I didn’t realize the impact of choosing the right pediatrician for your unborn child until one day last summer. It was just an ordinary day that day until my son, Chase, started complaining of a stomach ache. I asked the usual mom questions, felt for a fever and summed it up to jitters. The first… Read more »
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Become fanatically PC to ask people if they recycle before throwing anything away in their homes. It seems impossible to drive anywhere without seeing a row of green, industrial, triangularly arrowed recycling bins.
You just put the baby down for a snooze and “Waaahhh!” – break’s over. It always begins pleasantly enough. Jake and I quietly head upstairs, close the curtains, read our bedtime stories, sing our lullabies and rock until his eyes drift closed and his breathing begins to deepen. Slowly, gently, I lay him down in… Read more »
The stimulation you provide is beneficial to your infant’s mind.
When my husband and I were brand new parents, we stopped six times during the three-and-a-half hour trek to to visit my sister in Atlanta with our 3-month-old – twice to feed her, twice to change her and twice just to check on her. Since a baby weighing less than 20 pounds faces AWAY from… Read more »
As soon as babies master crawling then pulling themselves up, parents wince at the challenge mobility brings.
Whether you speak “motherese” or complex sentences, your baby will benefit from your talk.
“Rookie,” mumbled the cashier while my 6-month-old daughter wailed in the shopping cart. “And incompetent,” I silently added, realizing that Rachel and the cashier were paying the price for my last-minute decision to squeeze in one more errand.
With advances in brain research, we know more about how our babies’ minds work. Discover how best to enhance their development of life-long learning behaviors.
How will you raise your child?