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How to Choose the Best Highchair

November 28th, 2017 | By: Sydney Loney
Having trouble getting your baby to eat? Try changing the way they sit
How to Choose the Best Highchair

Getting babies and toddlers to eat is one of the most stressful parts of parenting, but the solution might be as simple as adjusting the way they sit. If you have a picky eater or a squirmy toddler who can’t seem to focus on his food, your highchair might be the problem, says Aviva Allen, a kids’ nutritionist in Toronto.

Simple Solutions for Homemade Baby Food

November 2nd, 2017 | By: Cheryl Tallman and Joan Ahlers
Here’s how to make baby food from scratch. Bonus! It's so easy you can even do it when you’re traveling or dining out.
Simple Solutions for Homemade Baby Food

Making baby food is healthy and economical. At home, it’s easy; but traveling or dining out doesn’t mean you need to resort to pre-made, jarred food. Just follow our tips for making baby food to enjoy on the go.

Is your baby in pain?

September 13th, 2017 | By: Sydney Loney
From needles to ear infections, here's how to make the hurt go away
Is your baby in pain?

Scraped knees and the occasional ouch are probably part of your child’s regular routine, but how do you know when her pain is something a kiss can’t make better? “Kids often aren’t able to express where, or how badly, it hurts,” says Dr. Christine Chambers, a pediatric psychologist at the Centre for Pediatric Pain Research in Halifax. Here’s how to tell when your child is hurt–and what you can do to make it better.

Five Sleep Solutions for Tired Toddlers

September 13th, 2017 | By: Sydney Loney
Here’s what to do if your child is lying awake at night
Five Sleep Solutions for Tired Toddlers

Scary night noises, fear of the dark or a stressful day at preschool are all things that can keep a kid up at night. Parents often focus on sleep training babies and forget toddlers and pre-schoolers have sleep issues too, says Julie Freedman Smith, co-founder of Parenting Power in Calgary. The trick is to give kids the tools they need to sleep on their own, she says. “It’s never too late to teach kids how to sleep.” Here are five strategies to guarantee they get the shuteye they need.

Circumcision Choices

August 12th, 2017 | By: Nancy Ripton
Weigh the circumcision choices early in your pregnancy so you'll know where you stand before your baby is born.
Circumcision Choices

There are so many choices to think about when it comes to deciding whether or not to have your infant son circumcised. Religion, healthcare, pain, and tradition are all at the forefront of parent's thoughts when making this important decision. While experts are still undecided as to whether the benefits or the drawbacks win out, one thing is for sure. You need to look at all the pros and cons of circumsicion choices during your pregnancy because infant circumcisions should be done as soon after birth as possible.