• Teaching by Talking to your Baby

    Teaching by Talking to your Baby

    Babies are like little sponges, absorbing everything they see and hear around them. The AAP (American Academy of Pediatrics) “advises parents of young children that reading aloud and talking about pictures and words in age-appropriate books can strengthen language skills, literacy development, and parent-child relationships.” Read Books – Get into the habit now of reading regularly to your baby. But...
  • How much TV can my baby safely watch?

    How much TV can my baby safely watch?

    <p>The AAP (American Academy of Pediatrics) has said: &ldquo;Television and other entertainment media should be avoided for infants and children under age 2.</p>
  • Look Who's Talking - and Walking!

    Look Who's Talking - and Walking!

    There are few moments more exciting than when baby says his first words or takes her first steps.
  • Establishing a Routine with Baby

    Establishing a Routine with Baby

    When baby is new, feeding time will drive the routine and, on many days, it won't feel routine at all.  Newborns should be fed every 2-3 hours - often even more frequently than that - and around the clock. As baby gets older, their stomach gets bigger, they'll be able to sleep for longer stretches of time, and the time between feedings will lengthen....
  • 5 Ideas for Dealing With Separation Anxiety

    5 Ideas for Dealing With Separation Anxiety

    Goodbyes are tough! It can be distressing to watch your baby wailing and reaching for you as you say goodbye and head out the door, which is why separation anxiety is such a challenging stage for even the toughest parents. While separation anxiety typically flares up around 8 months, it can come sooner or later depending on the baby's personality. What is universal is...
  • Homemade Baby Food Recipes

    Homemade Baby Food Recipes

    Overwhelmed by the thought of making your own baby food? Don't be! In many cases you don't need much more than a basic saucepan and a fork. Worried about time? Invest in a small slow cooker or a blender to make the process even easier.
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