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Ideas for feeding your baby and yourself… these should be obvious, natural, easy… but they’re not always

Use baby signs – it’s not too late.

Signing Eat or Food

Once your baby can wave “hello”, she or he can begin signing other things, too. If you’re convinced that your baby has something to say, but just doesn’t have the words, consider getting with the signing program. The experts on baby stuff say that you should start signing a few things consistently around 8 months. […]

Take your toddler tailgating

Take your baby tailgating: baby Aviva loves Stanford

I was way into football in high school and college: face-painting, dating the quarterback, the whole nine yards (which might actually be a military metaphor rather than a football metaphor, but whatever!). Since moving to San Francisco from America’s heartland (and marrying a man more interested in triathlon than touchdowns), my interest has waned. But […]

Turn your Picky Eater into a Little Leader

From Picky Eaters to Little Leaders by momtricks writer

I’m happy to share a guest post today from a mom in the trenches who has had some success curbing her son’s picky eating tendencies. She shares her perspective with us today. Thanks to Jennifer from MomTricks. Hello everyone! My name is Jennifer Taylor and I blog over at MomTricks. I thought writing about my […]

Hello Flo: Care packages for new moms

The company Hello Flo made the rounds on social media with the launch of their mailed care packages for pre-teen girls, designed to support a first period experience with information and treats. If you didn’t see last year’s viral video introducing the “care package for your vagina”, here it is. But that’s not all Hello […]