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Hanukkah-Inspired Foods for Baby

December 17th, 2014 | By: Cheryl Tallman
Recipes to help you celebrate Hanukkah with your baby from four months to toddler.
Hanukkah-Inspired Foods for Baby

Hanukkah, also known as the Festival of Lights, is a celebration of the rededication of the Holy Temple after it was reclaimed from the Syrian-Greeks more than 21 centuries ago. Fried foods are traditional fare during Hanukkah, commemorating the miracle of the Hanukkah oil that lasted eight days when it should have only last one.

Is your child old enough to watch TV?

December 9th, 2014 | By: Elizabeth Pantley
How much TV is okay for your child and what age should they start
Is your child old enough to watch TV?

It’s hard to find an infant or toddler who hasn’t watched at least some TV, but is it good for them? Here’s how to decide when it’s okay to let your children watch TV and how to get the most from children’s television programming.

Safe Co-sleeping with Baby

December 9th, 2014 | By: Elizabeth Pantley
How to make co-sleeping work for you and your family.
Safe Co-sleeping with Baby

The family bed, co-sleeping, shared sleep–no matter what you call it, it means that your baby sleeps with you, or very close to you. Co-sleeping is popular with parents (particularly nursing mothers) of young babies who wake throughout the night and also with parents of older babies who enjoy the nighttime closeness with their child. If you're considering co-sleeping, here's what you should know about the easiest–and safest–way to share sleep with your child.

When Can You Add Spice to Baby Food?

December 9th, 2014 | By: Ali Chernoff and Chantel Canessa
If you're worried that your baby's food is too bland, here's when (and how) to start spicing things up
When Can You Add Spice to Baby Food?

When it comes to baby’s first food, the blander the better – at least in those first few months. Here’s a look at some common questions parents have about when to add herbs and spices, and which ones are better for your baby.

Help your Toddler Stay in his Bed

December 9th, 2014 | By: Nancy Ripton
The move from crib to bed can be challenging. Here's how to encourage your little one to stay in bed when it's time to sleep.
Help your Toddler Stay in his Bed

The patter of little feet on the floor is never a welcome sound after lights out. "It's natural for a toddler or preschooler to search out his parents in the middle of the night for comfort and security," says sleep expert Elizabeth Pantley. But if nighttime wanderings are getting in the way of your toddler's sleep (not to mention your own), here are a 10 ways to encourage him to stay in bed: