Training your dog while parenting a little one doesn’t have to be as overwhelming as you might think. Whether you’re adopting your first canine companion or trying to teach your old dog new tricks, we’ve got some tips that can help you get through it.
For this week’s column, Dr. Gramma Karen asked Jack Levine to share a special Thanksgiving message. Jack Levine, is the founder of 4Generations Institute, an organization that promotes intergenerational policies and innovative programs to benefit families. Jack’s advocacy contributions are widely recognized.
It’s the most wonderful time of the year! We’re feeling even more festive than usual this season, so we are hosting our first-ever Winner Wonderland Holiday Giveaway! Mommybites has teamed up with our sister sites, NYMetroParents and S.I. Parent, in stacking up over $8,000 in prizes to give away to over 25 winners! That means […]
Whether it’s a preordained plan or a sudden emergency, babysitters are lifesavers when you need a helping hand. However, setting a fair price for your sitter can be a challenge. You must first consider several factors — after all, you want to attract the best help at a reasonable price. Here are questions to ask […]
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.
Bundle up the little ones! Old Westbury Gardens on Long Island is welcoming visitors of all ages to enjoy its first-of-its kind holiday light show. Shimmering Solstice opens November 20 and runs through January 9. Tickets are on sale now. The light show is presented by Catholic Health.
In many families, aunts and uncles often play critical roles in the lives of their nieces and nephews and their offspring. Dr. Gramma Karen tapped into her own family to get an accounting of the important roles these two “Favorite Aunties” play.
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.