Infant Bathing Techniques, Part 2: Newborn Bath Safety

Hey guys, this post is the second in a series I'm writing called Infant Bathing Techniques to provide a little guidance in the world of infant bath times. As a new parent, I remember feeling a tad lost about the whole bath time gig with my newborn baby. I felt like a lot of who … Continue reading Infant Bathing Techniques, Part 2: Newborn Bath Safety

Bathing (st)Ages, Part 1: A Few Days Old

I didn't know what to call this post, so I compromised. 🙂 This series is mainly aimed at new parents who are starting newborn bathing rituals. If you're reading this and your baby fusses about getting wet, and she or he is older than 6 months, I'd love to hear from you and help. Keep reading, … Continue reading Bathing (st)Ages, Part 1: A Few Days Old

Thinking Like a Boat Mom: Rules

This weekend, Molly and I visited the Seattle Boat Show. Boat Dad Trevor will be there both weekends with his sponsor, Centurion, which translates to, "Trevor is loving life, sitting in boats with friends who love boats, sharing all he knows and loves about boats with other boat lovers." I say this with adoration for him and I'm serious; … Continue reading Thinking Like a Boat Mom: Rules

The Swim App by American Red Cross

I’m pretty pumped about the American Red Cross’s “Swim” app. It’s available to download for FREE on the App Store, and provides parents with a checklist for tracking swimming progress starting at the preschool level. (I can happily report I’ve already geeked out... I set up a profile for Molly and checked off “blowing bubbles.” … Continue reading The Swim App by American Red Cross