Tips for Massaging Baby

Never underestimate the power of a nice rubdown on your baby. “Massage reduces irritability and helps babies sleep better — the two biggest pediatric complaints,” says Tiffany Field, PhD, director of the Touch Research Institute at the University of Miami School of Medicine. “Parents generally discover that babies have a favorite place theyRead More →

When do babies start walking

Creeping At first, your baby may get around by “combat crawling” — pulling himself forward with his arms while letting his belly and legs drag on the floor. Or he may choose to scoot sideways or backward on his bottom to get closer to an enticing object. Whichever method ofRead More →

Tips to Survive Flying with a Toddler

You’ve mastered flying with a baby. But air travel with a one- or two-year-old—sorry to say—is actually much harder: Squirmy toddlers take up more lap space, and you can’t always lull them off to dreamland with a boob or bottle. Sarah Price knows first-hand that flights with an energetic toddler can be trying. TheRead More →

Flying with Your Baby

Lori Savery was anxious before her first flight with her then-eight-month-old son, Spencer. “I had no idea how I was going to do it solo,” she says. The mom from Halfway Brook, NS, worried that Spencer would cry inconsolably and that she’d have trouble getting his formula warmed up during their trip from HalifaxRead More →

Tips for Buying a Baby Bathtub

Buying a tub seems like it would be a simple task. Drive to the store, walk down the baby aisle, grab a tub, pay, and go. But once you’re looking at shelves full of tubs, ranging in prices from dirt cheap to “Are you crazy?” you may be confused. DoRead More →

Tips To De-Stress Your December

December doesn’t have to be stressful, no matter what holiday you celebrate. The increasing dark of the Northern hemisphere can be a signal to turn inward to your family, to create more warmth, light and peace in your home. It can be a time for cozy connection and deep joy,Read More →

Tips to Help Your Child With Anger

All kids — like all humans — get angry. When we feel threatened, we move into fight, flight or freeze. Anger is the body’s “fight” response. But humans don’t only get angry in response to outside threats. When something happens today that reminds us of a past upset, we getRead More →