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Tips for bettering bath-time for babies and toddlers who suddenly hate baths. Most babies and toddlers love the bath - so what happens when your kiddo suddenly isn’t a fan? When my daughter was a newborn we struggled with bath-time...
I have been home with these girls for the first years of their young lives. I knew this moment would come; walking through those big brown doors, reality rushed in. Suddenly, our babies are four years old, and it...
When people hear the words “autism” – the 1988 movie Rain Man starring Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise usually comes to mind. In my house – it’s as common as hearing “soccer practice” and “ballet lessons”. Why? My husband...
Disclosure: We are frequently asked about where to find the best pediatric care centers in Cedar Rapids and understand that sorting through all the choices can be time-consuming. We are thrilled to provide this one-stop guide to Cedar Rapids child...
If you haven’t already figured it out, kids are always listening.  That makes it even more important that our words bring value and clarity.   We have three kids, ages 15, 12, and 4, and they all seem to hear things...
Giving kids an allowance can be controversial. There are parents who believe that paying your kids to do normal and expected chores can lead to entitlement and too much external motivation. While I understand that belief, I believe that...
Sensory play is a vital tool for all children. You may have heard other parents, teachers, therapists, and doctors comment on the use of sensory play for certain children. However, I feel it's important to understand how helpful it...
I see you, mama.   You, who worries because your toddler could care less about colors, shapes, or counting. All while your neighbor’s tot rattles them off like the daily special.   You, whose two-year-old still rarely says a word. You’ve...
I was never a baby person and wasn’t around kids enough to be comfortable with them.  So when my husband and I decided to have a child, I was nervous about my lack of knowledge. I had no idea...
My entire life I have been borderline obsessive about being in control. I have always felt like I have needed to do things my way in order for things to be done correctly. It's my strong type-A personality. The to-do...
 
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