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Why Babies Smile

March 26th, 2018 | By: Nancy Ripton
Is your baby happy to see you, or does she just have gas? Find out what your baby's smile really means.
Why Babies Smile

It’s hard not to feel overjoyed when your baby gazes adoringly into your eyes and flashes a brief, but unmistakable smile. But is she really trying to communicate her joy at seeing you, or does she simply have gas?

Baby's Developmental Milestones

March 13th, 2018 | By: Nancy Ripton
From crawling to saying his first words, learning when to expect your baby's milestones can help you adjust to his changing needs.
Baby's Developmental Milestones

We all want our kids to have the brains of Einstein, the coordination of Michael Jordan and the grace of a prima ballerina, but just because your baby reaches a milestone ahead of schedule doesn't mean he's headed for greatness. (If he's a little slower getting there, that's usually no biggie either.) Tracking milestones can be helpful in gauging appropriate playtime, providing a safe environment and exposing potential problems. Here's how to monitor your baby's progress:

Give your Son a Hug!

January 30th, 2018 | By: Alyson Schafer
Despite what some people may think, boys are not “tougher” than girls. Here’s why your son needs more emotional support, and it needs to start from birth.
Give your Son a Hug!

When you read about gender stereotyping children, it's usually about behaviours like girls opting to play with dolls and boys preferring trucks; but what about the deeper, more emotional differences?

Teach Your Baby to Talk

November 2nd, 2017 | By: Sydney Loney
Your guide to communicating with your baby from day one
Teach Your Baby to Talk

You probably can't wait to have a real conversation with your baby, but you'd be amazed at how much you can say to one another long before she says her first word. Whether you're chatting verbally or trying your hand (literally) at baby sign language, here's how to open the lines of communication with your infant.

Teaching your Child to Pour

September 4th, 2016 | By: Tim Seldin
A little practice can reduce messes and give your child the independence of being able to pour their own drinks.
Teaching your Child to Pour

Learning to pour liquids is much easier if you give your child small pitchers with handles that are the right size for her small hands. They should also be lightweight and not too heavy for your child to control when they are full.