Tag: Baby

Video: Three Great Gadgets for Baby #2

Posted on May 2, 2014 by No Comments

When pregnant with the first child, you get a lot of clothes, toys, and a lot of stuff you hardly use. Second time around, you know more of what you’ll actually need — like these three great gadgets!

Video: The Supernanny Talks Toddlers and Tantrums

Posted on Apr 14, 2014 by No Comments

Jo Frost, aka The Supernanny, stops by the mom.me studio to talk tantrums and parenting.

Video: How to Install a Car Seat

Posted on Mar 4, 2014 by No Comments

Carole Kramer-Arsenault, a registered nurse, explains how parents can safely install a car seat. NOTE these instructions are for a forward-facing toddler seat, not an infant or baby seat that has different requirements and installation instructions.

Video: How to Put an Infant Down to Nap

Posted on Feb 28, 2014 by No Comments

Carole Kramer-Arsenault, a registered nurse, explains why nap schedules are important for babies.

Video: 12 Items to Get Before Bringing Baby Home

Posted on Dec 6, 2013 by 1 Comment

Lindsay Pinchuk, founder of “Bump Club and Beyond,” shares the items to make sure you have in your house before bringing your newborn home.

Video: Five Reasons To Normalize Breastfeeding

Posted on Oct 25, 2013 by 1 Comment

The benefits of breastfeeding have been proven over and over again, but the stigma of doing it in public remains. Check out the top 5 reasons why we should all be OK with moms nursing in public!

Help for the Biting Toddler

Posted on May 1, 2013 by No Comments

Does your toddler bite? My girls are past the toddler stage, but when they were small, especially my youngest, she wanted to bite everything in site. Not a day went by that she didn’t leave the tiniest little imprint on her sister.

It was perturbing to me because it was like living with the world’s angriest piranha and nothing I did could get her to stop. Worse than biting those of us who were unfortunate enough to share a residence with her, I had to watch her like a hawk to make sure she didn’t bite some poor unsuspecting child at our house on a play date who had the misfortune to look at her wrongly. Read more…

Your Kid’s Fat and It’s Probably Your Fault

Posted on Apr 19, 2013 by 1 Comment

We all know that there is an increase in childhood obesity. It’s at an all time high. We have some idea where this is coming from; an over abundance of unhealthy fast food options in supersizes, and a high tech society that no longer moves but sits sedentary, all the while expanding its ever growing girth.

A new study found that there is a culprit in the child obesity crime that rears its ugly head even previous to happy meals, before a child is even a year old.

According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, parents should not start their babies on solids until they are at least 6-months-old. I thought this was common knowledge. Read more…

Is That Your Biological Clock Ticking or Are You Just Happy to See Me?

Posted on Nov 29, 2012 by No Comments

Supposedly we all have a biological clock, right? We are all born with a limited amount of eggs and sometime between puberty and menopause, we are supposed to have this internal, maternal clock that reminds us that we are suppose to get on the ball and get knocked up.

I think this clock starts ticking for all of us at different times, sort of how some people like to get things done early and others procrastinate until the last minute. I think our biological clock works the same way. Read more…