Babies are not born with pacifiers in their mouths, but based on their prolific use in many countries, it’s hard to picture a world without them. If you’re trying to decide whether or not to let your baby use a pacifier, here are some pros and cons to consider. 1.Pacifiers are convenient. They allow parents […]
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Is your toddler just not listening or do they have a hearing problem? Are they ignoring you or not actually hearing you? How can you tell? You’re right to be concerned – hearing problems – even minor ones – can lead to speech issues and social difficulties. Here are some tips and ideas for how […]
In this world, there is no shortage of opinions. Someone is always ready to dole out advice, whether you ask for it or not. The most aggravating of situations is when people seek to give you advice on raising your children even if you don’t ask. How do you handle these situations? “If I were […]
Most of the time, when a colleague or co-worker calls me over to watch a video on Youtube, my first thought is to look at the time length of the video so I’ll know how long I’ll spend with a quizzical look on my face. But even I could not escape the hypnotizing cuteness of […]
You have probably heard that you need to “baby-proof” your home when a baby or small child is around, but you may not know where to start, or exactly how to do it. Here are some tips. Think Like a Baby Do a survey of your home and think like a baby. Carry a notebook […]
So much television programming is aimed at young children. Much of it appears to be educational: teaching the ABCs and life skills. When is it appropriate to introduce a baby to television, and what do parents need to know about this topic?
Raising a baby, especially for the first time, is both exciting and challenging. This is a time for developing the bonds that will last a lifetime providing the child with the inner resources to develop self-esteem and the ability to relate positively with others. It is also the time for parents to begin to discover […]
“Help! I’m getting so frustrated with the endless stream of advice I get from my mother-in-law and brother! No matter what I do, I’m doing it wrong. I love them both, but how do I get them to stop dispensing all this unwanted advice?” Just as your baby is an important part of your life, […]
Helps parents understand life from a child’s perspective which can develop into a positive approach to parenting & a healthy & happy parent-child relationship. Provides many practical suggestions.
My baby is only happy when I’m within arm’s reach. If I dare to leave the room, she cries as if I’ve left the country! I can’t even so much as take a shower these days, let alone leave the house without her. My mother-in-law says it’s because I’ve spoiled her. Is she right? Have […]