Archive for 'Baby'

The Link Between Childcare and Obesity

The Link Between Childcare and Obesity

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 [...]

Eliminating Pesticides

Eliminating Pesticides

Why you’ll want to avoid the use of pesticides in your home. Eliminating Pesticides When summer comes, so come the bugs, and for many out comes the pesticides.  But pesticides are toxic and dangerous not just [...]

Preventing and Treating Children’s Sunburns

Preventing and Treating Children’s Sunburns

The sun may seem like a summertime friend, but without the right protection it can also be our children’s enemy. With our depleted ozone layer, in many ways the sun has become more of a danger [...]

Early Intervention Helps Autistic Children

Early Intervention Helps Autistic Children

According to a recent study, children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder can benefit from early intervention as early as 18 months. The study, out of the UC Davis MIND Institute in Sacramento, California says that certain [...]

Signs a Child is Ready for Potty Training

Signs a Child is Ready for Potty Training

If you’re the parent of a toddler, the good news is, your diaper days will soon be over. The bad news is, it won’t happen overnight. Sometime after the age of two, children will start to [...]

How Babies Learn to Sleep

How Babies Learn to Sleep

When will you baby sleep through the night? How Babies Learn How to Sleep If there’s one thing most parents of newborns want to know, it’s when babies will sleep through the night. It’s a fair [...]

New Moms and Fitness

New Moms and Fitness

Tips for getting back into shape after the birth of a baby. New Moms and Fitness Sure we’ve all heard about those women who get back to their pre-pregnancy exercise program weeks after giving birth, but [...]

Sleep and New Parents

Sleep and New Parents

Why sleep is vital for keeping relationship strong and for parenting well. Sleep and New Parents It’s difficult for parents of young children and infants to get enough sleep. But without a good night’s sleep it’s [...]

Kid’s Dental Care

Kid’s Dental Care

Preventing your child from getting discolored teeth from fluorosis. Kid’s Dental Care There’s nothing like tooth-brushing and flowing to keep children’s pearly whites white and cavity free. And according to pediatric dentist, Dr. Richard Cramer, the [...]

Help During Newborn Period

Help During Newborn Period

 How to get the help that you really need.  Help During the Newborn Period For most new parents, adapting to life with a newborn is challenging, and having a little extra help would be a blessing. [...]