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A Favorite Baby Toy

Published on March 26th, 2008 | by Jenni

Fold a piece of clothing, hand Lily her toy, fold a piece of clothing, hand Lily her toy… so it went as I tried to catch up on folding the mountain of laundry while Lily was [&hellip... Read More


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Car Seat Safety Part 2

Published on March 21st, 2008 | by Jenni

I asked Maryanne to explain some of the mistakes she sees that she listed in the first post. Some are very self explanatory, but here are her answers: Facing forward too soon How long should a [&hellip... Read More


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Car Seat Safety Part 1

Published on March 17th, 2008 | by Jenni

During the last year I have been reading up on Car Seat Information. I even briefly considered taking the course to become a Certified Car Seat Safety Technician, but the class fell on a week when [&hellip... Read More


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Riding the Potty Train

Published on March 15th, 2008 | by Jenni

There are as many ways to approach potty training as there are children in diapers. Even in the same family, different kids will require a different way of learning. But there is one thing about potty [&hellip... Read More


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The Spring Weather Clothing Puzzle

Published on March 10th, 2008 | by Jenni

I realize that in many places Spring weather hasn’t yet hit. But here in my neck of the woods it is creeping up fast. One of the difficult things about Spring is that I never know [&hellip... Read More


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Pick a Worry, Any Worry

Published on March 4th, 2008 | by Jenni

Phthalates, BPA, mercury, dioxins, smog, sunburn vs. vitamin D shortage, MSG, developing too slowly/too quickly, hormones in meat and dairy, pesticides on foods, trans fats, child too chubby/too skinny, too short/too tall, breastfeeding, bottle feeding, when [&hellip... Read More


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Food for Tot

Published on February 29th, 2008 | by Jenni

I had hoped that the time would stand still. Breastfeeding is going so swimmingly with Lily, I hate to add the complication of other foods. But the clock never stops, nor does Lily stop growing into [&hellip... Read More


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Car Seats Part 3 – Riding Sanely

Published on February 23rd, 2008 | by Jenni

So now Jr. and Little Sis are all strapped in and ready to go, how do you keep from losing your marbles? For that matter, before you even get in the car there looms the chore [&hellip... Read More


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Car Seats Part 1

Published on February 23rd, 2008 | by Jenni

A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away… or maybe it was in this galaxy, on this planet, car seat laws and recommendations were a bit different than they are now. When my first [&hellip... Read More


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The Laundry Dance

Published on February 20th, 2008 | by Jenni

Several years ago, a friend showed me an article in Welcome Home magazine about laundry. The article was entitled, “The Laundry Dance” by Barb Warner and talked about how she worked so hard to get her [&hellip... Read More


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