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frozen breast milk teethers

My baby has started solids, and I’m realizing now why it’s hard for some families to maintain breastfeeding for a year. Both the AAP and the WHO recommend that breast milk or formula be the primary source of nutrition till age one, with solids serving only...
a secret to healthy toddler dips: amazingly auspicious advice

a secret to healthy toddler dips: amazingly auspicious advice

This is an idea that I observed a friend of mine doing. At first I thought it was kind of crazy. And then I realized it was brilliant. Most toddlers are really picky eaters, right? But they will eat inordinate amounts of weird, unhealthy foods like ketchup. Most...
how to thaw frozen breast milk

how to thaw frozen breast milk

This post is the first of a series I’m starting called “Amazingly Auspicious Advice.” These will be very brief posts with a single useful tip. Most of the tips will be submitted by readers. If you’d like to submit a super-useful, practical tip...

how to make mom friends

Time for a confession. I’ve joined a cult. Ok, not really. Even though we are a secret group that you can’t get into unless you know someone, and we do have a secret language that most people don’t understand. We’re actually just a group of...

what not to say to parents

There are a lot of lists out there of things not to say to specific types of parents. But there are quite a few things that people commonly say that you should never say to any parent. Because we’re all in the same boat here. I should give a disclaimer: this...