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Bumbo Baby Seats under recall by manufacturer

October 10, 2012 – 10:00 pm
Bumbo seat with new restraint belt available to product owners after a recall of 4 million seats. (Bumbo)

The recall of about 4 million Bumbo Baby Seats was announced by Bumbo International Trust of South Africa. The group urges parents and caregivers to keep babies out of the seats until a free safety …

Goodbye 2010! Now, could 2011 please slow down

January 6, 2011 – 11:23 am

It’s already the 6th of January?
How did that happen?
It can’t be. The Christmas tree is still up. I haven’t really broken in my 2011 desk calendar (I’m still addicted to my Outlook one).
I haven’t made …

‘We’ve heard this story, mom!’

October 4, 2010 – 11:26 am

Reading a bedtime story is routine in our home. However, also routine are the bedtime stories my kids hear.
When my son was born, I adopted a few favorites: “The little mouse, the big hungry bear …

Sleep positioners put into question

September 29, 2010 – 11:06 am

The federal government has issued a warning about sleep positioners: those cushioned pieces that are used to put babies in a side position.
The FDA and Consumer Product Safety Commission say parents should stop using them.
I …

The sleep experiment continues

September 22, 2010 – 3:47 pm

As a new mom 8 years ago, I took in lots of advice from friends and books. One book suggested putting the infant on a schedule fairly quickly. Another recommended holding the child a great …

Rocking on

August 31, 2010 – 12:18 pm

One month ago a new soul entered our home, my daughter Miss L. As planned, she came midmorning via c-section. (Oh and did I mention she is beautiful, laid back and very sweet?)
Being as she …

C-section or VBAC: The guidelines are changing

July 22, 2010 – 9:54 am

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists issued a new set of guidelines Wednesday that says more women should be able to have a vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC), saying it’s even safe for some …

Baby countdown: ‘Just in case’ I better get this blog written

July 21, 2010 – 11:30 am

It’s been a “just in case” kind of 24 hours.
As in “just in case” I go into labor, here are a few things that need to get done.
Call it a working mom’s way of nesting.
It …

ZZZ … the sweet sound of summer

July 8, 2010 – 9:36 am

Ah, summer. In our house, I now associate summer with sleep.

What to name Baby No. 3?

June 30, 2010 – 12:31 pm

Picking a name for this child is not proving to be an easy task.
Keep in mind, my husband and I also didn’t expect to have No. 3.
With our first two children, it was easy. Their …