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How to Care for a Premature Baby It’s a daunting prospect for parents, but many premature babies tend to do well after their stay at the NICU.
How to Help Your Baby to Start Walking by 12 Months Old When do babies start walking? Towards the end of your baby's first year, they'll be looking to start their toddling career.
How to Get Your Baby to Start Talking A baby starts talk after listening to parents talk to them. That may seem simple, but there's science behind it. Learn how to boost your baby's word wonder.
Postpartum Depression: How It’s Different from the Baby Blues The baby blues isn’t the same as postpartum depression, but they can overlap. Neither makes the sufferer a bad person.
Love & Money
How to Teach Kids About Bad Words Not every bad word is a swear, and what is considered a bad word can vary from family to family. Teaching a kid the social context of mild profanity can keep them from spouting it in your own home.
The Three Stages of Adolescence, Explained Adolescence is a time of incredible physical and emotional changes when kids want to distinguish themselves from the parents who want to help.
How to Choose The Best Music to Put Baby to Sleep Music can cause more sleep problems than it solves, but if incorporated into a sleep ritual, the best choices are probably best described as elevator music.
BPA & Phthalates: The Reason Why Plastic is Dangerous for Children The common chemicals BPA and phthalates are found nearly everywhere from food containers to toys, and side effects from exposure can have lifelong consequences.
Miscarriage Causes and How to Cope with Pregnancy Loss Miscarriage is far more common than most would assume but taht doesn't make them any easier to heal from. Here are common causes and how to cope with miscarriage.
High-Risk Pregnancy: Age and Other High Risk Factors Doctors Look For High risk pregnancy age, also known as advanced maternal age is younger than you'd think but means more with other high risk pregnancy factors
How to Optimize a Baby Nursery for Sleep Successful baby sleep training starts with smart nursery design. The 3 keys are darkness (no screens), white noise, and temperatures from 60-70 degrees.
Health & Science
How to Comfort a Child After Mom or Dad Gets Angry Parents aren’t supposed to lose their temper, but everyone does. It’s still possible to be a good parent afterward.
How to Stop the Eye Rolling If a child talks back, something is going on. Backtalk and sass might be a method of communication.
How to Stop Kids From Putting Things in Their Mouths Habits are hard to break, even those learned as babies. Patience and consistency can help redirect a kid’s biting and behavior.
How to Teach a Girl to Confidently Talk to Boys The key to raising a confident adolescent girl who will become a confident woman is by listening and teaching boundaries in toddlerhood.