Babies in Skinny Jeans?

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Though clothing sales are slow because of the upset economy, sales of children’s apparel is up 5.3% over the same time last year (that’s a lot!). Instead of spending money on themselves, parents are dressing their kids up. So what exactly is en vogue for babies and young children? Skinny jeans. For real. It’s hard… Read more »

5 Reasons I'm Happy to Not Have a Baby

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When your youngest child finally leaves toddlerhood behind and can no longer be considered a baby, it can bring about a range of emotions. The emotions can range from absolute excitement and joy to a very real sense of loss and grief. But whatever side of the spectrum our feelings fall on, the question will… Read more »

How Do You Know When Your Baby is Ready to Swim?

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With summer coming and pools opening, parents of young children may wonder, “How do you know if your baby is old enough to enjoy the pool?” According to Elizabeth Pantley at Parents Ask, babies are pretty much always ready to go! “As long as the water and weather are warm enough, you can take any… Read more »

Sugar is Good Medicine for Babies

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So there’s that song from Mary Poppins that goes “a spoonful of sugar makes the medicine go down.” Turns out that’s completely true! At least according to a new analysis published by the Archives of Disease in Childhood. 14 studies compared the analgesic effects of sugar and water in infants who received shots. In 13… Read more »