How to Keep Your Baby Warm This Winter

Winter weather. Brrr! Are you dreading the days of dressing your baby like a marshmallow while wrestling with windblown blankets and a diaper bag? Wondering if you dare to take your child out in the cold? If dropping temperatures get you down, relax. We’ve got you covered. And your baby, too. Here’s our collection of […]

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 […]

Discipline Your Toddler: Training a Gold Medal Grown-Up

Toddlers are like drivers in a snowstorm: they desperately want to know where the lines are. As your toddler’s parent, you can provide the limits she craves. You do this through discipline. After your love, discipline is the most essential gift you can give your child. And you can start your discipline when she’s a […]

Watch Me Grow: Your Baby’s Development in months 12 to 24

Is your child becoming a toddler? Get ready: it’s going to be an exciting ride! Your baby’s second year of life outside the womb is like a year full of Independence Days—fireworks and all. He is learning to walk confidently, eat finger foods, and express himself in short sentences. This year he’ll also test limits, […]

Watch Me Grow: Your Baby’s Development in Months 7 to 12

Scooting, crawling, standing, walking. . . Watch out world! Here she comes! Your baby will assert her independence in big ways during these second six months of life after birth. By the end of her first year, she will be ready to walk, to climb stairs, and to use new words and gestures to get […]

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 […]

Watch Me Grow: Your Baby’s Development in Months 4 to 6

If you thought the changes in your child from birth to three months were huge, then get ready to be amazed. Months four through six are even more exciting! By the end of your baby’s first six months, she will be fully engaged with the world. She’ll be prepped to get herself places. She’ll be […]

Watch Me Grow: Your Baby’s Development in Months 1 to 3

In their first three months, babies seem to change before our very eyes. One day they’re tiny, helpless newborns who sleep most of the time. Suddenly they’re holding their heads up and moving their arms and legs with delight. How can you tell if your baby is developing normally?

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 […]

Gimme, Gimme, Gimme: 5 Ways to Make It Stop

“Mommy, I want one of those! Now!” “How come I didn’t get what they got? “You mean that’s all the presents?” Whining like this can sure cramp the holiday spirit. Nobody likes to feel like the gifts they give are “not enough” or “not good enough.” Kids who whine about gifts need an attitude shift […]