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When to Call Your Baby's Doctor

One of the toughest and most nerve-racking things for new parent is figuring out when to call the doctor. As a general rule of thumb, trust your instincts. If you suspect something is not right, you should always call the doctor. Even small changes in eating, sleeping, and crying can...

Did I Cause my Baby's Separation Anxiety?

Did I cause my baby's separation anxiety?   My baby is only happy when I'm within arm's reach. If I dare to leave the room, she cries as if I've left the country! I can't even so much as take a shower these days, let alone leave the house without...

Eight Baby-friendly Thanksgiving Dishes

By Parents, DivineCaroline Make baby’s first Thanksgiving one his or her taste buds will never forget. Here’s a baby-friendly spin on eight traditional holiday foods, many of which are probably already on your grocery list. Pick a few of your favorites for the big day or make them all and freeze...

From Deadlines to Diapers: Confessions of a Former Mommy Snob

By Jamie Reeves, DivineCaroline Before I became a mother, I was a world-class planner. I poured my mental energy into networking and career building. Parenting, I thought, could be approached in much the same fashion. I had pregnancy and motherhood planned out in my typical anal retentive fashion, after all,...

Organic Food & Home Supplies: Just How Much Cost Difference is There?

  Over and over you hear a variation of the statement, "I'd love to buy more organic products but it's just SOOOO expensive."  And locally there's a new variation:  "I love our new local store focused on organic and natural products, but Whole Foods is less expensive."  So I...

The Clumsy Mommy

I'd never spent much time around babies before my daughter was born. I was not one of those responsible teens who babysat in the neighborhood and since I was the baby in my family, I never had younger siblings following me around. So I wasn't surprised to find I...

The Ideal Green Mom on a Budget

The following is an example of the ideal green mom on a budget. Many of us do some of this and some mainstream stuff too because it is all we are mentally ready to tackle. This ideal example should be seen as a guide from which anyone can pick and choose...

Diapers: Which are the Greenest Choice

There are many eco-friendly diaper options to choose from these days from biodegradable g-Diapers to  compostable diapers to cloth diaper services.  How do you decide what is going to work for you?  What is  the greenest choice?  I have done a comparison of the products with pros and cons and...

Throwing Out the Supercape

It's my job to take care of everyone else. I shouldn't need help. I should be able to take care of my baby by myself. If I say "no," that's selfish. They'll be disappointed in me if I refuse. If there's time leftover for me, then I'll take it.                                              ...

Going "Visiting" With Your Baby

Babies love new places! There's so much to investigate and new things to touch. But many people aren't too happy to have your little one crawling or toddling freely about the house exploring everything in sight. While you think its adorable that Baby found the Tupperware, your host may...