5 Ways to Tell Your Toddler’s Napping Career is Over

5 Ways to Tell Your Toddler’s Napping Career is Over

I have always loved being a mom to a toddler—but I might have loved being a mom to a napping toddler a smidgeon more. Just the word “nap” eases the tension in my brow, as thoughts spring to mind of a quiet house, returned phone calls and maybe a catn ...
Our 4 Best Natural Remedies for Kid Coughs

Our 4 Best Natural Remedies for Kid Coughs

Is there anything more pathetic than the sound of a baby or small child in the throes of a coughing fit? You just want to end the misery quickly—which might tempt you to go running for the medicine cabinet, or the pediatrician, so you could beg for a ...
Bad News About Baby Powder

Bad News About Baby Powder

Ask your mom or grandma what items you need to have on hand for baby, and chances are, she’s going to mention baby powder. This soft, silky substance, after all, was what protected her babies’ delicate skin from diaper rash. But the American Academy ...
Simple Millet Cereal for Babies

Simple Millet Cereal for Babies

Growing up, I loved hearty, stick-to-your-bones food. I was lucky: my mom exposed me to whole grains. I enjoyed steaming bowls of oatmeal for breakfast, brown and wild rice, mushroom barley soup, bulgur in tabbouleh and especially my grandma’s kasha ...
Baby Pancakes

Baby Pancakes

Patty-cake, patty-cake, baker’s man. Make your baby pancakes as fast as you can! This easy and nutritious recipe is perfect for older babies who’ve moved on from purees to table food, with mild spices that will broaden your baby’s d ...
4 Kid-Friendly Uses for Thanksgiving Leftovers

4 Kid-Friendly Uses for Thanksgiving Leftovers

The thing about Thanksgiving leftovers is—they get old fast. Maybe on day 1 post turkey day, that open-faced cold turkey sandwich is exciting, but by day 3 and 4, you’re just over all of it. Especially the children, who might not be big fans of stuff ...