Tag Archives: Parent Profile

How to Throw a Baby Shower During a Pandemic

Celebrations look a little different during this time of COVID-19, and baby showers are no exception. While the guests and games might be virtual, the warm intentions of celebrating new parents and their impending bundle of joy remain the same. “One of the benefits of a virtual shower is that people from far away can

Labor of Love: Parenting Tips from Veterans

After months of preparing for our new baby girl, my husband and I thought parenthood would come easily. I had studied everything from the scientific benefits of early peanut exposure to the environmental impact of disposable diapers. However, when we brought our little angel home from the hospital, we set her down gently in her

Grappling With Racism as a Parent

Finding a voice for speaking up, speaking out and embracing differences Earlier this year, amidst a storm of media attention they never asked for, local residents and business owners Adrian and Lori Iraola’s daughter shared this quote: “Every storm runs out of rain.” Now, they are standing strong as parents and community members more determined

Mom on the Run

If you ask new mom Rhonda Fields about her experience as a runner, she will laugh as she admits that she is retired from the sport.