Anchor Mom: Back-to-School Routine

Three and a half weeks in, and it finally feels like we’re starting to settle into a back-to-school routine. It wasn’t easy. That first week of school was a wake-up call that reality was about to set in. And it was a short week. Only three days, but that’s all it took to jolt me … Continue reading »

Anchor Mom: Baby Travels

Before baby: Wake up, get ready, head to airport and we are on our way. After baby: Wake up, get baby ready, try to shower, change diaper, load up car, feed baby, make sure you have all 1,000 baby items, drive to airport, change baby, feed baby, hope for priority boarding, find baby changing room, … Continue reading »

Anchor Mom: DIY Adventures

What was I thinking? Who was I kidding? Will we ever be done? I asked those questions many times between January 2014 and August 2014. You see, in January 2014 we closed on our home in the Santa Clara area. My husband and I shopped around for quite some time looking for a home, but  … Continue reading »

Shop Holds Kids Consignment Sale

  EUGENE, Ore. — Hundreds of Lane County parents are getting ready to race through the racks at a massive consignment sale. Volunteers are putting the finishing touches on the Itty Bitty Boutique Sale set to open Wednesday night at Camp Harlow. You’ll find hundreds of consigners selling their merchandise. There are 20,000 pieces of … Continue reading »

Graco Recalls Harness Buckles

Graco Children’s Products, Inc. says it is recalling some of its infant, toddler convertible car seats and harnessed booster seats. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says  the following models are affected: APRICA A30, SNUGRIDE, SNUGRIDE 30, SNUGRIDE 35, SNUGRIDE CLASSIC CONNECT, SNUGRIDE CLICK CONNECT 40. It says Graco is recalling certain rear-facing child restraints manufactured … Continue reading »

Baby Reading Recommendations

EUGENE, Ore. — Babies may not seem interested in bedtime book reading, but a new study backs up what most of us probably figured. Reading to newborns is highly recommended. The American Academy of Pediatrics is now weighing in on literacy. AAP will now recommend that pediatricians across the country tell parents to read out … Continue reading »

Anchor Mom: Are you a dog mother?

Am I a dog lover? YES! Am I a dog mother? YES! Sounds crazy, but I know all you pet parents will agree — caring for your dog or cat prepares you for parenthood. Pets have always been a part of my life. I’ve had several goldfish, a bunny named Freddy and three dogs. The … Continue reading »

Anchor Mom: Social Media Mom

We think Hailey has started teething. If you look at that picture you will see she is covered in drool–LOL! She is chewing on everything she can get her hands on, including our remote controls. I know there are a number of things I can do to help make her feel better, but I still … Continue reading »

Melissa Welcomes New Baby

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — On Friday we welcomed the newest member to the KEZI 9 News staff, Anna Lindsey Frey. Just like her mom, Melissa Frey, Anna is a morning person. She was born at 1:33 a.m. on Friday. She weighed eight pounds and two ounces and is 20 and a half inches long. Anna is … Continue reading »

Cost of Baby Sitting Going Up

Have you seen this report on the price of babysitting these days? I’m shocked to hear that the average cost of babysitting is up to $14.97! How much do you pay for babysitting? Do you tip? How often do you hire a baby sitter? You can check out the full story below: (CNN) If it … Continue reading »

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