I know you’ve probably all seen it. Some of the latest news to throw all us mamas and papas into a downward-worry-spiral… apparently even BPA-free plastics appear to have the potential to be harmful to our bodies. “The Scary New Evidence on BPA-Free Plastics” from MotherJones.com Alright. Well. Hmm. I know that in my cupboard … More Danger! Danger! Plastics!
Names are so interesting to me. I find it fascinating how different names come into and out of popularity (and how, without fail, the “unique” name you planned on for your baby, because-it’s-different-but-not-too-weird-and-you-don’t-know-anyone-with-it, suddenly is in the “Top Ten” list of most popular names in the country! Boo.) Regardless, I find it entertaining to look … More Naming Baby
Okay, okay, I know… the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends no more than one or two hours of media/screen time per day for older children, and tells us, “television and other entertainment media should be avoided for infants and children under age 2.” (For more info, see their Media and Children page, or read this … More Apps for Your Younger Toddler
As you know if you have a young toddler, there are A LOT of books out there! And, some are great… and some, well, just aren’t. It can be overwhelming to weed through it all and find books that are (1) fun to read for both parents and kids, and (2) age-appropriate enough to hold a … More Books for the One-Year-Old
Thanks for visiting! The idea for this site was planted in my head a couple years ago, when I first became a parent. I had joined a mom’s group, and some of my new mama friends started coming to me for children’s book suggestions. The idea continued to grow every time a new study came … More Welcome to the Stay At Home Librarian!