Courtney Snyder

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How Breastfeeding Changes as Baby Gets Older

You’ll spend less time doing it<p>Good news if you feel like all you did during the newborn period was feed your son or daughter: Once baby gets the …

Baby Keepsakes – What to Save, Toss and What To Hide!

I have a small Ziploc bag in my desk drawer containing a lock of hair from my son’s first haircut. I’m not sure exactly why I saved it (or what I’m …

7 Surprising (and Sweet!) Things About Being a Mom

<b>1. Babies go to bed really early.</b><br>Call me crazy, but I thought I’d never have a date night again once I had my daughter. Lo and behold, after about …

Crib-Bedding-Sets.com is for sale

Hurry - once it's sold this opportunity will be gone!<p>Besides being memorable, .com domains are unique: This is the one and only .com name of it's …

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How to Baby-Proof Your Home [Infographic]

Crawling around your home on your hands and knees may seem a rather strange thing to do, but if you are the parent of a baby just learning to move …

Infographics

Teach Your Baby to Sleep (In Just 7 Days)

Are you a slave to the baby monitor? Breaking your child's bad sleep habits is one of the most important things you can do for his health—and yours.<p>Baby Sleep: Get the Facts<p>During the early days of life with a newborn, you're focused on what's best for the baby, so sleepless nights seem like a …

Get More Energy

Tiny tweaks -- in your day and you baby's sleep schedule -- that add up to a lot of energy<p>As a new mom you face certain inevitable truths: You will no longer sleep for eight uninterrupted hours. You'll also devote untold time to activities such as contemplating the color, scent, and consistency of …

7 Things I'll Do Differently With My Next Baby

<i>Written by Katie for Babble.com</i><p>With the celebration of Eli's birthday 10 days ago, I am officially finished with my rookie year of parenting. Though there were ups and downs, overall, it was an incredible year. I found that I enjoy motherhood as much as I always hoped/wanted to, and that many parts …

Parenting

Statistics Suggest Breastfeeding Has Cancer-Prevention Benefits

A new analysis of health statistics published in the journal Obstetrics and Gynecology is suggesting that women who breastfeed their babies for at least a year--the recommended period for breastfeeding--may significantly lower their risk for breast cancer, heart disease, and hypertension, as well …

Tummy Time May Not Have Measurable Benefits

"Tummy time," the daily periods when parents are urged to place an infant on his or her stomach to encourage motor development, may not be as helpful as initially believed, according to a new study published in the journal Early Human Development. More from The New York Times:<p>Canadian researchers …

Real Talk From Parents: 9 Scariest Potty Training Concerns

They say you can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make it drink.<p>If this sounds like your experience as a parent training your toddler to use the toilet, you’re not alone.<p>As luck would have it, June is Potty Training Awareness Month, so we partnered with Pull-Ups to crowd-source its social …

Kids Activity: Edible Homemade Finger Paint

Finger paint is a great activity to do with toddlers! Here are our instructions to make your own edible, homemade version with ingredients you …