When we talk about our organs, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Heart? Lungs? Maybe even the brain! It’s easy to forget that the one organ we see everyday falls into that category. All hail the SKIN.
September is #NationalBabySafetyMonth. As parents, nothing is more important to us than the safety of our MAM babies. In conjunction with our friends at top baby registry site Guguguru, we are posting safety tips throughout #JPMABabySafetyMonth to help raise awareness of key things we can all do to protect our babies.
Whether consuming alcohol while breastfeeding is safe for your child is a lifelong debate. In reality, the safest option to avoid any damage to your newborn or toddler is to avoid drinking alcohol. However, doctors assure that if mommies learn to consume alcohol without making it interfere with their breastfeeding patterns, they can have the occasional drink or two.
You’ve just given birth to your beautiful baby. Things are both chaotic and wonderful, but you have very little chance to take care of you. Getting sleep feels like a luxury, let alone finding time to exercise!! And yet, your body has changed, and it would be wonderful to work on how to get back into shape after your pregnancy.
Every parent wants to keep their child safe in the car, but there is so much to learn about car seats.
Mommybites was lucky to have Greg Durocher, the Founder and CEO of Safe Ride 4 Kids, speak to us about some of the most important facts.
A child spends an average of 30 hours a week in front of a screen. Computers, digital tablets and smartphones seem to invade the visual and mental space of children, some becoming very dependent. The TV or tablet is not harmful in itself. You just have to use them in good intelligence.
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?