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This Woman’s Cleaning Plan Has Become an Internet Sensation

Do you follow the FlyLady? If not, here's a little backstory: the FlyLady is a site dedicated to organizing and cleaning your home, started by Marla …

6 fantastic home-office ideas!

Of late, interior designers and room decorators are opting more & more for a home-office nook that is integrated into other spaces like the living …

homemade watercolors for kids

If you follow me on Snapchat (@cloudydaygray), then you know Matilda can go through a watercolor palette in a matter of hours. And since Parker begs …

Meningitis: What all parents need to know

Four days before Christmas 2007, 15-year-old Jessica Elkins went to school to take her final exams and later met her sister and brother for lunch. At the restaurant, however, Jessica felt sick and was unable to eat. She went to the car to rest and burst into tears.<p>“Mom, Jessica is in a lot of pain. …

A Quebec Cabin for a Carpenter, Courtesy of Atelier L’Abri

The client, a carpenter, told Quebec-based architects Atelier l’Abri he wanted to build his own cabin. So they designed a plan for a simple …

Trails

Vision Milestones: Warning Signs if Your Child isn’t Meeting their Visual Milestones for Reading - Integrated Learning Strategies

Jun 21, 2016 14517 views No Comments<p><i>This article provides helpful information for your child’s vision milestones. Affiliate links are included for</i> …

Prenatal Development

18 Ingenious Products That'll Help You Clean Better Than Ever Before

Now Swiffer that walk.<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a small share of sales from the links on this page.</i>

Cleaning

Many things can be read in a newborn's gaze, such as future visual cognitive abilities

Experienced nannies and doctors have always known how much the visual contact with a newborn can convey. A recent study provides scientific evidence …

Cognition

Your Straight-To-Sleep Baby Bedtime Plan

Get your routine right and you can wave tatty bye to tears at bedtime. Here’s the magic night-time formula hour by hour.<p>5.30pm: Quiet time<p>Close the …

Sleep

8 ways to help your baby sleep through on hot nights

The hotter weather can make the days more fun (helloooo beach trips and al fresco dining!), but the nights less so. Because of the lighter evenings …

This Is Why Your Baby Doesn't Sleep Through The Night

BuzzFeed News speaks to experts to find out why babies aren't designed to sleep all night. It's got more to do with evolutionary biology than you might think.<p>"How's the baby doing? Sleeping through the night yet?"<p>This line will be familiar to parents of small children. The unbroken, "normal" …

Como lidar com a recusa alimentar - Mãe-Me-Quer

• Ofereça o alimento à criança e avalie a sua reação, de forma a saber se a criança gosta ou não do alimento. O gosto do pai e da mãe não devem …

Mami Talks: 10 Tips to Prepare Kids & Parents for Your Child’s Checkup

Well child checkups are a routine part of your child’s life; in fact, the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends a yearly visit for all children over the age of one. Though sometimes dreaded by the child (and therefore the parent), these visits are really opportunities to follow their growth and …

Tips for How to Combine Breastfeeding and Bottle Feeding

<i>This sponsored post was written by Lisa Carnevale of Avent.</i><p>The benefits of breastfeeding for both baby and mom are numerous and well-known. …

Are You Among the 46 Percent of Parents Who Lie About This?

A poll reveals a surprising number of parents lie about co-sleeping with their kids.<p>My son is 10, and he still wakes up about three or four times a week at 4 a.m.and comes into our room to sleep. I don't lie about the fact that he does this—but I don't go around advertising it, either.<p>I'm in good …

10 tips for helping babies learn to roll

Rolling is one of baby’s first significant motor milestones. Hello, mobility!<p>Not only is rolling the first step in developing postural control …

One Tip for Preventing a Flat Spot: Turn Your Baby

<i>Today I am pleased to welcome guest blogger Irene Collado. Irene is eager to share one simple trick for preventing a flat spot on your baby’s head,</i> …

Pregnancy

How to Use a Therapy Ball to Make Tummy Time Easier and More Fun

If you’ve been around babies in recent years then you’ve probably heard about tummy time, am I right?<p><b>Tummy time is simply any time a baby spends in</b> …

Pregnancy

Are Car Seat Travel Systems Bad for Baby?

<i>I am so excited to have pediatric physical therapist Chanda Jothen here today! Chanda has a passion for empowering parents to promote their babies’</i> …

Pregnancy

10 Gifts for Baby's 1st Birthday!

<b>Have you ever tried to find the perfect birthday gift for a one-year-old?</b><p>It’s tough!<p>Walking those aisles of baby toys, many of them claiming that …

Tips to Guide You Through the Use of Infant Massage

<i>I am pleased to welcome Kim Lyons, MEd, CMT, as she shares all about how we can help our babies through the use of Infant Massage.</i><p><b>Touch is as</b> …

San Francisco Bay Area

Handwriting: Should we still teach it?

<i>I am honored to welcome guest blogger, Dr. Beverly Moskowitz! Bev is an occupational therapist, expert in the field of school-based practice, and</i> …

Education

Toddler Fine Motor Activity: Transferring Marbles

Here is an extremely simple toddler <b>fine motor activity</b> that takes literally seconds to set up. All it requires is two bowls and some marbles!<p>Simply …

Kids

How to Roll a Ball with Your Baby to Support His or Her Development

<b>Did you know the simple act of rolling a ball with your baby can encourage a host of important developmental skills?</b><p>Once your baby is able to sit …

Pregnancy

Why You Should Expose Your Baby to Music

<i>Please welcome guest blogger, Jessica Socheski! Jessica is here to share with us today about why it is important to expose kids to music from an</i> …

Does Crawling Matter?: The Benefits of Crawling

<b>Welcome to PART 2 of my 3-part series on crawling!</b><p>In Part 1, I discussed how crawling develops. If you haven’t read Part 1 yet, I strongly suggest …

Biomechanics

Tips for Helping Babies Learn to Crawl

Welcome to PART 3 of my 3-part series on crawling! In Part 1 we learned about how crawling develops and in Part 2 we explored the many benefits of …

How to Play with Your Newborn Baby (0-3 Months)

Caring for a newborn baby is hard work, isn’t it? Who knew that a tiny human who sleeps 18-20 hours a day could make life so exhausting?! THE FIRST …