Posts Tagged: parenting

7 Things I Know for Sure

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I am by no means a perfect parent. I’m astonished that I actually get to write for parenting publications. I have three kids (ages 21, 17, and 21 months) and I swear the baby gives me side-eye that says, “please, get it right this time.” I’ve made a lot of mistakes and I’m sure I’ll… Read more »

Preventing Picky Eaters

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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 »

Protect Them? How About We Equip Them Instead

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After the Orlando attacks, a Facebook friend debated in a post whether or not to shield her gay son from the hatred she sees online. I understand the instinct. As parents we don’t want to throw our children to the vitriol of online trolls. But I disagree with the  “Protect him as long as you… Read more »

Top 10 New-Parent Mistakes

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Becoming a new parent should be a joyous time in your life — so, don’t get too hung up by the bumps along the way like these common new-parent mistakes.

Preparedness Key to Breast-Feeding Success

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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 »

What’s Best About Breastfeeding

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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 »

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