Keiko Zoll

Keiko Zoll is a writer, designer, advocate, geek and all-around sassypants, blogging about parenting, geek chic, and living an inspired life at Good Strong Words. She's mom to Judah and wife to high school sweetheart, Larry (collectively known as Team Zoll). Keiko is also the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of The Infertility Voice. She is best known for her lullabies, Sunday morning pancakes, Instagram-ing way too many photos of food, and obsession with mason jars.Follow Keiko's adventures on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Google+.

Baby Names from the First Babies of 2015!

I love how a baby in a diaper (and sometimes top hat!) is a commonly associated symbol with the New Year – it’s just too cute! And for lots of maternity wards around the country, it’s a big deal when the first baby of the year is born. What better place to get inspiration for baby names then from these brand new babies with January 1st birthdays!

Click on through for the names of the first 12 babies born across the United States in 2015, listed in order of their birth time.

When Your Baby Foodie Becomes a Picky Eater

We are not shy that since Judah started solid foods, he’s been interested in trying all new and different foods, flavors, and textures. From Brussels sprouts to pad thai, Judah has surprised us with all the different things he’ll try – that is, until recently. It’s become apparent that our once baby foodie has become a picky eater – and here’s how we’re keeping mealtimes as fun and filling as we can!

5 Warm Winter Breakfast Ideas for Toddlers

Winter mornings are tough: it’s cold, it’s dark, and you just want to stay all warm and snuggled for just five more minutes. As much as I love to sleep in on winter mornings, Judah does too! The colder the morning, the more he wants to stay in bed. Since we both have to get up and go for the day, here are five yummy breakfast ideas that’ll keep your little one’s belly warm and full!

A Stunningly Detailed Toy Story Inspired Nursery

Toy Story is such a great trilogy of movies. The themes on power of friendship, belonging and growing up aside – it’s also a beautifully made designed movie, too! Andy’s room is a perfect inspiration for a little boy’s nursery, from its bright blue walls to other primary color touches. Here is one Toy Story inspired nursery that has an amazing attention to detail!

3 Reasons Why We Love Wooden Toddler Toys

When you think of a classic baby toy, what comes to mind? For me, it’s baby blocks: those iconic wooden blocks with letters carved into or painted onto them. But there’s so much more to wooden toys than just rosy retro images of baby blocks. Here’s why we love wooden toys for our toddler.

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