One of the most difficult aspects of parenting is how to discipline a child without yelling. Yelling doesn’t work and can be detrimental to your relationship with your child, yet you need a way to get them to listen! In this article, we will discuss why yelling doesn’t work when disciplining a child.
Do you wonder whether your baby is too hot or too cold when they’re sleeping? Whether you’re living in a warm climate all year round or if you’re living in a place with all four seasons, this worry will always come up because it’s just one of those things that parents worry about, right? If you find yourself worried about your little one and their sleep attire, here are some tips on how to properly… →
Postpartum healing and recovery are just as important to prepare for as getting ready for birth and baby. Ignoring this period of time is one of the biggest mistakes women make when it comes to childbirth. Not only are you balancing your new role as a mom, navigating sleepless nights with a newborn, but you’re also recovering from some serious “down there” trauma.
I have three kids who are all very different. I would call my first-born “strong-willed” and would often battle head-to-head in a contest of “Most Stubborn.” These moments were frustrating to say the least yet they did not prepare me for what my second-born would bring to the mix.
I have been a family medicine practitioner for 19 years and have seen a lot of pediatric patients for the entirety of my career. In the first fourteen years, I delivered babies and continued to follow them through their early years of life. During the first 18 years, I observed obesity rates continually rise, but never at the rate I did during the COVID 19 pandemic.
Before I became a mom, I vaguely understood that diapers were expensive. Let’s be honest, though…the actual cost of diapers doesn’t quite hit home until you’ve changed one just five minutes after your baby’s last blowout. There is no doubt, babies require a lot of diapers.