| Jun 16, 2012
| 4:57 PM
I'm surprised more dads aren't as peeved as Dave Taylor.
He's a single father in a mother's world.
"Mothers are these extraordinary, selfless, mythic women," said Taylor, a father of three and author of the blog GoFatherhood. "Meanwhile, those dads...
| Aug 13, 2012
Suddenly, all eyes are focused on those black satchels that many of us received in the maternity ward after delivering babies: the formula swag bag.
Massachusetts recently became the second state, after Rhode Island, to ban these free bags in a bold move...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 9:54 AM
B's in a tizzy over breastfeeding
The two editors here at Queen B are strong and opinionated women. Surprised? Of course, you probably could guess that by reading this magazine.
The beauty of their relationship is that they don’t always...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 1:09 PM
Q: My school-age children have been sick with colds lately, and because of conflicting information in the news, I’m still unsure about which over-the-counter medications are safe to use. Can you advise?
A: Good question, and I agree that the...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 6:59 PM
Two recent items come to mind: the debate over how much time Yahoo's new CEO Marissa Mayer should take and NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg's push to make new moms breastfeed by taking away formula at participating city hospitals.
Marissa Mayer has become the...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 12:37 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Parents who search the Internet for advice on how to put their infants to sleep may often find misinformation, a new study suggests.
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and other experts have long had recommendations on...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 6:05 PM
The mosquito-borne West Nile virus has made its usual seasonal appearance across the United States. Mosquitoes in Virginia have tested positive for the disease, and the state Health Department reported two cases in adults in northwestern and...
| Sep 6, 2012
*1/2 (out of four)
You may assume “Samsara” is Latin for “movie I don’t plan to see” or “some random documentary I’ve never heard of.” Based on buzz, I hoped it would stand for, “Gorgeous, odd...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 4:41 AM
Millions of Americans with disabilities have gained innumerable rights and opportunities since Congress passed landmark legislation on their behalf in 1990. And yet advocates say barriers and bias still abound when it comes to one basic human right: To be...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 9:27 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — We've got dolls that wet, crawl and talk. We've got dolls with perfect hourglass figures. We've got dolls with swagger. And we've got plenty that come with itty bitty baby bottles.
But it's a breastfeeding doll whose suckling sounds...
| Aug 4, 2012
| 7:42 AM
More than 50 families took part in Saturday's second annual Big Latch-On to highlight breasfeeding in Grand Rapids.
The Big Latch-On featured a group of women breastfeeding babies at the same time and was followed by a Boobapalooza celebration to raise...
| Sep 12, 2012
When Elyse Anders had her first child five years ago, her doctor recommended withholding seafood, peanut products and strawberries from her infant son's diet to avoid food allergies.
But when she had a daughter three years later, the advice had changed...