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
The nursery is ready, the car seat has been installed, and your hospital bag is packed. Think you are all ready for the arrival of your baby? Think again! Unfortunately, there are some things that you might still have forgotten. Here are some of the things that you need to make sure you sort out before the baby arrives. Batch Cooking Who knows how much energy you are … [Read more...] about What you might have forgotten to sort out before Baby arrives
For many of us, driving is an integral part of life, and it doesn't stop when we get pregnant. It's hard to know when to stop driving during pregnancy, or if we actually need to stop at all. Safety is, of course, of the utmost priority, both the baby's and yours. This is what makes considering when you should stop driving so important. Make sure to consult your doctor and do … [Read more...] about When should you stop driving during your pregnancy?
It's no secret that your third trimester of pregnancy isn't the most comfortable. The good news is that there are a few easy ways you can make the last weeks of your pregnancy more bearable. Sleep with a pregnancy pillow If you don't have a pregnancy pillow already, you'll want to get one at the beginning of your third trimester. It can be difficult to find a comfortable … [Read more...] about Easy ways to have a more comfortable last trimester
After the rollercoaster year that was 2020, many people are looking for ways to make sure they stay healthy. If you are pregnant, the need for care extends to your baby. Read on to see some tips on how you can make sure that you get through pregnancy with a healthy mom and baby this year. Go for prenatal care checkups Prenatal care is important to make sure that both you … [Read more...] about How to keep you (and your baby!) healthy and safe in 2021