This is great information that we found on keepingkidshealthy.com. I hope that it is helpful! ~Cerise
Childproofing the House
Before your child is crawling, walking and becoming a lot more mobile, it would be a good time to child proof your house. Get down on
Children grow up fast. It may not seem that way while your 3 year old is screaming on the floor next to the candy display. But age 9, with its delightful reasonableness and just an inkling of preteen sophistication, arrives in what seems like the blink of an
Parenting - Tantrums, Fussing and Whining
from The No-Cry Discipline Solution (McGraw-Hill 2007) by Elizabeth Pantley
If you ask parents to list the most frustrating discipline problems during early childhood, you would find that these three items appear on
LUL-A-BYE Sound Unit, Baby hears same soothing heartbeat he or she has grown accustomed to. While nursing, baby is lulled to sleep.
UNBREAKABLE, since baby can't drop it on the floor.
KWICK-FIL Holding Tank stores baby's milk at just the right temperature.
You may breastfeed in a store,
on the floor,
in a roar.
You may breastfeed in a jam,
eating fried green eggs and ham.
You may breastfeed on the stair.
You may breastfeed anywhere!
Your baby can latch on in a swing,
on the wing,
in a ring.
He can latch on in
Based on careful studies of breastfed babies living under "ideal" conditions in several countries, WHO has determined that they grow at similar rates and that this growth pattern is the ideal one. Thus they have issued a series of new growth charts, separate
Does your drinking water contain added fluoride? If so, keep it away from infants under the age of one. This directive was issued recently by an unlikely source: the American Dental Association (ADA).
In a November 9th email alert sent to all of its members,
Ask almost anyone who is in charge of putting the daily dinner on the table what the most dreaded chore is and you'll likely hear a complaint about meal planning. Figuring out what to make for dinner day in and day out is something many of us loathe. We'd
With all the buzz about about how first born kids have higher IQs than their later born siblings, I keep hearing from parents asking how they can make it up to their second and third children. Check out my recent blog on this for my answer, but the most
The Nursing Toddler: A Baby on Wheels
by Norma Jane Bumgarner
Somewhere along the way the idea emerged that babyhood ends with the beginning of walking and talking, and that with proper parental management, babyhood can end rather abruptly on the child's
FDA Warns Against Women Using Unapproved Drug, Domperidone, to Increase Milk Production
In response to reports that women may be using an unapproved drug, domperidone, to increase milk production (lactation), the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning
From Robin Elise Weiss, LCCE,
Your Guide to Pregnancy / Birth.
Breastfeeding is the best way to feed your baby, there is no doubt about that. Scientifically the evidence keeps mounting that breastmilk is superior to all other forms of infant feeding. Here are
Happy Thanksgiving: Teaching Children Gratitude by
Duke. Grazie. Merci. Gracias. Ghu long khu me-ah.
Bïyan bolzïn. Shukran. Thank you.
In any language, showing appreciation by saying “thank you” is the foundation for gratitude and good manners. As a parent,
No More Bedtime Battles from The No-Cry Sleep Solution for Toddlers & Preschoolers (McGraw-Hill) by Elizabeth Pantley
We parents today have demanding schedules, and we juggle multiple tasks all day long. There’s too much to do, and never enough time to do
The Four Parts to Discipline from The No-Cry Discipline Solution by Elizabeth Pantley
Discipline is a very complicated and complex matter. We want to enjoy our children, we don’t want to stress about the little things, and we want to be forgiving to our
100,000 Hours from The No-Cry Discipline Solution (McGraw-Hill) by Elizabeth Pantley
From the time your baby is born until the time your child leaves home for college or wherever the future leads, the two of you may have over 100,000 hours to interact and
You’re a new mother. There are great moments -- baby’s sweet smile and first cooing happy sounds. Then there are the tough moments – feedings at 3 am (and 4 am, and 5 am…), the first cold, and teething. But when you’re breastfeeding you’ve got less to worry