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Admirably imperfect mom of the week: Stefanie Wilder-Taylor

Saturday, July 11th, 2009

It’d hard to be funny when you’re hanging out with tiny people who see no compelling reason to avoid gaping pits, ravenous dingoes, speeding Camaros, and large houses made of gingerbread. The parenting experience more typically facilitates freaking out, not the writing of a bestselling humor book. So when someone like the truly hilarious Stefanie […]

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The breastfeeding guilt-trip irks a certain mommy!

Wednesday, April 15th, 2009

Friend of PBH Lynn Harris (rhymes with “hilarious”) reports with uncharacteristic sobriety on the ongoing “bottle or breast” debate over on “Anyone remember the 2005 public health campaign comparing not breast-feeding to riding a mechanical bull while pregnant?” she asks. If breast is indeed best, then breast-feeding advocates would do well to stop calling […]

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The stroller has two faces

Monday, March 2nd, 2009

An Op-Ed piece in today’s New York Times reports on another unforeseen danger: The Forward-Facing Stroller. Apparently, if your baby rides facing away from you, he will hear fewer of your little encouraging comments, such as, “See, Siegfried, that is the correct way to fold a stack of Baby Gap t-shirts.” And will instantly fall […]

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