Feel free to construct a library full of baby reference books e.g. Baby 411 (I know I did) but I’m here to save you money since we never opened a single one. Why? Because I’m paranoid like every new parent and I need to hear the answer straight from an MD’s mouth not a page … More Brief Insights for New Parents: Baby Books
Buy Local -it’s fresh & in season (extra bonus: look for farmers who grow organic & use sustainable growing practices) -minimizes carbon footprint & food travel time which decreases possibility of contamination -supports local farmers, artisans, & promotes green space in the area Make Healthy Adjustments While Dining Out -avoid deep fried, processed foods by … More Tips for a Healthier You: Travel Edition
My husband and I encountered a modern day parenting conundrum: our three bedroom condo is too small for our five month old’s stuff. Our son currently has three moving devices, three activity centers, a playard, a crib, and a bunch of smaller items I’ll abstain from mentioning. Are my husband and I insane? Possibly. In … More The Absurdity of Parenting in Modern Society: Our Son’s Plethora of Contraptions
I recently glanced at our pile of mail and gracing the top of the stack was a magazine with a half-naked woman on top. I automatically assumed my husband decided to subscribe to Maxim (I was thrilled since it’s a great magazine to have lying around the house when I’m trying to raise my son … More Women’s Health or Maxim?– My Favorite Health Magazine Looks More Like a Playboy (UGH.)
“Luxury must be comfortable, otherwise it is not luxury.” Coco Chanel Fashion will always be one of my main obsessions so I’m thrilled it’s versatile. Toting around an infant isn’t conducive with four inch heels and $1,000 handbags that can’t even fit a couple pacifiers let alone the baby necessities I have to drag everywhere. … More Accessorizing Motherhood–Because Children Don’t Have to Mean the Death of Your Fashion Sense
Prior to temporarily retiring our Facebook accounts (we become annoyed with people using the account to push their agenda on a plethora of different issues: politics, religion, vaccinating, etc) there was a debate between our friends over an article about parents who passed out a treat bag to passengers on an airplane in order to … More Restaurant Tantrums: Who is Disturbed the Parents or the Patrons?
Postpartum is my current excuse for being out of shape, directly following a ten month hiatus (during pregnancy getting out of bed with an extra twenty pounds was workout enough). It’s still considered postpartum five months later right? Or does the excuse start to fade after your six week check up (where you are given permission … More Are We Done Yet? Dilemma of a Couch Potato Working Out