Week 35: Almost healthy
“Mom, you should stop eating food because I think you’re starting to get fat.” Words of advice from 4-year-old Graham. Honestly, he was generous to say that I’m only “starting” to get fat—my workout clothes, which I wear nearly half of every day, now fail to cover my round... Read more
Week 35: Let’s talk about sex … baby’s that is
If you’ve been following along on my weekly prenatal updates, you’ve heard that Lee and I decided to keep Birdie’s sex a surprise. (If you haven’t, now you know!) I already covered the reasons why way back in week 22, which seems like forever ago. And I haven’t had... Read more
Week 18: It’s a … !
Wait, wait, wait … You’ll have to read a bit of my blathering before you get to the good stuff! I had an appointment at the birthing center with our midwife on Monday, and I got to hear sweet little babe’s strong heartbeat, as well as discover my uterus... Read more
2017 SwaddleMe Baby Day Giveaway
Conquer sleep time with ease and comfort. SwaddleMe® swaddles, blankets, soothers, and sleep aids are designed,  tested and mom-recommended to keep babies snug, safe and comfy every night throughout their first year. Enter now for your chance to win the perfect bundle for bringing home your perfect little bundle!... Read more
Week 36: It’s the final countdown
36 weeks, people! I had an appointment with my OB on Wednesday to check on my cervix and the baby’s position; I’ll be going in weekly now to keep tabs. As extremely embarrassing as pelvic exams always are, I did really want to know how close I was to... Read more
Happiest Baby SNOO Smart Sleeper
Dr. Harvey Karp’s book, Happiest Baby on the Block, was a lifesaver for me when I had my first baby. My husband and I routinely used their method of the 5 S’s to calm our little girl, so I was thrilled to learn about the SNOO Smart Sleeper when... Read more
Over the moon: Just relax in the Hudson River Valley
Whether you want to explore a sprawling city or a glacier lake, lie back and relax or rekindle the romance, there’s a babymoon for every mom-to-be. We’ve planned out everything from where to stay to what to do—even places to eat (because that’s of utmost importance to those with bumps)—so all... Read more
Week 19: Home sweet remodel
Since we had all of our big exciting baby appointments last week, this week has been pretty quiet. We’ve turned our attention to our other needy baby … our house!In addition to all this “growing a human being business,” we’ve been furiously chipping away at some much needed home... Read more
June 2017—Jewels and Pinstripes giveaway
One happy household will win a Jewels and Pinstripes celebrity baby bag, featuring goods and gear from Skip Hop, Posh Mommy Jewelry, WubbaNub, Mabel’s Labels and Angel Dear. SOURCE:http://www.pnmag.com/baby-buzz/june-2017-jewels-and-pinstripes-giveaway-2/ Read more
May 2017 giveaways

May 2017 giveaways

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This contest is closed. Congratulations to: Vera (FL), Shayla (UT), Amy (PA), Gloria (CA), Rachel (FL), Diana (MD), Molly (MN), Anne (MI), Nicole (IA), Diana (CA), Leah (MN) and Natalia (MN). We have $2,000 worth of fabulous freebies up for grabs in our May issue! Click on each image to... Read more