Quiet time is the new nap

Quiet time is the new nap

We are closing in on the third birthday and now find ourselves in that weird...

Choosing a preschool

Choosing a preschool

Preschool: A fun place for toddlers to learn or preparation for the...

Zen and the art of parenting

Zen and the art of parenting

I’m currently enrolled in a parent coach training program* for which I had...

In France and elsewhere, the truth a...

In France and elsewhere, the truth about good parenting is probably somewhere in the middle

By now I’m sure many of you have read the Wall Street Journal article...

Coming out of the baby bubble

Coming out of the baby bubble

How to start… Well? I have been busy and not in a writing kind of mood...

The other baby

The other baby

We have a dog. He used to lead a pretty good life. He got three walks a day....

Catering to both my scientific- and ...

Catering to both my scientific- and fear-based beliefs

Let me start by saying this: The purpose of this website is to be a place of...

Rainy day activity ideas: Giving and...

Rainy day activity ideas: Giving and looking for suggestions

Anyone else in the PNW going nuts thanks to this long winter and now into...

Not all breast pumps were created eq...

Not all breast pumps were created equal

When choosing a breast pump, be aware that not all breast pumps are...

Baby carrier review

Baby carrier review

Before choosing a baby carrier, I highly recommend (if possible) going to your...

Confessions of a (somewhat) reformed...

Confessions of a (somewhat) reformed germaphobe

If you are already prone to germaphobic tendencies like me, having a newborn...

More unsolicited sleep advice

More unsolicited sleep advice

Living in Seattle, I have had the bounty of attending Ann Kepler’s...