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Pets in your home? Your children may thank you

June 13, 2011 – 2:28 pm

A new TIME report discusses the health benefits of having a dog or cat in the home with infants to reduce allergies.
Based on what I read, a study found babies – well, boys anyway – …

Get baby tips on your phone

June 13, 2011 – 12:02 pm

Welcome to parenting, momma.
Now the real texts arrive.
I haven’t tested this, but it caught my attention, so I decided to pass along the information.
The National Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition is offering free, health education …

Asthma and allergies: The annual fight is back

November 8, 2010 – 10:19 am

I took my son to his annual visit with the allergist/asthma doc today. How fitting this story about allergies is online.
When my son was 6-months-old, my husband and I found ourselves at Phoenix Children’s Hospital’s …

Mom advice moves in circles

October 5, 2010 – 1:34 pm

When it comes to seeking words of wisdom or advice, we moms move in circles.
Case in point: When my son was born 8 years ago, a girlfriend recommended we try her pediatrician. He was closer …

Do toy cars make good bath toys?

March 1, 2010 – 9:46 am

Alright moms out there. I have a few “questions of the week” to throw out there. Yes, these are challenges at home (though I don’t necessarily fight them….)
I’ve written before that my daughter and I …

Is it time for another season of sports?

January 14, 2010 – 10:21 am

The spring sports registration reminder arrived in my e-mail yesterday.
I confess, I did look at the dates and the schedule. Registration is the first part of February. Games would run through May.
I also found myself …

Watch out produce aisle, here comes my daughter

November 9, 2009 – 10:02 am

A learned a valuable lesson from my daughter recently.
Did you know broccoli is best fresh, right in the store, right off the produce aisle?
Yea, I didn’t know that either because I’ve never tried it. But …

The H1N1 vaccine: What will you do?

August 25, 2009 – 4:54 pm

With the latest H1N1 flu news from the Feds – as many as half of us could get sick this fall from the virus – my fellow parents and I have started a discussion: Will you …

What's the right balance of sports and activities for kids?

July 28, 2009 – 10:53 am

So when do you go with the desire of a child or make a decision for him?
My husband and I have always believed in exposing our two kids – now 4 and 7 – to …

Son returns to school, mom is back at work

March 23, 2009 – 9:34 am

Forgive my absence! My 6-year-old son had his tonsils removed and I took a week off work following the surgery. He did amazing. He slept through the night the last two nights – the first …