Kat Theisen

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Tips for Interacting with Dolphins and Whales

How to appoach mammals, their behaviors, trust and advice for capturing incredible photos<p>Text and Photos By Jeffrey Milisen<p>SHARE THIS STORY<p><b>We humans</b> …

Marine Mammals

Making Routines For Children

As she nears her three-month birthday, your baby may begin to establish a regular daily pattern all on her own — waking, eating, and sleeping at …

Parenting

Hepatitis B

Hepatitis B is a potentially life-threatening liver infection caused by the hepatitis B virus (HBV). It is a major global health problem. It can …

What are some of the myths – and facts – about vaccination?

What are some of the myths—and facts—about vaccination?

10 Commandments For Maternity Wear

Being pregnant is a beautiful thing. That's why we partnered with A Pea in the Pod® so you can look as wonderful as you feel.<p>Just because you are pregnant doesn't mean you need to hide underneath boring frocks. We've learned that investing in a few choice maternity items will leave you basking in …

What is ‘Gentle Parenting’ and how is it different to ‘Mainstream Parenting’?

I use the term ‘gentle parenting’ a lot when I write and a lot of people ask me what exactly I mean by it. “What is gentle parenting?” they say…… …

5 Ways to Treat Your Baby's Stuffy Nose

How to Make Saline Nose Drops for Infants

Parents who go to the store looking for medicine to relieve their infant's stuffy nose are not likely to find any. According to a January 2008 …

Clear Baby's Nose

3 Ways to Clear Baby’s Nose<p>Before babies learn to blow their little noses they count on us to clear their nose for them. The most discomfort caused …

Drugstore

6 Ways to Help when Breastfeeding is Hard

I help breastfeeding moms with lactation support in the Bakersfield, Visalia, Tulare, and Hanford areas of California's Central Valley. So often when …

Pregnancy

Many Moms May Have Been Taught to Breastfeed Incorrectly: Surprising New Research

Natural breastfeeding allows you to use natural behaviors, equipped by Mother Nature, to help you successfully feed and nurture your newborn.<p><b>This</b> …

How Toxic Is Your Breastmilk?

Contrary to popular belief in some circles, breastmilk is not the pure and magical serum of the Earth goddess which ensures an eternal life of prosperity and good health to all who partake. That’s unicorn milk — it doesn’t exist. And now a new study seems to claim breastmilk passes so many toxic …

3 Ways to Get Baby to Sleep in the Crib

We're guessing that your newborn prefers to get most of her shut-eye in your arms. Use this guide to make the transition to the crib for deeper, safer slumber.<p>There's a reason we devote so much time to selecting the right crib, not to mention a whole afternoon assembling the blasted thing. We …

Many Parents Are Still Confused About Antibiotics

Think you know whether or not your kid needs antibiotics? It turns out, many parents are still unsure of what antibiotics do and when their children should receive them, according to a recently released study.<p>In fact, the research, which appears in the journal of <i>Pediatrics</i>, found that American …

What To Steal From The Hospital After Popping Out A Kid & Other Advice

I couldn’t think of a good title for today’s post so I just went with the above– if you’re a frequent reader I know you’ll understand.<p>To be clear, …

How to Select a Pediatrician

When to start searching, what questions to ask, and what you should look for when finding the best doctor for your baby.<p>When to Look for a Pediatrician<p>It's smart to scope out the pediatrician scene while you're still pregnant. "It's important to have a pediatrician you've already met and respect, …

Choosing a doctor for your baby

Choosing the right doctor for your baby is an important decision: You'll be visiting the doctor's office six times in the first year for routine …

Glenda Buenaventura Roxas

Baby Name Fun: What Would Yours Be Today—Or Way Back in 1890?

The Social Security Administration has been keeping track of baby name trends and statistics since 1890—but now the Internet is providing us with fun ways to entertain ourselves with the data. Take, for example, Time.com's brand new "Find Out What Your Name Would Be Today" interactive/time suck, …

Omega-3 May Lead to Improved Behavior in Children: Study

You probably already know that omega-3 fatty acid is one type of fat you <i>don't</i> want to cut back on, thanks to its multiple health benefits. And now there's another reason to add them to your family's diet: New research, which was published in the <i>Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry</i>, has found …

Regional Anesthesia Is Best for Infants, Study Says

The best type of anesthesia for infants has been disputed in the past, with some experts believing that general anesthesia, if given to a baby during the first year of life, could increase the risk for development and learning issues. One study even linked general anesthesia in infancy to the …

White Ink Tattoos - What you should know!

To understand more, let us look at what exactly are white ink tattoos. This is a tattoo that is drawn making use of UV white ink. This ink is hardly …

Are Gel Manicures Putting Your Health At Risk?

Sure, we love celebrities' manicures (who doesn't love some good Mani Cam action?) and fancying up our own phalanges, but it made us think about the gel nail polishes we use when we get our nails done. What are we actually putting on our nails and what are the risks of getting a manicure every few …

23 Incredibly Helpful Diagrams For Moms-To-Be

There are just so many little things to keep track of when you're expecting. Just remember: "There's a chart for that."

9 Surprising Nursery Essentials

Put together the crib? Check. Hang the valance and curtains? Test-drive the glider? Done, done, and done. Now all you need to complete your perfectly …

Pregnancy

Beginner's Guide to GoPro for Underwater Video

GoPro video cameras have become incredibly popular with divers over the last couple years, set up in a variety of ways to capture fleeting moments …

Go Behind the Scenes at Fashion Week With These Insider Instagrams

We love checking up on our friends and favorite celebrities on Instagram, but there's so much more to see than selfies and food porn. During Fashion Month, we keep tabs on a bevy of makeup artists, hairstylists, models, nail artists, and beauty brands to ensure we never miss a trend. With all the …

Call for Submissions: Photos of Farm Life

Autumn is a lovely time of year no matter where you live, but there is something particularly beautiful about the changing of seasons on a farm. …