The Picture Guide to Car Seat Safety

I’ve written a ton about car seat safety. Many people do. This device is the only device you absolutely have to buy for a baby or your child can die. You can rig random things to function as child-proofing at home or pick up things from a garage sale, but when it comes to your […]

“That would NEVER happen to me!” The Danger of the Parenting Blame Game

I’m sure you’ve read a news story about a mom failing to protect their child somehow and either read a comment that says (or even thought to yourself), “How could she let that happen? Why wasn’t she watching her child?” But even seasoned mothers and non-parents like to blame parents or babysitters for things like this. Why?

The Elusive Baked Potato

Fortunately, oven baked potatoes are ridiculously easy. You don’t even need to dirty a pan! For the most basic way to do this, you seriously just need potatoes (russet is most common) and an oven.

How I Was Breastfeeding ‘Booby Trapped’ and Almost Quit

Breastfeeding is a complex issue. On one hand, it’s what our bodies are made to do, and our babies come out designed to make it work. However, there are so many nuances, potential issues, and even just basic understand of how it works versus how you think it’s going to work that it’s much harder […]

Nestlé Boycott: About the Chocolate

A lot of people within natural, “AP” circles tend to boycott Nestlé… or hear a lot that others do. In 1887 when Henri Nestlé made his infant formula mixture to ‘save the life’ of a neighbor’s baby whose mother was ill and unable to breastfeed, I don’t think he expected that in a century, his […]

32 Things More Obscene Than Breastfeeding In Public

Today I saw a grandpa babywearing his grandson! A beautiful sight to see in public especially since said grandpa seemed to be in great physical health. No one said to him, “Hey Grandpa, how dare you bond with your grandchild like that!” Not one person gave him a dirty look or said, “Take it to […]