Why You Should Consider Going Shoe-Free at Home
I went to a birthday party for a one year old at a friend's house a few years back, and was greeted at the door by a passive-aggressive sign that read "No Shoes in the House. Please Wear Socks or Hospital Slippers." (There was a big box of disposable surgical socks free for the ...read more
Kindergarten-Bound: 4 Tips to Prepare for the New School Year
And just like that… I have a Kindergartner. My little guy turned five last week, and I can hardly stand it! Where has the time gone? I can’t believe that in just about a month we’ll be walking into that big elementary school for the very first time—where he’ll be surrounded by ...read more
The UviCube: Say Bye-Bye to Bacteria, Baby!
When my firstborn would drop his binky on the floor, I’d practically go through a three-step sanitation process before popping the pacifier back in his precious little mouth... I’d clean every new toy thoroughly with hot water and organic cleanser before he so much as touched ...read more
How to Sanitize Smartphones & Other Tech
Have the cold and flu hit your household this winter too? If it has seemed like it's been a particularly brutal sickness season, you aren't alone. Lovely little viruses like influenza and norovirus have been making the rounds and according to the Centers for Disease Control & ...read more
Doctor On Demand: A “Trip” to the Pediatrician—Without Leaving the House!
Taking your child to the pediatrician is never a fun task. But taking your toddler to the pediatrician and carting along your newborn in the dead of winter is especially difficult—take it from me. Oh, and did I mention that our doctor’s office is 45 minutes away from where we ...read more