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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 …

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 …

Crib recalls announced

May 10, 2010 – 11:30 am

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced recalls of some Graco- and Simplicity-brand cribs on Thursday.
About 217,000 Grace cribs made by LaJobi were recalled because of issues with entrapment and suffocation. There have been nearly …

Author looks at ‘Raising Happiness’

March 3, 2010 – 4:15 pm

While checking my Yahoo e-mail, I came across this story about families and happiness and I thought it was worth sharing.
It made me think about how I am doing “raising happiness” in my own house. …

Summer camp or summer school?

February 25, 2010 – 12:42 pm

Believe it or not, it’s time to think about summer. I realize we’ve just had days of cold, rainy weather (with more on the way). I know the calendar only says February.
But I’ve already received …

Online advice site for moms

September 28, 2009 – 12:22 pm

I found a new online resource for moms (well, new to me!). It’s called Mamapedia. I just spent a few minutes browsing through it. Users can post questions (such as, “How do I keep a …

News for parents: Internship possibilities for high school seniors

November 10, 2008 – 12:43 pm

This news came into the Tribune last week: The Arizona Dream Foundation’s Dream Scholar program was launched at the Dream Dinner last week. During the event, a call to action was issued to the Foundation’s sponsors and …