New father sleeping with baby on his bare chest. A blanket is over baby.
    February 5, 2015
    Skin-to-Skin Time as Part of Your 4th Trimester Birth Plan

    Many parents hear of skin-to-skin (also known as Kangaroo Care) as part of their breastfeeding plan, but there are other benefits with huge importance that aren’t quite as widely publicized. In addi…

    Asian father holds newborn baby girl while mother (out of focus) makes a call from her hospital bed
    July 28, 2014
    Musings from the Newborn Nursery: New Fathers

    “Wow, you are an expert at that,” says the man at my side watching me effortlessly swaddle his newborn in a blanket.  “Yeah, I’ve had practice,” I reply.  After years of swaddling my own t…

    February 21, 2014
    What a First-Time Mom Should Know About Hiring a Babysitter

    In a perfect world, hiring a babysitter would be a piece of cake. However, in reality, finding the right babysitter rarely proves to be easy. Finding someone you trust to care for your child in your a…

    April 15, 2013
    Babysitter, Nanny or Daycare – What’s Best For You?

      The time has come and you’ll be returning to work. Of course one of the most important considerations that accompany this decision is childcare. Yes, it can be a stress even thinking about how it…

    New Parent Tips on How to Reduce Stress After Having a Baby
    January 11, 2012
    New Parent Tips on How to Reduce Stress After Having a Baby

    Becoming a new parent as you bring a baby into the world is incredibly overwhelming and hard work. It will challenge you in ways you’ve never been challenged before. Taking care of a new baby can be…

    How to Find a Great Babysitter or Nanny
    April 1, 2010
    How to Find a Great Babysitter or Nanny

    Who said going out with your sweetie on a date night would never happen after having a baby? Well, I believe going out on a date night is a must to keep your relationship strong and friends are bound …

    What's Going On?
    February 14, 2006
    What’s Going On?

    Separation anxiety and stranger anxiety both coincide with a new intellectual skill called object permanence. Your baby now remembers objects and specific people who are not present. He will search fo…

    The Dangers of Car Seats?!?
    September 5, 2001
    The Dangers of Car Seats?!?

    Have you ever noticed newborns in car seats with their heads all the way over to one side? Have you ever wondered what it was doing to their necks? An important study in the September 2001 issue of Pe…