Lexi Petronis 

Lexi Petronis gave up her Manhattan editor lifestyle for the desert, where she lives with her husband and two children (the move has also saved a fortune on anti-frizz hair products). She's a health blogger for Glamour, reviews the newest and coolest products for Cool Mom Picks, and writes about everything from nutrition and beauty to family and fitness for places such as BabyZone, Everyday Health, and Woman’s Day. She's also the author of 47 Things You Can Do For the Environment (Zest Books, 2012).

5 Unique Ways to Celebrate Baby’s Firsts

For babies, all those firsts happen fast and furious: the first coo, the first giggle, the first step. As a parent, you don’t want to forget any of them — but that doesn’t mean you have to settle for just posting them on Facebook or YouTube. Go for something more creative. After all, you only get one chance to capture a first.

Mom and Baby in Front of Laptop

8 Things to Save in Baby's Book

At first, when Baby is brand new, you want to keep anything that has to do with him: every congratulations card, the umbilical cord stump, the teensy (but clean!) diaper. It’s only later — when the baby book is practically bursting apart — that you realize that you don’t need to save absolutely everything. Here’s a foolproof guide to knowing what to keep.

Newborn Footprint Hospital Record

Easter Fun for Your Little One

Babies may not be old enough to eat real candy, but Easter is filled with enough eye candy to keep them engaged and delighted. Here are eight (sugar-free) ways to have fun with your baby this Easter.

Easter Egg Shakers

Waiting Games: Fun Ways to Pass Time in Lines

Disneyland was made for kids, but that doesn’t mean the lines were. Here’s how to keep your little one entertained while you’re in wait-mode.

Go Out and Play: Month by Month

A month-by-month guide to keeping your baby (and you!) entertained, all year round.

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