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G- Growth and Development

Posted on: December 7, 2019 | Activity, Babies, Body, Children, Community, Famillies, Information, Parenting

Growth restricted. Failure to thrive. Supplementing. Growth charts. Percentiles. Growth spurts. Premature. Full-term.  For most parents, these phrases can generate anxiety and self-doubt. Am I starving my baby? What am I doing wrong? Maybe if I feed them more, this would rectify itself. Truth is, while there are charts, guidelines, and perimeters, genetic and family history play a big role in development.  Just when you begin to feel that you . . .

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F is for Formula

Posted on: September 4, 2019 | Babies, Feeding, Infant Feeding Specialist, Information

The “big bad wolf” as it has been come to be known in many mom circles, by many professionals, and oftentimes by families themselves. Formula, or Artificial Baby Milk as it’s also known as, was first created in 1867 as an alternative method for providing nutrition to one’s infant. Over time, the formula of Formula has changed. Formula has changed in composition. It has changed in methods of preparation. It . . .

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E is for E.A.S.Y Routine

Posted on: June 15, 2019 | Activity, Babies, Famillies, Feeding, Information, Parenting, sleep

Easy like Sunday morning? It could be! The Eat-Activity-Sleep-You Time routine (also known as the E.A.S.Y) is a handy tool for new parents to get a grasp on the day-to-day with a growing baby. The E.A.S.Y routine allows a pattern to develop that may very well get you through those difficult days. What is the E.A.S.Y routine? Let’s dive in! E.A.S.Y was developed by Babywise using a 24 hour period . . .

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D: Daycares, and What to Know!

Posted on: May 4, 2019 | Babies, childcare, Children, Community, Famillies, Information, Parenting

What do you think about daycares? Do you know of any daycares that fit ‘XYZ’? Since I can’t have you forever, what daycares do you recommend? The daunting task of choosing a care provider to look after your child can be quite overwhelming. With dozen of options to choose from, how does a new parent begin to think about having care for their little one outside of their own or . . .

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C: Cloth Diapers!

Posted on: April 27, 2019 | Babies, Business, Children, Diapers, Famillies, Information

Cloth diapers…AAAAAH!!! Where does the poop go? (In the toilet) OMG, I can’t believe you wash that in your washing machine. (The same way you clean puke, dirty underwear, bed-wetting sheets, etc) Wait…that’s not how I remember them! (I know right?! Look at how cute and easy cloth diapers are now!) I first wanted to hone in on the cloth diaper world when I had my first child. Then I . . .

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