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Should You Get Your Baby’s Ears Pierced?

For many parents, having a baby girl ahs them looking forward to all things girly. Big pink bows, pretty dresses, sparkly shoes, princess outfits and of course, pierced ears. In many parts of the world, ear piercing is done...

Should Parents Be Limited When Naming Their Child

Just recently in the United States a court ordered a couple that was fighting for custody of their son, to change their child’s name from Messiah – to something else. The Tennessee judge handed down a court order that...

Dreams and Babies – What is your Baby Dreaming About?

From little smiles to frowns, and fluttering eyes to twitches, the face of a sleeping baby is very expressive. What is happening during this time? The research that endeavors to answer this question tells us quite a bit about...

Giving Birth to a Premature Baby

Next week, my youngest daughter is turning five; a milestone at one time I thought she may never reach. What a surprise it was when I found out that I was pregnant with her. My husband and I were...

Letting a Baby Cry It Out

For new parents, nothing is more frustrating than a baby who will not sleep. The problem is often compounded by other parents who claim that their little darlings slept through the night from the age of six weeks. When...

The Ferber Method – Letting a Baby Cry it Out

New parents confounded by their baby’s sleeplessness are faced with two schools of thought when they seek advice. The first is espoused by Dr. William Sears, among others. It is referred to as co-sleeping, sharing sleep or the family...

Picking Up Baby or Rocking a Baby to Sleep

New parents face many challenges, among them getting a baby to fall asleep and stay asleep. An even greater challenge for some is deciding which advice to follow when well-meaning relatives and friends chime in with their theories about...

Should Children Sleep in Their Parents Bed?

Of all the things for parents to argue or disagree about, whether or not children should sleep in their parent’s bed can be a ‘deal breaker.’ If mom feels like co-sleeping is fine and cozy and dad is spending...

The Family Bed – Should your Baby Sleep with You?

Want to stir the pot with the new parents you know? Tell them you sleep with your baby. The question of how best to get a baby to sleep is foremost in the minds of every new parent, and...

Maternity Leave – Are you Getting Your Fair Share of Time Off?

The amount of time off a woman gets after having a child varies around the world, but by how much? How much time does/should a new mom get off of work to spend with her new child? Is 6...

Why Education is Important – It will Improve your Quailty of Life

You dare ask why education is important? We had this conversation many years ago with a friend who invested part of his savings to provide his son with a proper education. “Johnny was a complete rogue. He didn’t speak a word of English, was rebellious and could not sit still....

How Does Having Twins Affect a Marriage

Many couples (women especially) have dreams about being blessed with twins.'  The birth of twins is one of those monumental life experiences that although becoming more common today than ever before – has a profound affect on nearly every single aspect of one'’s life.'  Truth is, having one child...

Dreams and Babies – What is your Baby Dreaming About?

From little smiles to frowns, and fluttering eyes to twitches, the face of a sleeping baby is very expressive. What is happening during this time? The research that endeavors to answer this question tells us quite a bit about the stages of sleep. What it cannot tell us definitively...

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