Children Category



Nov 20
2009

Stroller Hunt


Today I decided it was our last day using the Maclaren. On the heels of the million stroller recall, I decided I would discontinue it’s use. I briefly searched the internet for advice, and I quickly came across Let’s Go Strolling which gave me a free stroller consultation. I have landed on the UPPAbaby GLite. I am in search to try it out in person and see how it moves. We had no luck at…

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Nov 09
2009

Four Hands vs. Two Part I


Traveling solo with two little boys is a challenging task. The first time I did this, I flew to Minnesota to visit my mother when she had a stroke in March. She requested to see the boys, so naively, I booked a ticket for myself and Gadget, and the Lion traveled as a lap child. The highlight of that trip was when the flight attendant came around with drinks, and Gadget spilled orange juice all…

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Nov 01
2009

Mommy Toolkit


I was chatting on the phone with one of my newest mommy friends, and she was telling me about how she was planning her first “with-baby” trip. I mentioned that I used a homemade packing list and sent it to her. This list was developed over the course of two children and has been refined and revised to meet my needs. I found it to be extremely helpful everytime I pack. I print one out…

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Oct 24
2009

Preschool Points-of-View


I’m sure you’ve heard me write about my fair share of daycare challenges, but there are many other types of childcare that moms choose. A friend of mine who lives in the neighborhood we last called home, Harlem, has started a community blog called Preschool POV. Preschool POV is a blog created by parents of children heading off to preschool for the first time. We discuss our children’s experience while attending several different types of…

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Oct 17
2009

Cutie Pies


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