Archive for 'Family Life'
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, [...]
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 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 [...]
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, [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
A closer look at how newborns change our lives. Life with a Newborn One of the misconceptions many new moms have is that they’ll have a little extra time on their hands during maternity leave. But [...]
According to a recent study, childcare settings can have a big impact on a child’s weight and activity level. The study found that children in certain childcare settings are about one and a half times more [...]
Finding good childcare requires patience, persistence and a few detective skills. Here’s what to look for in a qualified day-care center. For most of us, returning to work and finding alternative care for our child is [...]
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