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Total recall

Last month, I wrote about the many wonderful products out there to make baby’s life easier.  But the existence of all of these gadgets has a downside. Imported products have enabled parents to have access to cost-affordable goods to address all manner of baby needs, from feeding to sleeping to playtime.  But perhaps due to

Frank, freakiness and flannel

As soon as I could walk and fit into the smothering, “If you keep your head tilted up you can breathe.” bright orange life jacket, I have been heading north.  It was inevitable after bringing cousins, and an eclectic assortment of schoolmates, that I would one day request the company of testosterone.  My parents were

Never say never again

Parenthood involves a number of lessons. Sure, we teach baby how to sit, hold a spoon, and tell us “more” by pressing pudgy hands together. But as any parent knows, just as many lessons flow in the other direction. One of the ones we’ve had to learn is that new parents have to be flexible