Baby using a boppy pillow for support.

How to Use a Boppy Pillow

When it comes to figuring out which items are true baby essentials, you’re likely to get as many different answers as the number of people you ask. However, a Boppy nursing pillow is one item that seems to make it onto almost every parent’s wish list. At first glance, this rounded item looks like it … 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

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

Tips for New Moms

12 Newborn Tips for New Moms

A baby usually isn’t the only thing a new mom brings home from the hospital. Questions and uncertainties about how to care for a little one and navigate this life change can pop up multiple times throughout the early days and nights. Fortunately, you don’t need to face these worries alone. Here are 12 tips … Read more

Reading to Baby

Why Reading to Your Baby is So Important

Given the number of experts who recommend family reading time, you have probably heard that reading to your baby is important. However, you may find yourself wondering if it’s even worthwhile to read when your baby seems too young to engage with a book, or you may be a little puzzled by how to begin … Read more

Introducing a New Baby to Older Sibling

Tips for Introducing a New Baby to an Older Sibling

Welcoming a new member into the family is an exciting and wonderful experience, but it is also one that will almost certainly upset your home’s current dynamic to a large degree. As the parent of at least one older child, your experience can make some aspects of bringing home a second or subsequent child easier. … Read more

Babywearing - wearing your baby

Babywearing for Beginners

What comes to mind when thinking about babywearing? You might think that it’s something only “crunchy” parents do, or you may find the number of carrier options a bit overwhelming. Maybe you’ve felt a little intimidated by the elaborate wrap job of a parent carrying a baby on their back. Perhaps you have also found … Read more

Baby on Road Trip

Taking a Road Trip with Young Children and Surviving

One of the great parts about being a parent is getting to experience the wonder of seeing the world through a child’s eyes again. Even though traveling with young children often requires extra planning and patience, don’t let that keep you stuck at home. Whether you and your child are traveling to a place that … Read more

Baby Bouncer

Are Baby Bouncers Safe?

Baby bouncers can certainly be fun for a little one, but have you ever hesitated to use one due to safety concerns? Have you wondered if a little extra convenience is worth a potential risk? I found myself with the same questions. After all, an infant is still building strength in their core and neck … Read more