The Importance of Teaching Social Skills While academics are a large part of school, there are other factors that will determine the future success of students—especially in our rapidly changing world. Strong social skills, leadership capabilities, and the ability to adapt and think critically are crucial to professional prowess—and should be instilled at a young […]
Protecting your baby gets tougher when he or she gets the ability to crawl and/or walk. Suddenly the most normal parts of your home present new dangers – especially in the bathroom. That’s because, to a crawling baby or growing toddler, the bathroom is a curious space worth exploring. Your child wants to open doors, […]
Raising a child with special needs can be stressful and difficult. Remember that you are not alone, and you have so much love and support for you and your little one all around you. Here are some useful tips for parenting a child with special needs.
A Mommybites reader asks Dr. Gina Lamb-Amato: My baby is having sleep problems – what can I do? Getting your baby to sleep can be challenging and stressful. Some babies go to sleep when you put them down and never have sleep issues. Some babies may not initially demonstrate trouble with sleeping, but will suddenly […]
If one thing is true, it’s that being a new mom-to-be is one of the most overwhelming periods in your life, and you’re bound to make some mistakes along the way. The good news is, you won’t be the first person to mess up. Take note of these five common mistakes women make during their first pregnancy so you can have a healthy pregnancy.
By implementing simple routines and transitions at home, parents can help prepare their young children for preschool.
“W” sitting is a terrible position for your toddler and even extends through adolescence. This position is when he sits on the floor on his bottom with his legs out to the sides in the letter “W”.
A Mommybites reader and concerned parent asks: My child has, umm, found herself. My mom says that I must make her stop and put her in time out. My friend says let her be. What do I do? Ahh, yes. We think we have time before we have to talk to our kids about masturbation. […]