How to Help Older Children Adapt to a New Baby in the Family

by: Cindy Jett, LICSW It is well known that the introduction of a new baby into a family is life altering. This is particularly true for older children. Suddenly, they have to share Mommy and Daddy with someone else: someone more needy and more demanding than they are. The family is in flux and the … Read more

Baby Breathing Monitor – A Parent’s Peace Of Mind

by: Jon Brant A baby breathing monitor detects changes in breathing movements in the chest and abdomen of an infant. An alarm will ring and an integrated light will start to flash if breathing stops for longer than a pre-set time, which is usually around 20 seconds. Some monitors also measure the temperature and heartbeat … Read more

Dads And Newborns

by: Kerry Rooney We often speak about mom and child, and occasionally leave dad out of the picture. But times have changed and fathers are just as active in their baby’s lives. Decades ago you would have never heard of a father being at a baby shower, but now men and women attend showers. There are … Read more

3 Parenting Styles And Their Effect On The Social Behavior Of Children

by: Birgitte Coste What type of parent are you? Beginning with studies in the 1960s, 3 parenting styles have emerged to help understand and explain the behavior and development of children. Observing the impact that parents have on child development has been a fascination for researchers and sociologists throughout the years; but, it was the … Read more

Baby Treatment Information Every Family Should Know About

Recent parents have to deal with loads of troubles that they will be required to be aware of and consequently work with instantaneously. Yet, newborns are not shipped getting an coaching handbook so now are several subjects that you might want to know about. Baths the infant: Until your precious infant’s umbilical cord cuts off … Read more

A check list for child safety (To parents and care takers)

By Chockalingam Eswaramurthi Many accidents to children can be prevented if a few precautions are taken. ACCIDENTS ARE CA– USED – NOT HAPPENED : EACH year, hundreds of children are injured, some fatally. Often, this happens in or around the house, while the parents or caretakers are present. A few simple precautions can prevent many of … Read more

Parents’ Halloween Checklist

By: Harvey Mcewan With Halloween fast approaching, it’s time to start thinking about whether you’ll let your children go trick-or-treating this year, and how best to prepare for the scary occasion. Put together your own Halloween checklist and talk to fellow parents in the area. Costume Tips There’s a lot of pressure on parents to … Read more

Things to remember while going for baby outings

By BijayaniSwain We all understand that parenthood is a wonderful feeling. After becoming a parent, your joy may know no bound. So, in order to make the most of this incredible feeling, if you are planning an outing with your little one, then here are a few suggestions on what to take baby outing. These … Read more

Baby Finances – Keeping your baby costs down

By Richard Greenwood Having a baby is an exciting time but it can quickly get very expensive. As if it wasn’t bad enough having all the costs you might also lose one of your incomes if your currently a two income household. In order to keep out of debt and financially stable you may need … Read more

How A Handyman Can Babyproof Your Home

By Aaliyah Arthur Babyproofing doesn’t end when a child starts walking, or even when they start school. It’s important to keep your home child safe throughout the child’s life, and that often means doing things you may not have thought of. How is that possible? Well, you can call a handyman with experience making a … Read more