Saving Babies WorldWide with #RSVAwareness #PreemieProtection #MC

I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for MedImmune. I received product samples to facilitate my review as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation. Are YOU aware of the dangers of RSV? You see that little cutie? That’s my son about 11 hours after he was […]

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The Importance of RSV Prevention #RSVAwareness #MC

I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting (#MC) for MedImmune. I received a promotional item as a thank you for participating. RSV – The Invisible Threat Are you aware of how dangerous RSV can be? To adults, it may just seem like a common cold. We tend to shake those off […]

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My True Nature Review

I recently had the opportunity to review a couple of products from My True Nature. The company was founded by Kelly Boyd, whose goal was to create safe products for her child that worked as good as most mainstream soaps and shampoos, but that were made of completely natural ingredients. When she couldn’t find anything […]

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Family Health: Preventing Lead Exposure

My parents built the house I was raised in; we had new windows, fresh paint, new pipes, and never once did I hear the term “lead poisoning” when I was growing up. Skip ahead a couple of decades; my husband and I live in a home built in 1925; we’re planning to move to an […]

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Do It Yourself Baby Food

Many thrifty moms of infants make their own baby food. The advantages are many:  1) it gives you total control over what your baby is consuming; 2) it is cheaper; 3) it can help emotionally with the transition from exclusive breast milk to solid foods. Three easy, healthy, and highly recommended do-it-yourself baby foods are […]

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Making Homemade Baby Food: A Picture Tutorial

Making homemade baby food is a healthy, inexpensive way to feed your baby. Today, I prepared and froze about one week’s worth of homemade baby food for my twins. Follow along to see just how I did it. What you’ll need: Fresh fruits, vegetables or both Peeler Knife Pot Steamer basket Food Processor Bowls Potato […]

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Car Seat Safety Tips for Baby

I don’t know about your family, but mine spends an awful lot of time in the car. We live in a small town surrounded by cornfields, 25 miles away from the nearest Walmart. If I want to get really fancy, like go to Target, we’re talking about driving at least an hour each way. That’s […]

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Things to Remember When Starting Baby on Solid Foods

I can’t believe my new twins are over three months old now! Before I know it, I’ll be starting to feed them solid foods, which got me thinking … how do I do that again? I gave myself a refresher course on baby food, and I’ll share here what I’ve learned, so that you’ll know, […]

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Natural Home Remedies for Baby

As a mom, it’s easy to get caught up in all the “must-have” baby products, especially when you receive every type of cream, lotion and medicine on the market at your baby shower. We shouldn’t forget, though, about the tried and true home remedies for baby. Here are some natural options for a few common […]

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Types of Cloth Diapers Explained

Once I learned about the benefits of cloth diapers and decided that I was going to use them on my new twins, the next step was to figure out which types of cloth diapers to use. And wow, the options were overwhelming. Each type has its pros and cons, and only you can choose which […]

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