How to Reduce Your Baby’s Risk of SIDS

SIDS. Perhaps you’ve heard of it. And if you’re expecting a child, it can really get you worrying. After all, SIDS, or Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, is the unexplainable and unexpected death of a baby less than one year old. There is no known cause. Scientists do know, however, that it causes about half of […]

Nurture: A Lifestyle of Love

At your child’s birth, you are handed a tender-hearted infant ready to be shaped by all the experiences to come. She squints up at you in innocent expectancy. And you realize that if she is ever to become a happy, healthy person, it’s up to you. You need to nurture her. Nurturing isn’t a one-time […]

Nurture: Loving Your Child Through All 5 Senses

How does being nurtured make you feel? Cared for? Loved? Special? Like you matter? And you want your baby to feel the same way, too, right? You want your child to know he is loved, respected, and valued. You want your child to have a happy childhood, one that prepares him to succeed in relationships […]

Is My Baby Ready for Solid Foods? How to Time it Right

Giving your baby his first solid food is an exciting milestone. Get out the camera, the paper towels, and prepare for a new adventure! Read on to make sure you and your baby are both ready for this. When is my baby ready for solid foods? While breast milk is plenty of nutrition for a […]

When My Baby Keeps Crying

“Can’t you keep your baby quiet?” She actually said that to me. I was doing the best I could. But nothing was working. So I walked outside with my baby screaming and my tears streaming—and felt like a terrible mommy. But I wasn’t. And when it’s your baby crying, don’t let someone make you feel […]

What is PURPLE Crying?

Babies cry and we, as parents, want to make them feel better and soothe their crying.  So, why does it seem that babies go through a period in their life where they cry for no particular reason and nothing seems to make them feel better?  The answer may be: the period of PURPLE crying. The term […]

Staying Calm When You Don’t Feel Calm

Your baby cries. That is normal.  Yet, when your baby cries for long periods of time it can be very frustrating for you and create feelings of anger or resentment towards your baby.  It is important to remember that these feelings are normal and that most people have gone through a time where they have felt that […]