Last week we were at a restaurant full of kids for brunch, and our waitress pointed out that our son was the only child in the restaurant who was not staring at a smart phone or iPad. We looked around, and sure enough, she
By Aimee Campbell Aug 17, 2012 If you’re a mom that breastfeeds you know how important the timing to said breastfeeding is. Before a trip to the store? Check. Before bed? Check. Before dinner? Check. Before breathing/eating/bathing? Check. Check. Check. So when I
Until the early part of this century, mothers didn’t give a thought as to how to feed their babies. All babies were breastfed, if not by the mother herself, then by a wet nurse: a lactating woman who breastfed the child for the mother.
by Kelly Griffith Issue 97, November/December 1999 Breastmilk is by far the best nutrition for human babies. The reams of scientific data supporting that fact would impress even the most unenlightened skeptic. If a pharmaceutical company had made the stuff, everyone in
By Peggy O’MaraThe recent furor in the press over attachment parenting stems from an inherent misunderstanding. Attachment parenting is not permissive parenting. It is not about abdicating authority as a parent, but about responding to the legitimate biological needs of a baby. It is
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May 03, 2011 by Geradine Simkins President, and Interim Executive Director, Midwives Alliance of North America (MANA) This article is excerpted with permission of editor, Geradine Simkins, from “Into These Hands: Wisdom from Midwives.” Published by Spirituality & Health Books, April 2011.
Five Ways Frugal Living Benefits Kids by Laura Grace Weldon Sophie is a single mother raising a five-year-old boy. She’s working to establish her own house cleaning business after losing her job nearly two years ago. Sophie and her son live in a
By Cathe Olson This dessert can be made with or without dairy products. Either way, it’s delicious and good for you. 1/2 cup almonds 3/4 cup rolled oats 1 1/4 cup whole wheat pastry flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/8 teaspoon sea salt
Natural Remedies for Winter: Homeopathy for Cold and Flu By Katharina Sandizell Winter can be a time of dread for many parents who know that their kids might catch any number of colds and flus. It’s always hard to watch our kids get sick,