Many experts point out significant concerns about amber teething necklaces and bracelets. Here’s what you need to know. When your baby or toddler is teething, sometimes those wee teeth poke through without a lot of drama, but other times you’re in for night-time wake-ups, all-day fussing and one cranky kiddo. No wonder you start looking
In partnership with Royal Roads University Photo: Stocksy Parenting is a balancing act; add continuing education to an already toppling list of lunch prep, birthday parties and temper tantrums, and it could feel as though the scales have tipped. But as many parents who went back to school know, the time and effort is well
The sleep-martyr moms who brag about how little sleep they get need to stop, because sleep-training your baby is a responsible form of self-care. Recently, a mom friend and I were going toe-to-toe with funny sleep deprivation stories from our mat leaves. My firstborn, Eli, would feed between five and eight times a night, and
All those favours from Grandma come at a cost. Louise Soares* knew that childcare options were notoriously scarce in her part of the city. After failing to find a daycare solution that worked for both her toddler and kindergarten-aged kids, she turned to the grandparents. Soares’ parents and in-laws had been helping with the kids
I was at a local gift shop looking for a card for my best friend, who had just delivered her first baby. What I wanted was a card that says something like, Labour sucks, but you’re a warrior, and a life-giving queen—great job! But all the baby cards are just that: for the baby. Welcome little
Kate and Vicky talk about the best ways to exercise after you have given birth.
A self-proclaimed cheapskate shares her tips on how to spend (nearly) nothing on baby’s first year. When my daughter was 11 months old, I brought her to a shoe store, had her feet measured and purchased a pair of $40 Stride Rite sneakers for her. It was a momentous occasion, not only because she had
Most of us spend a significant amount of time in our vehicles, so making sure our children are safe along the way is very important. Car seats play a huge role in protecting children. However, to be most effective parents need to follow the recommended car seat guidelines. Dr. Lisa Ryan explains these guidelines and
Sleep consultant Alanna McGinn reveals the easy ways you can adjust your baby’s sleep schedule so spring forward is less disruptive for your family. On March 8th at 3 a.m., we move our clocks forward one hour. Mornings begin to get brighter and evenings lighter (yay!), and parents of early risers may soon be able
Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE Sticking the tongue out, also known as tongue thrusting, is when the tongue pushes itself against or between the front rows of teethwhile the baby is at rest or swallowing (1). It is more than just a cute tactic. Babies might use it as a sign to convey their needs,
From breakfast in bed to backwards dinners and flashlight walks, surprise your kids with magical moments they’ll be talking about for weeks. Adding something special to your child’s day doesn’t have to be expensive or time-consuming. Surprise your kids with one of these offbeat activities that your little ones will be talking about for months.
From a palm-sized breast pump to a toy that prevents your kids from trashing the house, parents are going to love these new launches. Our inboxes are flooded with the latest and greatest in new parenting products every day. From exciting new toys and clever innovations for baby to tools that help make raising kids