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Road Trip: Part 2

CommentsPosted by: Stephanie Roussell on Apr 03, 2014 in Babies, Family Fun, Parenting

After driving 12 hours with a 6-month old, I wasn’t sure how the rest of our road trip would go. If you missed the driving part, check out the first blog about our road trip here. I worried that Audrey would be thrown off her schedule, that she wouldn’t sleep well in the hotel or […]

What Would Your Advice Be?

Last week, Mommy-Go-Round blogger Tamara Palmer discussed what one piece of advice she would leave for her child. Her words of “Be true to yourself and trust your instincts” rang true with a lot of readers, with many people offering their words of advice.

Road Trip Part 1: The Drive

CommentsPosted by: Stephanie Roussell on Mar 20, 2014 in Babies, Family Fun

This past weekend we embarked on our first family vacation/adventure together. Jason, Audrey and I jumped in a car and drove 12 hours to Savannah, GA so that Jason could stand in one of his best friend’s weddings. Leading up to the wedding, I vacillated back and forth about whether Audrey should come, should I […]

Staying True to Myself

CommentsPosted by: Tamara Palmer on Mar 18, 2014 in Babies, Milestones, Parenting, Pregnancy

I recently heard on the radio parents giving advice for their children. That got me to thinking, if I could only leave one piece of advice for my child, what would it be?? I think it would be, “Be true to yourself and trust your instincts.”

Making Your Own Baby Food for DIY Moms

When breastfeeding no longer cuts it for your baby, it’s time to introduce him or her to solid foods. A quick walk through the commercial baby food aisle reveals hundreds of different options to feed your baby. But with dyes, chemicals and other non-organic ingredients in those pre-packaged foods, many moms are choosing to make […]

It’s Time for My Baby to Eat, Drink and (Hopefully) Be Merry!

So, no one told me how impossibly cute and amazingly challenging introducing food can be! Our little Audrey has entered a new phase – solid food. Boy, oh boy.


CommentsPosted by: Stephanie Roussell on Feb 18, 2014 in Babies, Milestones, Parenting

It feels as though we are entering a stage with Audrey that every day there will be something new, something different and something exciting. We are out of the newborn, lie around and sleep most of the day stage, and we are moving into the “something needs to occupy her attention AT ALL TIMES” stage! […]

First Time For Everything

CommentsPosted by: Stephanie Roussell on Feb 04, 2014 in Babies, Milestones, Parenting

Well, we did it. We survived our first baby illness. Little Audrey had the flu and was such a champ the whole time! You wouldn’t have even known she was sick had it not been for the fever. She smiled through the doctor appointments, giggled through the lab swabbing her nose for RSV and flu, […]

Learning the ABCs of Baby Care

The following post was written by Emma for the Red Stick Moms blog.  My husband, Bill, and I just took a baby care class at Woman’s Hospital. The official name for the class is “After Baby Comes (ABC): Baby Care and Parent Care. I’m now about three months from my due date, and with the […]

Getting a “Hold” on Breastfeeding

The following post was written by the Lactation Service Department at Woman’s Hospital. Ask anyone who has ever done yoga. Holding one position for a lengthy period of time can be so taxing that it’s a complete exercise program. Similarly, you could probably ask any breastfeeding mom about the aches and pains of holding one […]

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