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Nap Advice: How Do Daycares Get Babies to Sleep?

How in the world do daycares get babies to sleep? If you're a parent of an infant, you've probably asked this question yourself. While babies need a lot of sleep - usually between 14 and 17 hours a day - it can be pretty hard to convince them to do it. A lot of parents end up having to leave their babies at a daycare once they return to work. This can be a hard decision, but looking for child care is often necessary. What surprises so many moms and dads, [...]

By |2022-05-22T05:10:16+00:00May 22nd, 2022|Parenting Tips|Comments Off on Nap Advice: How Do Daycares Get Babies to Sleep?

How Can a Change in Routine Affect a Child?

Children are creatures of habit, which is why they thrive with routine. It helps them feel secure, know what to expect next, and understand the world around them. As a result, sudden disruptions to their routine can be confusing, unsettling, and even upsetting. But why is having a routine so important in the first place? How do you establish one that works well for your family? And how do your deal with a kid who refuses to follow it? We'll explore all of these questions and more below. Key Takeaways [...]

By |2022-05-22T05:21:36+00:00May 14th, 2022|Parenting Tips|Comments Off on How Can a Change in Routine Affect a Child?

When Do Newborns Start Teething?

Teething is an important developmental milestone during a baby's first year. It's an exciting time, especially when you imagine them smiling with two little teeth peeking through. At the same time, it can also be stressful for the both of you. Here's what you need to know about teething, from what to expect and how to help your little one through the process. Key Takeaways: A baby’s teeth start coming in at around six months. Signs and symptoms of teething include excessive drooling, biting and gnawing, and irritability. Teething can [...]

By |2022-04-25T07:53:09+00:00April 16th, 2022|Child Development, Parenting Tips|Comments Off on When Do Newborns Start Teething?

Cradle Cap vs. Dry Skin: Which condition does your baby have?

For all parents, fussing over every little thing about their baby’s health is perfectly normal. Even baby dandruff or flaky scalp can worry them! Luckily, common scalp conditions are something that can easily be addressed. Since babies have soft and sensitive skin, they are more prone to having different scalp conditions like dry skin or dry scalp and cradle cap. But how do you know if your baby has these scalp conditions? What is the difference between the two, and how do you treat them? This article will answer each [...]

By |2022-03-26T15:33:11+00:00March 26th, 2022|Parenting Tips|Comments Off on Cradle Cap vs. Dry Skin: Which condition does your baby have?

At What Age Should a Child Get Spanked as a Form of Discipline?

Here’s a debate topic parents, experts, and teachers talk about — at what age should a child get spanked? Or is spanking a child really an effective form of discipline? There have been contradicting opinions and studies regarding this topic. Spanking is a disciplinary method of corporal punishment used by parents for centuries to instill obedience and discipline. But at what age is it appropriate to spank a child? Read further to learn more about what experts say about spanking. Does Spanking Discipline the Child? Let’s clear the air out [...]

By |2022-03-20T17:40:55+00:00March 20th, 2022|Parenting Tips|Comments Off on At What Age Should a Child Get Spanked as a Form of Discipline?

What Does It Mean When a Baby Stares at You? Here are 5 Reasons Why

Have you found yourself in a staring contest with an infant? It’s the cutest thing in the world. But wait, what does it mean when a baby stares at you? They’re so young, what could possibly captivate their attention? The baby’s attention and gaze are good signs of developing cognitive skills. For the first few months of their life, everything is new to them, thus they are curious about the world. Keep reading to learn more about your baby’s vision and the reasons why they stare at you. Image [...]

By |2022-03-13T04:03:13+00:00March 13th, 2022|Child Development, Parenting Tips|Comments Off on What Does It Mean When a Baby Stares at You? Here are 5 Reasons Why

Co-Sleeping With Your Baby: How to Make it Safe

Co-sleeping is ok and normal. Know the safest way to co-sleep and bed-share with your baby to reduce the risk of SIDS/SUID Key Takeaways: Co-sleeping is when you sleep in close proximity with your baby, either you sleep on the same bed, or you sleep in the same room. The decision on how and where your baby will sleep is the sole right of you as parents. It is the responsibility of the government agencies and healthcare professionals to inform parents of the risk, and how to mitigate it. Bed-sharing [...]

By |2022-05-31T14:43:34+00:00February 7th, 2022|Parenting Tips|Comments Off on Co-Sleeping With Your Baby: How to Make it Safe

When Can Your Baby Eat Baby Food?

Key Takeaways: Your baby can eat baby food / solid food when he or she reached 6 months old, but not before 4 months old. Feeding him or her solid food before reaching 4 months is dangerous and may induce choking. From 0 to 4 Months, only feed your little one breast milk, formula milk, or both. You will know when your baby can eat baby food. If you see that he can sit up straight or is able to swallow, then you can start introducing solid foods. Start by [...]

By |2022-05-31T13:25:04+00:00January 24th, 2022|Child Development, Kids Upbringing, Parenting Tips|Comments Off on When Can Your Baby Eat Baby Food?

When Do Babies Stop Drooling | Drooling Questions Answered

Babies usually start to drool around 2-3 months of age and stop drooling when they reach about 2 to three years old. Usually, toddlers stop drooling when they're done with teething.  Moreover, there are several causes of drooling, and most of them are normal and are not a cause of alarm. However, this may cause drool rash, which is very typical for excessively salivating babies. Drool rash can be treated at home, but when it starts to cause severe discomfort or drool rash is not going away, you may want [...]

By |2022-05-31T13:20:46+00:00January 16th, 2022|Child Development, Parenting Tips|Comments Off on When Do Babies Stop Drooling | Drooling Questions Answered

Are Daycares Costs and Tuition fees Tax-Exempt in Ohio

If you paid for someone to take care of your child, you might be eligible to claim a child care tax credit called Child and Dependent Care Credit. This program has been in place for years, but for 2021, as part of the American Rescue Plan, which was signed into law on March 11, 2, 2021, the IRS has made changes to the amount you can claim as credit and the qualifications of those who will claim. Listed below is the information that you need to know if you will [...]

By |2022-02-26T12:01:44+00:00January 9th, 2022|Parenting Tips|Comments Off on Are Daycares Costs and Tuition fees Tax-Exempt in Ohio