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Does Your Baby Cry At Daycare?

August 31st, 2015 | By: Elizabeth Pantley
Five ways to help your child cope with separation anxiety
Does Your Baby Cry At Daycare?

Heading off to daycare or preschool for the first time is a huge milestone in a child’s life. Some children happily run off to play, but others simply superglue themselves to your leg. If you have a superglue kid, here are some ways to help him loosen his grip so he can enjoy his new experience.

Mum’s The Word

July 30th, 2015 | By: Nancy Ripton
How you speak to your baby can make her more empathetic later in life.
Mum’s The Word

How you talk to your young child can have a significant impact on how he will communicate with people later in life. A new study out of the the University of York found that mother’s who verbally tune-in to her child’s thoughts and feelings at a young age, help their child learn to empathize with other people later in life.

Can Defiancy Lead to Early Aging?

June 18th, 2015 | By: Nancy Ripton
Defiant Preschoolers May Be at Risk of Increased Cellular Aging
Can Defiancy Lead to Early Aging?

No one wants to deal with a defiant preschooler. However if your child acts out often it may a sign that they are at risk of increased cellular aging.

Tummy Time for Babies

February 2nd, 2015 | By: Nancy Ripton
Why it's important for your newborn to spend time on her tummy.
Tummy Time for Babies

Tummy time is important because it prevents flattening of the head and enhances motor development. “Tummy time teaches babies to push up on their arms,” says child development expert Lora Lesak. Motor development occurs from head to toe, so if a baby is slow to develop shoulder strength, delays will trickle down to rolling, sitting and crawling.

Turn the Terrible Twos into Something Terrific

January 8th, 2015 | By: Joanne Baum
Eight tips for maintaining your sanity with a toddler
Turn the Terrible Twos into Something Terrific

You're no longer operating in a totally sleep-deprived state and rarely have spit up on your clothes, but now your child is beginning to voice her concerns, needs and wants with actual words–and sometimes more forcefully than others. Occasionally, you find yourself wishing she came equipped with a "pause" button.
    Not to worry–all parents find themselves in the same position: loving most of it and wondering, at times, what they've gotten themselves into. Here are eight tips to help see you through those tricky days of toddlerdom: