Chances are that of the 4 million new moms in America, you might be among those looking for someone to mind your baby when you return to work. Studies show that 55 percent of women in the workforce have given birth in the past two years. Who is caring for their babies?
You may have lucked out with a child who loves to eat fresh vegetables, but many parents face a tall order when it comes to getting their kids to eat anything "green," or red, purple or yellow for that matter, if it's in fact a vegetable.
On first glance, you would think that a “detached parent” was an uncaring or uninvolved parent. Detachment parenting seems almost as if it was created specifically to rebut the attachment parenting model that has grown to be so popular. However, according to Heidi Smith Luedtke, Ph.D., author of Detachment Parenting: 33 Ways to Keep Your Cool When Kids Melt Down
When it comes to potty training, there are a lot of opinions as to when the “right” age to train is. If you have older friends and family, they may insist that the earlier your child is trained the better.
- Ask The Parent Coach: How Can I Get My Toddler To Keep Her Diaper On?
- The Potty Training Readiness Quiz
Earth Day has come and gone, but why not turn the 24 hour global celebration into a long-lasting commitment to live a more eco-conscious lifestyle? One simple way to help preserve the planet is to make your own toys for your kiddos to enjoy.
Longing to hear your tiny tot say a word or two? On average, toddlers are ready to utter their first words by one year or so. If you're feeling anxious to get your toddler talking, remember that every child has a timeframe to start speaking that’s just right for him or her. Are you eager to support your child’s budding language skills?
Have you ever seen a toddler open a present and be more enraptured by the packaging the toy came in then the actual toy itself? You’ll be talking with friends and family and look over at your toddler and notice that he’s playing with the box that expensive toy came in, instead of the toy. What does this tell us?
Your kids are over at their favorite relative’s house. When Uncle Tim hands them each a bag of candy, they run away screaming with delight. It doesn’t take long before you notice that your kids suddenly have an abundance of energy. They are running through the house, bouncing-off-the-walls hyper. Could it be that the sugary rush of carbohydrates gave th
The AAP and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration have recently released new car seat guidelines. The guidelines are no longer based on the type of car seat but instead are based on the child’s age. Both the AAP and the NHTSA are now recommending that parents keep their infants in a rear facing car seat as long as possible before moving them to a forward facing
Getting your child to sleep is about much more than what happens once they get into bed. Here are some ways to establish a healthy bedtime routine each and every night: