Archive for 'Development'

How to Communicate with a Newborn Baby

How to Communicate with a Newborn Baby

Interacting with newborn babies through words and songs builds the bond between parent and child now and into the future. From the moment our children are born they’re capable of communicating with us through sounds and [...]

The Lull-A-Baby Sleep Plan

The Lull-A-Baby Sleep Plan

Never again will new parents have to endure sleepless nights. Dr. Cathryn Tobin, a distinguished pediatrician, has discovered a secret that enables very young babies to sleep through the night. Discover the brand new strategy that [...]

When to Introduce Solid Food to Babies

When to Introduce Solid Food to Babies

Is your baby ready for those first solid foods? Make sure the ones you’re introducing are safe for his young digestive system. After several months of breast or bottle feeding, infants digestive systems and their coordination [...]

How to Cope with Baby’s Colic and Crying

How to Cope with Baby’s Colic and Crying

Does your baby regularly fuss near day’s end? Does she cry as though in pain, pulling her legs up to the chest? Then your baby may have colic.  Colic is a condition which continues to leave [...]

Healthy Diets Can Boost Child IQ

Healthy Diets Can Boost Child IQ

A recent study out of the University of Adelaide, Australia has concluded that children who eat a healthy diet may have a higher IQ than those who are fed a diet high in junk food. The [...]

Swaddling Babies Incorrectly Can Harm Their Development

Swaddling Babies Incorrectly Can Harm Their Development

Swaddling babies by wrapping them in a thin blanket is a common and ancient practice known to soothe infants and help them sleep better. But now there is concern that if swaddling is done incorrectly, the [...]

When Will Your Newborn Sleep Through the Night?

When Will Your Newborn Sleep Through the Night?

During those first few weeks of life, newborn babies sleep a lot. Unfortunately, they don’t necessarily sleep when we want them to. Sleep deprivation is a common complaint of parents, especially those of newborns. A common [...]

The Survival Guide for Rookie Moms

The Survival Guide for Rookie Moms

Finally – Someone spills the dark and dirty beans about what it is really like to survive that first incredible year of motherhood. Filled with real tips from real parents, and based on their successful mommy [...]

Secondhand Smoke and Childhood Behavioural Problems

Secondhand Smoke and Childhood Behavioural Problems

A new U.S. study of more than 55,000 children younger than 12 years of age has linked secondhand smoke to behavioural problems in children. The study found that children who lived in homes where parents or [...]

Play and Brain Development

Play and Brain Development

How play helps our children’s brains develop. Play and Development In today’s world, we need children to learn how to plan, organize, strategize, be attentive, and have a good working memory. These are called ‘executive functioning’ [...]