Baby Blogs

  • Which kind of crib bumpers are safe?

    I just wanted to see if anybody had any thoughts on whether or not to use crib bumpers? I did not like the mesh bumpers and tried a product called Wonder Bumpers.

  • Children Left Alone in Cars Increases at Alarming Rates

    It's not hard to imagine this as a common scenario. The baby finally fell asleep in her car seat. Mom or dad just needs to run into the store for "a minute." A minute turns into 20. That’s all it took for their baby to die of heat stroke. Hard to believe this can happen? Believe it! Three children died last week in this same scenario.

  • Beyond Pink vs Blue

    Following some friend requests, and just aiming at sharing information in case someone finds it useful, I finally created a blog with ideas about maternity and children: games, baby science, useful pu

  • Baby Bottle Ads Targeting Men to "Reclaim" Their Wives Fall Flat

    This isn't part of a "Mad Men" script but it certainly could be! Couldn't you just see Don Draper and crew sitting around, smoking their cigarettes, drinking their scotch, when someone says, "Reclaim Your Wife!" and they all shout, "Yes!" and toast to that.

  • Bikini Onesies for Babies -- In Style or Inappropriate?

    Nothing says innocence like a baby girl in a sexy bikini. Wait, that only happens on "Toddlers and Tiaras," right? Well, not quite.

  • Wordless Wednesday: Baby Wins the Sleep Battle with Dad

    Who hasn't struggled with getting babies to sleep by themselves? In our first wacky, wild and wordless Wednesday blog, this dad gives in and lies down with his adorable baby girl in the crib. She immediately cuddles up, falls asleep and he's trapped!

  • Good Samaritan Saves Baby Boy from Subway Tracks

    It was a windy afternoon on the "J" subway platform on the New York subway at Van Siclen Avenue. A mother had her one-year-old baby boy in a stroller with her. Her three other children were on a bench.

  • Company Offers to Name Your Baby for One Thousand Dollars

    Struggling with what to name your baby? Groupon comes to the rescue! For a mere $1,000, they'll name your baby. The name won't be randomly selected nor will there be some drawn out selection process. Your baby's name will be "Clembough." Confused? Us, too.

  • Trending Baby Names for 2012

    The trending list of the hottest baby names for 2012 has been released by "Nameberry." It's no surprise that Hollywood leads the way as the main inspiration for parents.

  • Alicia Silverstone -- Mama Bird or Mega Weird?

    Alicia Silverstone reveals a controversial method when it comes to feeding her 11-month-old son. Would you pre-chew your child's food?

  • Laughing Through the Chaos - Welcome to the Chaos!

    I'm a 20-something first-time mama to a beautiful baby girl, and wife to my fabulous and unbelievably patient husband. This blog is all about my journey through motherhood. It's here that I'll talk about everything...

  • It's Illegal to Sell Expired Baby Food in California and Other Head Shaking Laws

    Wasn't selling expired baby food always illegal? Apparently not. Until the dawning of 2012, it was apparently legal for retailers to sell expired baby food and baby formula in California.

  • Laughing Through the Chaos - Things I could be doing right now...

    BUT! These moments of quiet tranquility could end at any given moment, so I'm going to savor them. I'm going to use nap time for what I believe God intended nap time to be. ME TIME. I need my quiet time - my time to sit back, relax and do something for myself.

  • Caffeine Could Be Keeping Your Baby Up All Night!

    We know that too much caffeine during pregnancy is ill-advised, however, too much caffeine while breastfeeding can cause a serious health problem for your little one.

  • Children Left Alone in Cars Increases at Alarming Rates

    It's not hard to imagine this as a common scenario. The baby finally fell asleep in her car seat. Mom or dad just needs to run into the store for "a minute." A minute turns into 20. That’s all it took for their baby to die of heat stroke. Hard to believe this can happen? Believe it! Three children died last week in this same scenario.

  • Is Your Baby Sleeping with a Meat Cleaver?

    Co-sleeping has always been a controversial subject but a new campaign by the city of Milwaukee against co-sleeping has people talking.

  • Hookers, Drag Queens and Cone Bras: Toddlers and Tiaras is Back!

    "I had kids so they could be in pageants." That pretty much says it all, doesn't it?

  • Wordless Wednesday: Baby Wins the Sleep Battle with Dad

    Who hasn't struggled with getting babies to sleep by themselves? In our first wacky, wild and wordless Wednesday blog, this dad gives in and lies down with his adorable baby girl in the crib. She immediately cuddles up, falls asleep and he's trapped!

  • Round Two - a 6 month old and one on the way!

    So I took a test last week the day my period was due and it was negative...I held out for a week and retested. Drumroll! The two pink lines appeared and catapulted us into panic mode. We have an almost-6 month old, we just moved from Connecticut to Florida, our family lives three thousand miles away and only one of us is working at the moment. After the initial shock, we started to think rationally about how in the world we're going to do this.

  • Wash, Rinse, Repeat!

    The daily grind. Another day in paradise sans paradise. You get up at an indescribable hour to begin preparation for the day ahead. You quietly tiptoe around to try not to wake the sleeping children so that you can have those ever-sought-after moments of peace in the shower alone.