The Breast Advice

The Breast Advice

In my experience, the average book on breastfeeding is about as interesting-slash-entertaining as your 6th grade health text. While it may contain valuable information, how much of it can you absorb when you’re nodding off from third trimester narcolepsy anyway?...
It’s Never Too Early for Custom Shoes

It’s Never Too Early for Custom Shoes

You might think that baby shoes made to order are merely something just for the rich. Allow me to correct that misperception.  While perusing the wares at haute mama-run shop, Tiny McSmall, I lingered over all sorts of wish list-qualifying goodies from the likes of...
C’mon, Get the Kid a Pony Already

C’mon, Get the Kid a Pony Already

I honestly didn’t understand the appeal of stick horses until I set my two year-old loose on a toy store display filled with them. My God, you would have thought they were real ponies the way her face lit up as she mounted one and took off down an aisle towards...
Meta Ornament

Meta Ornament

I have this thing about choosing holiday cards – if there’s any chance that mine ends up shoved to the back of the mantle behind the 8 million other cards, I’d just as well not send one.   The Ornament card from Sprinkles Invitations is a very clever...
Because You Pushed it Real Good

Because You Pushed it Real Good

Of all the unspeakables that go along with pregnancy, can we agree that hemorrhoids take the cake? Chances are if you pushed out a baby, you’ve got a few of your very own, um, badges of honor. Thanks to parent-owned  Least Likely 2 Breed (who CMP readers might...
The Chosen People

The Chosen People

This month is National Adoption Month and we’ve been keeping our eyes out for cool things to honor the little people who had to make two tough journeys early in life – the one through the birth canal, and then the one to their meant-to-be-parents. We...
You Say Draidel, I Say Dreidel…

You Say Draidel, I Say Dreidel…

Calling all Hanukkah revelers: You have 3 weeks–that’s 21 days–left until the first night of the Festival of Lights. Man, we got a little ripped off with the limited shopping time this year, didn’t we. If you’ve been looking for some...
Christmas Cards For a Song

Christmas Cards For a Song

We’re always on the lookout for something a little special and different in the way of holiday cards. I mean, anyone can hit the local Hallmark for a box set–if you don’t mind your generic card blending in with all the other generic cards on your...

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