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Ask Grandma Maggie

Parenting & Childcare Advice
Peggy Moss (1933-2014), also known as Grandma Maggie, penned a parenting column on this site for many years. Back by popular demand, we are republishing the column, sharing with you the best of Grandma Maggie’s parenting and childcare advice.
Unfortunately Grandma Maggie is no longer able to take questions.

pregnancy
I’m having triplets!

Hi Grandma Maggie,

I got pregnant about three months ago, and my husband and I just got back from a doctor’s visit and just found out that we are going to have triplets. We are not that prepared for three children right away, but family and friends have said that they will help. [Read more...]

How do I tell my family when I’m pregnant?

Dear Grandma Maggie,

My husband and I have been together for six years (married for three). I am only 25 years old, but we both want to be young parents. We have been talking about starting a family for a while, but the response from family and friends has been very negative: “You have plenty of time for kids,” “You’re too young to have children now,” “just enjoy each other while you can,” etc. [Read more...]

Baby Tech’s 2015 Gift Guide

Looking for that perfect gift for your favorite baby, pregnant woman, or older child? Here’s a year-end review of our favorite Baby Tech items from 2015.

For pregnant women:

Leachco’s Snoogle Total Body Pillow. ZenKids’ stroller organizer. Infant Optic’s Video Baby Monitor with night vision Salter’s 914 Electronic Baby & Toddler Scale Giraffe Razor Extension Handle Baby Shower Planner app. [Read more...]
Jana Kramer is Expecting a Baby Girl!

The celebrity baby girl trend continues!  A week after announcing her pregnancy with husband Michael Caussin, country singer Jana Kramer revealed that the happy couple are seeing pink!  Writing for People’s baby blog, she wrote that the couple’s eagerness to find out the sex of their baby led to them taking a blood test at 9 weeks.  [Read more...]

Sara Foster of 90210 and Barely Famous is expecting her second child!

According to US Weekly, Sara Foster and her husband, professional tennis player Tommy Haas, are expecting their second child.  The couple are already parents to a four-year-old daughter, Valentina.  The actress has yet to confirm her pregnancy, but did recently tweet her appreciation for Netflix’s new maternity/paternity leave program, writing: “It’s good to work for #Netflix.”

The 90210 alum recently told BuzzFeed that life after baby was a little less glamorous. [Read more...]

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