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Bumbo Fail

Years ago, when my child was an infant and barely capable of rolling over, a friend brought over a brightly colored object that kind of looked like a toilet aid. It was a “Bumbo,” as this friend excla…

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Tales From the Crib

Now I am not usually moved to report on every one (or even most) of the countless and ceaseless amount of children's toy and product recalls that hang over consumer consciousness like a dark cloud. Fr…

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Sling Shots: The Safety of Baby Wearing

There is a scene in the 2009 film Away We Go, an under-the-radar film about impending parenthood, involving the benevolent gift of a stroller presented to two sanctimonious parents, who would rath…

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Last-Minute, Safe Gift Ideas

In my last blog I wrote about a report from the U.S. Public Interest Research Group called "Trouble in Toyland." It was their 23rd annual report recommending what toys not to buy for Christmas. It w…

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Another reason to treasure our environment and the green

Be happy, Milkshake. And may you help many children.

I used to eat slowly, but then I was told to eat 'like a human being', which meant 'quickly'.

Interesting article.

I use ginger to calm a upset stomach and to get rid of headaches.