7 Reasons to Avoid Family Screen Time

7 Reasons to Avoid Family Screen Time

One of the many decisions we have to make when parenting in modern America is what to do about screen time. According to extreme societal beliefs, too little will create a socially abnormal & technologically challenged adult. Too much, on the other hand, will cause...
Understanding Your Child’s Temperament

Understanding Your Child’s Temperament

When I was working towards my degree in Child & Family Development I had visions of teaching parenting courses. I'm sure anyone that I told my plan to was slightly skeptic. Who was I to teach a parenting class? I was a 19-year-old baby lovin' birth doula that had...
Can Babies Have Salt?

Can Babies Have Salt?

There's a rumor going around that salt is bad for babies. But is it true? the short answer is sometimes. here's why they should. The two components that make up salt are sodium & chloride. They both play an important role in the body. Sodium is a powerful mineral with...
How to Plan a Healthy(ish) Kids Party

How to Plan a Healthy(ish) Kids Party

When I was a kid birthday party's meant cake...& candy. We would play, sing, eat cake, & enjoy a few whacks at a paper mache teddy bear, only to tear him to the ground to get to his sweet innards. As we left, we were handed a bag full of bubblegum & lollipops, just to...

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