Protecting Your Kids Against the Flu

As new or expectant parents, one of the things that probably strikes fear in your heart is the idea of your newborn or infant coming down with a case of the flu. There are a couple different precautions you can—and should—take. Getting vaccinated should be step one. Babies under 6 months are too young to…

Why You Always Need to be Prepared . . .

I can tell you the exact moment that I realized what an enormous responsibility it is to be a new parent. We were still in the hospital after the birth of my daughter and my wife handed me our new baby to hold for the first time. She was so small, so fragile, so totally…

How to Make an Emergency Contact List

While you can’t protect your child from the inevitable bumps and bruises of life, what you can do is to make sure you’re prepared for those situations when they arise. Taking the simple precaution of throwing together a list of emergency contacts, and posting it in a prominent place in your home (ours is on…

A New Kind of Bassinet

The bassinet is a popular choice for parents and their newborns. Even though you can only use these small sleep areas for about 3-6 months—until your baby starts to roll over and sit up—bassinets make things a lot easier for parents compared to high-sided and space-hogging cribs. You’re going to be tired those first few…

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