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Why Reading To your Baby is Important

October 22nd, 2013 | By: Nancy Ripton
Introducing books at an early age is the best way to raise a child who enjoys reading and does well in school. Here’s how to share story time with your little one.
Why Reading To your Baby is Important

As I sat reading Goodnight Moon night after night to my unresponsive one-month-old, it was difficult to convince myself this classic was actually for his benefit. But experts recommend reading to your newborn from day one. "They won't understand the story or be able to follow along, but they will benefit from the intonation and inflection in your voice," says Dr. Tanya Remer-Altman.

When Should You Call A Doctor?

September 18th, 2013 | By: Sydney Loney
From fever and ear infections to curing the common cold, here's what to do when your baby gets sick
When Should You Call A Doctor?

The bad news about your baby’s first cold? It won’t be her last – in fact, she may catch as many as 10 colds in her first year until her immune system gets up to speed. The good news? You can help her feel better, symptom by symptom. Here's what to do when your baby gets sick – and how to tell when it's time to call the doctor:

Summer Health Hazards

June 18th, 2013 | By: Sydney Loney
How to keep your kids safe and happy for the rest of the summer
Summer Health Hazards

From heat stroke to bee stings, here are five common health hazards threatening to spoil your kids’ summer fun–and what you can do to prevent them.

Make Toothbrushing Fun

February 9th, 2013 | By: Karen Byker
Even the most resistant early brushers can be won over – here's how.
Make Toothbrushing Fun

Babies should start brushing their teeth as soon as they show through. Now imagine you're a baby and are experienceing toothbrushing for the first time. It can be intimidating to have anyone – even a parent – stick a foreign object in your mouth and move it around. If your baby is resistant to toothbrushing, don't worry. There are countless ways you can make toothbrushing fun for your child. Here's How:

Choose the Best Shoes for your Baby

November 30th, 2011 | By: Nancy Ripton
How to select the best footwear for your little mover.
Choose the Best Shoes for your Baby

Before your baby starts to move, anything that keeps his feet warm and toasty will do. But once he starts to crawl and climb, you need to pay more attention to his footwear. Here’s how to find the best fitting shoe for your baby: