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Baby having trouble sleeping? Crazy as it sounds to new moms, putting baby to bed in a burrito-style wrap—also known as swaddling—just might do the trick.

If your baby tends to be gassy, has gastroesophageal reflux, or seems fussy during feeding, try burping your little one after every ounce during bottle-feeding or every 5 minutes during breastfeeding.

Being a first-time parent can be overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be. Read on to learn tips on diapering and bathing your baby.

If you’ve got a child, or a grandchild, in school, you should probably read this. 

You've gone through pregnancy, labor, and delivery, and now you're ready to go home and begin life with your baby. Once home, use these tips to help you, as a first-time parent, feel confident about caring for your newborn.

Did you know that using hands-on activities is one of the best ways for children to learn? Research shows that children who are taught using hands-on teaching methods do better in school than those who are not.

“Among the most sacred gifts you can give your child is the gift of health…”

--- Dr. Rand Olson

Every parent wants a healthy child. Below are some tips to take to insure the health of your child is grand. 

We’ve all been there—27 Christmas parties we are supposed to attend, a kid begging for all the latest gadgets, three dozen cookies that we signed up to bring to the office party. Christmas time can be exhausting, stressful, and draining. It’s easy to get lost in the business of the season. Sometimes, you can’t see the forest for the (Christmas) trees. We spend so much time trying to make it a magical season, we can find ourselves feeling anything but magical.  

Life passes us by quick enough as it is. Let your child be a child, regardless of how old they are. To help make sure your child isn’t robbed of their youth, here are several tips you can follow, one for each day of the week to think about.

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