Posted April 24, 2008 by Katherine Turner

Dear Mammary Militia: Thanks for the personal interest in informing all of us about the benefits of breastfeeding like we haven’t been made aware in our prenatal visits, books and articles, or in conversations with people who actually know us, like family and friends. Now mind your own business.

Gender Selection

Posted April 24, 2008 by Fred Lee

That banana on top of your bowl of cereal just might hold the key to whether you have a baby boy or girl.

Breaking Up With Elmo: A Lazy Parent's Call to Arms

Posted April 23, 2008 by Sonja Stewart

Elmo, it isn’t you. Really, it’s me. Don’t blame yourself. How I broke up with television and beat lazy parenting.

Parent Toolbox: Turn Up The Volume On Your Inner Voice

Posted April 23, 2008 by Rosemerry Wahto...

We all have that little voice that whispers good ideas. We all ignore it sometimes. We’ve all regretted ignoring it. Why do we not pay attention to our own inner wisdom? What could we do to improve our inner listener? And how do we pass on this kind of awareness to our children?

Avoiding arguments part 1 - Gift Cloning.

Posted April 22, 2008 by Paul Michael

As a regular writer for our sister blog Wisebread, this article goes against every frugal bone in my body. It pains me to even think about it but the result is worth it, even if it hurts my wallet and my idea of getting more bang for your buck. When it comes time for gifts, you can stop a lot of arguments by buying the same thing for every kid.

Medically Induced Twins….For A Healthy Fertile Couple….What?

Posted April 22, 2008 by Lori Kerrigan

Twins, they are double the love, double the joy, double the curls. But are medical treatments for a fertile, healthy couple justified if they are able to have children without medical assistance……but just really want twins…..hmm, I say no.

Sweep the Blues Away

Posted April 22, 2008 by Sherry Pardy

Got a nasty case of Baby Blues or something a bit more serious? Try doing some spring cleaning to chase the clouds, and dust bunnies away!

Rock Concert For Kids

Posted April 22, 2008 by Fred Lee

Get ready to dance and have fun as Dan Zanes and Friends brings the live concert experience to families everywhere.

Hallmark's new adhesive gift wrap giveaway!

Posted April 21, 2008 by Lynn Truong

Hallmark has launched an innovative adhesive wrapping paper. The paper has a sticky coating (like a post-it note, but stronger) so it's self-adhering. We have 3 rolls to give away, just in time to wrap Mother's Day gifts!

“Poop Hurts” and Other Jaw-Dropping Titles for Children

Posted April 21, 2008 by Linsey Knerl

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Children’s books span every interest, culture, and category. As kid lit becomes an acceptable way to address even the most taboo of issues, it should no longer surprise us to see constipation and even plastic surgery discussed within the context of playful puppies and fanciful illustration. Here are some of the more… interesting… titles on bookstore shelves.