Infant Related Articles & Blog Posts

  • Foods that Promote Good Sleep

    Foods that Promote Good Sleep

    A calming Bedtime Routine and Lots of Fresh Air and Exercise are important for establishing gentle sleep patterns. Here’s another tip: Tip 3. Watch your Baby’s Diet

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  • Exercise and Child Sleep

    Exercise and Child Sleep

    Yesterday I introduced the concept of gentle methods for getting babies and toddlers to sleep without letting them cry it out. Over the next few days I’ll give additional tips.

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  • Baby and Toddler Sleep Tips

    Baby and Toddler Sleep Tips

    Many parents struggle with getting their toddlers to sleep. It not only impacts the toddler, but mom, dad, and other siblings. I do not consider my children’s sleep to be a problem. That doesn’t mean that they never wake up and it doesn’t mean that there are not tough nights here and there, but on […]

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  • About the WhiteOut Movement

    About the WhiteOut Movement

    “Let every child’s first grain be a whole grain. There’s no good reason not to. They won’t mind. They’ll thank you.”   And let every child’s first food be a real food. Together we can change 50 years of tradition in just one year. Let’s END white rice cereal for babies by Thanksgiving 2011!

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  • Learning Begins At Birth

    Learning Begins At Birth

    If you have ever visited a parenting message board, you’ll be familiar with these questions:

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  • Abrupt

    Abrupt

    Sometimes life catches us off guard. We feel like a deer in the headlights. Sometimes things change so quickly that we are left shocked and confused. Have you ever felt that way?

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  • Tylenol No Longer Deemed a Pain Reliever for Babies and Toddlers

    Tylenol No Longer Deemed a Pain Reliever for Babies and Toddlers

    Breaking News Tylenol Doesn’t Relieve Pain for Babies and Toddlers!? The FDA’s Nonsprescription Drugs Advisory Committee and Pediatric Advisory Committee have together recommended that “pain relief” be removed from the label of Tylenol and other brands of acetaminophen because there is no reliable evidence that it relieves pain better than placebo in children under age […]

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  • Mythbusting: Carrots, Nitrates, and Homemade Baby Food

    Mythbusting: Carrots, Nitrates, and Homemade Baby Food

    Foodie Tuesday Parents are often told that it is not safe to feed their babies carrots cooked at home; only give them what comes in a jar. I disagree! The worried warnings go something like this: “In some parts of the country, these vegetables contain large amounts of nitrates that can cause an unusual kind […]

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  • When is the Right Time for the First Sleepover?

    When is the Right Time for the First Sleepover?

    Our little sunshine Tim is now seven months and a half old. He’s currently the most important member of our family, and we all adjust to his schedule and rhythm. Sometimes it can be quite difficult and, most of all, exhausting, but this is what living with a baby is like. They grow up to […]

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  • Active Baby

    Active Baby

    Here is a theory I live by: an active baby grows up into an active child, who then grows up into an active adolescent and an active adult. Therefore, it is crucial to focus on activity in the earliest period of life because we quickly forget to be active and instead end up being inactive […]

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