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[7 Sep 2011 | No Comment | ]
Is Playground Safety and Baby Proofing Just For Neurotic Parents?

As a family safety expert and owner of a baby proofing company, Safety Mom Solutions, I’m constantly challenged as to whether parents are too neurotic about their child’s safety when they baby proof their home.

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[18 Jul 2011 | 2 Comments | ]
When Things Don’t Go According to Plan by Eric Guerin

“Something is wrong…we need to go to the hospital now”…that was my wife’s anxious phone call to me at 1:49 PM. At 2:18 PM my son was born by emergency c-section but those 29 minutes in the middle are the story here. I was just a couple of minutes from home when she called and I rushed in where my wife who was 37 weeks pregnant was crying, on the phone with the hospital and in a panic.

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[13 Jul 2011 | 3 Comments | ]
How young is too young to start babysitting? By Allison Katz

So I just ran into one of those awkward neighborhood moments. Two young girls from our neighborhood came over and asked if they could babysit my 19 month old son. One is 12 and the other is 11. I immediately thought Yikes, Oh my goodness, that’s way too young.

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[28 Jun 2011 | 15 Comments | ]
Canaday Day 2011: The Great Canadian Blog Bash CONTEST

Canada Day is July 1, 2011 and not only will there be events all over the nation, bloggers have taken to the web to celebrate in huge ways! The Great Canadian Blog Bash was put together by a team of community-oriented bloggers and mothers to celebrate parents online and Canadian heritage.

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[21 Jun 2011 | 51 Comments | ]
As a Parent, Sometimes You Just Have To Lie, But When?

I got a sweet Mother’s Day card this year from my 3-year-old son. Inside, his teachers recorded his answers to a few questions they asked about me.

According to him, my favorite color is pink (I can see that), my hair is black (so I’m thinking it’s time for some highlights), and what do I do while he is at school? I “make the Easter Bunny eggs.” Uhhh… I thought I was being sneaky about that.

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[17 Jun 2011 | 2 Comments | ]
Recipe: Olga’s Cookies by Erica Ashmore

While this is absolutely a kid-friendly recipe, try whipping up a batch for dad on Father’s Day!

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[4 Jun 2011 | 5 Comments | ]
Yay For Daddies! Celebrating Father’s Day 2011.

Father’s Day is on Sunday, June 19th. So much attention goes to us moms that. It’s nice to sit back and think about the working dads, stay-at-home dads, student dads…the special men in our lives who teach, snuggle and love our babies. From now until June 19th you have the opportunity to leave a special tribute to the dad you’d like to celebrate! Four fantastic prizes will be given away.

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[27 May 2011 | 5 Comments | ]
Photo Contest: Celebrating Imperfect Parenting

There’s a lot of pressure out there to be a perfect parent. To have the perfect sleeper, eater, and play-er all while pushing the perfect stroller. In reality, we’re all just doing what we can every day. Of course we want to do our best for our kids but we’re humans, not machines. In the world of baby caring where sleep is limited and tempers (both the toddler in your home and yours) run high, who needs the stress of trying to be a Perfect Mom?

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[24 May 2011 | 13 Comments | ]
Mommies Unite…Or Stab Each Other in the Back

As a whole, I think moms generally tend to stick together, help each other out, give comfort, advice, and form long lasting bonds and friendships with fellow moms. This said, I have been present in situations where moms don’t always have each other’s back and end up making others feel awful.

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[18 May 2011 | One Comment | ]
Erica’s Cooking Corner: Healthy Eating for Your Child

I’ve spent the money on fresh, delicious, organic food only to have my 2 year old if he could flip the bird to it…It angers me so when he refuses to eat but I have found that if it sits there long enough he will eventually eat it as long as it is HE deciding if and when he should eat.

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[16 May 2011 | 6 Comments | ]
Probiotics: Why I Swear By Them by Ravit Rosenblum

Probiotics (or Acidophillus) really DO work wonders and I will share my personal experience with you to describe to you how it changed my life.

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[10 May 2011 | 26 Comments | ]
1,000 Fan Celebration!

We’ve reached the 1,000 fan mark on Facebook and are so excited! Thanks so much for supporting BornFree® and our line of BPA-free products for baby. This year has been made extra special with the amazing response to our Eco-Friendly Recyclable line of bottles. Thank you!

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[9 May 2011 | 3 Comments | ]
How to Sterilize Your BornFree® Bottles

Our friends in the UK just passed along this wonderful video blog by mom of 2 and Maternity Practitioner Laura Campbell of BabyLadies.com. Interested in learning how to use the BornFree® Microwave Sterilizer? Watch this video.

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[21 Apr 2011 | 12 Comments | ]
Photo Contest: Happy Easter!

Easter is just around the corner now and chances are you’ll spend the weekend getting adorable photos of your little one with bunnies, hunting for Easter eggs and spending quality time with family.

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[19 Apr 2011 | 2 Comments | ]
Join the BornFree® Paparazzi!

Join the BornFree® paparazzi! Upload a photo of our new Eco-Friendly bottles and you may win a 4-pack of Eco Deco bottles.