Encouraging Your Preschooler’s Independence

by T Akery September 16th, 2014 | Behavior, Little Ones, Preschool
Your Preschooler is at the age where their skills are developing. While you are still tempted to baby them at that age, they really can handle doing things for themselves. While some Preschoolers are naturally independent, some are just a bit more reluctant to take on the mantle of becoming a more independent kid. At this age, there are some things they can and should do for themselves. These skills vary depending on your Preschooler but helping them master them is a part of helping them growing up.

To help encourage them to dress themselves, you can ask
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Getting Ready to Breastfeed: Do’s and Don’ts

by Jane Wangersky September 15th, 2014 | Planning, Pregnancy
There’s nothing quite like breastfeeding your baby, so you can never be completely prepared for it before you have to do it -- but a lot of things in life are like that. And, as with a lot of things in life, there are plenty of things you can do to be somewhat prepared. The U.S.  Department  of   Health  and Human  Services publishes a breastfeeding guide which is worth downloading; looking through it, and remembering my own experiences, I decided to note some do’s and don’ts.


  • Find a lactation consultant. Maybe you’ll need help learning to breastfeed (getting
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