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“I saw both my boys sucking their thumbs. The SLP in me was screaming, ‘No! I can’t have two thumb suckers!’ and my mind immediately raced to ‘Open bite! Lisp!’ while the mom in me was thinking, ‘This is just too adorable—I need to take a photo to remember this moment forever.'”+ read more
“During the day, she’s nearly a person. She makes yummy noises when she eats people food and can clap her hands and crawl and stand up and pet (grab) the kitty. But at night, The Creature emerges. I’m not saying The Creature is bad, it’s just, not quite the same as the daytime version of my baby.”+ read more
The power of music could spare parents and the tiniest babies a lot of stress.+ read more
You’ll either find this awesome or totally gross.+ read more
Time to start stockpiling that insect repellant.+ read more
There seems to be a new beauty trend that’s getting some parents all fired up.+ read more
This brilliant hack is a game changer.+ read more
This airline is hoping to find the solution to soothing babies in the sky.+ read more
I don’t have a magic wand or a perfect solution to make you feel like you DO actually have your stuff together… but I first want to tell you that it’s okay.
Photo: Rubbermade Products
Packing school lunch is one of my least favorite tasks as a parent. It has to happen every school day. And then happens again the following night.
Then, the lunches come home, often not eaten, with the…
photo: Amy Purling
Every moment with a new baby is precious, but those special milestones you love to document with adorable Instagram pics are especially memorable. When it comes to preemies, those milestones can be a little bit different than…
The newest innovation in baby sleep: a bassinet designed to mimic movements of the womb and soothe your baby all night long.+ read more
I am so sick of toys. Toys are EVERYWHERE. They find their way into every single room in this house, they are in my car, they are scattered throughout our yard. They go missing at random and cause epic meltdowns.…
You both turn a year older next week. I’ll soon have 8 and 13-year-old boys.
I’m not ready.
I’ve been on an emotional roller coaster this week, due to the simple fact that, I’m not…+ read more
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I didn’t vote for him.
I don’t like or trust…+ read more
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Do you have a thumb-sucker or nail-biter on your hands? You might be able to stop fretting over all the germs being picked up from those tiny hands.
A new study finds those irritating habits…
Photo: various brennemans via Flickr
Battling habits like thumb-sucking and nail-biting is no fun at all, and our pediatricians and dentists make sure we know exactly how bad the habits are.
But according to a study published in the journal…
What’s Up, Doc?
Whether you have questions about breastfeeding or thumb sucking or the H1N1 vaccine, pediatrician Wendy Sue Swanson has answers, which she doles out in a forum that’s kind of like a post-modern house call.