our house that have been … [Read more...]

Answer to my Sippy Cup Prayer? We’ll See!


I don’t know how it crept up on me, but The Bee’s approaching 17 months. And I’m embarrassed to admit it, but… he still has two bottles a day of milk.Now before you give me The Lecture (and believe me, our pediatrician’s given me The Lecture plenty of times), I have been trying, truly. I have a list of the different sippies we’ve tried and it is well into the double digits. … [Read more...]

Confessions of a Working Mom Part 1: The Confessional Opens!


One year. It’s been one year since I’ve rejoined the workforce. It was hard to pry myself away from The Bee (literally, I was a breastfeeding machine!), but I had no choice as my dear hubby got laid off when The Bee was 3 months old and we decided it would be best that he stay at home with The Bee while I supported the family. Hey, if families of the world have been doing it … [Read more...]

KidKraft Plush Dinosaur Rocker Review


KidKraft’s Bargain Rocker Is A Good DealWe’ve all seen the KidKraft rockers on various deal-a-day websites and I finally caved after seeing it for the 5th time since The Bee was getting into ride-on toys.KidKraft was established in 1968 and develops a variety of children’s furniture and toys. From kitchens to personalized toy chests, you’re sure to find an item that … [Read more...]