Archive for May, 2010

Another day, another recall: Pediacare

Hope everyone is enjoying their holiday weekend. There has been a recall on some Pediacare children's products, so check your medicine cabinets. Here is the notification from the FDA: Blacksmith Brands and FDA notified healthcare professionals and patients about a nationwide recall of all lots of four PediaCare children's products. These products are sold exclusively […]


Expecting 411 OB/gyn author on KTLA Friday AM

Here she is! Our fantastic OB/Gyn co-author of Expecting 411: Clear Answers and Smart Advice for Your Pregnancy. Dr Michele Hakakha will be appearing on the KTLA morning show in LA tomorrow morning. Please tune in if you are in the LA area! She’ll share some practical tips on surviving pregnancy!


Expecting 411 is here!

I’m recovering today from the big event at Bookpeople yesterday! We kicked off the official book launch at indie bookstore Bookpeople, here in Austin. My kids are big Rick Riordan fans (of Lightning Thief fame) so they thought it was cool for me to share the marquis with him! Expecting 411 is now in stock […]


Expecting 411, 3 days away: Our first book review!

Read our first book review for Expecting 411 in the Austin American Statesman today! ‘Expecting 411’: Book release party on Saturday By Tara A. Trower | Wednesday, May 5, 2010, 11:03 AM Between two pregnancies and this parenting writing gig, I have read easily more than two dozen pregnancy books. Some are better than others. […]


Expecting 411, T-5 and counting

Well, the big day is just around the corner. Okay, it’s five days away, but who’s counting?! Expecting 411 makes its debut this Saturday, May 8 at local Austin indie bookstore, BookPeople. It will show up at Amazon and in bookstores nationwide in the weeks to come! Finally!!! (After two years of writing this book, […]


Major OTC Med recall for kids

The news report from this morning is that McNeil has had a major recall on numerous suspensions and liquid cold, allergy, and fever medications made for kids (which include Tylenol, Motrin, and Zyrtec to name a few). So, here is the link to the entire list of recalled products. Check your medicine cabinet and toss […]