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Graco Car Seat Recall

Graco Car Seat Recall

Pretty sure this is the brand that we use. Crap.  Guess I need to check the model number when I get home. Graco Children’s Products Inc. has 8 different car seat models that they are recalling, from their My Ride 65 Convertible Child Restraint line. This recall will affect over 25,000 Graco units. According to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration,…
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Pinxav Diaper Rash Cream

Pinxav Diaper Rash Cream

Diaper rash and skin irritation – if you have a baby, you know these 2 things all too well.  There are a lot of creams and ointments on the market, prepared to help you with these ailments, but if you are looking for the best one (in my opinion) it is Pinxav (pronounced “Pink Salve”).  I’ll tell you why I…
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Portland Dad of 6 Tells It How It Is

Portland Dad of 6 Tells It How It Is

Jeremy Martin-Weber, of Portland, OR, has stirred up the internet with his recent social media post about parenting roles. From Martin-Weber’s Facebook Post: Jessica, the mother of our 6 children, is boarding an airplane as I type, headed out of town, out of state, for work for the next several days. Now to figure out who: – will cook and…
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More Dad Time Leads To Smarter Babies

More Dad Time Leads To Smarter Babies

A recent study, published in the Infant Mental Health Journal, took a look at a father’s interactions with their babies in the first 3 months of life and compared that with their cognitive development more than a year later. The researchers from Imperial College London, King’s College London and Oxford University found that the children who had very active and engaging…
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How Clean Is Your Toothbrush?

How Clean Is Your Toothbrush?

Does your toothbrush sit in a cup or holder on your sink, just feet from the toilet?  I think you know where this is going.  Studies have proven that your exposed toothbrush is subject to a variety of surface and airborne microbes.  It isn’t fun to think about, but the majority of our toothbrushes are contaminated. IntelliDent Toothbrush Shield Review…
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Google Didn’t Go To Medical School – Your Doctor Did

Google Didn’t Go To Medical School – Your Doctor Did

Alexa, what should my baby’s temperature be?  This is starting to become the norm in parenting – relying on Google to give you medical advice.  While this example is pretty innocent, studies have shown that parents tend to turn to Google for answers on their children’s symptoms, before asking a medical professional.  This can be harmful in a couple ways. First,…
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Dads Are Stepping Up More Than Ever

Dads Are Stepping Up More Than Ever

A recent global survey has proven that men today are more involved in childcare than ever before. In an article on Brainerd Dispatch, it was stated: Nearly 70 percent of people thought men had a “greater responsibility for the home and childcare” than they had ever had, according to a survey of 18,180 adults across 22 countries including India, United…
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5 Ways Your Infant Is A Jerk

5 Ways Your Infant Is A Jerk

We’ve all thought it.  I know that your kid is perfect, but let’s be honest – infants can be straight jerks sometimes.  I thought we’d take a moment to look at a few ways that your infant is a jerk. #1 Way Your Infant Is A Jerk Bedtime can be such an awesome time because it means that you finally…
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