Posts Tagged: advice

Baby’s Name


Starting in 1790, the U.S. government began gathering statistical information about the American people every 10 years.  Now, in May of every year, the Social Security Administration releases the top baby names of the previous year. 

Conquering Your First Year as a Mom


Know what to expect of your post-pregnancy self … and embrace it! Sandy Walker watched in horror the image she saw in her bathroom mirror. No, it wasn’t a ghost or even the sight of her 4-year-old cutting her hair. It was Sandy’s post-natal body … sagging, bulging, stretch marks and all. During pregnancy you… Read more »

Find Friends & Support in Parent Groups


Connecting with a local – or even national – group may be just the thing you need.   Nine-and-a-half years ago, I left my teaching position at a community college to stay at home full time with my newborn son. Shortly afterwards, my husband accepted a job transfer to northern Vermont. Our first long, cold… Read more »

We COULD Save More Babies’ Lives


Metabolic disorders take the life of one baby in every 4,500. Metabolic disorders take the life of one baby in every 4,500. About 24 hours after birth, a nurse takes a small blood sample from each infant . The blood is dropped onto a piece of filter paper and sent to the Department of Health,… Read more »

A Baby During the Holidays


There’s nothing quite like a Christmas baby; all the anticipation of the pregnancy and joyful hope of the holiday season culminating in a tiny, yet perfect, gift for the whole family.

Making Time for Multiples


It’s hard enough to make the moments count when there’s just one baby. Doubling or tripling the number of babies you care for brings new meaning to “spread thin.” Tips from local moms can help.

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