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Have You Ever Wondered What Your Baby’s Goo Goo’s And Gaa Gaa’s Meant?

Parents often have difficulty understanding exactly what their child needs or wants in their preverbal stage. Not for lack of trying, this barrier in early life can cause frustration in both the parents and the baby. Over the past several years, baby sign language has becoming increasingly popular among parents. Parents all around the world are seeing the huge benefits that signing brings. The number one reason parents sign with their babies is...

December 31, 2012 Read Blog


Keep it Simple

Here’s the thing: you can spend thousands of dollars getting all of the latest greatest for your new arrival but realize that you are doing this for yourself, not your baby. The best thing you can give your new baby is not for sale. I know this sounds like a cliché but it’s the plain old truth. Babies need love and they need you to be relaxed. They don’t care if they’re sleeping in a fancy bed or a plain one nor do they care if the...

December 28, 2012 Read Blog


Great Family-Oriented New Years Resolutions

Many people cringe at the words “New Year’s resolutions,” but resolutions can be a very positive and productive especially if you’re doing it as a family.  I’ve included a few of our favorite family resolutions over the years.  They create strong family bonds and promote health and happiness within the family. 1. Dinnertime Together.  With busy schedules that include kids’ activities and working late, it can be difficult to...

December 27, 2012 Read Blog


Rivalry Between Siblings

Relationships between brothers and sisters are often made of complicity, happy memories and bonding. However, we have to admit that these relationships sometimes have their share of jealousy and rivalry. A certain dose of rivalry is healthy in brothers and sisters since it pushes self-assertiveness in children. Some studies have even demonstrated that encouraging equality in your children can nourish rivalry! First of all, let’s make one...

December 26, 2012 Read Blog


Feeding Twins

There are two babies and two breasts, but it doesn’t always add up to easy. It is possible to breastfeed twins, but there are other options that may work for you and your babies. Breastfeeding The best place to learn is in the hospital. The staff will help you latch your babies on, teach you how to check that they are in the correct position, and show you how to make yourself as comfortable as possible. Milk is created on a supply and...

December 24, 2012 Read Blog


Best Of 2012: Favorite Maternity Trends

There’s no question Hollywood had a baby boom in 2012. And in celebration, we’re taking a look at the best maternity fashion trends of this last year. From Reese Witherspoon‘s breezy summer dresses, to Sarah Michelle Gellar‘s casual chic statements, to Kristin Cavallari‘s effortless feminine fashions, let’s take a look at our favorite maternity styles of the year. ◦   Sarah Michelle Gellar: Our readers love Sarah...

December 21, 2012 Read Blog


Tips to Keep the Kiddos Happy & Well-Rested This Holiday Season

The holiday season is right around the bend! This is a time that is meant to be magical and extra special, but it can also be stressful and totally unbearable if you’re lugging your cranky little ones to the mall for Christmas shopping or dealing with holiday sleep disasters because you’re traveling or your child isn’t napping. Daddy Nickell has some helpful tips to help parents cope with holiday shopping stresses and avoid baby &...

December 20, 2012 Read Blog


Pregnancies…They ARE all different

I’ve got my scheduled C-section date! January 3rd baby T will be here… unless someone decides to make his own schedule. It is weird knowing exactly when you’re going to be having a baby, but at the same time, I’m totally a planner so it works for me! I finished up my last day of work! I’m officially on vacation then short term disability (because of the surgery) then, maternity leave. I can’t believe how fast this pregnancy went....

December 19, 2012 Read Blog


Sugar Cookies

The sugar cookie is pretty much perfect for any time of the year, but I tend to love sugar cookies around the holidays. Over the years, I've tried a few different recipes, but this one is my favourite...               From Our Best Bites Ingredients: 1 cup real butter at room temperature 1 cup sugar 1 large egg 1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 3 cups all purpose flour, spooned into measuring...

December 17, 2012 Read Blog


It’s Winter, what do I do with my baby now?

Baby, it’s cold outside! The weather shouldn’t keep you (or your baby) isolated from fun. Socializing, physical activity and change of view can help pass the wintery days (and beat away the baby blues). Here are a few ideas on what to do with baby on colder days: • Join a class. Parent & tot swimming, baby nutrition, library infant reading club. Joining a class puts an activity on your schedule on a regular basis. It makes you...

December 17, 2012 Read Blog


Winter Baby Car Seat Safety

With the arrival of the winter season, parents are tempted to bundle up their babies as thickly as possible in order to keep them snug and warm. The warmth factor can interfere with the safety factor of the baby car seat. The problem is that this is not the best idea if you are planning to put a baby in a car seat with a five-point harness. The reason is that the harness system then serves to hold the coat in place and not the baby. This defeats...

December 14, 2012 Read Blog


Does your baby need an iron supplement?

A new study hit the news wire about the potential benefits of iron supplementation for low-birth-weight (LBW) babies. It has me thinking back to my experience with iron deficiency during my pregnancy and my new baby's sleep habits and mood swings. In this study, which made headlines in the Globe and Mail, researchers said that LBW babies are more likely to end up iron-deficient and may need more of the blood-building nutrient for catch-up...

December 14, 2012 Read Blog




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