Baby Articles

  • Your baby's development: The first year of life milestones

    Your newborn's life is an exciting period of "firsts" -- first smile, first laugh, first successful grasp, first word and first steps. Take a look at all that your incredible wee one will accomplish in just twelve months!

  • Celebrate Fall with Family

    Celebrate the season of Autumn! From bright fall leaves, crafts, and adventures - your family will find ample opportunities to enjoy this wonderful season!

  • Make your own ice cream concoction party

    Hosting a "make your own ice cream concoction" party is a perfect way to celebrate National Ice Cream Month in July. Learn how to make this event a success from first lick to last drip!

  • How to burp your baby

    There's no single best way to burp your baby. Watch and listen to your baby's cues to find the best method.

  • Diaper changing 101 -- What you need to know

    Who would think this little square of absorbable paper or cloth would cause such confusion? Follow these simple steps and we can more than likely guarantee you'll get the scoop on poop and how to handle diaper changing 101.

  • The incredible abilities of babies' brains

    Babies might be small. They might be noisy or colicky. They might keep you elbows deep in diapers. But our babies' abilities are a lot more than we previously thought.

  • 9 must-buy holiday gifts for baby

    Are all toy choices safe? We've decided to take care of that worry for you! Here's our list of 9 toys that we feel are a must-buy for baby this holiday season!

  • Your baby has a rash -- what should you do?

    As you're getting your nine-month-old ready for bed, you notice red and white, raised welts on his legs and tummy. A few minutes later he's covered in welts. Should you rush to the ER?

  • Caring for baby's sensitive skin

    You've probably heard or even used the phrase "smooth as a baby's bottom." Baby skin can be so soft you can hardly resist stroking it, unless your baby has sensitive skin. Parents of little ones with skin sensitivities will attest that it leaves baby itchy, irritable, and uncomfortable. They can also share whenever baby is miserable, you are bound to be, too!

  • Latest Halloween costumes ideas for your baby

    Your little spook or spook-to-be will probably be happy in any costume that floats your boat. Which of these latest baby costume ideas do you like?

  • Your baby's development: The first year of life milestones

    Your newborn's life is an exciting period of "firsts" -- first smile, first laugh, first successful grasp, first word and first steps. Take a look at all that your incredible wee one will accomplish in just twelve months!

  • Are You Ready to Have Another Baby?

    Some women are ready to plunge into another pregnancy while they still have one or more children in diapers, others don't even want to think about seeing the pregnancy test come back positive again until their youngest child hops on the school bus for kindergarten! Here are some factors to consider when you're trying to decide whether you're ready to have another baby.

  • Sick Kids and Daycare: When to Send Them

    Your child has been sick. You need to be at work. When can he return to daycare? Do siblings need to stay home? Since illnesses are transmitted differently, answer can vary. Find out for these common diseases (listed in alphabetical order:

  • Babies Going Swimming

    Swimming classes can be a pleasurable way to introduce your baby to the fun of being in the water and to meet other parent-baby pairs.

  • Baby Bargains: Ten Sure-Fire Ways to Save Big Bucks on Baby Gear

    You've no doubt seen all the scary statistics on the costs of raising children -- numbers that may very well have you second-guessing your decision to toss your birth control pills in the trash! Starting a family doesn't have to lead to financial ruin. There are plenty of practical steps you can take to minimize the impact on your family's budget. Here are a few ideas.

  • Zeroing in on Childhood Obesity

    The urgency of the childhood obesity problem is forcing researchers to take new and innovative approaches to tackling this issue.

  • Choosing Baby Skin Care Products

    What we put on baby's skin is important. And not just for the first few weeks. Here are some quick facts:

  • Baby Fat: Too Much of A Cute Thing Can Slow Baby Down

    Those cute little rolls of fat some babies sport might slow their ability to crawl and walk. Learn how you can keep that baby fat at bay.

  • Just Say NO! to BPA

    BPA and other endocrine disrupting chemicals are linked to infertility, cancers and malformations. Want to reduce your exposure? These six simple steps will help!

  • Children's Behavior and Diet

    Does what my child eats affect how he acts day-to-day? Find out more!