I have saved myself and my family a great deal of toy-related heartache with a simple solution: a toy repair box. Batteries included!
Homemade play-dough is cheaper, it’s safe, it’s edible, and it’s great for people like me who don’t have too many toys in their house.
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 […]
Those arm rolls. Those spaghetti straps. That face. 😍😍😍 #adfm #fatbaby #9monthsold #babiesofinstagram A photo posted by Karen Merzenich (@offthemeathook) on Oct 22, 2016 at 10:52am PDT We share our favorite photos on Instagram, but then where do they go? My Instagram feed has all kinds of things on it, but when I post a […]
This weekend, my preschooler son asked if we could make Halloween decorations. I invented this easy and fun craft and it went great! Having kept him busy for hours, I can say that Recycled Jar Lanterns are my new go-to kid craft activity. Materials and instructions: We found some old jars of various shapes and sizes, […]
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.
My baby is wearing a dot for each month of his age on the front of his onesie and laying around. Each month I add to the baby photo series.
Thanks to BabyBjӧrn for sending Karen a Baby Carrier One Outdoors just in time for her trip to Malaysia and Bali with a six-month old. I have two young kids, but we are not really a stroller kind of family. We live on a very steep hill in busy San Francisco and there are lots […]
Help kids and babies stay safe from mosquitoes and ticks with pre-treated clothing, chemical bug repellant, and 5 more tips.
Baby and beach is not always a perfect combination. Sandy and hot with no place to safely put baby down. Check out this hack: use a travel crib!
I recently wrote about how (and when) to choose a great maternity and nursing bra, but I thought I’d offer up my favorite nursing bras for different scenarios. If I’ve missed one of your favorites, let me know! The Workhorses These are your everyday bras – not the cutest or sexiest, but you’ll wear them […]
I have found some little things that make being a parent of a newborn much easier. If you’re expecting, you might want to consider these items