Say it with sign
'Born2Sign." "SigningBaby." "Kindersigns." "Signwithme." "Sign2me." "MyBabyCanTalk." A quick Internet search calls up laundry lists of Web sites targeting parents who would like to improve communication with their infants and toddlers.
Like me, you’re a newish mom or dad to a drooly, diapered darling who keeps your hands and hips full 24/7.
The littlest learners
Mom Jennifer Mitchell has visions of greatness for her daughter, Kendra. For the past six months she’s been exposing her 2-year-old to the DVD set, "Your Baby Can Read," which is targeted to children ages 3 months to 5 years.
For your minor aches and pains
Sara Mervis says herself she’s "a huge Advil person," acknowledging a bum shoulder she often abuses. She also has bad allergies and, as a result, is also "huge on Tylenol."
From the mouths of bilingual babes
Storytime in the Vladisavljevich house on the southwest side of Chicago sounds a little different than in most homes.
Don’t max out on memories
In many homes, the photos start to pile up the second a new baby takes up residence.
More to mother’s milk
Nutrition is important for 24-year-old Jovahn Nagra of Joliet. Not only because she is studying to be a nutritionist, but because her 2 1/2-month-old depends on it—literally.
Life’s littlest surprises
My husband and I always talked about how it would be fun to have lots of kids close together in age. Sometimes in life, you get exactly what you hoped for in an altogether unexpected way.
Babies need tummy time
Tyler Roney recently was mistaken for a superhero. The 15-month-old from Tinley Park was out shopping with his mom,
New site for new baby
There’s been a bit of a baby boom recently with my friends and family—two babies have been born over the past two months, with a third on the way in a matter of weeks.
Movers and shakers
'Mommy and Me" classes have become increasingly popular amongst new moms as they offer plenty of baby/mommy bonding time and mommy/mommy time.
The gift of time
Cornelia Babbitt wants you to stop whatever you’re doing, take a deep breath and forget your mile-long list of things to do.
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SIDS nightmare explained?
Pam Borchardt lost her daughter, Becky, to sudden infant death syndrome 15 years ago, but she still thinks about her every day.