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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...

A Child’s First Bed – The Transition from the Crib

It is a momentous occasion when Junior gets to bring home his or her first real big kid bed. Most parents make a pretty big fuss over the whole ordeal, even throwing the occasional party and snapping some photographs....

Importance of Naps for a Baby

When it comes to raising a baby, one of the most trying endeavors and struggles revolve around sleep. Infants come into this world sleeping the majority of their days away for the first few weeks. Then, as they grow...

Buying Sleepers – Keeping your Baby Warm at Night

It is hard to walk through the baby aisle of your favorite store without stopping to coo at every cute and comfy piece of clothing adorning the racks. Most infants and babies have more clothes in the closet than...

The Health Benefits of Breastfeeding

We have reentered the era of “breast is best” and the La Leche League is making a fierce comeback. Today, birthing centers are armed with a crew of lactation consultants who make it known that their number one goal...

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...

Is the Future of Education Online Degrees

Perish the thought for in-person college professors and administrators. But for the rest of us, the appeal of receiving an online education is becoming more and more, well, appealing – and in the 21st century, it only makes more and more sense to turn online. “Why? Consider the advantages of...

Hiring a Tutor for Your Child

There may come a point in your child’s life where you will consider hiring a tutor for your child. You may feel frustrated by falling grades, have difficulty helping them as they get older or find that you and they don’t make good studying partners. Regardless of the why’s...

Is Technology Ruining the Family Unit

No matter where you look these days, you see societal hints that we have become too connected. To our technology that is! Just recently, there were articles featured in Newsweek of all places talking about distracted parenting – where moms and dads were more committed to their Blackberries than they...

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