Archive for July, 2006

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The Wonder of Ronald McDonald

Last year when our baby arrived early our family was introduced to the Ronald McDonald House in Hamilton, Ontario. When the hospital’s social worker had first offered me the opportunity to stay at the house I immediately said “No”. I envisioned a hostel(hotel for travelers) style environment where I was sharing facilities with people I […]

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Moms Want More Help….But Can’t Let Go.

Time.com has an article about moms wanting more help from their husbands. It goes on to say that when they do get help mom is always looking over dad’s shoulder making sure it’s done her way. A power struggle then develops with mom being called a “Gatekeeper”. One dad is even being quoted as saying, […]

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Can You Spoil a Baby?

Many times you hear people say “Don’t hold him so much. You’re going to spoil him” or “Let him cry a bit. He can’t always get what he wants.” I wonder to myself can I really spoil a baby that is not able to walk yet? I know a lot of people belive in tough […]

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Daddy’s Little Golfer

These are for the diehard golfer who is grooming their little one to take over the tour! PGA GOLF CART ROCKING CHAIR – 79.99 LIL DRIVER GOLF CART – motorized -249.95 BIG DRIVER 2- SEAT GOLF CART – motorized – 349.95

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Bits and Bites

Embryos to go to research – A survey of couples who underwent in-vitro fertilization (IVF) at a large Australian clinic found that the majority preferred that their unused embryos go to “some use” rather than be discarded — with most wanting that use to be scientific research. (Reuters) Study Quashes Birth Month Autism Theory – […]

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Baby Talk Cover Controversy

I am all of breastfeeding. I am all for breastfeeding in public. I usually wear a cover just so that people don’t stop and stare, but I have seen many women feed their babies without one and I don’t give it a second thought. With this being said I am not sure what all of […]

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Personalized Baby

I love clothes that have your child’s name on it. It lets them know that you had this made special for them and no one can wear it after. You can buy a lot of personalized stuff online blankets, plates, bibs, t-shirts, toys and even books. These three items I found were unique so I […]

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Photo of the Week – Bunny Cuddles

Every child has a special cuddly animal.  How sweet is this little girl with her bunny? Photo property by Sheila Braam www.sheilabraam.com

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The Goods on the Baby Walker

When I was a baby I used to scoot around the house and even the driveway in my baby walker. So naturally after I had my son I looked into getting one for him and hit a wall. They’re BANNED in Canada (where I live). Banned? Why? At first it appeared that too many kids […]

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Waterbirth? Is it an option?

You are now 6 months pregnant and knee deep in baby decisions. When surfing the net you come across alternative forms of birthing. There are more than one? Waterbirths are increasingly becoming popular due to the comfort factor for mom. They are also believed to be a gentler, slower introduction to life for the baby. […]

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Stylish Diaper Bags

Now that you have a baby it doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice your personal style in order to lug around all of their gear. Diaper bags are now being designed to look like trendy purses with baby perks inside. These great diaper bags are stylish and all have bottle holders, a place to hold […]