Happy Birthday Seattle Mama Doc!

In the still-developing world of medical social media, milestones like one-year anniversaries are a real accomplishment. With that in mind, we’re very excited to congratulate Dr. Wendy Sue Swanson, known to the internet as the Seattle Mama Doc, on the first birthday of her blog.

Swanson covers a wide range of pediatric and parenting issues with a heaping dose of personality. Some of our favorite posts include:

Car seat safety

Chocolate formula marketed at infants

Balancing work, child rearing and caring for a sick parent

While you’re surfing the web, if you’d like to learn a little more about nutrition, head over to Nourish Interactive, a website dedicated to providing great information about health, exercise and their relation to overall health. Founded by Maggie LaBarbera, a former ICU nurse, the site is dedicated to obesity prevention by helping families avoid childhood weight gain before it becomes an issue. Check out the site for kids’ games, tips for parents on making healthy meals and a blog from Maggie, good stuff!

The writers at Mamapedia and Bostonmamas are consistently releasing quality parenting advice, mom-centric stories and deals on all types of kid friendly products. They’re great online resources for moms, dads and anyone else with a child in their life. Check them out online, and make sure to sign up for their respective twitter feeds (@mamapedia and @bostonmamas) for up to the minute info on all things parenting.