Free Shipping within North America!

Parenting

Making time for mom
Making time for mom

Babies are completely time-consuming. After the birth of my first child, I couldn’t even remember what I had done with all the free time I had before she was born. Wasn’t I bored without diapers to change and breasts to pump and tiny clothes to fold? And then I slowly began to remember—I really wasn’t […]

"Light" attachment parenting
"Light" attachment parenting

I gave birth in a hospital, but I used a midwife. I vaccinated my child, but I considered each immunization carefully and postponed several. I use disposable diapers, but I buy an eco-friendly brand that decomposes. I wear my baby in a sling, but I also push him in a stroller. My son sleeps in a […]

Lessons from kids
Lessons from kids

My kids teach me things daily—like what amount of blood requires an emergency room visit, how to get grape juice out of brand-spanking new carpet and the nicest way to explain to a 4-year-old why that fish he was trying to catch in our tank (a forbidden activity) is no longer swimming. Of course, they […]

Easing back into work
Easing back into work

I’ll fess up. I cried like a baby when I left my daughter in daycare for the first time, sobbing myself all the way to my office. While working, I thought of nothing but her, feeling as if in a daze as I tried to remember how to do my job. I doubted my decision […]

Baby trips
Baby trips

Whether you’re a stay-at-home mom or simply foresee a long weekend with nothing to do stretching before you, sometimes a mom has just got to get out of the house. And let’s be honest—no matter how much you enjoy shopping, you can only hit the mall so many times in a month. Whether you’re looking […]

Daddy makes a difference
Daddy makes a difference

We all know how important and influential a mother’s love can be in her baby’s life. However, a father’s involvement is also hugely beneficial. Let daddy take an active role in the child-rearing and your kiddo will enjoy far-reaching benefits from infancy to adulthood. It’s about time Today’s fathers spend triple the amount of time […]

Have baby, will travel
Have baby, will travel

As the mother of a 9-month-old who has flown domestically and internationally, cruised the Atlantic and driven through most of the American Southeast, I can testify that traveling with a baby does take some nerve but is entirely possible and even enjoyable! By air If your baby is easily lulled to sleep by a car […]

6 tips for surviving your first year
6 tips for surviving your first year

1. Accept a helping hand Enjoy the TLC of friends and family, because the favors won’t last forever. There is no glory in doing it all yourself, so share the load when someone volunteers to sit with your baby while you nap or brings you a homemade meal to give you a night free from […]