Take-Your-Baby-To-Work-Day, Everyday (Or, Do it Like Missourians Do)

A Missouri company lets parents take their newborns to work all day, every day, until they’re six-months-old.  Check it out:

CNN Video: Babies at work: Parents more productive?

I think this is fantastic.  Why?  [Read more…]


San Fran Considers Circumcision Ban

San Francisco may let voters decide whether to ban the procedure that removes an infant boy’s foreskin, often before he leaves the hospital.

CBS News reports:

The proposal would make it a misdemeanor to perform circumcision on a male under the age of 18 within the city. Anyone who ignored the ban would face a $1,000 fine and a year in jail.

Supporter Leo Schofeld tells CBS: [Read more…]

Don’t Say Gay (Includes Taped Interview with TN State Senator Stacey Campfield)

Tennessee State Senator Stacey Campfield has proposed a law:

SB0049 Abstract: Education, Curriculum – As introduced, prohibits the teaching of or furnishing of materials on human sexuality other than heterosexuality in public school grades K-8. – Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6, Part 10.

My friend, Rene Syler, the Good Enough Mother, brought it to my attention this morning, and it caught my attention like a whiplash.  First, I thought, these are policy issues that should be managed at a local level, by local school boards made up of members elected by the communities they serve.  Then I thought… [Read more…]

Bookmark This!

Oh, yeah.  This is gonna come in super handy to parents of small kids… 

Acetaminophin Dosage Chart

I could never remember the dose and had to check every. single. time. I gave my baby medicine.  I still do, actually.  So, thank you, Parents Magazine.

PS…Do not ever give your baby or toddler any kind of aspirin product.  This is why.