Do Babies Need Shoes?

If the shoe fits, should a child wear it? Socks or booties are just fine to keep little piggies warm. And once babies start to crawl, pull to stand, and eventually walk, being barefoot can be beneficial in many ways. Why? Feedback from the ground directly to the foot means a baby can continue to […]

Music in the Household

My husband has many talents; aside from being great with our kids, he has been many things: a musician, an installation artist, a computer programmer, an entrepreneur, a yoga teacher (in training), a life coach, and more. His original and greatest passion is music. He was a musician when we met and spent his time […]

Cooling Growing Pain Spray

My five year-old son is growing like a weed these days. He is eating everything in sight and all of his pants are getting way too short, both of which are tell-tale signs of long nights ahead. As with many kids, whenever he is in the throes of a growth spurt, he suffers from horrible […]

Doctor’s Advice: Should I Introduce Solid Food?

Ashley: Hello, My little guy is going on 15 weeks old. He is purely breastfed. He was 8.4 pounds at birth and 20.5 inches long. He currently sleeps 9-9.5 hours at night and usually takes 1-2 one-hour naps (2 hours total) during the day. My concern is that he has been gaining weight VERY slowly. […]

Peek-A-Boo!

Ever wonder why Peek-A-Boo is such an exciting and fun game for baby? Aside from the fun surprise of something popping up out of seemingly nowhere, (hey, even adults get a kick out of things popping up out of nowhere during horror flicks!) baby’s brain is in a fundamental stage of development. Baby is only […]