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Check it out: Squeezy pouches for medicine delivery (sponsored)


Pediacare® is sponsoring a series of posts here and we hope that as we trod through cold and flu season together, you’ll find them useful. Sometimes a scary news story makes me question myself, even when I know what I’m doing. I keep hearing that acetaminophen is being doled out wrong, even by well-meaning parents […]

Alert! Kick-ass Summer Travel Giveaway

Summer Travel Giveaway

Rachel of ClubMomMe invited me to hook up with her, Momma’s Gone City, and Baby Gizmo, a crazy amazing site where you’ll find baby gear reviews and price comparisons, to put together this fantastic summer travel giveaway. Rachel’s calling it “Adventure to the Wild Frontier Giveaway”.  Here’s why: The prize package includes TWO Britax Frontier […]

You’re so effing special!

What the hell am I doing here? Karaoke with mom

Happy Mother’s Day, y’all. I wanted to share this photo of my mama and me singing karaoke Radiohead Creep (see the monitor? awesome!) and remind you about our unusually high number of giveaways happening right now. New new mama? Win a breast pump from Philips AVENT. Got a bigger kid? Win a child size mattress […]

Tech Tuesday: On-demand parenting advice

A few of the experts from Kids in the House

If all the top parenting experts were your best friends and available in that “call me anytime” way via skype, then your middle-of-the-night feedings might start to look a little bit like Worried that you’re holding your baby too much? A top pediatrician will reassure you. Have questions about if you’re producing enough breastmilk, […]

Weekend outing: storytime at babyGap

PeterRabbit reading in Corte Madera at babyGap

Whitney is reading a modern twist on a classic children’s story as part of a great big awesome nationwide event to raise awareness and BOOKS for kids who otherwise wouldn’t have them. Awesome, right? She tells me that since The Further Tale of Peter Rabbit was written in British English, she’ll be donning an accent […]

Amana Washer Dryer (giveaway closed)


My laundry room is sort of a mud room, which is a term I only recently learned from getting older and having friends with larger houses. The photo on the left is an example from my dear friend Martha Stewart, whose home to which I have been invited less than once. A mud room is […]