Stroller Brigades Push a Stroller Change the World

Stroller Brigades Push a Stroller Change the World

| November 8, 2011 | 1 Comment

Push A Stroller Change The World
On Thursday, November 10, 2011 stroller brigades of parents and caregivers will take to the streets in eleven states to show their support for the Safe Chemicals Act of 2011. The Act is meant to overhaul the 1976 Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) which essentially created a safe-until-proven-dangerous attitude towards […]

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Toxic Chemicals In Baby Shampoo ?

Toxic Chemicals In Baby Shampoo ?

| November 7, 2011 | 2 Comments

Being a parent is one of the toughest jobs you will ever take on. You are constantly worrying and doing everything in
your power to keep your child healthy and safe. So, recent news about how the baby shampoo you bought, used and trusted to be safe is now found to be TOXIC is angering millions […]

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Winter Stroller Accessories for Baby

Winter Stroller Accessories for Baby

| November 6, 2011 | 0 Comments

Winterize Your Stroller
As we usher in November and say goodbye to Halloween, winter is fast upon us. Unexpectedly so for our friends in the North East US with those recent snow storms! Despite the cold, many moms and dads like to get out and enjoy a family walk or do some jogging on those days […]

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Funny Things Kids Say

Funny Things Kids Say

| November 4, 2011 | 1 Comment

“Mom, which kind of cereal kills you?”
This was the question called out to me from the back seat this morning.  For the life of me I cannot think of what they were watching before we left the house on tv that brought on this conversation.  I cannot imagine it came from the animated feature film […]

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World Population Hits 7 Billion

World Population Hits 7 Billion

| November 3, 2011 | 0 Comments

Statistics show that the world population reached 7 billion on October 31st. With such a large number of living civilians, how did we get here? It took us approximately 50,000 years to reach 1 billion world population back in 1800 and another 130 years to double the population to 2 billion in 1930. It only […]

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Braces for Kids When Should they get them?

Braces for Kids When Should they get them?

| November 2, 2011 | 5 Comments

I realize that most of you aren’t even close to having to worry about getting braces for your kids so you may not need this article, but things have changed in the world of braces. Today is a big day in our home! My nine year old is getting braces. Nine years old you say? […]

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Food

National Guacamole Day

National Guacamole Day

September 16 is National Guacamole Day! Avocados are one of the healthiest foods on the planet the have 20 essential vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients. There are hundreds of different kinds of avocados all over the world but here in the U.S. you mainly see Hass Avocados. How do you know if an avocado is read? […]

Apple Activities For Little Ones

Apple Activities For Little Ones

Now that fall is in the air and your big kids are off at school, you might be getting the urge to have some special mom-and-child fall-themed fun with your littlest one. Toddlers and preschoolers are still learning a lot about the world around them, so even simple, everyday objects are exciting to explore and […]

Shopping

Things to Buy on Sale in September

Things to Buy on Sale in September

September is here! When I lived in New England, this was always my favorite time of year: the air would be crisp in the mornings, but still comfortably warm in the afternoons. Living in Florida now, I miss those days of early fall!
Now the kids are back in school (or returning after this upcoming weekend, […]

Things to Buy on Sale in August

Things to Buy on Sale in August

It’s August already! This is typically the time to stock up on back-to-school items if you live in a state that doesn’t start back to school until the end of the month or after Labor Day. (You might still be able to get some great deals in the states that start earlier, as well, but […]