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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 [...]

Care of a Baby’s First Teeth

Care of a Baby’s First Teeth

Those pearly whites. From teething to the first visit with a dentist, here is a look at the do’s and don’ts of caring for your child’s first teeth. If you have a child around four to [...]

Young Kids and Television

Young Kids and Television

Why you’ll want to turn off the TV and computer if you have young children. Kids and TV Both the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Canadian Pediatric Society recommend that children under two years of [...]

What to Do About a Child Who Bites and Hits

What to Do About a Child Who Bites and Hits

Is your youngster having trouble expressing her frustrations verbally? It may be the reason why she’s resorting to biting and hitting others.  Often young children go through a phase in life where they express their feelings [...]

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’ [...]

Newborn Brain Development

Newborn Brain Development

There are signs that parents can look out for to know that their newborn baby is developing right on track. Newborn Development When it comes to babies in their first three months of life, their cognitive [...]

Returning to Work and Dealing With Separation Anxiety

Returning to Work and Dealing With Separation Anxiety

Preparing your baby for your return to the workforce. Work and Separation Wouldn’t you know it? Just as parents are ready to return to the workforce full-time, baby’s hit a developmental milestone that makes that so [...]