Parenting can be tough.

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Last week, my 6 year old came home from school and told me that a child in her class wrote "I hate you (name)" on the whiteboard for everyone to see.  She was very upset for her friend who's name was on that whiteboard, almost in tears as we talked about how that must have ...

Protecting your baby from RSV

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My youngest daughter was born just over a month prematurely.  Her birth was nothing if not eventful- she was a double footling breach baby, and between my arrival at the hospital and her birth, I think maybe 30 minutes passed?  I can't say for sure because I was under general anesthesia at the time.  She ...

Vick’s Behind Ear Thermometer Supports Baby Buggy Charity #BehindEar

Vick's Behind Ear Baby Buggy

What do ears, baby buggies and the name "Seinfeld" have in common?  Well, that's easy- Vick's has a new Behind Ear Thermometer and in conjunction with it's release they are supporting a charity program- none other than Jessica Seinfeld's Baby Buggy Charity.  You can help support this effort, and it won't take but a moment ...

I gave my daughter some sage advice. I’m going to follow it.

Today, just like on Sunday afternoon, I took my 6 year old on the bike path with me so I could run.  I signed up for the O'Hartford race and have a month to get myself ready.  She loves to ride her bike, with one of her beloved dolls in the doll bike seat, so ...

Babydot- New Parents Chat (App) $100 iTunes #Giveaway

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In the age of smartphones, new parents have it far easier than many before us.  Or before them, since I guess I'm not a "new" parent anymore.  Got a question in the middle of the night?  Worried about a symptom?  Not sure why this is happening, or that makes them crabby at 3 am?  There's ...

Scotch Restickable Shapes & Strips

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Scotch Restickable Shapes & Strips are a great new way to keep yourself, your family and your kids' artwork and projects organized.  We've been using them to hang up the kids' artwork, my nephew's wedding invitation & rehearsal dinner invite, birthday party invitations, the kids' countdown to the first day of school, and lots ...

GoodNites® for Good Mornings (Prize Pack Giveaway $100 Amex GC)

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My oldest was not night trained until she was well over 5 1/2 years old.  She was day trained at 22 months, but the nighttime thing, well, it just wasn't there, no matter what, until quite recently.  She was, right up until she night trained, a very heavy wetter, which meant that we very quickly ...

Ring the Bell Electronic Goal Tracker (Giveaway)

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 Ring the Bell Electronic Goal Tracker from Educational Insights offers a way to track a goal for an individual or an entire class, or any number of kids in between. Fun sounds and an exciting carnival theme take the goal chart to a whole new level! Teacher writes the goal and reward at the top and the ...