Archive for 'Family Life'

Life with a Newborn

Life with a Newborn

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 [...]

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 [...]

Why Bonding With Your Baby is Important

Why Bonding With Your Baby is Important

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 [...]

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 [...]

The Changing Role of Today’s New Dads

The Changing Role of Today’s New Dads

The role today’s dads play in childbirth and newborn care is evolving. Today’s New Dads There was a time when a father’s role was relegated to breadwinner and disciplinarian. Even childbirth and infant care was a [...]

Technology, Work and Sick Children

Technology, Work and Sick Children

How today’s parents are managing to work when a child takes ill. Technology and Parenting If you work in a job where your presence is a must such as health care or retail or many others, [...]

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 [...]

Breastfeeding Tips for the Working Mom

Breastfeeding Tips for the Working Mom

It is possible to ensure  your baby has the best nutrition possible when you return to work. Work and Breastfeeding Breastfeeding babies becomes a little more complicated once a mom returns to the workforce. It means [...]

Why Young Children Regress to Baby Talk

Why Young Children Regress to Baby Talk

Bringing home a new baby? If you already are the parent of a toddler ora  preschooler, you can expect her feathers to be a little ruffled by her new, little sibling. One of the most traumatic [...]

Helping Parents of Newborns Cope

Helping Parents of Newborns Cope

It’s not uncommon that when you bring home a new baby, people will offer all sorts of help. However it’s less common for most to actually follow through on those offers. If you do have someone [...]