Tag: Early Childhood

support for parents of premature babies May 17, 2017

How to support a family with a baby in the NICU

When a newborn is seriously ill, the family can use all the support it can get. Here a NICU nurse suggests ways to help.

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Infants & Toddlers

how to raise an independent child May 15, 2017

4 tips for surviving “I do it myself!”

Four tips for maintaining your sanity when your toddler hits the “I do it myself!” phase.

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Infants & Toddlers

becoming foster parents May 12, 2017

The surprising reason to consider becoming a foster parent

This family's decision to take in foster children meant their own kids get less of everything -- but gain more.

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Children

introducing new dating partner May 11, 2017

Parenting: Adjusting to a new spouse

It can be tricky as a single parent to adjust to a new spouse, and help your children adjust, too. Here's advice from a woman who's navigated this with her family.

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Family

May 9, 2017

Use SMART goal setting to build self-esteem in kids

Vision boards can help with smart goal setting to inspire your children and build self-confidence.

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Children

toddler temper tantrum April 25, 2017

Mood swings and temper tantrums: tips for surviving the toddler years

For many parents, toddlerhood is pendulum swinging between outbursts and outright cuteness. A mom offers her survival tips for this important stage in parenting.

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Infants & Toddlers

spring container gardening combinations April 21, 2017

Spring container gardening: an easy way to add veggies to your diet

Container gardening is a great way to get fresh veggies into your meals and teach kids about healthy choices.

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Children

loss of a pet April 19, 2017

Helping your children through the loss of a pet

Six ways to help children cope with the loss of a pet.

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Children

Getting kids to sleep during daylight April 13, 2017

Lights out when it’s light out: getting kids to sleep during daylight

More sunshine is a great thing -- with one catch. Here are 4 tips for getting kids to sleep during daylight.

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Children Infants & Toddlers Sleep