Men and pregnancy: we often get left out of the discussion because all the attention is on the mother. Why should that be? We've got a hand in this, too. Shouldn't someone be telling us how to cope with it? Well, hang on for a bit and I'll try to do just that. As a father-to-be, here are some tips that I've picked up for surviving the turmoil. One: Hold Her Hair (Unless She … [Read more...] about Men And Pregnancy: Six Tips For Survival
Pregnancy & Baby
Your little baby is no longer the little infant you held in your arms. He's now a bundle of energy - bouncing around and exploring everything around him. Soon he will outgrow his nappies and will need to learn how to relieve himself in the right places. So, at what point do you actually know that it's time to toilet train (or potty train) your child? Some say it's best to … [Read more...] about Toilet Training Tips for Toddlers
When your baby cries in the middle of the night, it is a natural instinct to run to your new baby and comfort her. After a few rounds, this can leave you exhausted, and that causes stress. Being stressed can foster symptoms of depression, and that can cause issues in your marriage. New research suggests that pursuing sleep training with your infant will give everyone more … [Read more...] about Research Says It’s Okay to Let a Baby Cry
As a new parent, you probably want to spend as much time with your little one, however, the realities of life will eventually creep in. Yes, some parents are able to stay at home and take care of their children on a full-time basis, but not everyone has that luxury. If you're a regular parent, you'll eventually have to go back to work and will need to entrust the … [Read more...] about Daycare Checklist: Signs of a good daycare center
Let's break out the bubbly - rather, sparkling grape juice (remember, you're pregnant so no alcoholic beverages for the soon-to-be mum), you're having a baby! A gazillion things must be going through your head and just don't know where to start! Whew, take a minute to step back, breathe deeply and organize your thoughts. Yes, your life will change but that doesn't happen when … [Read more...] about Congratulations! You’re Having A Baby!