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To My Daughter, About Your Birthmark

To My Daughter, About Your Birthmark

10.24.2014
"A lovely baby girl you have there. It's too bad about that awful birthmark." Those are the first and last words I ever hear from your...
Our Life With Wes

Our Life With Wes

10.23.2014
In my mind, my son, Wes, is tall. He is kind and smart and full of sweet mischief. He loves to run. He runs everywhere, down the hall,...
Food Justice for Babies

Food Justice for Babies

10.22.2014
Where babies live largely influences what babies eat. Barriers to fresh food means barriers to first food. This matters because what we...
Welcoming Motherhood

Welcoming Motherhood

10.22.2014
I can't take a long shower with my tunes on full blast. I would love to meet friends for dinner, but I have a new baby at home. The phenomenon...
The 3 Best Ways to Boost Your Baby's Language Development

The 3 Best Ways to Boost Your Baby's Language Development

10.22.2014
Speak with your baby in a certain way, new research shows, and your baby is far more likely to pick up on language. The difference is big...
The End of the Gender Reveal Party

The End of the Gender Reveal Party

10.22.2014
Give me an excuse to party and I am there. That being said, please don't invite me to your "Gender Reveal Party." Gender Reveal Parties...
Break From Baby

Break From Baby

10.21.2014
As soon as you have a baby, people start telling you that you need a break from it. They tell you to put the baby in the crib and shower,...
Is Parenthood 'Worth It'?

Is Parenthood 'Worth It'?

10.21.2014
It was already 1:30 in the morning, and I had to wake up at 6. Tomorrow was going to be a long day -- as if the night wasn't already long...
6 Things A Parent Of A Colicky Baby Doesn't Want To Hear

6 Things A Parent Of A Colicky Baby Doesn't Want To Hear

10.21.2014
My daughter was colicky for the first 16 weeks of her life. Colic is awful, plain and simple, and there were many things people said to...
Talk, Read and Sing to Kids to Close the Word Gap

Talk, Read and Sing to Kids to Close the Word Gap

10.21.2014
With a boost from Hillary Clinton last weekend in San Diego, the American Academy of Pediatricians launched the next phase of its campaign...

Women in Business: Caroline Eager, Owner of Liz and Roo

10.20.2014
Caroline Eager is the owner of Liz and Roo Fine Baby Bedding, which she founded in 2012 with Carol Ann Anderson. Their vision was to create...
Parents Dress Their Baby In A New Adorable Costume Every Day Until Halloween

Parents Dress Their Baby In A New Adorable Costume Every Day Until Halloween

Caroline Bologna  10.17.2014
When Halloween-enthusiasts Jessica and Peter Chavkin became parents this summer, they started making plans for their newborn son's first...
Not Just Another Birth Story

Not Just Another Birth Story

10.17.2014
When my oldest friend, my true witness of 30 years, asked me to be one of her delivery coaches when she delivered her first baby, I cried...
My Phantom Daughter-in-Law

My Phantom Daughter-in-Law

10.15.2014
The transition from full time advisor to mind-your-own-beeswax bystander feels pretty jarring. After all, the role of daughter-in-law is...