July 2017—Needham Lane giveaway
  Two deserving moms will win a pair of Needham Lane gingham shorty pajamas— because if you’re going to be wearing them all day, they might as well be adorable. SOURCE:http://www.pnmag.com/baby-buzz/july-2017-needham-lane-giveaway/ Read more
July 2017—Fasten Swim giveaway
 Three cutie patooties will win a piece of Fasten Swim UPF 50+ swimwear in their style and size of choice. The hidden magnetic closures make diaper changes a breeze. SOURCE:http://www.pnmag.com/baby-buzz/july-2017-fasten-swim/ Read more
Go figure

Go figure

Tips July 31, 2017

When I left the hospital with my baby girl, I had already lost about half the weight I’d gained during pregnancy, and I felt pretty darn good about that. I was a postpartum champ. Then, I tried to wear clothes. My maternity clothes didn’t seem to fit right without... Read more
A healthy browmance

A healthy browmance

Tips July 31, 2017

All relationships take work, and our eyebrows are no exception. Umbreen Sheikh, founder of Wink Brow Bar in New York shares her tips for keeping very angry caterpillars at bay. A fine line Have a brow specialist at your favorite cosmetics counter measure your natural brow, which will act... Read more
Natural healing: The birth of John
One year ago today, I experienced a natural, unmedicated birth for the first time, as I brought our son—and fourth child—into the world. The memories of his birth are still so vivid; I literally cannot grasp how this year has gone by already. The night before his birth, I... Read more
Beat the heat

Beat the heat

Tips July 31, 2017

Pregnancy isn’t without its fair share of discomforts any time of year, but toting a baby bump during the summer months can be especially problematic. Your higher-than-normal body temperature makes the steamy weather seem even hotter, and, let’s be honest—those extra pounds probably aren’t helping matters. (A necessary evil, for... Read more
Prime capsule

Prime capsule

Tips July 31, 2017

If you’re pregnant, you should be taking a prenatal vitamin. In fact, even if you’re just thinking about becoming pregnant you should be taking one. But what is it about these specialized pills that makes them so pertinent? The F word A key component of any prenatal is folic... Read more
Grandma to the rescue

Grandma to the rescue

Tips July 31, 2017

My husband has been sick now for over two weeks, and he’s been hospitalized for eight-going-on who knows how many days. Staph infection is not something to take lightly though, and I trust that the doctors are doing their best to get him home. It seems like there has... Read more
Week 34 : Why it doesn’t suck to be pregnant during summer
On a frosty morning in early December, I found out I was pregnant. With snow flurries starting to fall and Christmas music full blast on my car radio, the last thing on my mind was how I would be 7, 8 and 9 months pregnant in the dead of... Read more
Week 25: Holy hot!

Week 25: Holy hot!

Tips July 31, 2017

You guys. It’s hot outside. Have you noticed?  I don’t think I’ve mentioned the temperature yet. It’s hot outside. No really … it’s scorching.We had a busy week visiting my in-laws out in the Permian Basin in Texas. (Friday Night Lights, anyone?) This trip is our once-a-year trek out... Read more