Day: August 22, 2014


The New-Mom Guide to Protecting Baby From the Sun

As you well know, your baby’s skin is incredibly delicate, making it extra sensitive and likely to burn: “Babies should be in the sun as little as possible,” says Laura Calili, M.D., pediatrician with Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health. Plus, babies aren’t great at regulating their internal temperatures because their nervous systems aren’t fully […]

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DIY Yogurt Melts for Baby

When your little one is starting solids you’ll probably be looking for a variety of finger foods for him or her to practice self feeding with. However, it’s not always easy to find something that’s yummy and readily available, but not full of chemicals. Try making these homemade yogurt melts! This recipe makes a bunch […]

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What it’s like being a young black man in America

This guest post is by Wesley Hall. It is a repost from last year because I think it bears repeating in light of current events. Man, I’m just glad I had a mom who gave me the realness from a young age. I can remember thinking she was so stuck in the past for telling me that […]

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Tomato, Peach & Watermelon Panzanella Salad

Earlier this summer my husband and I had a delicious panzanella salad at a local restaurant. Most panzanella salads incorporate tomatoes and bread; however, this version was interesting.  It featured not only tomatoes but also peaches and watermelon. It was really an unexpected combination — but so delicious. I thought I would try to re-create […]

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Roasted Garden Tomato Sauce

Tomatoes, tomatoes.  August is when I typically have them going absolutely bonkers in the garden, but I’m also so busy with back to school stuff that I just don’t have time to do a giant canning project.  I like to do something with them so they don’t go bad so I often turn to roasting […]

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What To Read While Expecting, 15 Top Pregnancy Books!

With all of the pregnancy and parenting how-to books on the market, shizz can get confusing. And it can be even more confusing when you’re a first-time mom. With that in mind, we’ve gathered some of the greatest new-mama must-reads that will help answer all of your questions (and then some), and help prepare you and your partner for […]

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Free screening passes: Island of Lemurs: Madagascar [Portland]

Friday surprise for Portland Parenthackers! I’ve got a download code for free advance screening tickets for ISLAND OF LEMURS: MADAGASCAR, playing tomorrow in IMAX 3D, 8/16, at 11am at Regal Bridgeport Village! Thanks to the PR folks at Allied THA for setting this up — this is awesome. (Bonus: Morgan Freeman narrates. Here’s the official […]

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