Spotlight Series: Kristen and Krista

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TNF: Tell me about your family.  KRISTEN: My wife and I got married on August 20, 2011 in a ceremony and celebration with 100 of our closest friends & family, though same sex marriage was not legal at that time. When same sex did become legal once again in California in 2013, since 8/20 was […]

Returning to Work Without Weaning

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By Wendy Wright- IBCLC Co-Founder and Lactation Consultant of the 16 Minute Club Going back to work doesn’t have to end the beautiful breastfeeding relationship you developed with your new baby. In fact, continuing breastfeeding after returning to work is highly beneficial for both you and the baby. If your baby will be in daycare, then your […]

Every Milestone Reached by Year 1…Check!

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By James Muscolino One whole year on August 7th. Can it possibly be that one year has passed since our tiny, quiet bundle miraculously entered into our lives and is now that same one running around our house, scratching up the walls with her push toys, pointing(a.k.a. wanting) at everything in site, and tossing her bath […]

High-Tech Baby Items for the Nursery

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By Jason Holling Working in the technology field, I enjoy the latest cell phone, gadgets, and being the first to have the newest tech toys or software.  This weekend I noticed a trend in the nursery — lots of baby gadgets!  We really have a high-tech nursery started between making bottles, to iPod connected white-noise […]

FDA Bans BPA, But Alternatives May Be Worse

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By: Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff   Could this be the source of serious hormone-disruptors? Bisphenol A, also known as BPA, has been a rallying point for parents everywhere. Once we found out about problems associated with the industrial chemical, which is used to harden plastics used in food storage containers, water bottles, toys, and other consumer goods, […]