3 Things To Start Taking Back For Happier Parenting

Food “I always end up giving my food to my child.” Does this sound familiar? We are not talking about sharing, or a bite, but giving your snack or meal away. Your child just ate her snack, he just had his lunch, but now they are looking at you and your food. You. The food. You. The food. All you wanted was to eat your orange, sandwich or crackers in peace, but then your tiny human wants it. CAN’T I JUST EAT THE WHOLE THING JUST THIS ONCE?! Try this: “No, this is mine. I would like... read more

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Connections Available: Using Technology To Strengthen Family Ties

Raising families in today’s technology-driven society can be daunting. We hear tales of cyberbullying, sexting, identity theft, and child predators that can leave us questioning if our devices deserve a place in our family life. While the threats posed are … read more

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From Sniffles to Stitches: Caring for Your Child’s Health – Teleclass Re-cap

As a parent, your child’s health is of the utmost importance. This week, we held a very important and informative teleclass on caring for your child’s health, generously sponsored by Pager and expertly presented by Kim Henderson, MD, JD, experienced … read more

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Kids and Hair Care

Parents are very fond of their children’s hair. Oftentimes, for little girls and their moms (even dads), fixing hair is a way to bond. Braids, ponytails, pigtails, and other fun hairstyles requiring colorful pins and ribbons never fail to amuse. … read more

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Healthy Living at Natural Products Expo East

A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of attending the Natural Products Expo East in Baltimore. I was blown away right from the start! Upon arriving, there were vendors already outside, handing out samples of their delicious products. Once … read more

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Ask Dr. Gramma Karen: Grandparents Take Grandchildren to Church Against Parents’ Wishes

My husband, Ron, and I have a son and a daughter, Marge, who is four, and Brett, who is six. Ron’s parents, my in-laws, are wonderful grandparents and love spending time with Marge and Brett, often having them for sleepovers. … read more

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Breastfeeding Basics: Teleclass Re-Cap

We recently held an enlightening and helpful teleclass for expectant and new moms, generously sponsored by Lansinoh and expertly presented by Certified Lactation Counselor (CLC), Gina Ciagne. Gina covered such topics as preparing for breastfeeding before baby arrives, tips to … read more

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Best Toys For Teething Babies

What does an egg in a sock have to do with a teething baby? Long ago, superstition held that if you put an uncooked egg in a dirty baby sock, and then put that sock in the nursery, it would … read more

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