Category: Parenting

Which baby carrier is right for you?

Which baby carrier is right for you?

Baby carriers are a great way to get your little one around town. But picking the right one can be quite tough! Do you choose style or comfort?

Pregnant after a c-section – what you need to know

Pregnant after a c-section – what you need to know

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 [...]

What is attachment parenting?

What is attachment parenting?

There are as many parenting styles as there are parents, but some philosophies are talked about a lot. In recent years, “attachment parenting” has been all over the press. Just what is attachment parenting, and is it for you?

How to get your kids to use an “indoor voice”

How to get your kids to use an “indoor voice”

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”?

How to choose a daycare facility for your child

How to choose a daycare facility for your child

Have you started the search for a good-quality daycare for your child? The choice can be hard to make, and there are many factors to take into account. How do you even start choosing a good daycare facility for your child?

Should toddlers watch television?

Should toddlers watch television?

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 [...]

How to get your toddler to eat anything

How to get your toddler to eat anything

Toddlers are notorious picky eaters, but it doesn’t have to be that way. How do you raise a toddler who will try anything at least once, and who enjoys a healthy and balanced diet?

Should you give your baby “tummy time”?

Should you give your baby “tummy time”?

What is “tummy time” for babies? If you’re pregnant or have a newborn, you may wonder what this is all about, and if you should do it.

Five reasons to read your kids bedtime stories

Five reasons to read your kids bedtime stories

Reading books to young toddlers, preschoolers and beyond has many benefits — for the whole family. If reading that bedtime story seems like just another chore on your daily list, read on for five motivating reasons to delve into books with your kids at night.

Disciplining other kids at playdates — is that OK?

Disciplining other kids at playdates — is that OK?

Have you ever been in charge of your friend’s kids, and wanted to pull their hair out after they hit your child? To discipline other kids or not to discipline — that is the question for so many parents, who don’t quite know how to react in these difficult situations.