We live in a time where a lot of us drive almost everywhere: to the store, to school, to activities, to Grandma’s house. Keeping kids, and the whole family, safe in and around cars is essential.
Your instincts as a parent help keep your kids secure and content. But, childproofing a home is more complicated than you might expect.
It’s why the old saying: “If you want to get something done, ask a busy mom” is tried and true. It also tends to mean that, in order of priority, moms tend to put themselves last. So while everyone else’s needs are taken care of, day in and day out, theirs tend to fall by the wayside.
Looking for a Valentine’s Day recipe that doesn’t contain food dyes? Make these delicious and nutritious pancakes for your kids. This recipe is a great way to incorporate beets and have little ones try them for the first time.
I received several comments about my column, “Aunt Needs Help Dealing With Loss.” Several readers said they were not expecting the focus of my response to be what it was. Other readers shared their personal experiences about the loss of a sibling.
From the moment you bring baby home, you need to think differently about safety, even within the friendly environment that is your home. You’ve probably always thought of your home as a warm, comforting and welcoming space. But with a baby or small child, there could in fact be hazards that never crossed your mind before.
Love it or hate it, winter rolls around every year. For families who live in colder climates, it brings with it several things that can adversely affect the wellness of you or your children. Keeping the following advice in mind and taking preventative steps will help ensure your family spends the wintertime in good health.
As you care for your newborn, you begin to recognize what their cries mean. You develop a sense for when the baby is sleepy, hungry, gassy, sick or in need of a new diaper. But sometimes you can’t console them, no matter how much you try.