Tag: parent

The business of being a parent Wills, guardianship, and life insurance— important details you should take care of when baby’s born When you’re expecting a baby, there’s so much to do!  Shopping, choosing a name, preparing a will, and taking childbirth preparation classes are just a few of the things...

Tools For Tuck-In Need your shut-eye? A sleep expert shares gear every new parent needs when trying to get a handle on bedtime Baby in a bag “A sleep sack is the best alternative to loose blankets in the crib, which can increase the risk of SIDS.And it keeps baby...

Ready Yourself With Rest The doctors’ tips for stress-free slumber—while it’s still possible. Although your bed may be the source of serious fun and serious bonding, as you get further into your pregnancy, it may be the source of some serious stress.Most pregnant women worry about how they’re going to...

Turn Cries Into Coos As the eldest of five, Amanda Joyner from Michigan City, IN, expected her baby would cry but felt confident that she could handle it, given that she’d taken care of her siblings.Yet the frequent cries of her newborn son, Arthur, made calming him a challenge. “I...

Nocturnal Knowledge Unravel your weird pregnancy dreams and understand your deeper worries. Pregnancy can supercharge your dreams. In fact, they might be so bizarre that they’re hard to forget—especially when they’re a bit scary. Surging hormones make your dreams more vivid and also make you much more likely to remember...