Archive for 'Family Life'

The Diaper Debate

The Diaper Debate

Why when it comes to being green, the diaper debate really isn’t one. The Diaper Debate Sometimes it’s easy being green.  Take diapers for example. By simply choosing cloth parents help prevent clogging landfills with diapers [...]

New Families

New Families

A few coping strategies for the brand new family. New Families Bringing home a brand new baby is one of the most joyful experiences any new parents will face.  It is also one of the most [...]

Parents and Power Naps

Parents and Power Naps

Why grabbing a power nap is good for you and your children. Parents and Power Naps Whether it’s dealing with the sleep deprivation of the newborn phase, or the energy- consuming period of the toddler and [...]

Support for New Parents

Support for New Parents

Why taking care of yourself, not just your newborn is a must. Support For New Parents Taking care of yourself as well as your children is an important lesson for new parents to learn.  After all, [...]

Adoption

Adoption

 Preparing yourself emotionally for your newly adopted child. Adoption Before a child is even born, parents begin to bond with their baby by observing the growing belly and feeling those first kicks.  However, if you’re adopting, [...]

The New Mom Blues

The New Mom Blues

The emotional challenge of being a new mom. The New Mom Blues While post partum depression can be a serious concern that needs to be addressed by a physician, the more common baby blues are another [...]

New Dads

New Dads

 A look at the fears and challenges of being a new dad. New Dads As with moms, first time dads experience a range of emotions, from elation, to the fear that they won’t be adequate providers, [...]

Toddlers and Newborns

Toddlers and Newborns

Toddler and newborns. Tips for keeping jealousy at bay. Toddlers and Newborns Introducing a toddler to a newborn can be quite a challenge.  After all, until now your toddler may well have been the one and [...]

Dogs and Newborns

Dogs and Newborns

Tips on introducing your family dog to your new baby. Dogs and Newborns Bringing home a new baby can raise all sorts of jealousy in the family, and I’m not talking about siblings here.  I’m talking [...]

Raising Baby Green

Raising Baby Green

In this illustrated and easy-to-use guide, noted pediatrician Dr. Alan Greene, a leading voice of the green baby movement, advises parents how to make healthy green choices for pregnancy, childbirth, and baby care—from feeding your baby [...]