It's natural for a baby to move on from breastfeeding. Look for signs that he or she is ready, and then wean gradually to make it a painless transition for both of you.
Though it's certainly not the only method, breastfeeding is one way for a mother to form an early bond with her baby.
A baby's first tantrum can take you by surprise. Your baby
can really shock you by shrieking, stamping, hitting, or making
his whole body go stiff. But don't take it personally; baby
tantrums aren't about anything you've done wrong.
The battle of words over the danger or safety of video games continues to rage.
The lack of listening skills is a major challenge in the classroom as well as in the home. It is the cornerstone for developing interpersonal relationships and yet it is one of the most neglected language skills in teaching environments.
New parents learn quickly that everyone has something to say about a pudgy baby, with remarks ranging from harmless ("Look at those chubby cheeks") to hurtful ("Isn't he a little big for his age?")
Working and raising children is the great balancing act that an increasing number of parents perform.
How can I get my kids out the door in the morning on time and without shouting constantly, "WE'RE LATE!!!"?
Your nightstand stacks up with all kinds of "how-to" manuals as you seek soothing answers to these questions and others. As you read, you discover that taking care of a baby is much more complicated than you'd ever anticipated.
Arguing in front of the kids can be harmful to them. Find out more.