"Potty training” and “in a day” — those two phrases hardly seem to go together. Is it really possible? Kansas City Parent magazine spent some time talking with three local mothers, all of whom had success potty training their children in just a day or two.
Research conducted at the College of Family & Consumer Sciences at the University of Georgia does conclude that your baby’s brain will develop more in the first five years of life than throughout the rest of his entire life, a significant amount of new research points to the first three years of life as being critical to your baby's developing brain.
To provide the very best food for a newborn, mothers should seriously consider breastfeeding as an option. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends breastfeeding as the sole source of nutrition for infants for about the first six months, and breastfeeding in combination with solid foods through at least twelve months.
Have you ever noticed a young toddler dragging his teddy bear alongside himself in the grocery store? Do you question why your baby pops his pacifier into his mouth the instant you buckle him into the car or when he’s about to go to sleep? A child’s dependency on a security item can create confusing and frustrating moments for parents.
Bathing your baby should be an enjoyable experience for both of you. It can be a time for talking, listening and enjoying each other. Take advantage of this opportunity to get to know your baby and to let your baby get to know you.
You are enjoying every moment with your baby and soon realize he is changing so quickly! You may be fantasizing on when your newborn will start sleeping through the night, or maybe you can’t wait for the time when your little one can sit up on her own or even run around. What is considered normal? Here is a month-by-month glimpse of your baby’s development.