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Flying with Babies & Toddlers - In-Flight

Flying with Babies & Toddlers – In-Flight

This is Part Three in a series about flying with babies and toddlers. This post is about time spent at the gate, boarding and during the actual flight. Check out Part 1 - Pre-Flight and Part 2 - Airport Security if you haven’t seen them.   At the Gate If your baby will be flying on your [...]

Ask the Mamas: 1st Solid Foods

Ask the Mamas: 1st Solid Foods

Each week we will ask our mamas a question from our readers that pertains to babies, toddlers, or parenting. Make sure to check back each Tuesday to see their responses! Do you have a question you’d like to ask the mamas? If so, send us an email with your question to askthemamas@mamasaywhat.com.   MSW reader Jackie [...]

Real Mama: Heidi Cullen

Real Mama: Heidi Cullen

Tell us a little bit about yourself… Well I grew up in a suburb of Minneapolis, Minn. I was always the athletic one; a competitive gymnast since age six. But a surgery in high school forced me to quit, so I started diving and cheerleading competitively. YES — Cheerleading! They needed a tumbler to throw [...]

Ask the Mamas: Teething

Ask the Mamas: Teething

Each week we will ask our mamas a question from our readers that pertains to babies, toddlers, or parenting. Make sure to check back each Tuesday to see their responses! Ask the Mamas: Teething Do you have a question you’d like to ask the mamas? If so, send us an email with your question to askthemamas@mamasaywhat.com.   [...]

TJ’s Birth Story

TJ’s Birth Story

TJ’s Birth Story Mama: Alex T. Stats: 6 lbs., 8 oz. Type of Birth: Vaginal, Drug-free Birth Location: Hospital Primary Care: Obstetrician Friday, October 9 At my 37 week OB appointment, I learned that I was 2cm dilated and 50% effaced. I knew I could remain 2cm for another few weeks, or I could go into [...]

Upcycled Baby Bottle Rattles

Upcycled Baby Bottle Rattles

Have some extra baby bottles hanging around your house that aren’t being used anymore? If your baby was anything like mine, we had to try a few brands until we found one that he would actually take. This left me with a lot of bottles that were only going to be dumped in the recycling [...]

Stokke HandySitt High Chair

Stokke HandySitt High Chair

When my husband and I were looking to add a high chair to our baby registry, we really had no idea what we were going to need. The only thing we knew for sure was that whatever high chair we got had to fit onto one of our existing chairs. Our kitchen was mcuh too [...]

Flying with Babies & Toddlers - Airport Security

Flying with Babies & Toddlers – Airport Security

This is part two of a series dedicated to advice on navigating airports with babies and toddlers; here is a link to Part 1 and Part 3. This post is all about going through airport security. It may only take a few minutes to actually get through, but the stress and headache it can cause is [...]

Real Mama: Lori Wright

Real Mama: Lori Wright

Tell us a little bit about yourself… I am a native San Franciscan, born and raised. I have six siblings: three that are adopted, two step, one half and a twin! I grew up a jock and a tomboy. I planned to become an engineer when I entered a prestigious, private tech arts high school. [...]

Real Mama: Danica Sullivan

Real Mama: Danica Sullivan

Tell us a bit about yourself… I’m 31 years old. I have a wonderful husband named Dan, who I have been with for almost 10 years. We have a gorgeous, lovable, busy nine-month-old son named James. I like to spend my days outside, enjoying the sunshine. I love to go for runs, walks to the [...]