Category Archives: "Baby"

High-Tech Baby Monitoring

Back when I was a kid, a “baby monitor” referred to grandma’s sixth sense. When I was about 5 years old, I remember playing with Legos or coloring while grandma putzed around the kitchen or watched The Price is Right and my baby brother took a nap in a remote bedroom. Invariably, using some sort of refined Grandma Radar, she’d detect his…

The Plush Life

Does having a baby really have to break the bank? Our simple answer: No. Here, we give you 25 ways to save. …

Requirements for Motherhood I Wish I Had Known in Advance

During my pregnancy, I complained about lost brain cells and how relieved I would be to regain them once my twins were born. The experienced mothers fell to the floor in collective hysteria. My identical twin boys are now nine, and I realize the brain cells aren’t coming back. But I do have enough mental capacity to list a few qualities for…

The Digital Revolution of Parenting

We live in what many call the most connected civilization in history. Devices and connectivity allow us to do so much more than we could have imagined even a generation ago. These effects are most impressively evident with how our kids learn and socialize in ways completely foreign to most adults. Our kids can research projects for school, reach…