Elizabeth Burke

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Attachment Parenting Babies

Attachment Parenting Babies are Raised the Way Nature Intended<p>7 Attachment Parenting Tools: The Baby B’s<p>Attachment parenting is a style of caring for …

Crochet Queen Olek Yarn Bombs Entire Train in Just Two Days

Yarn bombers have made our lives just a little bit cozier by wrapping woolly joy around everything from trees to bicycles. Crochet queen Olek, …

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Free and Easy Afghan Crochet Pattern

01 of 11<p>Here's a great first project. Anyone can crochet this baby blanket; it's totally basic, and it works up super fast. Pictured at left, you can …

Free Crochet Patterns for Baby Items

01 of 07<p>Baby blankets and baby afghans are delightful crochet projects. They're both useful and beautiful. They make outstanding baby shower gifts, …

Postnatal depression: what the baby books don't tell you

As Mental Health Awareness Week draws to a close, a mother appeals for wider recognition of the risk factors for postnatal depression or 'baby blues'<p>Eleven years on, I still remember the evening I decided to kill my baby daughter.<p>It's not something you're supposed to feel as a new parent with a …

You Won’t Believe The Craziest Baby Names Of 2013

Well, it looks like 2013 was a year for trying... <i>new</i> things, since the Social Security Administration released its annual popular <b>baby name list</b> …

Baby Milestones

The nine major physical baby milestones, signs of developmental delays, and what you can expect along the way<p>Shutterstock<p>Your baby has an adorable …

7 Tips for Getting Baby Latched On to the Breast

Breastfeeding will be more relaxed for both you and your baby when he has a good latch from the get-go. We can help you make that happen.<p>How to Get a Good Breastfeeding Latch<p>In breastfeeding, the latch is the moment everything comes together: Your baby takes a big mouthful of your nipple and areola …

The Toe Poke Blog

47 minutes ago<p>An constellation of star names turned out for a Nike event in London on Wednesday night, with Neymar, Eden Hazard, Alexis Sanchez and …

‘Such good parents’: Gay penguins adopt abandoned chick in Kent zoo after ‘inconsiderate’ father refuses to sit on it

Two male penguins are rearing a chick at a zoo in Kent after the egg was abandoned by its parents.<p>Humboldt penguins Jumbs and Kermit were given the …

Elephant calf’s vigil for mother: Five-month-old orphan stays by his dead parent

A baby elephant clings desperately to the body of his dead mother after finding himself all alone in the world at just five months old.<p>Shivering and …

5 Highly Unconventional Parenting Techniques, Explained

In his recent book, <i>Parentology: Everything You Wanted to Know About the Science of Raising Children but Were Too Exhausted to Ask</i>, sociologist Dalton Conley explains that his parenting style -- the opposite of "traditional" or "textbook" parenting -- is an improvisational method that relies on both …

Your Mom And Dad Have Nothing On These 13 Most Embarrassing Parents Of All Time

As far as life's embarrassing moments go, there are a million embarrassing moments between kids and their parents. Like that embarrassing moment when there's an unexpected, graphic, and unnecessarily drawn out sex scene during family movie night. Or when you accidentally send a text meant for your …

Take the Quiz: Which Country's Parenting Values Match Yours?

(Image credit: Shutterstock)<p>I know, I know I have quiz fatigue, too. (Not to mention bitterness over the results of 'Which Grease Pink Lady are …

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Every Mother Counts

Did you know that 26.2 miles, the distance we run in a marathon, is a common distance pregnant women sometimes travel to reach emergency care? TAKE 2 …

DIY Watermelon Buttons with Polymer Clay

I suppose I have moved on from Spring-themed crafts and moved right into Summer 🙂 And nothing screams Summer more than watermelon! Here is a …

Mini Progress

Mini has finally had her psychological assessment.It was supposed to happen shortly after she turned two but with cutbacks and staff shortages it was …