Review of the Phillips Avent Basic baby monitor with DECT. Recommends it as the best non-video monitor for lack of interference and static and great features, such as two-way communication.
Review of the My Little Lamb Cradle n Swing by Fisher Price. Recommends it as the best swing for babies and infants to nap in. Lists factors to consider when buying a swing for a baby or infant to sleep in.
Recommends toys for preschoolers and toddlers who love construction sites. Reviews the Caterpillar Mini Machine 5-Pack and gives ideas about activities to do with these construction vehicles. Also includes other ideas...
Review of three different train tables for toddlers and reasons why they make a great present for a first, second, or third birthday.
Recommends five non-traditional original poems and passages about marriage to read at a wedding ceremony. Includes the text of the poems and passages (from Neruda, L'Engle, Rumi, Simic, and Rilke). Ideas about how to...
Creative and thoughtful ideas for wedding gifts for second marriages or for older couples. Recommendations for experience oriented, family oriented (that involve children), and home oriented presents.
The Truth About Whether You Should be Concerned if Your Baby Skips Crawling and Goes Straight to Walking
Summary of research on whether there are any concerns about babies who skip crawling and go straight to walking. Reviews books, articles, and websites with information on babies who don't crawl. Overall conclusion is...
An overview guide of Thomas the Friends trains. Includes summary of the main characters/trains, best Thomas related merchandise to give as gifts, including books, toys, clothes, pajamas, and more. Also link to a...
Advice for parents who have a breastfed baby who won't drink milk out of a bottle ('bottle refusers') and the mom has to return to work. Creative suggestions and solutions about how to try to get your baby to take a...
Recommendations for the best sand and water activity tables for kids and toddlers under $100. Includes description of basic features, ratings on Amazon and Target, and drawbacks.
Humorous explanation of why not to eat muffins and bagels. They are high calorie breakfast foods that should be avoided. There are much better and healthier alternatives.
Suggestions for favors for a two year old birthday party - also applies to all toddler birthday parties. Gives ideas about how to decide what type of favor to give out, and lists many different ideas for favors that...
Advice about how to choose between two of the top baby jogger strollers - the BOB Revolution (SE not CE) and the City Mini. Offers ideas about what factors someone should consider before buying a baby jogger stroller,...