I am always interested in how entrepreneurs who enter the “mom market” get their start, so I was pleased to be introduced to Agatha Achindu, who is the founder of Yummy Spoonfuls baby and toddler food. Today in Oakland, we hosted an epic playdate for our local blog readers, and had the opportunity to send them […]
Ideas for feeding your baby and yourself… these should be obvious, natural, easy… but they’re not always
I spent time navigating the bustling aisles of baby products and services, which ranged from innovative and stylish (nursery decor) to practical (diapers and life insurance).
Apps and tools can help track baby’s patterns if there are any. Sleep deprivation and sleep itself both make keeping track of time challenging.
We both loved making homemade baby food purees and freezing them in big batches. It might sound intimidating, but it’s pretty easy.
I am now officially a certified post-partum doula. Between that and nursing my own babies, I’m a bit of a breastfeeding expert. So let me bust some common misconceptions for you. 1. Breastfeeding makes your boobs saggy. Actually, gravity, age, and genetics make your boobs saggy. Experts say that people who breastfeed don’t have visibly […]
This post was sponsored by the American Heart Association. Help control sodium by cooking at home more Yes yes, we know it is easy to suggest that we all cook at home more but it can be daunting to implement. If running around baby-wearing, toddler-chasing, and car-pooling isn’t enough to exhaust us, finding time to […]
Baby-friendly theaters? Yes, please. We sure love our DVRs and Netflix, but refuse to give up on going to the theater. Did you know some theaters also have special showings for new parents? These showings have different names in different cities, but the idea that yours will not (most likely) be the loudest baby in […]
This post is sponsored by Philips Avent in support of the Philips Avent Anti-colic BPA-free Bottle. All thoughts and opinions are my own. As an exclusive formula-feeding mama, I was excited that Philips AVENT released its Anti-colic bottles in time for my baby to test it out. My second son has been very colicky in his […]
I met our guest writer today, Nicola, at a cafe in Oakland. She — an Australian and a recent transplant to the Bay Area — questioned why our cafes don’t offer babyccinos to children who accompany their parents. I didn’t know what she meant, and asked her to explain, via a blog post. Nicola is […]
With the economy totally sucking, we’ve modified our babysitter retainer model slightly and are trying to have a few more date nights at home. If you thought it was totally unrealistic when I told you to put your kids to bed before 7pm and have a date-night, I feel you. Here are six slightly more […]
Udderly Hot Mama nursing shirts are soft, stylish, and designed and made in the U.S.A. They make it easy to pull out your boob and look stylish.
I learned how to feed my baby fully while he was still asleep. It is called a Dream Feed and we all slept better because of it.