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When Dream Feeding Makes Sleep a Dream…

After my son’s first two weeks on this earth, colic reared its ugly head, tormenting us – and likely our neighbors – for the 12 weeks that followed.  His crying wasn’t limited to just the  Read Full Article...

My Ode to the Father-Infant Bond

Ode to the Father-Infant Bond

Starting in the weeks preceding my son’s birth, my husband continually informed me that babies don’t have a strong bond with their father until they are two-three years old. The logic was that, since moms  Read Full Article...

Pregnancy Over 35

At 41 years old with six kids ranging in age from 1 to 22, Tami Tibbs Northey knows all about being pregnant. And she knows what it’s like to be pregnant as a young woman  Read Full Article...

A Mom’s Story: Adventures in Cloth Diapering

I am one of the moms who threw caution and disposable diapers to the wind and went cloth. After the horror of learning that the cloth diaper delivery service ended its service area four miles  Read Full Article...

A Mom’s Story: ‘How I Thwarted Sibling Disappointment’

When we found out that we were expecting again, our son (he’ll be 4 when the baby arrives) was convinced that it would be a girl. He wouldn’t acknowledge that the baby might be another  Read Full Article...

Best Ways to Merge Motherhood and Your Career

Now that you have a baby on the way, it is time to think about how you are going to fuse your mommy lifestyle with your career lifestyle. Not every woman wants to stay home  Read Full Article...

Pregnancy: The Second Time Around

Well, it has happened again. You are expecting another little one. But, this time, things are a bit different. Gone are the days of being a Goddess of Fertility. Now, reality has set in and  Read Full Article...

Exclusive Breast Pumping: Mom’s Milk Via Bottle

For decades, new moms have had two options for feeding their babies: breast milk from the breast or formula from a bottle. With the advent of higher powered, readily available breast pumps, new moms have  Read Full Article...

Raising Baby: Mom’s Jewish and Dad’s Christian

Raising children in interfaith households Figuring out a compromise each December between hanukkah and christmas is one thing for an interfaith household. Figuring out how to educate and raise children in an interfaith household can be a  Read Full Article...