Pregnancy Magazine

Do You Need A Nanny Cam?

A few questions from someone on the other side of the lens

What do I think about nanny cams? I think if you’re using them for valid reasons in the short term, then go ahead. For example, if you’re extremely nervous about leaving your child with a “stranger” and initially want to ease your mind and […]

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Back to work? Take my advice—don’t despair, just prepare

Some women I’ve worked with have been thrilled at the prospect of returning to work after the birth of their baby. Others have been literally sick to their stomachs.

If you are one of those who really doesn’t want to go back to work and is anxious at the thought of leaving your child, might I […]

By |February 12th, 2015|Pregnancy Magazine|Comments Off on Back to work? Take my advice—don’t despair, just prepare

Child Safety

I know you are going crazy worrying about the safety/welfare of your little one, you had your way you would want to put him/her into a padded room and let them out when they are much for a long time, sorry not realistic.

You can’t house proof your child but there are some things that you […]

By |February 3rd, 2015|Pregnancy Magazine|Comments Off on Child Safety

Remember Sleep?

Whoever came up with the saying “I slept like a baby” had no children. Here are Nanny’s rules for getting some rest.

Are you one of those couples who take turns to soothing the baby to sleep? Are you having baby sleep on your chest in the rocker? Are you driving baby around in the car […]

By |January 12th, 2015|Pregnancy Magazine|Comments Off on Remember Sleep?

Dealing with breastfeeding bullies

Remember when the big question was “What’s your sign?” Well, once baby’s born, the big question may well be “Breast or bottle?” To the people who ask, I suggest you respond with, “Were you breastfed?”

I write this not to get into the breastfeeding vs. formula debate. We all know that breast is best. And I […]

By |November 12th, 2014|Pregnancy Magazine|Comments Off on Dealing with breastfeeding bullies

Nanny’s feng shui

1. Protect the crib
In feng shui, the furniture on which you spend the most time in a room—beds, desks, couches—should be placed into a command position. This means against a solid wall, on the far side of the room, not in the path of the door. For children, this can mean putting the crib in […]

By |October 12th, 2014|Pregnancy Magazine|Comments Off on Nanny’s feng shui

When baby plays favorites

All is fair in love and parenthood, so check your ego at the door when baby reaches for your spouse

Do you have a friend that you prefer to go shopping with and a different friend that you prefer to discuss the latest movies with? Basically, doesn’t one friend fulfill a certain need at a certain […]

By |September 12th, 2014|Pregnancy Magazine|Comments Off on When baby plays favorites

Is Health a joke?

When I think of dieting and exercising a few thoughts spring to mind, and they are usually jokes.

“I decided to take an aerobics class, I bent, twisted, gyrated, jumped up and down for an hour, but by the time I got my leotard on the class was over”

“Don’t forget you are what you eat ………….. […]

By |June 16th, 2014|Pregnancy Magazine|Comments Off on Is Health a joke?