Solving your child’s sleep issues is an on-going process during the early years. Very often, when things start to go well, and you are just beginning to enjoy improvements in your child’s sleep, suddenly, you’re going backwards! What’s happening with these sleep setbacks? Oh, the amazing twists and turns of parenthood! Children grow and change from day to day; they can … [Read more...] about Sleep setbacks: What you need to know
It’s remarkable, but true – your baby is born with a distinct personality that exists from the moment of birth. Babies are similar in their actions and needs, but they are not all exactly alike. Even two children born to the same parents on the same day – twins! – can be very different from each other. Your newborn baby is a unique person with likes and … [Read more...] about Whose Advice about Your Newborn Should You Trust?
During the first few years of life, your baby will have frequent visits for routine checkups and illness; so selecting a healthcare professional you trust is important. These tips and checklists can help you as you make this decision. Decide which type of healthcare provider Different types of healthcare professionals are qualified to care for your baby: A … [Read more...] about How to Choose Your Pediatrician
The timing and severity of autism symptoms vary wildly. Some children show potential symptoms at six months old. But in other cases, symptoms aren't obvious until the children are almost two years old. A few children seem to develop normally until they’re 12 to 18 months old before seeming to regress. However, there are a few signs of autism that are fairly consistent. Here … [Read more...] about How to spot the early signs of autism – and how to prepare for them
Child-friendly Cars Many people find that when they have kids, they need to give up their sporty car and choose something a little more child-friendly. Some cars are designed to be more suitable for kids with special features and a spacious backseat area. While these cars might not be your first choice, there are plenty of child-friendly cars that are stylish and perform … [Read more...] about How to choose a child-friendly car that you can still learn to love