It seems like my 11 month old always has a runny nose. What can I give him? I do not recommend any over the counter cold medications to children this age. More importantly is finding out why your baby has a runny nose all the time. It is possible that he has allergies or some other underlying problem that is manifesting itself as a runny nose. This should … [Read more...] about It seems like my 11 month old always has a runny nose. What can I give him?
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Do you remember the children’s rhyme when you were growing up, “First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes the baby in the baby carriage”? For many people, this isn’t just a children’s rhyme, but a path their life followed. (This isn’t the case for all couples raising a child as there are many beautiful ways families develop.) One of the problems with this rhyme is that … [Read more...] about 5 Ways to Keep the Romance Alive for Parents
The importance of the first 5 years Babies’ brains continue to form after they are born. They are forming for physical development, and also for feelings, learning and memory. Neurons in the brain are still connecting, and babies need experiences to strengthen these connections. Making these neural connections in the brain early on with an infant is the first step in the … [Read more...] about Ways to Engage Babies and Toddlers in Reading
The following is a guest post by Brant Secunda and Mark Allen Does obesity run in the family? According to the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, if one parent is overweight, there is a 50 percent chance that their children will also be overweight. But when exercise becomes a family affair, everyone wins! There are several tips to keep in mind when it … [Read more...] about 10 Ways to Turn Fitness into a Family Affair
“A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue, but the parent of all the other virtues.” - Cicero Gratitude - or a lack thereof - is something all parents encounter during the process of raising children. At some point or other, what mother hasn't looked on with horror as her child blurted out a variant of, “I don’t like this! It’s not what I wanted for my birthday!” or … [Read more...] about 5 Ways To Teach Your Kids To Be Thankful This Thanksgiving