Episode 37 | May 25, 2010

Baby Stroller Part 2

Graco, BOB, Phil and Ted’s, Orbit, UPPABaby, Charriot! What’s the perfect stroller or is there a perfect stroller? What are some things you should consider when stroller shopping? Plus, some listeners’ suggestions and recommendations on strollers.

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Episode 36 | April 27, 2010

Handling Relationships with Caretakers and In-Laws

Opinions and criticisms, either way sometimes new moms feel a little bombarded with friends and/or family advice. What’s the best way to say, “thanks, but no thanks”? What to do when you are unfairly criticized, and what to do when caretakers don’t follow through with your requests. Who should talk to the in-laws, you or your husband? Certified Parent Coach, Beth Morton, is this week’s expert.

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Episode 35 | April 25, 2010

Early Childhood Development and the Importance of Relaxing With Your Baby

What you should know about early childhood development. Learn how to better communicate with your baby, and some insight on how infants see the world. Plus, are high tech toys beneficial or not? And, the importance of relaxing with your baby. Mark Hamilton of is this week’s guest.

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Episode 34 | April 24, 2010

Loosing Weight After Baby

Is it realistic to expect to get back to your pre-pregnancy weight and body? When and how should you get started? How to rid yourself of the excuses? Plus, ideas to exercise with your kids, even your new baby and dealing with the guilt if you fail the first time. Arlene Pellicane author of Losing Weight After Baby: 31 Days to A New You, is our expert.

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Episode 33 | March 15, 2010

10 Things You Should Know about Taxes and Your New Baby

How does having a baby change your tax year?  When can you start claiming your new dependent?  Can you claim the babysitter, nanny, grandma, or even the new $800 stroller?What receipts and records should you keep? Itemize or standard deduction and how much is the child tax credit? Plus, how not to have to pay a load of taxes at the end of the year. CPA John Hart is this week’s expert.

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Episode 32 | March 15, 2010

What’s Up With the Microwave?

Should you stand in front of the microwave? What about microwaving breastmilk, baby food, bottles…? How does the microwave work? What is safe and not so safe to put in the microwave? What are plasticizers and can they be dangerous? Plus, using your microwave to sterilize. This week’s expert is Dr. Kristen Pangallo.

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Episode 31 | March 15, 2010

Baby Stollers! One or Many?

Researching baby strollers is time-consuming, but it is crucial! Knowing more about the different models can save you money, time and lots of frustration. Leyna and the crew share a few of their favorites and why? Is rear or front facing better? Why might you consider a frame only option instead of a “travel system”? Is there really a perfect stroller, and if you could build the perfect stroller what would it do?

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Episode 30 | February 9, 2010

Postpartum Birth Control

What is the optimal for our bodies to start thinking about having the next baby? Do I need to worry about birth control even if I am exclusively breastfeeding and my period has not returned? What are my options for preventing pregnancy? Will it interfere with breastfeeding? What is an IUD? Certified Midwife, Alisa Smallwood is this weeks expert and shines some light on the reality of it all.

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Episode 29 | January 26, 2010

Future Planning 101: Family Trusts and Wills

What would happen to my children if something were to happen to me and the father of our child? Who can I trust to take care of them? What can I do to make sure things are taken care of how I would want them to be? Attorney, Krista Dupps is this week’s expert.

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Episode 28 | January 21, 2010

Using Music Therapy to Communicate With your Child

Music therapists often use music to communicate to young children. This week Dayna Koehn MT-BC of Munchkin Musik shares how music can create an enriching and stimulating environment for your baby and how music can help children reach milestones or promote language. Plus, the major differences between listening to and making music and how it can be the glue to enhance your bond with your child.

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