Category: Baby

Is your mid-section feeling a little squishy? Do you have a muffin top peeking over your jeans? These may be signs of a physical condition called diastasis recti that is common in many moms. The condition is so prevalent that some estimates put your chance of developing it as high...

Babies understand more than you think. Your little ones may not be able to talk, but they have use of five amazing senses and a rapidly forming brain to process all the input that surround them. From birth, babies are built to absorb information, and they do so at an...

One of the most astonishing revelations about newborns is their ability to communicate almost from birth. Without words, they inform when they want to eat, how they learn, when they want to play, and even rest. Learn to better read these signals and you may just avoid meltdowns from both...

Searching for the perfect baby name? Let the magic and wonder of the holidays inspire you. We’ve collected 12 options – six names for each gender – that promise to invoke the happiness of the holidays each time you call out to your little one. Boys Clement: Name your little boy...

By Elizabeth Pantley, author of The No-Cry Sleep Solution for Newborns ~~~   Babies love to be carried – but parent arms get tired. A baby carrier can be invaluable during the first two years of your baby’s life. There are many types and styles to choose from, so take...

By Elizabeth Pantley, author of The No-Cry Sleep Solution for Newborns ~~~ Babies love new places! There’s so much to investigate and new things to touch. But many people aren’t too happy to have your little one crawling or toddling freely about the house exploring everything in sight. While you...

By Elizabeth Pantley, author of The No-Cry Sleep Solution for Newborns Mothers have always crooned their babies to sleep with lullabies, fathers have sung nursery rhymes to their toddlers, and families have made folk music a part of everyday life. Why? Because music is calming, music facilitates language development, and...

By Elizabeth Pantley, author of The No-Cry Sleep Solution for Newborns ~~~ How do you help your newborn to be happier, sleep better, and be more peaceful? By paying attention to how long she stays awake and making sure she isn’t up too long. The length of time that your...