What Dangers are Lurking in Your Nursery?

As I begin thinking about this topic, the first thing that comes to mind is how dangerous can baby products really be for babies?  The answer is very dangerous indeed if left within reach or not treated with care.    When I began this research I found that if I looked deep enough almost anything can be categorized as a danger.   I wanted to focus on dangers that you may not see as a risk. The first hidden risk that I […] Read more »

Sleep Safety

It is been all through the news lately about the dangers of letting infants sleep outside of their cribs.  We all know that a sleeping baby is a priceless gem, but there are some risks that we may not all be aware of. The Safe to Sleep Public Education Campaign has for more than 20 years educated parents and caregivers on the risks of SIDS and other sleep-related causes of infant death.  They advise babies be put to bed on […] Read more »

Button Batteries- So small, yet so dangerous!

Button batteries seem to be increasing in popularity these days.  They power watches for years at a time and can make your greeting card sing. They are small, but mighty and are a blessing when I need to binge watch House or Criminal Minds.   And they are not just for those of us addicted to Apple TV or Roku.  They can power life saving devices like pacemakers, cardiac defibrillators and hearing aids. With all the good that they can do “cute as […] Read more »

More Than a Teaspoon of Water- Beware!

water safety

An old adage states that you can drown in as little as a teaspoon of water.  Some don’t believe this is possible.  My research states that it is.  Their are more than a few types of drowning.  The most common three are wet, dry and secondary.  Wet drowning  involves being “in” water, taking as little as a teaspoon of water into your lungs without the ability to expel it would be considered dry drowning and secondary drowning according to Web […] Read more »

Friday Blog Series Announced!

I am typically an upbeat, lighthearted person. I am a glass half full kid of gal . I am also a self-proclaimed worrywart.  And realistically, I am also a person who understands that bad things sometimes just happen regardless of how much you plan against them.  As I daily scan social media and the news to stay abreast of local, national and global developments in my field I feel a calling to write about 6, less and pretty topics, that […] Read more »

3 Common Customer Service Issues with Solutions You Can Try

I have spent much of the last month responding to customer service issues and reading online reviews of BabyPlus.  From what I have read I have compiled a list of the top three issues that are brought to us and the easy solutions.   #1 System just stops working after several weeks. When the batteries are no longer strong enough to power BabyPlus a few things may happen. It will stop working altogether. It is not broken, just drained. The […] Read more »

4 Tips for Preparing for Your Baby’s Arrival

It has been not quite a decade since I gave birth the last time, but the impending arrival of Princess Kate’s second baby made me think back to when I was almost read to deliver. My four tips for an easy transition, I am sure still would hold true today. These are supposed to be the realistic list of things you might want to do before the big day. Not to be confused with the unrealistic list your hormones might […] Read more »

A Joyful Baby

It wasn’t until yesterday that I completely understood the impact that my daughter has on the world. She’s always been such a joyful, calm and alert baby right from the start, so I guess I’ve just grown accustom to it. Her joy radiates any room that she is in. And while we’ve always known that to be true and have always given thanks for that, yesterday was much different. I received a phone call from the director of our care […] Read more »

Now I Understand

I’ve always known people have used BabyPlus and have believed faithfully in this product. But, it wasn’t until I actually had one of my own that I could really understand how amazing it really is. Of course, I saw my fellow BabyPlus mammas and their little ones and the difference it made. I heard the rave reviews about how their children learned to walk, talk and read much earlier than other babies their age. But, then I had Avalyn and […] Read more »

Ahead of the Game

This little peanut is 7 months. For those that have followed along via social media and/or this blog, you’ve seen the progression from early pregnancy to birth to now 7 months old. All I can say is that she is hitting milestones earlier than we ever would have imagined. She started rolling at 3 1/2 months, holding her bottle at 5 months, sitting up at 6 months and she’s now on the verge of crawling. So, when people ask me […] Read more »

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