What You Need to Know About Post Birth Depression

What You Need to Know About Post Birth Depression

You survived pregnancy and childbirth. Your baby’s strong and healthy. It’s time to celebrate, right? Not necessarily. Unfortunately, the time following birth can be incredibly difficult for some mothers. Not only do they need to adjust to being a mother, but fatigue and shifting hormones can lead to clinical depression, called Post-Partum depression. What’s a […]

What is Better: Breastfeeding or Using Baby Formula?

What is Better: Breastfeeding or Using Baby Formula?

When you have a baby, perhaps one of the biggest decisions you make is how to feed your baby. Even though you only have two choices – breastfeeding or formula – it’s not always an easy decision. How do you decide what’s best for both you and the baby? Let’s take a closer look at […]

The Hidden Problems with Child Athletes

The Hidden Problems with Child Athletes

Top athletes like Tiger Woods and Wayne Gretsky started out as toddlers. These, and other examples of early athletes, make many parents believe that the younger their children are involved in specialized sports, the better. After all, it’s a competitive world out there, and if practice makes perfect, childhood athletes definitely have an advantage over […]

10 Reasons Why You Lose Sex Drive After Having Children

10 Reasons Why You Lose Sex Drive After Having Children

Becoming a new mom means so much more than just giving birth to a new baby. Your entire life changes. You’ll experience countless joys and many stresses, all in one day. It’s no wonder your sex drive takes a back seat during this crazy transition. If you feel like you’ve lost your libido, don’t take […]

Do You Know What Makes Your Child Hyperactive

Do You Know What Makes Your Child Hyperactive?

If your child is hyperactive, your first thought might be ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder). It’s a common diagnosis given to thousands of children throughout the United States. And medications are often necessary to help these kids function normally and comfortably in diverse social settings. However, this medical condition, along with other diagnoses, might not […]

How to Give the Best Nutrition to Your Child

How to Give the Best Nutrition to Your Child

Good nutrition is necessary for your child’s physical, cognitive and emotional growth. This is where you step in as their parent. Are you feeding your little one important foods, like good fats and lots of vegetables? Or, do you give in when it comes to processed foods, like sugary cereals and snacks? Good nutrition is […]

Why Being A Young Mom Can Be Good or Bad

Why Being A Young Mom Can Be Good or Bad

Designed by Pressfoto / Freepik No matter how old you are, being a mother is life-changing. It comes with a slew of challenges. This is especially true for young moms who find themselves dealing with an unplanned pregnancy. But motherhood also comes with precious moments that you’ll treasure forever, whatever your age. If you have […]

When Should You Start Teaching Your Child to Read and Write

When Should You Start Teaching Your Child to Read and Write?

As standardized testing becomes more and more popular in schools, more pressure is placed on a child’s academic performance. And parents feel the pressure, too. They ask whether they can give their kids a head start by teaching them to read and write before they even begin kindergarten or preschool. But if you try to […]

13 Tips: How to Prepare for Your First Child

13 Tips: How to Prepare for Your First Child

Everyone knows there’s no manual for parenting. Sure, there’s lots of advice out, but the only real way to learn is by experiencing motherhood firsthand. And before the baby arrives, there are things you can do to set yourself up for success. Once the baby comes, you begin an incredible journey. So, here are some […]

How Much Does It Cost to Have a Child

How Much Does It Cost to Have a Child?

Getting pregnant and having a child are some of life’s most exciting, scary and challenging experiences. And if you find yourself in this position, it’s important to prepare yourself as best you can. But this goes beyond decorating the nursery, and choosing the perfect baby name and preschool. In fact, most parents don’t realize just […]

How Food Can Improve Your Child’s Behavior

How Food Can Improve Your Child’s Behavior

You’ve read all the parenting books, heard a lot of advice, and implemented great parenting methods. But why is your child’s behavior so discouraging? There may be one factor that’s effecting your child’s behavior, and it’s right underneath your nose and right on top of their plate. That’s right, food! Food has a huge impact […]

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How to Raise a Smart Child

Parents want to raise happy and healthy children. But they also want their kids to be smart. It paves the way to academic and career success down the road. And while we generally think that raising smart kids starts in the toddler and early childhood years, it actually begins much sooner. In fact, there’s a […]

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10 Coolest Halloween Celebrations In U.S. To Visit With Family This Year

October means only one thing: it’s time to kickstart Halloween celebrations! If you have little ones in your family, then you have surely started planning the day. Though usually Halloween is celebrated at home, trick and treating around the neighborhood, there are actually amazing celebrations taking place all across the country! This year, why not […]

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Winter Safety Guide: Keeping Your Baby Safe During Cold Season

Even though the harsh winter cold is not due for another couple of months, the cold winds of October remind that it is about time to start preparing your child for winter. Freezing temperatures and chilly breezes can affect your baby’s health in numerous ways so it is essential to start thinking about prepping for […]

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Disney Princesses Ruin Childhood: True Or False?

Most of us have grown up with stories like The Little Mermaid, Cinderella, Snow White and other beloved Disney princesses. Therefore, you might find yourself being stunned to hear that many have accused Disney princesses of contributing to self-esteem issues in young girls. Princess Syndrome: A Real Thing? Recent years a psychological phenomenon called the […]

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Is Breakfast Cereal Dangerous For Your Child?

Fruit Loops, Cini Minis, Captain Crunch … Who could say no to the sugary wonderland that breakfast cereal can be! However, with every highly processed food arises the main issue: is it really good if your child eats breakfast cereal every morning? You’d be amazed to hear that breakfast cereal is not as harmless as it […]