Whether or not your child was a planned operation or a surprise gift, the moment your baby arrived, your life was changed forever.  You learned more about life and yourself in the first three months than you would have spending a semester at college.  Parents learn they are capable of giving of themselves more than [...]

Have you ever watched the Animal Planet when they are filming young lion cubs play, and the narrator explains how they are actually “learning”?  It’s the same with our little ones when they play.  Playful activities are essential to brain development.  When your child is having fun, she is stimulating the connections made between the [...]

Parents, you work hard for your child and family, and you do deserve to get out once in a while.  You do get to refresh with friends or revive yourself with a short vacation.  What is standing in your way?  There is rarely anything more stressful than giving your child to the hands of another [...]

If there is anything good about struggling with your child over eating healthy it’s the fact that every other parent you see at the grocery store is struggling with the same issue.  It unites us as parents and let’s us feel normal again, but it doesn’t take away the frustration of your child refusing to [...]

At one point in their child’s young life, a man and woman threw their hands up in the air and a parenting book with it.  They read every hot “how to raise your child” book on the market, but they still weren’t getting the results they wanted.  So many people were telling them so many [...]

Young parents are eager to have their little one reach the milestones.  There’s smiling to do, vocalizations to try, rolling over, etc.  The milestone bucket list tends to get a little long, and we parents can easily get caught up in what week this should happen or what month should that happen.  It’s quite natural [...]

A young woman was overheard at a shopping mall speaking with a friend about the challenges of raising children. At one point, she remarked with apprehension  that she, “gets anxious when coming home from work.” This young mother wasn’t trying to tell her friend that she doesn’t love her children, rather she was expressing the [...]

The holidays are gone, and a new year has begun.  How many of us feel like taking a nap?  If you are a parent with a child between the ages of 0-3 years, odds are that you have already strategically planned out the time and place in which to close your eyes for even three [...]

As an adult around the Holidays, it was always so easy to experience a flood of emotions and memories.  We wished those childhood moments were all filmed so that we could look back at them, just like Clark Griswold did while stuck in the attic.  We would laugh and cry and feel warm all over [...]

Now that you’ve gotten your baby on the move, it’s time for a cool down.  A lot of the time that will mean a nap, but many parents will share with you that it could also be time for you baby to get special treatment… a massage. Many parents are turning to this ancient form [...]