Ladan Rashidi, Editor.
Ladan is a British mother of two, who moved to California in 2008 to live with her husband. Born and raised in London, she has the very British sarcastic sense of humor and is always laughing at herself. And her husband. None of her previous workplaces prepared her for becoming a mother and having the two most demanding bosses in the world, but also the cutest.
Ladan's Latest Posts
Did you know that more than 740,000 children and youth are treated in hospital emergency departments as a result of violence each year? That’s more than 84 every hour, according to the CDC. Child abuse is happening all the time, as children are too afraid to tell anyone that it is happening to them. An organization [...]
From the title of this, you might think that I’m going to talk about how wonderful it is to have two kids playing together (they’re only 2.5 years and 7 months, but my toddler does play with her brother) or how much my love has grown or some other soppy kind of stuff. Not quite. [...]
Have you ever looked at your toddler and thought “You should be a police officer with all those questions!” I go through this kind of thing everyday with my 2.5 year old, and so I started listing all the jobs we should be outsourcing to toddlers. I don’t just mean if they paint, they should [...]
If you haven’t heard about Amber Dusick and her blog over at www.crappypictures.com, then you have got to come out from under that rock and join the world. Amber started a blog about her day-to-day experiences with her two sons, now aged 5 and 2, using (in her words) crappy illustrations, and people loved [...]
Cradle cap, or as doctors call it, seborrheic dermatitis, is a very common condition in babies that is not painful or contagious. It isn’t known yet what causes these yellow or brown crusty flakes to appear on the head of the baby, but it can be a concern for first time parents. There are so many [...]
Who said Brits don’t have a sense of humor?! BMW UK posted this photo to their Facebook page on Monday with the following caption: With a royal baby due this summer, we’re proud to announce the launch of our limited edition BMW P.R.A.M (Postnatal Royal Auto Mobile), a masterpiece in family-focused technology. Available [...]
When my son was born, I told the nurse at the hospital that I wanted to see a lactation consultant because he wasn’t latching correctly. She told me there wasn’t one available that day, assured me he was fine, and that I just needed to reposition him. Having just given birth and being very emotional, [...]
The very words “clean up” probably produce a deep sigh for most parents. Let’s face it- getting children to clean up is tricky. It’s fun to play with the toys, but who wants to put them away? Not me, that’s for sure. A toddler is not going to clean up every mess perfectly, or [...]
After Hollie posted the video of her cool new bunk beds, we thought it would be fun to round up some of our favorites that are currently on the market. And there are so many! Bunk beds come in different heights and sizes, some with storage, some with fun themes, and in all different wood [...]
My five month old son just started saying “dada.” It is the most adorable, heart-warming sound I have ever heard. My heart is telling me to enjoy this moment. But my brain knows better. You see, I have a 2 year old daughter. And with her, being my first child, every milestone was met [...]