There are many ideas for creating a calming bedroom for a baby or toddler. And there are many reasons to do so. A main one is better sleep.
About 20 years ago I was thrilled to have Random House publish my parent guide, The Happiest Baby on the Block. In it, I shared my belief that one of the most important things for new parents to understand was a pretty unknown idea called the fourth trimester. Today, that obscure name has so thoroughly penetrated the minds of parents and doctors that the celebrated Merriam-Webster dictionary has included it in their newest edition …and I could not be prouder.
When thinking of possible baby names, some expecting parents look at family history, celebrities or seasons. Others get baby name inspiration from…flowers.
Halloween may be the most fun holiday for kids. One of the best things about Halloween is the creativity exhibited in the costumes. Must give parents much credit for that! We’ve pulled together some of our favorite creative costume ideas from Instagram. Enjoy!! And be sure to ENTER your costumed kids in our sister’s site’s […]
People often ask, “When is the best time to start reading to a baby?” The simple answer is, “Right now.” And if you think reading out loud to your wee one is just a way to bond, think again. A local expert details four proven and long-lasting benefits of reading aloud to babies. New parents […]
It can be tough to find the time to play when you have a to-do list a mile long — and busy moms know that feeling all too well. However, ensuring you get the time to have some fun with your kids is important, both for you and for them. Playing with your kids is […]
Is soy bad for you? I know this may come as a surprise to some of you, but there are many soy foods and products that you should avoid, such as: soy milk, soy-based formulas, soy cheese and soy yogurt. These products are extremely processed and should not be consumed. In addition, the soy protein […]
Many parents report feeling unprepared for the obstacles they encounter once the baby’s born, which often causes distress and feelings of discouragement. Books on what to expect can be helpful but the truth is that the baby has not read them. Sometimes the best help you can get is from someone who’s been there before.