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Parenting can be a handful… …Literally!

Posted on: January 13, 2017 | Parenting Philosophy

With a baby in tow, ‘hands free’ is more important than ever​ and baby wearing frees up your hands while safely snuggling your baby against your body. The right baby wearing sling can be a comfortable option for you and your baby while supporting your little ones delicate joints.  Some baby wearing options fit similar to a front …


Breast v.s. Bottle: Judgement is What’s for Dinner It seems like no matter how you choose to feed your baby, there’s always someone with something to say about it.

Posted on: January 5, 2017 | Parenting Philosophy

It seems like no matter how you choose to feed your baby, there’s always someone with something to say about it.  You’re damned if you do and you’re damned if you don’t.  The big kicker is, most of this judgment is coming from other parents!  When did feeding a baby become …


Fight For Your Right To Potty

Posted on: December 21, 2016 | Parenting Philosophy

You’ve gotta fight! For your right! To potty. We know you just said that with the Beastie Boys tune in your head. It’s okay so did we. What are we talking about here? The dreaded potty training of your toddler. Who would have thought that it would be so time consuming and …


Holiday Wrap

Posted on: December 15, 2016 | Parenting Philosophy

The holidays can be overwhelming.  There’s so much to be done, gifts to wrap and cookies to bake and it doesn’t help that the kids are already running amok in full holiday mode. Taking the time to refocus and relax is important and we’re all guilty of putting ourselves on the back …


Northeast Doulas Interview Marion Welch of Cryo-Cell

Posted on: October 25, 2016 | Parenting Philosophy

In the past decade or so, stem cell research has made a huge impact in the media and public eye. Whether positive or negative association, there is no question that the use of stem cells have saved lives. Part of our mission is to educate families about the different options they have for …


Family Fall Activities

Posted on: October 25, 2016 | Parenting Philosophy

It’s almost Halloween! This means it’s the perfect opportunity to gather the family together and celebrate this beautiful fall season with some Halloween themed weekend activities. The Hudson Valley, metro New York region and surrounding areas like Connecticut and New Jersey are full of fun Halloween themed events that the entire family will love. So bundle up in …


Baby’s First Halloween – Tips & Tricks (OR TREAT!)

Posted on: October 25, 2016 | Parenting Philosophy

Halloween is around the corner! Now that your baby is finally here, it’s time to dress them up in adorable and hilarious costumes for some quality photo opportunities. Baby’s first Halloween can mean a lot of things. Your first Halloween together might just be a cute costume or you could define …


Last Summer Hoorah!

Posted on: August 18, 2016 | Parenting Philosophy

As the summer draws to a close, we are coming up on a new school year, pumpkin pies and crisp sweater weather. Even with fall nearby, don’t forget about these last precious weeks of summer sunshine. Spend some time as a family or plan a few adventures at home while you still have …


5 Things I Know About Raising Girls

Posted on: August 15, 2016 | Parenting Philosophy

As a girl who grew up in the backyard playing baseball, roller-hockey, and making mud-pies, I was more than a little nervous when the ultrasound tech looked up and said “There is your daughter!”You see, at a young age, up until I was about 20, I hadn’t ever spent time with …


5 Things I Know About Raising Boys

Posted on: August 15, 2016 | Parenting Philosophy

Raising kids isn’t easy no matter what gender they are. But, as a mother of two sons, I know a heck of a lot about raising boys. Even as I sat down to write this guest post (for Randy Patterson and Northeast Doulas) I was interrupted by my three year old …


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