Top 3 Baby Thermometers

Written by Cathy Hale on January 14th, 2016

Funny things happen to you when you’re living the #MomLife, especially when you’re a new mom with babies. You find yourself obsessed with things you probably never thought about pre-baby like diapers, spit-up, pee and poop. Another item that might get stuck in your mom brain is finding the right thermometer.

The ABC's of Tummy Time for Babies

Written by Cathy Hale on September 7th, 2015

While the concept of tummy time seems basic, the act of encouraging your baby to spend time on her tummy is extremely important. This is how she will develop her head, neck, shoulder and arm muscles, which will build her motor skills. She'll use these muscles to roll over, sit up, crawl and eventually ...

Strategies To Help Your Baby Sleep At Night

Written by Cathy Hale on September 3rd, 2015

If you feel like you’ve been ignoring your oh-so-comfy bed lately, you’re not alone. It’s one of the first things you learn as a new parent. You. Miss. Sleeping. (Yawn!)

Babies 101: Herbal Supplement Can Soothe a Colicky Baby Babies cry

Written by Cathy Hale on August 31st, 2015

That's just the way it is. As we've discussed on this blog, babies cry for all sorts of reasons, so that means we find ourselves adding a new role to our resume – interpreter! In addition to being spit-up wipers, burping pros, diaper dash winners, impromptu singing sensations and bottle-warming superstars, we're professional baby translators.f

Figuring Out Food Allergies in Babies

Written by Cathy Hale on July 23rd, 2015

Introducing your baby to “solid” food is an exciting stage in their growth and development, but it can also introduce new stress to your daily routine if your baby has food allergies.

5 Things You Should Know About Colic

Written by Cathy Hale on July 22nd, 2015

When your infant is smiling, cooing and sleeping well, parenting feels magical. On the flip side, if your baby cries uncontrollably for hours at a time, it can make you feel helpless and desperate for answers. Am I doing something wrong? Is something wrong with my baby?

Understanding Your Baby’s Digestion

Written by Cathy Hale on July 21st, 2015

When it comes to caring for healthy newborns and babies, most parents worry about things like sleeping, naptime, feeding schedules and who’s on diaper duty. But new parents quickly discover that their baby’s tummy health has a huge impact on all of the above, because when your baby’s belly woes are making them fussy and uncomfortable everyone feels sad.

Baby Gift Ideas for Parents (That They’ll Actually Use!)

Written by Cathy Hale on July 21st, 2015

I remember my first trip to a baby store when I was about six months pregnant with my son. My mom wanted it to a special bonding trip for the two of us, so we went together. The automatic, sliding, glass doors parted ways and as I stepped into the store and looked up at the towering aisles packed with what seemed like millions of baby products, I literally started crying. Yes, literally.

Caring for Little Noses with Little Remedies

Written by Cathy Hale on July 18th, 2015

You will wipe a lot of things as a parent. Mouths, bottoms and noses tend to top the list! The timeless battle with runny and stuffy noses becomes a constant struggle when your baby is not big enough to blow or wipe her own nose.

Understanding Baby Talk: Can You Decipher Your Baby’s Cries?

Written by Cathy Hale on July 17th, 2015

For first-time parents, every baby cry seems like a huge siren. You instinctively want to comfort your new bundle of joy, so if she starts crying you tend to run to her, pick her up and start trying to soothe her.