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Mariah Carey Chosen as Godmother for Disney Fantasy Cruise Ship

The Disney Fantasy, the fourth ship in the Disney Cruise Line fleet, was christened last week during a star-studded christening celebration at the Manhattan Cruise Terminal. On a night filled with celebrity performances from the likes of Jerry Seinfeld, Neil Patrick Harris, Nick Cannon and Heather Headley, it was Disney Fantasy godmother, Mariah Carey, who […]

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Ten Tips to a More “natural” Hospital Birth

Since we have so many expecting mama readers, we thought we would have a guest writer today. Kelly Whitehead is a birth doula, a birth advocate, a high-risk scientist mom and author of High-Risk Pregnancy – Why Me? Understanding and Managing a Potential Preterm Pregnancy. She was more than happy to share her 10 tips to a […]

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Pound! Pound! Roll…

If you’re looking for a toy that’s sure to be a hit (pun intended) look no further! The Melissa and Doug Pound and Roll Tower is a small and colorful tower that comes with four brightly colored wooden balls and a wooden hammer. You place the balls in the holes at the top so they […]

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Ten Dr. Seuss Quotes I’d Like My Daughters to Live By

You are you. Now, isn’t that pleasant? Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting. So…get on your way! You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, […]

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Baby Gizmo YouTube Giveaway Extravaganza Day 1

Congratulations to Day 1 Winner – Entry #1950 – Michelle Schmitz from San Diego Baby Gizmo is officially a YouTube sensation!  Baby Gizmo YouTube Channel has officially hit 5 MILLION views! That’s right, FIVE MILLION, baby!! Booyah!! We are THE biggest, most well-known, baby gear experts on YouTube! We have been through so much together […]

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Hiring a Mother’s Helper

Choosing a caregiver for one’s children is never an easy task. I found it to be one of the most stressful aspects of being a parent. My husband used to DJ every Saturday night while I stayed home alone with a newborn and fourteen month old. The nights were long and lonely. Then I would […]

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Sick Bin: Get organized and prepared… ahead of time

In our house we have a First Aid kit, Earthquake Kit and locked cabinets full of medicine and emergency needs for our kids. What I didn’t realize we needed was a Sick Bin. Now before you go and call me crazy/too cautious/too organized, think of the times when your child unexpectedly vomited all over you, […]

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Nick Jr Changes Schedule, and Parents Protests

Let me begin by saying that before I became a mom, I vowed to never, ever allow my kids to watch TV. But then, I became a mom and had a baby within 20 months of having another baby and, well, things changed. Now we watch TV. We don’t watch TV as much as when […]

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Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss!

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. […]

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The Slow Cooker is my Nemesis — Curried Squash and Chickpea Stew

I know we’re just getting to know each other, but I have a confession to make.  The slow cooker scares me.  There, I said it!  I think I’m a pretty good cook but for some reason I cannot manage to figure out cooking in my slow cooker.  Every time I make meat it comes out […]