Think we’ve come a long way when it comes to our modern parenting practices? Think again. While parents often have the best intentions, new research shows that detachment-parenting practices such as letting your child cry it out and bottle feeding can actually hinder brain development.
Does your child eat vitamins? Health Canada has just issued a recall for both children’s and adult gummy vitamin products from Church & Dwight Canada Corp. The affected supplements include L'il Critters Vitamin D3 (seen here) and Vitafusion Calcium Adult Gummy Vitamins.
Has your relationship been pushed down your list of priorities since having children? Your relationship with your partner is the foundation upon which your entire family is structured–so if your marriage is strong, your whole family will be strong, you’ll be a better parent, and you’ll be a happier person. Here’s how to reconnect with your partner:
Despite our best efforts to protect and nurture our children, life outcomes for North American youth are worsening, especially in comparison to 50 years ago. Ill-advised practices and beliefs have become commonplace in our culture, such as the use of infant formula, the isolation of infants in their own rooms or the belief that responding too quickly to a fussing baby will “spoil” it say researchers.
If you're like us, chance are you're chronically sleep deprived. As a mom, it isn't easy to get enough shut-eye. Kids wake up at all hours of the night and most are notoriously early risers. Plus, the quest for a little "me time" often keeps moms up late at night.