Bringing baby home from the hospital is scary for first-time parents for many reasons, so baby proofing your home in the month before your due date will give you a little extra peace of mind.
Sometimes in class when I announce we are going to work on mantras as a pain management tool, I get some eye rolling, as if I am asking the students to start bowing down to Buddha. While mantras in their true sense are from the Vedic Hinduism period and chanted in sanskrit, the mantras we […]
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.
Yesterday, we had a woman in class who was one day past her due date. She had a look of defeat on her face and was completely unsettled by the situation. She explained that her first baby was two weeks early so she had expected the same would be true the second time around. There […]
Leaving your baby with a babysitter can make you very anxious and stressed. It is often hard to leave your baby with someone else. One question that often comes up for concerned mothers is what information to leave for a babysitter. Knowing that your sitter is prepared for any situation can make all the difference […]
In order for a child to make it through the first few years of life with trying new activities and testing limits, there are bound to be bumps and bruises along the way. How does a parent know when to take care of that “boo-boo” with love and when to request a specialist? Parents routinely […]
Finding safer and toxin-free cleaners to use around the house is important when you have little ones running around the house. See how you can ensure that your cleaning products are the safest products to use for your family.
Parenting is so fast-paced that we seldom have time to plan or act in advance. We often plan to discuss important subjects with our kids, but sometimes we’re too late, and our kids learn all the wrong things from all the wrong people. These are subjects that you should discuss with your children before their […]