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Multi-Purpose Mommy Finds: Gaiam Balance Ball Chair

It’s so daunting to register when you’re having a baby. I remember being somewhat stymied by picking a china pattern and deciding how many place settings of flatware to register for as a bride, but the confusion then was nothing compared to the confusion I felt registering for my first baby before she even got here. Did I really need a baby tub? I…

The Mommy Tribe

Finding out I was to become a father for the first time was the best news of my life. Yes, I had my share of nervousness, but I was sure becoming a stay-at-home dad would be a breeze. After all, I had done my homework. Read parenting handbook. Check. …

A Slight Bump in the Road

At my baby shower recently, I chatted with moms from several generations. One remembered sewing herself a shapeless gray maternity dress that made her think she looked like a beached whale. …

Pregnancy Checklist

  Trying to Conceive First Trimester Second Trimester Third Trimester   Trying to Conceive Week 1 Start taking a folic acid supplement or multi vitamin that contains at least 400mg of folic acid daily. Week 2 Cut out pregnancy no-nos in your diet, such as smoking, alcohol and caffeine. Learn the nutritional requirements for…