Babies

Information about babies, baby gear, and having babies in Dallas.

Background Our current US baby formula shortage became apparent during COVID supply chain disruption and worsened after major recalls. In reality, this manmade disaster was in the making for decades. The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)...
What Happened to Our Village? We once lived in supportive villages that rallied around expectant and new mothers to impart wisdom, assume household responsibilities, care for older children, and encourage breastfeeding. Today, many mothers live in isolation in sprawling metroplexes...
Over the last year, more and more families are breaking free of their homes to set off on new adventures; a welcome escape from the monotony of the day-to-day routines that took over during from the pandemic. My family has...
Whether you run, jog, or walk, 'tis the season for getting outdoors and breaking a light sweat without risk of heat stroke. Take advantage while you can! The perks? Mama gets an hour of free exercise without needing childcare, baby...
We're all moms here, right? And for moms, there's nothing quite like talk of diapers and poopy to chill our hearts, sadden them occasionally, or bring us to new heights of joy when we're finally done with them. As...
You’re pregnant! Or maybe a family member or friend is, and you’re looking for ideas on what to get her. The baby products industry is huge and sometimes confusing. From the must-haves like car seats to the hilarious products...
I was helping a new mama friend with her baby registry the other day. And as I thought back on my own registry from eight years ago...aside from the crib, there is ONE item that has been my most...
So, you’ve got a brand-new baby who is spending most of their time eating, filling their diaper, and sleeping...or not sleeping.  Some newborns are natural sleepers, while others struggle from the start. Regardless of how it starts, there are lots...
It’s the time of year we all start thinking about holiday gifts! In my opinion, there’s nothing better than giving the gift of sleep.  Here’s a roundup of my favorite sleep-inducing gifts: The Ollie World Swaddle: One of my favorite...
It’s not a fun topic to talk about, but very much needed when you’re a parent. October is SIDS Awareness Month. A safe sleep environment can help reduce the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome and other sleep-related causes of...
This post has been sponsored by myKIDSdds to provide more information about a very common dental problem among children. We hope this guest post provides helpful answers for our readers!  I am writing this for any mother who really wants...
Before my first son was born, I planned to breastfeed him. I certainly didn’t know what to expect or how to prepare, so I did what every (elder) millennial does, and I researched on the internet. I added the...

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Looking for swim lessons in Dallas? Our guide features local swim lessons for all ages and abilities, from infant to adult.