Archive for 'Family Life'
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Have you fallen head-over-heels for your newborn baby? Then you’ve inoculated him with a powerful medicine called bonding. Many new parents describe the feeling of meeting their babies for the first time as the same feeling [...]
When you bring home your newborn baby, life alters dramatically. But there are ways to ease the transition into family life. Those first few months and weeks of a baby’s life are filled with ups and [...]
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