Gentle parenting refers to parenting with the good of the relationship in mind, prioritizing both the parents' and the children's physical and emotional well-being. This parenting method has gotten a lot of attention over the past few years. It's transforming families in powerful and effective ways. It also happens to be one of the most completely misunderstood parenting … [Read more...] about A Beginner’s Guide to Gentle Parenting: 5 Ways to Lead with Love
We've all seen the happy child who leans into life, smiling all the way, seemingly without a care in the world. How does this happen? Are they born this way, or can we teach kids ways to optimize their emotional well being? Indeed, some children are born happier. Temperament, driven partially by genetic makeup, can make for an easygoing child. However, genetics account for … [Read more...] about Want a Happy Child? Here are 10 Scientifically Proven Ways to Raise Kids Who Love Life
Even once your little one starts using the potty on a regular basis, it may not be time to abandon those diapers and pull-ups just yet. Potty training at night and during naps are often called the final frontiers in potty training because they typically take longer for kids to master. Fortunately, there are some things parents can do to make the transition a little bit … [Read more...] about How to make potty training at night and during naps easier
Naps are essential for your little one’s mood and development (and your sanity!), but how do you know if they’re sleeping enough? What are the basic do’s and don’ts when it comes to toddler naps? In today’s post, Jen Varela, a baby sleep coach, chimes in on how to ensure your little ones get the proper daytime rest. By definition, what is a nap? Varela says that a nap … [Read more...] about How to Help Your Toddler Nap
In this article: What is a food allergy and how is it different from a sensitivity or intolerance? What are the most common symptoms to look for? Can you grow out of a food allergy? What are the main foods that cause food allergies? What can parents do to protect their own kids and others from food allergens? As a parent, one of your main jobs is feeding … [Read more...] about Does Your Child Have a Food Allergy?