Woman disciplining a toddler

Understanding “Bad Behavior” Most of the time, what we consider bad behavior in toddlers is the result of poor impulse control.  Most children don’t begin to develop impulse control until they are between the ages of 3.5 and 4 years old. For the most part, toddlers aren’t trying to be bad, they just can’t help… Read More

Pregnant woman

The word “miscarriage” can be a scary word for any woman who longs to be a mother. If you have recently been through a miscarriage or just want to learn how to avoid a miscarriage, there are certain steps you can take to ensure you are providing the best self-care to help welcome a healthy… Read More

Disciplining a child

You might think that disciplining a one year old sounds harsh. Discipline is frequently considered synonymous with punishment, but while punishment is a penalty for bad behavior, discipline is about teaching. In her book, The Good News About Bad Behavior, Katherine Reynolds Lewis says, “When I think of discipline, I think of the time and… Read More

Baby napping

While it’s true that babies need a lot of sleep, getting them to nap for long periods can be a major challenge for parents. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that children 4-12 months of age sleep for 12-16 hours a day. The problem, of course, is that babies won’t sleep 12 or more hours… Read More

Toddler coughing in bed

As parents, we’ve all experienced the stress of trying to help our toddlers who are suffering from yet another seemingly endless cough. But no more. There is a solution for how to cure a toddler’s cough—in fact, there are a number of solutions you can try that we’ve detailed below. But first, before you start… Read More

Giving a Gift to Dad

What’s the best way to completely spoil the special man in your life? Whether it’s for their birthday, a special occasion, a congratulatory gift, or even just to express how much you love them, there’s a gift out there that they’re sure to love. That’s not to say the task of tracking down the perfect… Read More

The Best Convertible Car Seats

Selecting the perfect convertible car seat for your child is an important decision: you’ll want to make sure your child is both safe and comfortable while travelling. Convertible car seats are a great option in this case, as they allow you to tick both those boxes, but even better, they also adapt to fit the… Read More

The Best Umbrella Strollers

An umbrella stroller offers a lightweight and compact way of getting out and about with your little one, and has curved handles like an umbrella (hence the name). These strollers tend to have very few upgrades or features, but their lightweight design and affordability makes them worth the sacrifice. Finding the best umbrella stroller for… Read More

The Best Cribs

While it might seem like a big place to put your tiny newborn, a crib is actually the safest place for her to sleep. And although some parents opt for a cradle, bassinet, or bedside sleeper during the first few months, sticking with a crib can save on both money and worry. Not only are… Read More