An overtired toddler that is having a tantrum

How to Get an Overtired Toddler to Sleep

At the end of a long or unusually busy day, you’ve probably experienced that wonderful feeling of crawling into bed and immediately falling into a deep and restful sleep. Ah, what a blissful sensation. Unfortunately, this concept is utterly foreign to most toddlers. Instead of slowing down and desiring stillness, toddlers often go into an … Read more

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How to Remove Breast Milk Stains

Breast milk is a truly amazing substance. Your milk contains everything that your baby needs to thrive and grow, including living immune cells, fats, carbohydrates and protein. For all its benefits, however, breast milk does have the potential to leave unsightly yellowish stains on your baby’s or your own clothing. Are these stained items doomed … Read more

A toddler not really ready for bed

How to Keep a Toddler in Bed

After a full day of childcare and accomplishing a multitude of other tasks at home or at work, you’re probably looking forward to a few moments to yourself or finishing up any remaining chores now that you’ve safely tucked your toddler in bed. Then it happens. Hearing a little voice call out from the top … Read more

Toddler Potty Training

Nighttime Potty Training

Without question, being a parent lets you enjoy countless wonderful and truly fun experiences with your child. Potty training, on the other hand, often ranks near the top of the “not-so-fun” list. To make matters worse, you may be more than a bit discouraged to find out that nighttime potty training can be a completely … Read more

Baby showing their tongue

Baby Chewing Tongue – Is It Normal?

Glancing over at your child to see them enthusiastically chewing away on seemingly nothing can be both comical and a bit concerning at the same time. The good news is that it’s unlikely anyone slipped your baby some infant chewing gum without you noticing. Rather, your baby is making use of something more readily available- … Read more

Baby smiling because he's farted

Why Does My Baby Fart a Lot?

Babies are small, fragile and adorable, so it can be surprising when they manage to fart more than some adults. This frequent and sometimes loud farting can raise a few questions: How does such a tiny body produce so much gas? Will they be this gassy for their whole life? Is something serious going on? … Read more

Separation Anxiety in Babies

Separation Anxiety in Babies at Night

You feel like you have finally arrived: Your baby is able to fall asleep on their own, and they sleep peacefully through the night. Then one evening, seemingly out of the blue, your baby starts to scream the moment you make a move toward the bedroom door, or they wake up throughout the night and … Read more

Diapers

Cloth Diapers vs Disposable

The typical baby produces a number of wet and dirty diapers that seems disproportionately large compared to their little bodies. No doubt about it, you can plan to change your baby literally thousands of times before they learn to use the potty. When they think of a diaper, most people probably automatically picture a disposable … Read more

Baby Asleep

Helping Your Baby Sleep Better

At one time or another, almost every baby will struggle to fall asleep and stay asleep through the night or until a decent hour in the morning. Inadequate rest not only leads to a cranky baby and tired parents, but it can also be detrimental to your child’s ability to learn and develop normally. Some … Read more

Sleep Deprivation

Ideas for Coping When Your Baby Doesn’t Sleep Well

Whether your baby has trouble falling asleep, wakes up multiple times during the night or is ready to greet the day well before dawn, chances are good that if your baby is awake you are too. When you were an expectant parent, you probably knew that you would miss at least some sleep during the … Read more