You’ve been preparing for parenthood since before you conceived your baby, and read plenty of parenting books during your pregnancy. Still, it is inevitable that new questions will pop up the minute you hold your little bundle of joy in your hands. These baby care tips for new parents may have the answer to your [...]
A baby’s first birthday is a huge milestone for the baby’s parents and immediate family. The baby, too, will have developed enough to actually enjoy all the attention and gifts at his very first birthday party. But what gifts will a newly one-year old baby like best, and which presents can he benefit from for [...]
It’s amazing how well you can communicate with a newborn, given that they can’t talk or even smile yet. But as your baby grows, you will probably find yourself looking forward to those first words — and beyond! When can you expect your baby to start talking, and what can you do to help her [...]
Is every morning rushed, chaotic, and extremely stressful? Do you have trouble waking up, or getting your kids to wake up? What you need is a good morning routine. Even if that seems impossible right now, you can do it. It was scientifically proven that a new practice takes 21 days to become a habit. [...]
Some new moms fall in love with their new baby the moment she is first placed on their abdomen. Others take a little longer to bond with their babies. One thing is for sure — that first smile is a very special moment, in which your bond is further cemented. When can you expect your [...]
Is your child clinging to you as you attempt to leave her at preschool? Does she beg you to stay with her, or take her home? You may want to start crying yourself, while wondering how you can reduce that separation anxiety and help your child feel confident and happy at the start of the [...]
Pregnancy always requires a fair amount of practical concerns, and that’s definitely true if you already have children. Lots of parents worry how well they will be able to care for their older child(ren) once their new baby arrives. Do big brothers and sisters necessarily lose out when they get a new sibling?
Are you pregnant again after you have previously given birth by cesarean section? You may have a dilemma on your hand — should you have a repeat cesarean or try for a vaginal birth when the time comes? There are many pros and cons to weigh against each other for both choices, but thankfully pregnancy [...]