by Carolyn Robertson posted in Mom Stories They’ve been called lunatics and weirdos, the practice labeled just plain ‘gross,’ but that’s not about to stop the growing number of parents who swear by letting their little ones go diaper-free. Known officially as elimination communication, it isn’t exactly a new trend ...
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From birthdays and babies to bullying and the Boston Marathon, we must remember to celebrate the good, grieve for the bad — and be thankful for each and every moment spent with our children and loved ones. Check out our favorite parenting links from around the web this week. Read more from source:“ivillage.com”
by BabyCenter Guest Blogger posted in Mom Stories By Tania Ratu This post is part of the Global Mom Relay. Every time you share this blog, $5 will go to women and girls around the world. Scroll to the bottom to find out more. At 10 days old, most babies are at home, safe, getting [...]
by Carolyn Robertson posted in Mom Stories Ah, sleep. I remember it vaguely. I’m pretty sure I liked it. If you’re anything like me, you’ve spent a considerable part of your early parenting years thinking, deliberating and obsessing over your kid’s sleep. We read books, we read blogs, sometimes we even hire sleep ...
by Gwen Dewar, Ph.D. posted in Mom Stories In every day talk, “permissive” might mean lots of things. Letting kids play in the mud, allowing them to climb the “wrong” way up the slide, permitting them to choose their own, rather odd, combination of clothes for school. As I’ve argued elsewhere, granting children this kind [...]
by Charlie Brooks posted in Life & Home Circumcision is a bit of a touchy subject. The choice of whether or not to circumcise your newborn son is divided along regional, cultural, and even religious lines. And while the sociological part of the debate is unlikely to end anytime soon, a new study can at [...]
by Laura Larsen posted in Mom Stories “Do not pee on the DVR!” “Do not pee on the cat!” These are but two of the choice phrases one mom on our July 2013 birth club has had to say to her children in the course of parenting. Sure, we’ve probably all done the “As a [...]
My family and I were hobbling back to our hotel room yesterday afternoon after I finished running the Boston Marathon when we noticed the shops in the mall we were walking through were closing. It looked as though people were being shuttled outside. And then we saw that the fire alarms were flashing. But it [...]
by Gwen Dewar, Ph.D. posted in Mom Stories It was a research bombshell. After analyzing everyday talk between 42 parents and their babies, Betty Hart and Todd Risley discovered vast differences between families. While all parents engaged in “business talk” with their babies (stuff like “come here,” “give that to me,” or “put that ...
by Melissa Byers posted in Mom Stories My daughter just blew out the candles on her 10th birthday cake and it’s hard not to feel nostalgic. For a decade I’ve been a parent. It’s a milestone. When I think back to her pregnancy, some of my fondest memories are of the friends I made in [...]
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