Tag Archives: babies

Outdoor births coming to a television near you

Have you guys seen this new show Lifetime is working on right now? The network is calling it “Born in the wild” and it will feature women giving birth, unassisted and outdoors. Unlike some of the recent, unexpected births our fellow Mainers have experienced, these events are taking place on purpose. According to a press […]

To pack or not to pack

Oh, the hospital bag. It’s contents consumed my thoughts for weeks leading up to The Bug’s birth. A minimalist at heart, I didn’t want to bring things I wouldn’t actually need. I read countless lists, ended up overpacking just a little and now know what I’ll actually want to pack next time. For mom: :: […]

What’s wrong with Imogen?

And I’m back with another post about baby names, or one specifically this time – Imogen. According to Nameberry, Imogen is the top searched name of the first half of 2014, just like it was for 2013. However, it isn’t yet a top name. In fact, of the thousands of people who searched for Imogen […]

Flying solo (with an infant)

I wrote about my tips and tricks for flying cross-country with an infant a little while ago. But I’ve since returned from my first time doing it completely solo and let me tell you , if it could have gone wrong, it did. (Read: Blowout on the last flight home, teething baby and missing plane […]

Prepare your family for disaster in less than a day

Every year as death tolls from natural disasters rise, I find myself wondering what the three of us would do if mayhem struck. Would we be ready? Honestly, probably not (is anyone ever truly ready?), but it seems that with the addition of The Bug, I need to know we’re as prepared as possible. This […]

27 percent of Maine moms still breast-feeding after a year

According to a recent news report by CBS, Maine ranks #12 for best breast-feeding states in the country, just behind Minnesota. The rankings appear to be based solely off of percentage of moms still breast-feeding at 12 months. In Maine, that’s 27.6, based on data provided by the Centers for Disease Control. Nearby Vermont came in […]