Tricks & Tips

Formula Feeding Gear Basics

Formula feeding may feel complicated and a little overwhelming with all the gear available, so when the folks that represent Parent’s Choice Formula approached…

A Cavewoman Did This and Lived

Just like any good motivational speaker, adopt a motto. A pretty little diddy to get you through that combines reality with humor and a positive outlook that you will

holding a newborn

5 Pieces of New Mom Advice I Actually Used

When you have a new baby every damn person has an opinion, from your mother to that old lady in line at the grocery store. One way to preserve your mental sanity is to discard 95% of this dispensed advice and keep the bits that work for you. Here’s the advice worked for Heather and I think there is some gold here!

Pediatrician of 30 Years Shows How He Calms a Crying Baby

I just saw this posted on Facebook and just had share it here so I wouldn’t lose track of it. I love this technique and would love to know if it works on your baby – I’m pretty sure it would work on me, but I have a feeling that would be difficult and/or weird to find out.

Car Seat LATCH Rules

A few of you had emailed me asking about the new 2014 LATCH rules that further complicated the confusing waters of car seat installation….

Beach Tips for Babies and Toddlers

Claire and I were talking about these amazing snappy crotch bathing suits for kids and I suggested that she write a post on babies and toddlers at the beach – because it seems to be an area where there are a lot of tricks of the trade!

– Amy

Props for Great Baby Shots

Ever wonder where the heck they find those amazing props for baby photoshoots? I’ve teamed up with Canon to find some of the sweetest stuff and show you how to use them to get a great shot.