Reading and Storytelling With Babies and Children

Sharing stories and fairy tales are one of the most enjoyable parts of parenting. When parents and children read together, children develop a love of reading that can last a lifetime. It is such a rewarding and beautiful gift to endow a child the gift of literacy. Reading aloud and sharing stories with your child is a great way to spend time together. Reading and storytelling also helps promote … [Read more...]

Moving With Kids – Tips Ways to Make It Easier

Moving has become one the biggest cause of stress and anxiety. Moving with little ones can be yet another stress. Whether moving out of town or maybe in the neighborhood, children and teens commonly aren't delighted by this event. Commonly they behave by causing problems, undergo swift changes in moods and get emotional. Yet, you can consider these tips to help make the process less stressful for … [Read more...]

Best Breast Pumps – Choosing A Breast Pump That’s Right For You

Among the many needs of breast-feeding mothers, breast pumps are believed as one of the most significant. Apart from stimulating milk production and supply, and it is also ideal for mothers with inverted nipples. With the aid of a pump, painful enlargement of the breasts as a result of oversupply of milk can also be prevented. For mothers who can't breastfeed their babies exclusively, breast pumps … [Read more...]

Preventing Cavities and Keeping Baby’s Teeth Healthy

At the first sign of a baby's tooth, moms know it is time to begin a lifelong journey of dental care. Proper dental care at a young age also helps your child develop good habits when it gets bigger. Brushing baby's teeth is vital to your baby's dental care, but those precious pearly whites need more than just cleanings to stay healthy. Here are eight ways to keep your child's teeth in tip-top … [Read more...]

Top 10 Pregnancy Fears

Are you overcome with fear about your pregnancy? Fear and pregnancy is a common occurrence for many women. Learn a way to help enjoy what should be one of the most special times in your life. Between all the stress of planning, the crazy new body changes, and the laundry list of dos and don’ts that come along with pregnancy, it’s no wonder why having a baby can bring along a ton of new worries. … [Read more...]

6 Outdated Discipline Techniques You Should Never Use, According to Experts

Modern parents want to know how to discipline their children effectively. Whatever parenting style you have, you need to ensure positive child discipline, because it is the best gift you can give your kids for their lives. Temper tantrums are never pretty, but don't bust out a "go to your room!" the next time your child has a meltdown. Discipline techniques that involve a physical or even … [Read more...]

Baby Shoe Sizes: What You Need to Know

Looking for cute baby shoes? Parents often can easily determine the size of clothes that would perfectly fit their baby but becomes tricky when it comes to selecting the right size for the shoe. Learn the tips on choosing the perfect shoe size of your baby. Your baby will make great strides -- wearing the correctly sized shoe! Here's how to make the shoe fit. It seems a shame to hide your … [Read more...]

5 Truths About Teens and Dating

For most parents, raising your teens is both challenging and scary. This article gives some suggestions and guidelines for parents who are struggling or worried about their teen's dating. The teen dating scene can be awkward and uncomfortable, for teens as well as their parents. Technology has changed the way teens date, and many parents aren't sure how to talk about dating these days. Here are … [Read more...]

Dear Breastfeeding Toddler: It’s Time To Develop Some ‘Nursing Manners’

Breastfeeding will give your baby the best source of nutrients, and result in a good healthy start for your baby. But as they become toddlers, your kids will be more aggressive and this is the time that you need to teach them the nursing manners. If you’ve ever nursed a baby past the infant stage, you know that sometimes breastfeeding can get, well, interesting. For instance, older babies and … [Read more...]

Positive Punishment: What Is It And How It Works?

I stumbled upon this question recently and wonder if this kind of punishments works. Loving your children is not always enough. It takes more work to discipline instead of punish but the rewards are worth it. Positive punishment! Sounds like a perfect oxymoron. But how can a punishment be positive? How can you even enforce such a punishment? Is it effective? Before many such questions crop in … [Read more...]