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How I Saved My Infant Daughter From Choking: One Mom’s Story

Our Infant CPR classes instruct caregivers to lay a choking infant face down and deliver 5 quick blows between the shoulder blades.

Tweet Last week Sonia Targontsidis told us that she used the skills she learned in her Isis Infant CPR class on her own daughter. We asked her to share her story so that other parents and caregivers could learn from her experience. Last Friday at my 9-month-old daughter’s’ doctor’s appointment, she had blood drawn from…

Pumpkin Smoothie Recipe: Thanksgiving in a Sippy Cup

Pumpkin Smoothie

Tweet Cinnamon Pumpkin Smoothie Serves Two Time: 5 minutes Place ingredients in a blender and puree until smooth. 6oz honey Greek yogurt 1/2 cup unsweetened canned pumpkin puree 1/2 tsp cinnamon 1-2 tbsp of honey 4 ice cubes What I love about this recipe is that it is fast, easy (no messy pots and pans)…

Finding a Preschool for Your Child: Tips and Advice From an Expert

Choosing a preschool

Tweet Almost one year ago my husband and I started our preschool search for our now three year old son.  This was going to be easy, I thought. After all, I have a graduate degree in psychology from Harvard University, I have worked in the field of education for 10 years and I am an…

Made With Love: 4 Unique Baby & Toddler Food Recipes From Isis Moms

Isis mom Bianca likes to make quiche for her toddler.

Tweet My baby really loved my baby food version of beef and broccoli – I simply pureed cooked ground beef (grass fed), steamed broccoli and white beans. I made a chicken stock with no salt and added a little bit of that to get the consistency right. Freeze in ice cube trays and thaw at…

How an Infant CPR Class Helped Me Save a Baby’s Life

Lily and her son

Tweet Earlier this month, Isis mom Lily Pantaleo posted the following message to the Isis Parenting Facebook Page: We were amazed, and immediately contacted her to get the whole story. Here it is: Everything happened very quickly. Along with watching my 7 month old, I was babysitting my best friends’ 10 month old who is…

Birth Story of Emery, by Leigh Ann: A Mind Body Birth

Leigh Ann and

Tweet Dear Isis Parenting, I wanted to share with you the great news of the birth of our daughter Emery Ann. She was born on May 28th at 1:40 am and she weighed 6.0 lbs. She was two weeks early and perfectly healthy. Our labor and delivery was an amazing experience and we are so…

Birth Story of Mila, by Tara

Mila

Tweet Mila’s birthday started in the early morning hours of May 10th. I woke up about 2am to go to the bathroom (how happy am I to have my bladder back!) and felt a little off. I went back to bed and woke up about 6am when my husband got up. My upper thighs were…

Birth Story of Lauren, by Heather

Lauren

Tweet Mind Body Birth instructor Becky Morgan recently received this letter from Heather, who gave birth using the mindful relaxation techniques she learned in class. I went into labor at 2am on Wed 5/18.  At 3am I woke Brett and said things were progressing, so we called the midwives and they said to come on…