Thursday, September 30, 2010

New from Magnolia Baby - Over the Moon

The designs from Magnolia Baby are subtle and sophisticated, with no detail overlooked. Only the highest grade pima cotton is used and the most delicate of hand embroideries. Choose from blankets, bibs, footies and pant sets in a delicate green color that features an embroidered moon and baby with stars and clouds softly surrounding them.

View this line as well as other offerings from Magnolia Baby!

Sunday, September 26, 2010

How to Stop Sibling Struggles

The first grandchild on my husband's side, my eldest was occasionally treated like the second coming of the Messiah, or pretty close to it. Really, I'm surprised trumpets didn't announce his arrival at family gatherings. So when his little brother arrived, it rocked his world. He went from being the center of the universe to something more akin to Pluto.

Having a baby and a toddler is only half the problem, though, I discovered a few years later: These kids are going to get older, and pretty soon you have a toddler and a kid to deal with.

Here's how to handle both sibling stages.

Thursday, September 23, 2010

Everything You Want To Know About Baby's First Smile

The first few weeks with baby can be grueling. Here you are, waking round the clock, using every last molecule of energy taking care of someone you just met, who’s completely helpless (and incapable of saying “thank you” -- just yet). Your worth-the-wait reward for getting through? Baby’s first smile. But don’t expect those first gummy grins too soon. Your baby’s brain needs a few weeks to develop before he’s able to smile at you for real. Looking forward to that or wondering whether it’s already happened?

Here’s everything you want to know.

Sunday, September 19, 2010

Just in at Kissy Kissy Tiny Dancer Collection

Your little ballerina will love this new collection from Kissy Kissy! This new line features little ballerinas dancing, flowers and dancing shoes, all colored in soft pink tones. Perfect for any little girl! Made with soft 100% Pima cotton.

Check out the Kissy Kissy Tiny Dancer Collection, as well as the other brand new lines from your favorite children's clothing designers by clicking here!

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Roll 'Em

Becoming a parent means less free time and more stuff to lug around, but it doesn't have to mean less running. Taking your child with you on a run can be liberating—you don't have to wait for your spouse or a sitter in order to get out the door—if you have a baby jogger. To figure out which joggers are worth a spin, we had five parents (and seven kids) test eight jogging strollers.

These four standouts will help you share your workouts with your little one, without missing a step.

Monday, September 13, 2010

The Smart Way to Talk to Teachers

When your child's teacher calls you, chances are she's worried about your child's behavior or schoolwork, so it's tempting to panic, get defensive, or fly off the handle before you've even heard everything she has to say. How can you stay calm? The key is to ask the right questions so you and the teacher can create a plan to help your child. asked teachers for the four most common reasons they call parents and the best way to handle each situation.

Wednesday, September 08, 2010

Back-to-School Health Checklist

Shuffling your child back to school these days takes more than a new wardrobe and a shiny apple. What about the dizzying array of immunizations? Hearing and vision tests? Special instructions for the school nurse? And tips for buying and loading a backpack that won't turn your precious offspring into an achy, whiny pack mule?

This article presents insight from experts on how to keep your child on the right track to health this school year.

Monday, September 06, 2010

New From Kissy Kissy: Space Venture Collection!

Perfect for the little space enthusiast in your life! This new line from Kissy Kissy features spaceships with friendly aliens, rockets and spacemen. Made with 100% Pima cotton - you can't get any softer.

Check out the Space Adventure line, as well as the other brand new lines from Kissy Kissy by clicking here!

Thursday, September 02, 2010

Parental safety Net: From brainy blogs to coupons, these Web sites give new parents backup

You endure nine months of pregnancy and survive the labor. Then, your doctor lets you out of the hospital and you drive home with your new bundle of joy - and not much more. New parenthood is daunting, to say the least, which is why new moms and dads rarely turn down advice. We've combed the Internet and asked some mom friends for their favorite websites - the ones you have to bookmark, star, highlight and memorize.

They will not only help you get through the scary times, but they'll also deliver some fun and even save you a few bucks.

Here, a dozen websites every new parent should bookmark.