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New App Claims To Decipher Your Baby’s Cry For You

There's an app for that! In this NBC Bay Area news clip, a new app is introduced that claims to be able to decipher the mysterious cries of your baby. Based on the studies of 200,000 crying babies, the app is able to tell you whether your baby [...]

By | January 7th, 2016|0 Comments

Parenthood Has Turned Me Into A Sap

Just hand me a bucket. Yesterday, while puttering around the house putting away the last of the Christmas decorations, my husband stuck our son in his Excersaucer and starting flipping around for something to watch, eventually settling on Pooh's Heffalump Movie as background entertainment. I know I've seen it in [...]

By | January 4th, 2016|3 Comments

How Much is Too Much At Christmas?

Merry Consumerism Holiday! With Christmas mere days away, the conversation around how much is too much for our kids on Christmas has come up with multiple close friends and new-mom acquaintances alike. In our house, we haven’t had to focus on this too much as of yet. Our [...]

By | December 21st, 2015|0 Comments

The Hottest Toys for 2016

2016 Specialty Toys of the Year Nominees The 2016 Toy Awards are upon us, and the contenders have been unveiled for voting. For this post, I specifically looked at the contenders for the Specialty Toy Awards. This Mama's Winners: 1. Boogie Board Play'N'Trace Doodle Pad  by Kent Displays, [...]

By | December 17th, 2015|0 Comments

Santa’s Lap – Next Year I’ll Do It Myself

The face I caught vs. what the photographer captured... For the last few weeks, each day has brought a slew of kids-on-Santa’s-lap pictures to my various social media news feeds. Some are sweet and picturesque; most are just downright hilarious as tantrum after tantrum is captured and shared [...]

By | December 14th, 2015|2 Comments

Light A Fire: Raising Kids In A Scary World Isn’t Easy

How can parents talk to kids about the scary world we live in without raising them in fear? Writer Stephanie Ansley takes on that question...

By | December 1st, 2015|3 Comments