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Tricks to Keep Your Little Pumpkin Safe This Halloween

 Pumpkins, parties and candy! Halloween is certainly a treat for kids, but with safety issues hiding behind every corner, parents can find the holiday downright scary. You know to keep your children away from Jack-O’-Lanterns and any other lit candles (right? just checking), but you’ve also got to be smart on the street. To keep you from […]

My Guide to Public Breastfeeding Etiquette

CommentsPosted by: Tamara Palmer on Oct 28, 2014 in Babies, Breastfeeding, Parenting

Recently on my Facebook newsfeed, an article popped up that a friend “liked” titled “Why I’m Glad Someone told Me to stop Breastfeeding in Public.” This interested me because there’s a lot of media out there about moms who believe they should be able to breastfeed in public no matter where they are, whether it be […]

Woman’s Presents Baby Grand

  You’re pregnant or you just gave birth to your baby boy or girl. Your child is the center of your world and you want the absolute best for him or her from the very start. But where do you start? On Saturday, Nov. 1, Woman’s Hospital will host its semi-annual Baby Grand event to […]

Woman’s Presents Baby Grand

  You’re pregnant or you just gave birth to your baby boy or girl. Your child is the center of your world and you want the absolute best for him or her from the very start. But where do you start? On Saturday, Nov. 1, Woman’s Hospital will host its semi-annual Baby Grand event to […]

It’s in the Bag: 7 Tips for Packing Healthy School Lunches

As the calendar flips to October, that means the newness of the school year has worn off and it is hitting its stride. For many children, it also means they’re ready for a change in school lunches after more than a month of peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. It’s easy to add variety to your […]

With Safety Pieces Installed, It’s Potty Training Time!

CommentsPosted by: Tamara Palmer on Sep 30, 2014 in Milestones, Parenting, Toddlers

So it’s been a little while since I have updated my blog here. Life gets busy when you have a little child running around the house. We have had a whole new array of child safety things to install now that my little man is almost 2 years old. As soon as he started crawling, […]

All Sugared Up: The Best And Worst Breakfast Cereals For Kids

Between getting your kids up, dressed, teeth brushed, hair combed and ready for the bus or drive to school, weekday mornings are hard enough on parents that getting your kids to sit down and eat breakfast can be nothing short of a small miracle. But not all breakfasts are made the same, and cereal – […]

The Value of Swaddling Your Baby

“Snug as a Bug.” It’s a cute phrase to describe a swaddled baby, but a properly swaddled infant has tremendous benefits  than just being “cute.” Swaddling — the practice of snugly wrapping a baby in a blanket for warmth and security — can keep your baby from being disturbed by her own startle reflex, help […]

Backpack Pain: What’s All the Flap About?

CommentsPosted by: Mommy-Go-Round Guest Blogger on Sep 17, 2014 in Parenting

Aching backs and shoulders? Tingling arms? Weakened muscles? Stooped posture? As course loads get bigger, the emotional and physical stress placed on our kids grows. Carrying too much weight in a pack or wearing it the wrong way can lead to pain and strain, but parents can take steps to help children load and wear […]

Dad’s Role in Pregnancy and Birth

“It was inspiring. It made me realize that there is nothing that I could do that could trump that ever. You can run 10 marathons, but once you see your wife go through birth, that’s it, you know. She’s got you beat.” That’s a quote from one dad who witnessed his wife give natural birth […]

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