When Can We Take Our Newborn out to a Restaurant?

As a new mom up to your ears in diapers, feedings, schedules, and generally just trying to figure it all out, you may long to do something “normal” again. Like go out to a restaurant. On the other hand, you’re probably worried about your little one. Germs. Changing station availability. Crying (maybe yours?).

Protecting Your Family from Difficult Relatives During the Holidays

“Deck the halls with boughs of holly, falalalalalalalala”. The holidays are once again upon us. Families travel by trains, planes and automobiles to spend these special times together. Are you entering the holiday season with visions of sugarplums dancing in your head? Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah or Kwanza, fall/winter festivities bring with them unrealistic […]

Green Parenting: Using Essential Oils On Children

Last year, my daughter’s school was hit with a case of head lice. The schools sent out a memo and I was panicked. While it is apparently not an uncommon occurrence in schools these days, it was a huge shock that sent me searching on the internet for ways to keep my girls’ heads lice […]