You may or may not know this, but about 5 months ago LongLeanFamily moved to Boston. My husband and I met here in 2006 and loved it but due to job issues we moved to a cute “country” town in the Hudson Valley of NY, my husband’s stomping grounds. For the next few years, all […]
Longleanbaby has reached a big milestone…she turned 1! On her first birthday, Babycenter.com sent me their regular automated email, this time it was about “my toddler“. All of a sudden my baby is a toddler? So, of course I had to check this out. From Wikipedia, “a toddler is a young child (1-3 yrs old) who […]
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My local moms network picked up on recent news from Europe discussing the banning of foam puzzle mats due to the presence of a toxic material, formamide.
Article from EuroNews, “Belgium is to ban the sale of all foam puzzle mats for babies and toddlers, citing tests showing they contain a cancer-causing chemical. Formamides are used to soften the foam in the mats but are corrosive and can be deadly.
I have been a mom for almost a year (oh my!). The cliché is true—it does go fast…and yes, you’re never really prepared. The last 10 1/2 months have brought many exciting, scary, crazy challenges; challenges that have all been opportunities for me to grow, to improve, to be better…and I have been up for […]
Life has been hectic these past few months! I went on a week vacation in May and ever since I’ve felt like I can’t catch up. I talk to a lot of moms and they all say pretty much the same thing: you’ll never really catch up, enjoy your new life in organized chaos. […]
LongLeanBaby is 15 weeks old now and I’m finally getting motivated to go green and cloth diaper. Throughout my pregnancy I was determined to cloth diaper LLB right from the time she was born, but that grand plan, along with many others, went out the door! I was exhausted and I thought it was easier […]