Babies, children, and teens need significantly need more sleep than adults to support their rapid mental and physical development. Most parents know that growing kids need good sleep, but many don’t know just how many hours kids require, and what the impact can be of missing as little as 30 to 60 minutes of sleep … Continue reading How much should my child sleep?
By the time your infant is 4 months old, you’ve probably got your breastfeeding or formula drill down to an art. But don’t get too comfortable — your child will soon be ready for “real” food, and you’ll have baby-food jars monopolizing the pantry, messy faces at every meal, and spoons that become airplanes and … Continue reading How to make the transition to solid foods
Your baby will get a cold at some point. It’s inevitable. Babies’ immune systems are immature, which makes them more susceptible to the more than 200 different viruses that cause the common cold. Plus, your baby—like all babies—loves to touch everything as he explores the world. And pretty much everything he touches winds up in … Continue reading How to protect Your Child in Flu Season