9 Must-Know Tips for Starting Solid Foods

Although all babies mature at different rates, most babies are developmentally ready to start on solid foodsat 4 to 6 months of age. Here’s what to look for in deciding if your baby is ready to try solids: She can sit up and hold up her neck and head. She weighs twice what she did […]

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6 Reasons Why Pregnant Women Should Eat Chocolate

There has been a lot of research and fascinating reasons why women should eat chocolate regularly during their pregnancy. Chocolate, especially organic dark chocolate, is jammed packed with essential vitamins and antioxidants to help prevent pregnancy related issues. Who knew such a tasty treat was such a powerful aid. Other than chocolate tasting incredible, here […]

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Low Vitamin D Levels Increase Risk of Preeclampsia During Pregnancy

Eating a healthy nutrient rich diet during pregnancy can be hard with all the processed foods on the market. You have to be careful what you consume during pregnancy because the developing baby is so fragile and needs all the nutrients he/she can have. Choosing whole foods, organic foods and fresh/raw foods are the best […]

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3 Reasons Why Dads Should Be Invited To the Baby Shower

Celebrating to coming of a new baby shouldn’t be limited to only women. It’s more common for partners and spouses to be joining the new mom at her shower these days. It should be a huge celebration where everyone is allowed to come and spread joy to the new parents. It shouldn’t be geared towards […]

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Products to Help your Baby Sleep

5 Must-Have Products to Help your Baby Sleep

Ask any mom of a newborn what they want the most during those first few months and the response will be unanimous. Moms want babies to be good sleepers. Defining good is a little objective, but top descriptors would be sleeping through the night, napping on a predictable schedule, and waking up rested. There are […]

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Babies and Educational Toys

Toys are made for fun, but what if your baby could be learning things at the same time?  There are plenty of educational toys to choose from.  Here are our picks for your little one. Bright Toys, Bright Baby Babies love things with bright colors, so educational toys in these primary colors help to capture […]

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Organizing the Perfect Baby Play-date

Socializing your baby is one of the best things you can do for him or her, and you may find that it’s great for your sanity as well. Planning playdates for your baby gives your child a chance to play with other children and allows you time to connect with other adults, or get stuff […]

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When Your Baby Girl Tells You She’s Not Going to Prom Because She’s Pregnant

Once she hits her teenage years your baby girl isn’t a baby anymore. Accepting this fact is hard for many parents, but what’s even more difficult to accept is your teen daughter’s pregnancy. Feelings of guilt, disappointment, tension, and fear arise- in both parents and the pregnant daughter. As a parent, it is your job […]

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How to Treat a Urinary Tract Infection During Pregnancy

Urinary Tract Infections (UTI’s) are common to get during pregnancy. This is because the uterus sits on top of the bladder, and as the uterus grows it can stifle the drainage of urine from the bladder. The risk of a UTI is increased through week 6-24. Some women are more susceptible to UTI’s than others. […]

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Will You Ever Consider Adoption?

Can you believe that over 100,000 children in the United States are waiting and praying to be adopted? That is a huge number of children available here when people are opting to adopt from other countries. There are a lot of children in need of love no matter where they may live, and the state […]

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Should Baby Boys Still Be Circumcised?

This is a dilemma that has been going on for years. I never gave it a second thought until I had a son of my own. According to medical organizations, being circumcised as an infant will have risks but will produce a modest health benefit. No organization can make this mandatory for anyone because it […]

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Helping Your Child to Make Friends

This is something that my little boy has no trouble doing on his own. He loves to make new friends and it doesn’t matter how old they are. I find that people are more comfortable talking to my son than they are talking to me. They will make a B line to my son, but […]

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