Help! My Toddler Won’t Hold My Hand! (How to Get your Toddler to Hold Your Hand)

Does your toddler refuse to hold your hand when walking outside? It becomes a safety issue when your toddler won’t hold your hand crossing the street or in a public setting. My daughter, Livvy, has a tactile sensitivity in her hands due to sensory processing disorder, so anything hand-over-hand has been a struggle from day […]

Sesame Place – World’s first autism theme park to open in Pennsylvania

As a mom of a toddler with mild autism, I am absolutely thirilled to hear about Sesame Place, the first autism theme park for autistic/sensory children (or adults!) in Langhorne, PA. It’s not around the corner for me, but heck if I wouldn’t make the almpost 2 hour hike. There’s something about your child having […]

Guide to Sippy Cups

Are you ready to graduate from bottles to sippy cups? Toddlers cannot manage to drink from glasses like us adults and need to be fed from a specially designed sippy cup. Babies are used to drinking from bottles and this habit gradually needs to be changed into independent drinking from glasses, like adults do. This ultimate […]

How to Deal with Colic in Babies

Newborn babies often suffer from a severe stomachache that is caused due to the presence of excessive gas in their stomachs. Doctors have the opinion that this gas enters the body while a baby is crying loudly with an open mouth. However, the cause of colic is not known. Colic may also occur due to […]

How I finally got my baby to sleep through the night!

Does your baby not sleep at night, despite numerous changes in routine? Have you read books, and articles, and feel like no matter what you do, your baby’s sleep is not improving? I’ve been there! I did not win the feet sleep lottery. In fact, I lost the sleep lottery so badly you would think […]

Is your Toddler Afraid of Water on their Head? 5 Tips to Make Bath Time Easier

Is bath time a struggle in your house? Is your toddler afraid of water on their head? Some children have sensory issues and some just plain hate the feeling of water being poured on them. If your child, for whatever reason, can’t stand the feeling of water pouring over their head, then this guide is […]

What No One Told Me About Having a Preemie (Tips and My Story)

If you’ve had a preemie, or are at risk (for whatever reason) of preterm labor, then your biggest concern is what the risks are to your baby. There are a lot of well-known risks, such as respiratory distress, jaundice, infection, or retinopathy. What about risks further down the line? What preemie tips will help your […]

Gerber Soothe Review for Colic from a Preemie Mom

is a great option for babies who demonstrate milk protein sensitivities, fussiness or gas. This formula is believed to consist of hydrolyzed proteins which can be easily broken down into smaller pieces which ensure tolerability and easy digestion. The inclusion of probiotics is an added benefit that can help babies to develop a stronger immune […]

How to Perform Infant CPR and First Aid {Infographic}

As a mother of a NICU preemie, it was hard not to spend my time in the NICU staring at my daughter’s stats wondering what if… (What if she chokes? What if she stops breathing? Or what if she falls and hits her head?) She’d already been defiant and decided to come into the world […]

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