Moms Rising- #1

Moms Rising- #1

Yesterday as I drove my daughter to school (a daily ritual), I saw this bumper sticker on a car ahead of me: Every mother is a working mother How true this is! I am writing this post in response to a request from my friend Alisa Donner, co-founder of Pregnancy Awareness Month (PAM). Clearly, I…

Doula’s Hype or Real?

Doula’s Hype or Real?

Alisa Donner 1213 days ago Advice Bini Birth Birth birth doula trainer birthing education Birthing Plan Celebrate Mama DONA doula Education Mommy Nurture PAM Parenthood Parenting Pregnancy Pregnancy Awareness Month Pregnant Education I’ve encountered more than a handful of pregnant women in the past 5 days that are pondering the question of to have or…

Pediatrician Tips on How to Prevent Choking in Babies/Toddlers
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Pediatrician Tips on How to Prevent Choking in Babies/Toddlers

We continue to drive the message of baby safety this month.  Many thanks to Dr. Nina Shapiro, Director of Pediatric Otolaryngology at UCLA for partnering with us in some blogs this month as well as in our upcoming Twitter Party on Monday September 15th – #SafeBaby. As any of us with children know, babies and…

Fever Fever on the Wall ….. One Mother’s Journey
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Fever Fever on the Wall ….. One Mother’s Journey

Fever Fever on the wall….One Mother’s Journey Caring for my child last weekend with a high fever confronted me with the reality that I have “fever phobia”.  A blog I was reading on Dr.Greene.com described me perfectly; basically panicking that the fever my child was exhibiting would somehow be the end of her.  Of course…

Environmental Working Group 2012 Holiday Gift Box

Environmental Working Group 2012 Holiday Gift Box

Anna & Alisa 5 days ago Catherine McCord Environmental Working Group EWG gifts help EWG Holidays ken cook Klean Kanteen weelicious Nurture Pregnancy Awareness Month® believes that the Environmental Working Group (EWG) is making a difference in the world. We rely on their research for so many of the decisions we make as mom’s everyday…

Conventional Cleaners aren’t Kid Stuff

Conventional Cleaners aren’t Kid Stuff

By Seventh Generation The subject of conventional household chemicals looms largest where the smallest members of our families are concerned. Simply put, children are most susceptible to the dangers presented by the chemicals in consumer products. Compared to adults, they have a far greater chance of developing health problems as a result of exposure to…