I've noticed a particular deficit in documenting the varieties of sex that are most popular in the large, fatigued population of parents with small kids, which is where this post comes in. This is not an exhausted (I mean exhaustive! Gee, where did that word come from?) list, but it reflects the majority of the categories…
The following is a guest post by Rick Console. You may think that your home is the safest place for your child, but it’s not. There is danger lurking around every corner (in fact, the corners themselves can be dangerous), but this does not have to mean your child will be injured. There are simple safety techniques you can employ in your home to keep your child safe from dangers you didnt even know existed.
As if swollen ankles, mood swings and bladder control weren’t enough of an issue – figuring out all the things you’ll need when a new baby arrives can overwhelming and intimidating. But no need to fret! With the help of baby gear expert Vanessa Antonelli, lots of research and testing,we’ve rounded up all the best,…
Summer is almost upon us which means fun in the sun. But it also means making sure we are keeping our children (and ourselves) protected from the sun. There are so many sunscreens out there and lots of information about what we should and shouldn't be buying. The Environmental Working Group is making it easier for us…
If the parents of a baby don’t share the same last name, why should the baby automatically receive the father’s last name? It’s old school and annoying: my baby will be getting my name. Period.
Babies can start sleeping for longer stretches of time as their nervous systems mature, and they can go longer in between feedings. According to MayoClinic,com, many babies can sleep for nine to 12 hours at a stretch by their sixth month. Try a variety of different tricks to get your baby to sleep through the night to figure out what works best for him.
What’s the best advice for any working mom who is breastfeeding? Eat, sleep and don’t stress! Here are 10 tips on how to make this happen: 1. Invest in a good pump.
If you’re a nursing mom, eating a healthy diet is good for both you and your baby. Breastfeeding moms must eat enough food so that they can maintain their milk supply. When you eat a healthy, balanced diet, you ensure that both you and your baby get the nutrition needed.
Have you ever looked at your baby and wondered “What’s going on inside that head of yours?” Or, why is a normally well-tempered baby all of the sudden difficult and demanding? And then, suddenly, he is doing things he could not do the day before? Recent research has shown that there are predictable times during the first few years of a child’s life when he may be more demanding (fussier) than usual. These fussy times have been called “Wonder Weeks” because it is during these times that babies are making big steps forward in their development.
New moms face many challenges and decisions in the first few months. Breastfeeding is a decision many moms choose, but working and breastfeeding is often a challenge. Pumping in the supply closet, engorgement and leaking breasts are just a few trials a working mom might face. A commitment to breastfeeding and support from your partner increases your chances of nursing success as you reenter the work force.