Finicky eaters are a huge frustration to parents in the early years. Your approach to eating and food choices will set the tone for years to come. Mom Nicole Koenig knows all too well the pitfalls of picky eaters. Mealtime meltdowns are a regular occurrence with her son, Albert, now 5, and have been for… Read more »
Posts Tagged: development
The next time you take your baby to his well-child visit, don’t be surprised if your pediatrician hands you a board book. With the release of The American Academy of Pediatric’s (AAP) policy statement promoting reading aloud to infants (it came out last June), the aim is to get parents, kids and books actively engaged…. Read more »
You think you need all the new gizmos and gadgets, but guess what? Infant development experts like Jill Stamm, author of Bright From the Start: The Simple, Science-Backed Way to Nurture Your Child’s Developing Mind (Gotham; $26) says that how YOU interact with your baby is the key to her emotional and intellectual growth. So,… Read more »
Birthday ideas that will inspire you and help you create the best party ever!
We’ve all heard the statements “breastfeeding is beautiful” and “babies are born to breastfeed,” but for many new moms, breastfeeding is not beautiful but rather exhausting, emotional, frustrating and even lonely. I have breastfed three children, and not once did the angelic choir sing for me or my face glow white in the beauty of… Read more »
It’s convenient, economical and custom designed to protect your baby’s health! As a whole, Americans are moving toward living healthier lifestyles. We are exercising, watching our cholesterol, consuming more herbs and making sound nutritional choices. It makes sense that many parents are choosing to breastfeed their children. Breastfeeding provides optimum nutrition for infants for at… Read more »
Relax. Breathe. Sit back. Put your feet up. It’s time to feed your baby. Oh, and breastfeeding really is all it’s cracked up to be!
The minutiae of everyday life can make it easy for moms and dads to grow lazy in their parenting, but there are four areas you want to always have a handle on.
Indoors or out – keep up with child safety at your house! Indoors Children are a wonderful part of life. Their day-to-day life is an adventure. These grand experiences are always fun, but there are those moments when parenthood gets tough. Your baby is learning how to crawl or your toddler is testing his strength…. Read more »
As you head out to your yard this spring, take your children along. Growing little gardeners is surprisingly easy and satisfying for all involved! Whether your garden consists of simple pots or an entire plot for farming is not the issue. Family togetherness and enjoying the spring outdoors is! As winter gave into spring when… Read more »