Infant Related Articles & Blog Posts

  • When Did You Last Feed Your Baby? There's an App for That!

    When Did You Last Feed Your Baby? There’s an App for That!

    I have four children who are close together in age. As each child came along, I realized how different and unique their personalities were.  Even as newborns, each child had their own needs; it was just a matter of figuring out what those needs were on our part! 

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  • 5 Smart Tips for Letting Toddlers Use Smartphones

    5 Smart Tips for Letting Toddlers Use Smartphones

    It’s becoming an ever more common sight: babies and kids playing with smartphones. According to NPR’s Health Blog, one recent survey found that as many as 1 in 4 toddlers has used a smartphone and for many young kids, it’s become the toy of choice. Yet, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends that kids […]

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  • Alan Greene as a boy in kentucy with father and grandfather

    Father: Past, Present, and Future

    Even before our babies are born, we are teaching them about the world around us. We communicate our choices, our values, even without thinking about it. They hear our voices, smell our aromas, and they taste, remember, and prefer the foods we feed to their mother.

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  • One Super Nanny Tip that is Golden

    One Super Nanny Tip that is Golden

    Before having kids I was an avid Super Nanny fan. Now that I have 3 children of my own, I find that what she may suggest to a family may not always work for everyone and I can hardly stand to take advice from someone who is not themselves a parent. To say the least, […]

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  • Using Music and Signing in Tandem

    Using Music and Signing in Tandem

    Do you sing “The Itsy Bitsy Spider” or “Twinkle Twinkle Little Star” to your little one? Most of us do because we can easily remember those lullabies from our childhood quite easily.

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  • Just Another Day in Paradise

    Just Another Day in Paradise

    We’ve had an unusually warm winter here in San Diego. In fact some days I’ve seen many Facebook posts bragging with photos of the temperature gauge in their car or an app from their smart phone… and lots of spontaneous beach days! Ah, the beach, a place full of adventure and endless sand for little […]

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  • A Belated Happy Birthday to Dr. Seuss!

    A Belated Happy Birthday to Dr. Seuss!

    The first time I heard the book read at a toddler story time, I fell in love with My Many Colored Days. The way the colors and animals give children a connection to the meaning of the feelings described on each of the pages is simple yet profound. It is seemingly written for that tender […]

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  • Babies Love Animals!

    Babies Love Animals!

    It is no secret that babies get a kick out of seeing animals and hearing the unique sounds they make. This is probably why there are so many children’s books that incorporate animals; babies and toddlers are engaged by them easily!  One of the classics is Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What do you See? by […]

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  • Is it Safe to Nurse While Pregnant

    Is it Safe to Nurse while being Pregnant?

    I have a 6 month old and I’m still nursing and I am about two weeks late. I’ve taken several pregnancy test and they all have came back negative. I am having alot pregnancy signs. Also, my milk is…

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  • Baby and Toddler Finger Food Ideas Galore: Seeds and Dips

    Baby and Toddler Finger Food Ideas Galore: Seeds and Dips

    If variety is the “spice of life,” why not introduce variety into your baby and toddler’s diet?

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