Category: Moms

How Do You Wean A Baby?

How Do You Wean A Baby?

To wean a baby means to stop breastfeeding. Once a baby no longer nurses at the breast and takes food and drink from other sources, he is said to be weaned. Some babies wean themselves as they lose interest in nursing. Others need to be […]

Talking to Kids About the Orlando Pulse Massacre

Talking to Kids About the Orlando Pulse Massacre

Talking to kids about the Orlando Pulse Massacre—and yes, that’s what I call it, a massacre—is one of the most difficult things you’ll ever have to do. And talk about it, you will. You’ll have no choice. Because it’s been plastered all over the news. […]

Yellow Babies? What’s Up With That??

Yellow Babies? What’s Up With That??

Yellow babies are babies with jaundice. Jaundice occurs when a baby has too much bilirubin. As bilirubin builds up inside the baby’s body, the baby’s skin and even the whites of his or her eyes may turn yellow. A new mother may notice her baby’s […]

10 Ways to Keep Angry Mommy Away

10 Ways to Keep Angry Mommy Away

Angry Mommy is the mommy you shouldn’t be, but sometimes you can’t help it. That is if you’re like most mothers. Kids push your limits when they’re small, because they’re testing their boundaries as independent people. Teenagers can mouth off and otherwise rebel and it […]

Body Language Lessons: 4 Most Misread Toddler Signals

Body Language Lessons: 4 Most Misread Toddler Signals

Body language could fill in the gaps between what your toddler says and what you actually understand. That is if you understood his body language any better than you understand his attempts at speech. Beyond “NO,” that is—everyone knows what that means. Okay, sure. You […]

Lists, Lists, Can We Talk Lists? The Art That Strengthens Memory

Lists, Lists, Can We Talk Lists? The Art That Strengthens Memory

Lists are an organized person’s best friend. The act of setting down in writing what you need to buy at the store, or get done in your home, helps you cement these tasks in your mind. That means that even if you then forget to […]

Bonding With Baby: It Isn’t Always Instant

Bonding With Baby: It Isn’t Always Instant

Bonding is the close attachment formed between parents and babies. This close feeling is nature’s way of making sure that parents develop an instinct to care for their young. It is bonding that guarantees babies will be nourished and kept safe and protected. You may […]

9 Working Moms Things You Can Do To Make Your Kids Feel Loved

9 Working Moms Things You Can Do To Make Your Kids Feel Loved

Working moms have the hardest job in the world. They’ve got to juggle work and home and children, when all three of these positions are fulltime jobs. Not only that, but they’ve got to make it all work somehow, be the perfect employee; have a […]

8 Keys For Co-Parenting Success After Divorce

8 Keys For Co-Parenting Success After Divorce

Co-parenting following a divorce can be complex, frustrating and confusing. However, every day, parents around the world are coping with the challenges and raising happy, well-adjusted children. As founder of the Child-Centered Divorce Network I’ve found there are many factors that can have a positive […]

Divorced Parents: 5 Ways to Avoid Scarring Your Kids!

Divorced Parents: 5 Ways to Avoid Scarring Your Kids!

We were so intrigued by Rosalind Sedacca’s advice on positive parenting and divorce for a recent piece here on the Kars4Kids Educational Blog for Parents, that we asked her to elaborate on the subject in a guest post. To our great pleasure, she immediately accepted the challenge. We […]