Is my baby a happy spitter? What does that mean, and are you sure I don’t need to worry about it?
How to make the bottle-to-sippy-cup transition as painless as possible.
At eight months old, who’s calling the bottle shots?
How to tell the difference, and what to do about it.
How to prevent your baby from waking up in a puddle.
What to do when your perfectly delightful nine-month-old suddenly starts screaming like a banshee over every. Little. Thing.
How to say “HANDS OFF” to an overly hands-on grandparent.
What to do about overstepping parents, in-laws and other assorted assvice-givers during the stressful first months of parenting.
Well, not really “strangers.” Try “grandpa, whose feelings are getting awfully hurt.”
The latest fad in miracle jewelry meets some healthy skepticism.
At what age does comfort finally edge out the risk?
…and the annoying people who want to comment on them all the time.
We’ve covered baby food and cloth diapers, so it only makes sense that we’d help you out on baby books, an area where even the most committed of us will lose interest and focus.
What to do with a swaddle-busting Houdini baby.
I believe I’ve mentioned once or twice or fourteen-dozen times that my older son became…intensely challenging in the weeks and months right after we brought his baby brother home. He was three years old, and he was AWFUL. I feel like I can call him that because 1) he’s not, anymore, and 2) because he was objectively, literally, monumentally AWFUL.
Just how odd is the lining-up toys thing? Is it relatively normal for his age, or might this be indicative of other problems?
Our swaddling blankets became a few of our most prized possessions. And since I still get questions about whether such-and-such blanket is worth the money or how many blankets should I register for or HALP MY BABY PUNCHES HERSELF IN THE FACE AT NIGHT, I figured it’s time to just put all my Very Important Opinions all in one place.
Dealing with the pressure to supplement.
Is it rude to have a shower for second (or third or fourth or 19th) baby?
Because it’s not really a vacation if they’re up and demanding breakfast at 3 am.