The Dine-In Date Night

Guest blog by Judy O’Connor, of Like Neighbors   Bringing home a new little human is an incredible bonding experience for you and your partner, but caring for your baby can also deplete your energy, time and budget for romantic dinners for two. It’s critical to...

Finding the Perfect Nanny

Guest blog by Amanda Rosenbloom, of The Nanny Network   Most parents envision a Mary Poppins type character when asked what the “perfect nanny” looks like. Sadly, she was a fictional character, but there is some solid advice that exists when thinking about hiring...

Summer safety…know about dry drowning!

As D.C. parents try to break the heat with some fun in the pool,it is important to review some safety tips for all caregivers. I recently learned more from my pediatrician, Dr. Nadine Idriss, about drowning that can occur after you leave the pool. This is also called...

Learn CPR with us!

CPR – short for cardiopulmonary resuscitation – is a vital skill for everyone to have – parent or not! It is thought that the vast majority (up to 80% per the American Heart Association) of cardiac arrests happen in the home or a public place. So...
Galactogogues…

Galactogogues…

Galactogogues Ever wonder what a galactogogue is?? And do you need one? Galactagogues are simply things that increase milk production. Often they are herbs such as fenugreek and blessed thistle, but can also be medications like metoclopramide. Some galactogogues are...