Go Ahead and Get Fresh

Go Ahead and Get Fresh

I considered making my own baby food for a total of five minutes. I had a challenging infant and I desperately cut down on chores; however as a conscientious (albeit tired) new mom, I didn’t want to give up on good, nutritious food either. Too bad I didn’t...
B.Y.O.G.

B.Y.O.G.

I’m not sure which I’m dreading more — the pain of labor and delivery, or the pain of labor and delivery in one of those hospital gowns that would clearly be too big for a 450lb linebacker. So maybe it’s not that bad, but the thought of wearing...
Food is For Playing, Right?

Food is For Playing, Right?

I am convinced that the only way to get kids to stop throwing their forks and spoons on the floor isn’t to improve the food, but to improve the forks and spoons. The stainless steel Sea Set of utensils at Ginger+Scallion may be just the ticket. The spoon is a...
A Poncho for North of the Border

A Poncho for North of the Border

One of the few trends I’m happy is sticking around is the poncho. It’s just easier to wrangle my squirmy little girl into her mild-weather outerwear when there are no sleeves to deal with. And frankly, she looks cute it it. (Not that she wouldn’t...
Princesses Climb Monkeybars Too

Princesses Climb Monkeybars Too

Unless it’s time for soccer practice, my daughter won’t get near a pair of sneakers. With her active day at preschool in mind, I try to persuade her to try on funky hi-tops or sporty slip-ons, but she always gravitates toward the sparkly, princessy shoes....
Music For Your Eyes

Music For Your Eyes

When we we reviewed the Little Bird CD from singer Elizabeth Mitchell last Fall, it was hard to decide which we loved more–her amazing tunes or the stunning album cover from talented New York City artist Ida Pearle. Now lucky parents (and their immensely lucky...
A Star is Born

A Star is Born

When I first heard about Hello Beautiful Films, I swooned. Who wouldn’t want a professionally written, edited and produced video of your children that blends your own photos and home video footage with new footage shot by a pro cinematographer? Not to mention...
The Rockin’ Ballerina

The Rockin’ Ballerina

After spending part of the holidays with my girlie-girl nieces, I was trying to come to terms with the inevitable fact that very soon, my own toddler daughter will be asking for princess this and ballerina that.When that day comes, I’m steering her towards the...

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