Today is Earth Day! It’s a time to celebrate our wonderful planet and pledge to treat her better than ever. April is Earth Month but it’s important that we all work together to make changes in our lifestyles all year long to help and protect the Earth. We don’t have to change everything, but collectively.
Everyone knows that breastfeeding is beneficial to mom and baby. In fact, the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends exclusive breastfeeding for the first six months. Unfortunately, only 13% of moms continue nursing after six months. It’s important that we continue to support and encourage moms to keep breastfeeding. Some women lack the necessary support and.
The key factor to successful breastfeeding as a new mom is to make sure that baby has a good latch. Many of the issues moms face when they first start to nurse are due to an improper latch. When baby is not latched on properly, it can cause some pain and discomfort for mom. There.
In the past (and we’re talking the 1940’s and 1950’s), most people did all their cleaning using natural products. They used vinegar and baking soda for most of their cleaning needs. Today, however, most homes (at least in this country) use an array of toxic, dangerous chemicals. The average American home contains more than 1,500.
June is both National Safety Month and National Child Safety Month. As parents, we want to do whatever we can to keep our children safe from harm. When accidents occur, they can be devastating. Moms and dads go above and beyond to take care of their children and prevent harm every day, which is why.
Choosing the right pediatrician for your child can be a daunting task. It’s important that you find a doctor who is easy to work with, makes you feel comfortable, and, of course, well qualified for his position. Schedule an interview with the doctor before the first checkup. Use these six questions to evaluate him and.
Parents always want the best equipment for their new baby. Hand-me-down items may be cheap and convenient, but products are recalled and safety laws/practices changes regularly. Sometimes it’s best to do your proper research and buy new. Strollers are a must-have, especially for outdoor trips with your baby. In the spring (coming soon!), moms and.
The good people of Spray Pal are celebrating the second birthday of their son, who was born premature and had to overcome many different obstacles. He’s doing well, but they celebrate every milestone they cross. In that end, they are hosting an ENORMOUS giveaway of products made by companies run by moms and dad. The.
Spring break is nearly upon us and summer isn’t far behind. Many families are considering a yearly vacation. It can be a tough choice deciding on a year destination for your family. Everyone has different ideas of what a vacation means to them, so you’ll have to compromise. Even if you have little ones with.
One of the most common breastfeeding issues that occurs is when a child begins biting. Many babies never bite the nipple at all, but some do. Try to remember that if your baby starts to bite, he isn’t intending to hurt you. He’s responding to his environment in his own way. Many women with biting.