"My baby takes only short naps." There are several equally good reasons a baby may take only catnaps. First, a short nap may be all she needs; some babies are fully energized after 30 to 40 minutes of sleep. But this next reason is more likely the culprit:
It may surprise you to hear that over consumption of juice can contribute to obesity. A recent study of small children found that those who consumed more than 12 ounces a day were more overweight than other children. While this study is not conclusive evidence, it is worthy of mention.
One of the things you will quickly learn about being a stay-at-home-mom is that it can sometimes be difficult to shift gears from Mommy to Hot Mama. When it's 9 p.m. and your husband is giving you that look, it can be a challenge to look at your husband with little more than indifference. Here's a few ways to make that S in SAHM stand for Sexy!
Kids love sugar snap peas for the same reason adults do -- they're crunchy, sweet and fun to eat! This is a delicious salad that's sure to be a hit at the dinner table or in the lunchbox.
Soup is a terrific meal for toddlers. Smooth soups or broths are the best starters soups, because their textures are easily managed in the mouth. Soup also offers a great opportunity to develop "spoon" skills.
Finally, your child can play with toilet paper without wreaking havoc on the plumbing!
Cranberries are considered a healthy fruit. They contain no cholesterol and virtually no fat, and are low in sodium. In addition, they contain significant amounts of antioxidants and other phytonutrients that may help protect against heart disease, cancer, aging and other diseases.
Cruising is absolutely my favorite way to travel with my kids! Everything is right there and easily accessible. And the wait staff and cabin stewards cater to your every need!
Explaining the process to children is easier than you think. Whoever came up with this statement never taught preschool while pregnant!
In the great flurry of childhood activity, smashed fingers and toes are common and memorable events. Whether trapped in doors, banged by hammers, or hit by bricks, some nails re-grow beautifully while others are permanently misshapen.