Monday, March 30, 2009

Rumbly in the Tummy: How to Treat Stomach-Related Illnesses

This article presents baby's most common tummy-related problems, what they mean, and how to make them go away.

Thursday, March 26, 2009

Should Babies Eat Fish?

Over the years, the benefits of omega-3 fatty acids, essential nutrients found in seafood have been touted. Study after study have been proving their contribution to infant brain development and more. One pediatrician began "prescribing" omega-3's to my patients in 2000 by encouraging their parents to offer them more fish. Since then, he has only grown more convinced that omega-3's are the head-to-toe nutrient because they're good for nearly every organ of a child's body, from the brain to the skin. Most parents, however, are unsure about feeding their babies fish, which is the richest source of DHA, the healthiest type of omega-3 fatty acid for infants.

Here's why -- and how -- to "go fish," for both your baby and you!

Sunday, March 22, 2009

16 Perfect Baby Thank-You Notes

One more perk of having a baby? Those incredibly generous gifts. But you know the rules: Once you unwrap that sweet receiving blanket, it's time to pen the proper thank you. And this is one instance when an e-mail won't do.

This article presents 16 of the most perfect thank-you cards, each one reflecting your fun, fashionable aesthetic. After all, they may be for baby gifts, but let's be honest -- these notes are really from you.

Saturday, March 21, 2009

New Kissy Kissy Lines Now Available at Atterdag Kids

Now Available! New Kissy Kissy lines that have been added are "Lets Go Fishing", and "Ocean Pals". Links below.

Ocean Pals

Lets Go Fishing

Wednesday, March 18, 2009

New job for laid-off moms: stay-at-home motherhood

Many laid-off women are involuntarily experiencing the life of a stay-at-home mom, and they are getting to know a lot more about the details of their children's daily existence. They are also discovering some of the things they have been missing. Though the mass layoffs of this recession have so far affected mostly men, more than 800,000 women have lost their jobs since the end of 2007. For the mothers among them, it means that, suddenly, Mommy's home, often for the first time in many years.

For many of these women, unemployment has no doubt been terrifying. But for some -- particularly those who have the financial resources to ride out the storm -- it has been a precious opportunity to get to know their children a little better.

Read the full article!

Sunday, March 15, 2009

Beautiful Baby Search 2009- The Results Are In!

The winner of the 2009 Beautiful Baby search, sponsored by Parenting Magazine and Live with Regis and Kelly, has been announced! View the winner, semi finalists and the beautiful baby gallery by clicking here.

Wednesday, March 11, 2009

14 Things to Do Before Baby Arrives

Women like control. We try to conceive based on our age, our work schedule, or the seasons. But as you've figured out, your baby-to-be doesn't care about your schedule.

However, there's a lot to do before giving birth. This article presents how to pace yourself and prepare for baby.

Monday, March 09, 2009

How to Make Nutritious Family Dinners

Back-to-school time means a fresh start for your kids -- and a fresh start for you. By now, you've probably got an idea of how to get dinner on the table for the family, but are you serving healthy, nutritious meals? It's time to rethink what you're feeding your kids to make sure they're getting all the nutrients they need, and not loading up on too much fat and calories.

iVillage spoke to Dr. Madelyn Fernstrom, the Today show's diet and nutrition editor, and picked up these simple guidelines -- they're easier than you think.

Friday, March 06, 2009

Top Parenting Trends of 2009

2009 has arrived, and for most of us, it is moving along at a fast clip. So what are the trends top parenting trends emerging this year?

From elephants in nurseries to the Obama girls, Parents Magazine presents what people will be buzzing about in the year ahead.

Monday, March 02, 2009

How to Track Your Family's Health Records

You record all of your child's major (and minor) milestones on video, film, e-mail, and photo albums. But how should you keep track of their health care?

In an increasingly wired world, you might be shocked to learn that your doctor likely maintains your family's vital medical information on ... paper. What gives? This article gives you the lowdown on what you need to know about maintaining your family's health records online.