Category: Parenting

Is your furniture kid-friendly?

The recent video of a dresser falling on a young boy and his twin brother helping to push it away has turned a very dangerous situation into a heartwarming moment.  However, most of these cases don’t end so well.  Over … Continue reading

The happiest kids in the world

Children living in the Netherlands are the happiest kids in the world according to a 2013 UNICEF report, with American kids ranking 26th out of the 29 industrialized countries in the study. This conclusion is based upon UNICEF’s evaluation of … Continue reading

Near mom, but not with mom

The American Academy recently released new recommendations for safe sleep for babies and the headlines may have moms a bit confused.  It all boils down to this – keep baby close, but not in the same bed. “The basic recommendation … Continue reading

7 small changes you can make for the new year

It’s only a few weeks into 2017, but you’ve already come to an uncomfortable and familiar realization. New Year’s resolutions result in more guilt and depression than achievement. Forget about the big aspirations for a transformational do-over. They don’t work. … Continue reading

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