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 »

Anchor Mom: Summer Camps

I’ve started to get the annual emails from all the camps around town, reminding me that it’s time to sign up! I don’t know about you, but this is no easy feat in my world. It requires emails and phone calls and more emails and maybe a few follow up texts to see which of … Continue reading »

RiverBend’s Milk Drop Site Opens

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend is accepting donations for the Northwest Mothers Milk Bank of Portland, Tuesday. The milk drop site is the first of its kind in Lane County and serves as a crucial link between the milk bank and approved donors. “Breast … Continue reading »

My First Mother’s Day

I always wondered why moms needed a whole day of recognition. I mean, I knew they did a lot, but now I really know why. The first week after having Hailey, I immediately called my mom and apologized for everything I had ever done to her, and then I thanked her for being my mom. … Continue reading »

Happy Mother’s Day

                      My cup runneth over.  My heart is filled with joy.  This is the best Mother’s Day ever thanks to my son’s amazing Pre-K teacher, a mother herself. She knows how a homemade card can brighten a mother’s day.  On Friday I was invited to … Continue reading »

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