Car seat regulations are hard to keep up with and manage, especially because they are constantly changing and are different state to state. Keep this checklist, compiled with the help of Shane Bland, certified car seat safety technician through Safe Kids Worldwide Westchester, and Greg Durocher, CEO and child passenger safety technician instructor at Safe Ride 4 Kids, on your fridge, in your glove compartment, in your purse, or wherever you will remember to reference it for properly purchasing, installing, and putting your child in a car seat.
Grandparents are often in the best position to help identify and address domestic abuse. What are some specific things grandparents should look for to confirm their suspicions of possible abuse and violence going on?
From coding apps to baby toys, and high chairs to skin products for mom – here are some of our favorite products this week!
Getting back into shape after having a baby is a daunting task for any new mother. To regain energy and confidence, you should first understand the important relationship between physical activity and proper nutrition. A better understanding of how these components work together, and knowing how to put them into action will help moms feel happier and healthier as they get their groove back post-baby.
I need some advice. Since I was a kid my mom and I have been best friends, always doing routine things together every weekend, like going to the movies or going shopping. She used to tell me to build relationships outside of our relationship, but my full focus was on her and I had no interest in anyone else.
Recently I did an interview with a mother of twins, who baffled me. She had given birth to twins naturally, without pain relief, and was hesitant about using the term “painful” when talking about the process. She was in labor for less than three hours, and she walked out of the delivery room with her babies.
Watching kids learn to talk is a wonderful, mystery-filled process. It can also be filled with worry and curiosity for parents. Many children learn to talk at their own pace, some talking a bit later than their peers, and that’s perfectly OK.
I think the fork in the road for you is to either continue to be passive and harbor all the understandable hurt you feel, or, to take some actions that might improve your chances of having access to your grandchild in the years ahead. I have four actions to suggest.