Transitioning from a bottle to a sippy cup make many parents nervous, but trust me, it's easy! Learn how I transitioned my baby from a bottle to a sippy in three easy steps.
A parent lets go of her child during stages of child development, allowing the child to grow up and eventually become independent. This can be more difficult for the parent than it is for the child.
All symptoms of ODD and bipolar disorder have resolved in my son since we started using non-flushing niacin (vitamin B3). He has been 95% symptom-free of his conditions for 11 months now. There is hope. Here's my story.
Become and stay organized with these real life tried and tested tips. Every busy mom needs to learn these winning secrets to being an organized mom.
Time for the tooth fairy to visit? Add some magic with a letter from the tooth fairy. This article includes many fun ideas for what to write.
Scottish baby names to avoid using because they aren't really Scottish, have negative or unfortunate meanings, are old men's names, don't sound nice, or are too popular.
These are the signs and signals to look for to determine if a child has been sexually molested or wrongfully touched.
Is your child biting his or her nails? Is your teenager still nail biting? Here are some tried and trusted ways to cure and stop the habit.
There are many challenges to parenting a child with autism, and it all takes its toll. Here, we list some of the biggest issues faced by SEND parents today.
This advice is relevant in recovering from ANY abusive relationship, not just at the hands of narcissistic parents, but also spouses/lovers, siblings, bosses, etc.
Overprotective parents believe that they are preparing their children to be successful in life. How wrong they are! In fact, with their excessive mollycoddling and pampering, they are preparing their children for one thing: failure! Here's why.
Parenting a child takes commitment and backbone. A parent must give guidelines and discipline, with a lot of love to make a difference in a child's life. Find out the foundations of good parenting.
Kids with special needs, such as autism, need a lot of visual support. Behavior charts and calendars can be expensive. Fine free reward charts and visual cues for special-needs children and students.
“Would You Rather” is a cute and funny game that can be played by kids as a way to get to know one another! Here are 50 "Would You Rather..." questions for kids!
Volunteering helps teens become more involved in their community, explore their interests and gain valuable new skills. This article looks at volunteer opportunities for teens, along with the benefits and challenges.
The Einstein Syndrome (coined by Sowell and Camarata) helps explain a certain group of late-talking children. This page is inspired by my late-talking son and I hope to enlighten other parents about this theory.
Seasoned parents love to tell new moms and dads that raising children is the toughest job they'll ever love. They couldn't be more right.
From Benjen to Tyrion, George R.R. Martin's popular A Song of Ice and Fire books and Game of Thrones TV show are a treasure trove of strong and unusual baby names for boys.
If you are considering moving to Hawaii with your children (or future children), I have some tips and advice on schools, safety, and cost of living
I have never liked the phrase, "Shut up," and suspect I never will. I believe there are more constructive ways to ask someone to be quiet. I believe we are such a great influence to children that we should always take care in setting an example.
These Southern baby names for boys and girls will reflect your pride of living south of the Mason-Dixon line. This list includes a variety of rugged, feminine, and old-fashioned names.
101 great words and phrases you can use to avoid cussing! Actually, these are arguably better, more interesting, more creative, and far more insulting than any of those cliche old four letter words.
Don't be bored this summer! Here are 101 fun hobbies for teenage girls; everything from playing on your phone to hanging out with friends! You're sure to find something fun to do!
Considering the name Charlotte for your new baby girl? Here are the best nicknames for Charlotte. There's plenty to ponder over for your princess!
Why do teenagers cut themselves? What goes on in the mind of someone who cuts? Why is cutting addictive? Here's a look into the psychology of teens who cut and the reasons behind their self-harm.
Parenting styles can be an important indicator of childhood outcomes. The style of parenting you choose to use does not necessarily doom your child or guaranteesuccess. Knowing how different parenting styles effect most children, however, can go a long way in helping parents find the right fit for their family.
Out of baby formula? Hungry child? Use evaporated whole milk as a temporary substitute to safely feed your child and buy you a little time to get to the store.
Learn how FMLA, the Family Medical Leave Act, works and how employees are protected under the law. Information about maternity leave and FMLA is provided.
Tricycles are great for kids because it gets them outside and moving. They're also safer for young kids. Here's a look at 5 good trikes for toddlers from ages 2 to 5.
Reading the statistics on what happens as a premature baby grows up can frighten parents. But statistics only paint half the picture. Read this article to see how to look behind them.
A collection of the tried and tested home remedies for diaper rash (nappy rash), proven to work quickly and safely to relieve your baby's discomfort.
Object permanence is one of the basic skills in infant development. This developmental milestone is actually composed of several stages. Learning them will help parents provide suitable experiences and interactions to facilitate acquisition of the skill.
Spankings, time-outs, and digital groundings are not only ineffective forms of discipline, but they hurt the parent-child relationship and can cause long-term psychological damage. Moms and dads use them because they're quick, easy, and get immediate results but what really works in the long term?
I grew up feeling lonely and unloved. As a teen and adult, I battled obesity, low self-esteem, and depression. As a middle-aged woman, I discovered my problems were caused largely by having an emotionally absent mother. This realization helped me put my past in perspective, find peace, and heal.
When my baby's case of diarrhea became severe, we had to take him to the ER. Here's how to know whether your baby has diarrhea, how to treat it, and what to feed your baby.
When parents punish their children by taking away their cell phones, kids find ways to outsmart them. Find out the clever ways that they use to keep talking to their friends without their phones.
All 11-, 12-, 13-, and 14-year-olds should have ways to make money, and they should also have the opportunity to start their own business should they want to. Learn how!
A new parent's nightmare includes slogging through all the baby products on the market to find out what works best for the most reasonable price. Diapers are high on the list, so let's compare the two big name diaper brands: Huggies and Pampers. These products may appear similar, but they were not created equal when put to the test.
Teen curfew laws are in place for a reason. Many teens and advocates are challenging local ordinances as to their constitutionality.
In this article, you will learn lots of fun and unexpected ways to use glow sticks, including games and party ideas as well as decor ideas for weddings and birthdays.
The case of abused child Mary Ellen Wilson captured the nation's attention because the President of the American Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals was instrumental in securing her rescue from the abusive home.
Dealing with a serious illness with your child can be a harrowing experience. In this article, you will learn how to treat and prevent serious illnesses such as RSV, Croup, and Whooping Cough in children.
Being a parent to a newborn is hard enough. See how this solution helped me regain my sanity and helped my little one and me get a break from the sleepless nights.
Divorce creates a lot of stress for your kids, especially when they are forced to adjust to living at two homes with different sets of expectations.
You spend hours each week planning menus, shopping for food, and preparing home cooked meals for your family, only to have your child look at it and say "Gross!" Let's end that habit for good!
Over 90 charades ideas specifically selected for kids including movies, television shows, books, and animals, as well as some pre-game questions to make sure the game ends in smiles, not tears.
Building trust with our children is a lifelong endeavor. It helps to start from the very beginning, but it is never too late to start focusing on building a strong foundation of trust with your kids.
Kids are noisy! Do you have loud children that you would like to be quiet and calm down? Read this hub for suggestions to help your child be quieter and to bring some peace to your home.
Tons of fun activities for each of the five senses with hands-on exploration, songs, books, art projects, and much more.
The toys children play with impact them more than you think. Kids learn fast, and it's up to us to take advantage of this critical learning period and ensure they develop into skilled, happy adults.
Problems that teenagers face today are many,I have highlighted the top ten problems faced by teenagers. Parenting Teenagers is not easy, understanding the problems teenagers face could help us help our teenagers deal with these problems better.
Puppets are a cherished toy that can provide many important educational benefits. Discover the value of using puppets for teaching children language skills and for supporting social/emotional development.
Find out the symptoms of a broken and dislocated jaw in case your child sustains a jaw injury. Also determine which type of doctor your child needs to see to best treat his condition.
There is no end to the potential baby names that can be found in literature. Here are over 20 unique baby names from literature and tips to help inspire you.
Every child has unique character traits that make him or her a special person. Parents can work with children to help them establish a good sense of themselves through every day circumstances.
Fear of flying stops lots of families getting on a plane in the holiday period. Who is most afraid of flying? You or your children? Here's help for the kids and the adults in your family.
Some breathing patterns in infants are normal, and some breathing difficulties can be treated at home, but some breathing patterns in an infant indicate the need for immediate medical attention.
With competitive job markets, and a need for people to step up and take leadership roles, it has become important that we instill strong leadership qualities in our children. Here are some tips and ideas on how to shape the future leaders of the world.
Looking to jazz up your youth group? Starting a new group at your church? Here are more than 50 ideas that will make your weekly youth meetings the place to be!
Breastfeeding can be challenging. For some, low-milk supply or assistance in inducing lactation may be needed. Thankfully, the galactagogue medications listed here can help.
Even summer gets a little boring when you run out of ideas. Here are more than a 100 unique ideas for things to do over the summer for teens.
Being a parent is already tough, but take away one parent, and add a full-time job, suddenly it's a different story entirely.
Tips and suggestions for making playing with toy cars fun for your kids as well as helping their development.
If your child would like some good ideas for teddy bear names, feel free to choose a couple of cute names from this list to share!
Is your baby rejecting the dummy? Do you really need those few extra hours of peace and quiet? Here are some tips on getting your child to take the pacifier!
From alcoholic names to poser cowboy names to poser aristocrat names, a list of baby names that I wish people would not give their children!
A summary of rides at Disneyland California Adventures theme park that are suitable for toddlers and preschoolers.
Fevers are a body's natural method for fighting of viral or bacterial infections. Sometimes, however, it is necessary to lower a fever—a combination of fever-reducing medications and natural fever reducers may be used to comfort a sick child.
Here are six rounds of Family Feud questions for kids. It's a great game for encouraging kids to build reasoning and recollection skills, imagine how others think, and have fun with each other.
The New Year is a wonderful time to welcome a new baby. Be sure to give him or her a name that reflects the joy and hope the season brings.
Many women in today's society suffer from Superwoman Syndrome. These women feel the pressure that they have to do it all and do it all well. Some even turn to pill-popping to help keep them going.
It is important to have cell phone rules for kids. Your family cell phone policy should include limits on cell phones at night and at school, and you should monitor cell phone contacts for young kids.
Want to build a time machine to take you back to carefree, happy childhood days? Children grow up so fast, it can make your head spin. Learn to enjoy each and every precious day and build memories that will last a lifetime.
The pros and cons of social media (like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, Google+, and Tumblr) on teenagers. We'll look at the advantages and disadvantages of growing up in the digital age.
Don't know what to do about your teenager that wants to date? Here are ten tips to help navigate the teenage tempest of romantic relationships.
We recently ran across a picture for Matilda's Activity Tower on Pinterest. We immediately saw the usefulness and made one for ourselves. Learn why we love this tower and see a few changes we made.
Parents easily fall into the habit of nagging their children even when they know it doesn't work. But, what moms and dads might not realize are the harmful consequences of nagging: forcing their children to tune them out, making them feel manipulated, and leaving them thinking they're incompetent.
Crave advice from an experienced mom? I give the best advice I learned in parenting my five children into adulthood.
I am sharing with you the things I've learned being a parent to an 11-year-old boy. Topics include independence, girls, setting rules, friends, and the importance of family time.
From math to science to learning to read, many animated tv shows enhance a child's learning. Here is a list of fantastic shows that will keep your child learning the entire time.
Despite its many known benefits, breastfeeding rates in the U.S. are astoundingly low compared to other countries. This article explores the impact of hospital practices, societal attitudes, and unfavorable maternity leave practices on rates of breastfeeding in the U.S.
Learn how to teach and sign with your little one as well as the benefits and advantages of signing. Unveil myths and cons about teaching sign language to young children and how to overcome them.
Nature names are always in style and are charming for boys and girls. Here is a complete list of names inspired by nature—from flower names to herb and tree names.
Today's dads are, on the whole, much more involved than fathers have been in the past. Still, all fathers need encouragement to be present to their developing children.
Being a father is no small task, and should not be taken lightly. Following the advice in this article, you can make sure that your child has the greatest upbringing you could ever hope for and ensure that you are the best father you can be.
Lovely as it is, it can also be a little exhausting to have a toddler who thinks sleep is for the weak, a moment not spent running is a moment wasted, and who wants everyone to join in every over active thing he does! So here are my top ten tips for surviving and bringing up an incredibly active toddler.
Passive aggressive behavior always begins in childhood. It occurs because the family dynamics do not allow the child the freedom to express their feelings about anger. The anger comes out anyway.
Concentrate on what's important when talking with teenagers, not things they don't need to know. Common mistakes parents make with their teens.
Many Irish names have a wonderful, magical feel. If you are looking for a Gaelic name for a baby, why not consider a traditional Irish baby name?
Deciding when to start a family can be a complicated process, but deciding when to close the book on the baby-making chapter can be even more so. Here's my top reasons for not having any more kids.
Are you feeling lonely? Here are some reasons why along with some resources and inspirational quotes.
Childhood memories are the ones that will remain for a lifetime. Here are ways you can create beautiful memories for your children.
What parents need to know about teenage drug and alcohol abuse: How to recognize if their child is using, and what to do about it.
Sometimes a stroller is needed for an older, larger child. This article reviews different stroller types for big kids, and provides examples of stroller alternatives, jogging strollers, and large umbrella strollers.
Do you still have your old Lego sets? Cash them in with this complete Lego Pirate Ship resale guide! I've compiled a price list on every original Lego pirate ship from 1989 to present day!
When my 4-year-old son got diagnosed with autism, I worried about his future. Could he survive at a public school, play sports, go to college, and get a job? But, given his limited social skills, I worried most about whether he'd ever have friends. With my help, he most definitely did!
This article looks at the link between a multitude of developmental issues and primitive reflexes. It explains why babies have those reflexes, what can go wrong, and what to do about it.
Why not make the conversation around the dinner table a little more animated by playing a clean game of family "Never Have I Ever"!
How to find cheap, clearance, and used baby carriers. Find sales on Ergo Baby, Maya Wrap, Baby Bjorn, Moby, Chicco, Hot Slings, Mei Tai, Peanut Shell, Beco, K'tan, Boba, Ellaroo, woven wraps, and more
This is the story of how I was affected by my controlling mother, and how I overcame the psychological consequences of overbearing parents.
Many children have sensory processing problems that influence behavior. Children may not like being touched, may have unusual preferences in clothing, or may have limited food choices. Understanding these issues may make it easier for parents and teachers to deal with children’s problem behaviors.
Here are the top ten tips for young mothers and first-time parents for creating a healthy and happy relationship with your newborn baby.
The main reasons for wanting to buy infant formula that's hypoallergenic, dairy-free or lactose-free are that your baby has dairy or soy allergies, you're vegan or for religious reasons...
A natural playground contains elements from nature, such as trees, grass, rocks, sand, and water. It's a great place for both active play and creative play.
In today's society, there is a ongoing debate on the pros and cons of either being a mom who works or a mom who stays home with her children. Here are my thoughts on this debate: Who Cares?!?!
Is your toddler sick? Learn how to treat and care for sick toddlers who may have a cold, a cough, a fever, a stomach virus, or the flu. Just as importantly, learn when to call the doctor when your child is ill.
Activities and lesson plans for We're Going on a Bear Hunt like sequencing, repetition, five senses, basic geography, and facing fears, with videos, links, and more.
How parental neglect in childhood effected me into adulthood. This article also includes research on how this type of neglect may affect others with similar experiences.
Though every child develops at their own pace, there are some typical timeframes which are used to measure a child's development and growth.
When your child complains of a stomach ache, you wonder how much does it hurt? Is it a simple ache or something big, like appendicitis? This is my personal story.
Here are the best nicknames for Emily, everything from cute, short alternatives to a few fun ones to mix it up!
Does your baby have a diaper rash, but you don't want to use over-the-counter creams to treat it? This article covers a list of natural ways and products you can do and use to treat your baby's rash.
Most people have heard of the “dive reflex,” which apparently means that babies are born able to swim. But there is more to the dive reflex than most of us assume, and some of its effects may not be what you would want for your baby. If you are thinking about teaching a young baby to swim read this article first.
The Kikuyu people of Kenya have a very specific way of naming children. The first born-son is always given the same name as his paternal grandfather. The old man is usually very eager to be named and may start insinuating that 'he wants to be born' if the couple lingers too long.
What are the most probable causes of an infant's colic? You might be surprised to learn no one actually knows what causes colic. However, experts have some good guesses.
This article discusses what dual rates are, how they are used, and how to program them on your Spektrum DX6i transmitter. This simple setting will make a world of difference whether you are a new pilot learning to fly a four channel plane, or an experienced pilot flying a high performance EDF model.
How do you change a diaper? Should you use cloth or disposable? How much do they cost? Learn the answer to these questions and other valuable tips!
My cousins and I grew up with single mothers. These five assets helped us survive the odds predicted for fatherless children. They offer hope, not despair, to single mothers and fatherless children.
Learn more about determining what age is appropriate to leave your child home alone and what factors into that determination.
Since your teenager is embarrassed of you anyway, at least you can have some fun with it. Hike up those Mom jeans, embrace your parental awkwardness, and embarrass your kids. Instructions included!
Car insurance for teen drivers cost more since accidents by teenage drivers are the number one cause of death among teens. Tips to help decide if your teenager is ready to drive are given.
Even natural toothpastes aimed at toddlers can contain ingredients that you would not want your child to swallow. This article reviews several natural toothpastes, taking a close look at ingredients as well as taste.
Toddlers and children may experience a speech delay for a variety of reasons. Use these strategies at home to encourage kids to talk.
Welcome your new daughter according to Jewish tradition with a Hebrew name and a beautiful naming ceremony. Read on for ideas.
Engaging children is easy when you know how. It can be difficult at first (believe me I know!) but follow the tips below and you will soon find that engaging with children and keeping their attention has become second nature. If you don't have a...
Having a black-sounding name can subject a person to prejudice and employment discrimination. Parents should be aware of this when naming their children.
Help your baby sleep through the night as kindly and gently as possible. Use these 7 Top tips to help your baby fall into a deep and peaceful sleep...
Premature infants must fight to survive in a world that they are not yet scheduled to enter for weeks or months. Their immature central nervous system easily becomes overstimulated. The Developmental Care Model seeks to minimize environmental stress in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), and improve developmental outcomes.
Letting go of your children as they grow into adults is an art form. Here's how to start preparing yourself...
In the category of best books for new stepmothers, Stepmonster, by Wednesday Martin, PhD. deserves to be at the top of the list.
Looking for a list of lovely names for your baby girl? From literary heroines to Spanish princesses, this list offers plenty of inspiration to help you find a beautiful name for your daughter.
Not as common as they were 20 years ago, tonsil and adenoid removal surgeries are still done for specific reasons. Find out just what these glands do and why some people need them removed.
Kids need words of encouragement and to know they are loved. Sometimes, it's hard to find the words to say, but the gift of a love letter will stay with them their whole life.
Tips for weaning a breastfeeding baby, including a sample weaning schedule and a food chart organized by age.
List of potential sources of conflict between teens and parents. These are situations and disagreements that may lead to arguments and fighting, but do not have to damage relationships.
Being a good mom is not a race, nor is it a competition. It takes time, energy, and love. Learn about ten great goals and objectives to set for yourself when you're a new mom and how to accomplish your goals.
“You're amazing” is what parents today say for every achievement (big or small) their child has. But, parenting experts say such over-the-top praise is not only meaningless to kids but can actually hurt them. It makes them less confident, less resilient, and less likely to take on challenges.
The beauty industry is a very influential part of our young girls' lives. How does this impact their self-esteem and self-worth and how can we help?
When you're getting ready for a new baby, deciding what you need now and what you may never use can be pretty overwhelming. Here's my personal list of must-haves and naaaaahhhhs.
It is possible to wean your baby or toddler off of their bottles, especially those nighttime bottles, while still being compassionate. Written by a mom with 5 kids.
As long as parents have been naming their children, they have been drawn to names inspired by colors. From Rose to Cole, here are some favorites.
If you are looking for a traditional but unusual name for a baby, why not try a Welsh name. Whether you have a boy or a girl, Wales can offer plenty of beautiful names.
If your baby is peeing through their diapers every night, it will inevitably cause problems sleeping for both you and your little one. Here are nine of the best tips for stopping nighttime diaper leaks.
Patterns are all around us and they help children to understand the natural order of every day life. Patterns build math vocabulary and concepts.
Parents want to build a child's self-esteem but unwittingly do so much to sabotage it. By validating their feelings, celebrating their uniqueness, having reasonable expectations, and letting kids be kids, moms and dads can offer an environment where confidence is promoted and youngsters thrive.
Child abuse can take on many forms and can be hard to recognize at first. In this article, I discuss the signs and symptoms of various types of abuse, how to recognize these signs of abuse, and what you can do to stop it from occurring.
Saying goodnight is a great way to bond with your children and your significant other; and who knows? It might even inspire sweet dreams! Check out our list of 50 cute ways to say goodnight!
Here are some helpful tips for how to bottle feed a baby, as well as information about choosing the best baby bottles for your newborn. Included is a review of the Phillips Avent baby bottles.
Putting up and taking down a Graco Pack N' Play doesn't have to feel like you're trying to crack the DaVinci code. Stop fighting with your portable play center and learn the right way to do it so you can get either task done in a matter of minutes. A video tutorial is included for reference.
A bad parent can damage a child. Let's discuss signs of bad parenting, what side effects it can have on children, and tips on how to do better. Actions speak louder than words.
This article reviews the 5 best selling toddler/pre-school flotation devices, including the Puddle Jumper, Speedo's Armbands and Vest, the Aqua Leisure Swim Trainer and the Learn to Swim Tube Trainer.
Find out what environmental factors determine how your child will develop. You may have more control than you think.
I compare two competing parenting methods, one less common, and one traditional. A look at the long term effects of differing parenting styles.
The benefits of playing memory games with your child are huge, making it easier for them to learn multiplication tables, math facts, and more. Your child will love these fun memory games.
Are you looking for good open ended questions for children? We have a list of 50 questions that act as conversation starters for children.
A newborn that won't sleep at night can be extremely frustrating. Know that you are not alone and this guide will help you and your newborn find ways to rest peacefully.
A list of 300+ words for kids playing Pictionary, with easy, medium, and hard clues for children of different skill levels, as well as several categories, from movies and video games to food and drink.
Your child has head lice and you can't seem to get rid of it. What do you do? Just live with the little buggers? Here's my tried-and-true tips on how to get rid of head lice once and for all!
There aren't many traditional nicknames for Sarah, but don't worry! Here are 32 of our favorite variations of the moniker!
It's common these days for baby girls to be given names that were once considered boys' names. If you love the idea of a sporty, preppy, unisex name, you'll find plenty of name ideas here.
Date night tips for parents: Learn how to plan your date and prepare your kids before you leave with this date night guide for parents.
A mother and teacher explains five of the biggest and most common mistakes parents make with their kids. If you're not putting your marriage first, becoming too emotionally enmeshed with your child, or not letting your kids fail, you're going down the wrong path. But it's not too late to change!
A baby bike trailer offers kids a thrill that never seems to fade. If you want to buy online or you are looking for reviews...
Baby sleep gadgets can make a difference in the amount of quiet time you have! Here are 5 of the best baby sleep devices available.
As a kindergarten teacher, I saw more children struggling with a poor pincer grasp. The muscles in their fingers and hands were not yet strong enough to hold a pencil correctly, cut with scissors, or color a picture without fatigue. Fortunately, there are things parents can do to prevent this!
Speech and language delays are a concern for many parents, who wonder if their child is simply a "late talker"or if there is a true language disorder present. Learn the signs of a language delay: early intervention is vital to successful treatment.
One of the most important decisions you'll make in your son's life is what to name him. Here are some guidelines and suggestions for Jewish names that you'll love.
Be prepared for your newborn with this list of baby essentials. Learn what you need for the baby and how you can save money buying items for your new baby.
As a parent, it's frustrating to watch your child waste so much time and then run out of it for the important things. Try this list of time-saving tips to help your child become more time efficient.
What is the difference between picky eating and a feeding problem? Learn the top ten signs that signal the need for medical investigation of picky eating in children.
"Your baby has a birth defect." These are words that no parent wants to hear and with an imperforate anus, most of the time the diagnosis is a total surprise since it doesn`t show up on the ultrasound.
For many parents, the argument for whether or not to let their new baby suck his or her thumb after birth is a big one. I'll discuss the pros and cons, as well as tips to stop thumb sucking.
If you are thinking of taking your kid's cell phone away as discipline, or think you may do so in the future, read this first for some advice from a parent who did just that. Believe it or not, your kid may not be the only one relying on his cell phone!
When your son chooses a girl who is wrong for him, what can you do? How you approach his new relationship can have lasting effects if he marries her.
If your child is beginning to read chapter books and likes funny books, here is a list of kids' all-time favorites.
This article explains why it's so common for teens to lack confidence and gives suggestions to boost your self-esteem.
Parents do themselves and their children a great disservice when their expectations are way out of whack. When they don't understand the stages of child development, they create a lot of unnecessary stress in their families. We need to let kids be kids and stop pushing them to grow up too fast.
How many children can one woman give birth to in a lifetime? How many children can one man father? Who is the oldest and youngest mother, father, and grand parent on record? How big was the world's heaviest infant? Perplexing questions with startling answer, all right here, along with many other reproductive records.
The overuse of social media, including Facebook, can have a definite impact on teenagers and parents should be aware of the potential negative effects on kids.
A look at all the characters from Monster High. We take a look at some of the dolls and give you a list of all the characters to have appeared in Monster High.
A working mom on maternity leave is probably facing tougher challenges than ever before. Here are some tips for staying sane and enjoying time off with your new bundle of joy.
Not wanting to parent like our own moms and dads, many of us have turned to something radically different with "conscious parenting." The focus is on letting go of our egos, accepting our children as they are, and letting them become our teachers. It allows us to enjoy parenting in a profound way.
The FDA has discovered a trend that until recently remained largely unrealized. This trend, backed by data from an innovative new study, is the substantial number of mothers who supply their newborn infants with herbal teas and/or various supplements. A warning has been issued to physicians treating infants to look for possible drug interactions with any substances provided to a baby by its mother.
If you are a parent travelling solo with a baby or small children, learn from my mistakes and make your trip go smoothly. I’ve run of nappies/diapers while stranded overnight so you don’t have to, I’ve left the toddler’s favourite blanket in a suitcase that went astray so you don’t have to…