Finding Sleep for Your Newborn

You probably spend many, many hours during your pregnancy preparing for labor, birth, and breastfeeding. You may have even taken an infant care class. But most of these preparatory classes do not cover in detail a topic which turns out to be the #2 concern of new parents—sleep. Considering the amount of time newborns spend

Parenting Styles… Ditch Labels and Trust Your Instincts

By J. McKenna In the last few years, I’ve heard a lot of talk about the various styles of parenting. What method will you use? So and so practices “attachment parenting” (( but I am much more prone to “RIE” (( Society tells us everything needs a “label” but why? Does having a label make

Things I Wished I’d Known About Early Motherhood

1). Those hemorrhoids you acquired during pregnancy or child birth might not go away…ever. Ugh! This was the most disappointing fact that I learned of all, and I can’t really believe that I’m putting such personal information out on the internet for the whole world to read, but I do it so that any readers

Three Ways to Foster Healthy Eating Habits in Children

As a parent or caregiver, it is only natural to be concerned about our children’s eating habits. We worry about when they eat, how much they eat, and what they eat. How do we best provide our children with the nutrients and healthy eating habits they need to ensure long lasting health? I want to