Author: Emily Pratilla

Emily Pratilla is a developmental therapist, working with infants and toddlers. She lives with her baby daughter and husband in Texas.

I’m thrilled to have the opportunity to test out the Signature Large Tote Vessel bag. This bag has been the best addition to my everyday attire. As a new mom, it is important to me to have a bag that is big enough to fit my belongings, in addition to...

Is it over-the-top to say that I’m in love with the Glam Rosie Diaper Bag from Lassig? Never the woman to sport a traditional diaper bag, I laid eyes on the sophisticated Lassig model and fell hard. The company generously provided a sample of the product in rose and I’m pleased...

After being pregnant for 9 months, I was anxious to get back to what I considered my normal self and find “mommy products” that matched my style. I am someone who appreciates clothing apparel that is unique; a style that is not repeatedly displayed in every store. So, as you...

What sweeter way to commemorate a new baby’s birth than with a beautiful necklace inscribed with his or her name or birthdate? Plenty of this jewelry exists for new moms, but there’s something special about the Isabelle Grace line. Designed by a mom, Isabelle Grace is all about creating timeless,...

My young daughter is in a really neat stage of her development. Over the past few months, I’ve noticed growth in her problem solving, creativity, and pretend play skills. It’s almost as if I can see her wheels spinning as she attempts to figure out how something works. I’ve been...

Sophie the Giraffe ($24) is one of those classic toys that is a must-have for your toy collection. So, when given the chance, I jumped at the opportunity to test out Sophie with my 4-month-old daughter. Sophie is a particular favorite for my daughter because the toy is easy to...

I’ve been an avid runner my entire life. After having my daughter, I was anxious to find a stroller that would help bring together my new life of being a mother with my love of running. Of course, I double-checked with my doctor to ensure that my daughter would be...

My husband, baby daughter, and I share a shoebox-sized apartment. The very thought of excess baby items crowding up our limited space makes me feel as though the walls are closing in. So we hit a dilemma as soon as our little one started eating solids. We needed a place...