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 […]
Do you ever want to pull your hair out because your child keeps shouting? Very loud talking can be a big problem with small kids. It can drive you crazy and make the neighbors angry, to name some examples! The question is, how do you get your kids to use that notorious “indoor voice”?
Most toddlers love television — so much they could easily get used to spending all day watching stuff on there. But should toddlers really watch television? Going television-free may seem like a radical idea in today’s world, but there are certainly things to be said for it. If you still think the TV comes in […]