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My Child Isn't Sleeping - HELP!

What do you do when your child isn't sleeping through the night? You need sleep, they need sleep. Here are tips to help your child sleep all night long.


Find WebMD's comprehensive coverage of weaning including medical reference, news, pictures, videos, and more.

Unique Soccer Gifts for Kids

Are you a certified soccer mom or pop? Here are some sure-to-please gift ideas for any young soccer lover.

Baby Parasols - Essential Shopping Tips

If you are a first time mother, it is important to make a list of things you would have to buy for your cute little baby. Apart form stocking up basic necessities like dresses, diapers and shoes for your baby, remember that baby parasols play an important role in protecting your baby's skin fro

How to Discipline a Child That Hits

While not always easy, it is possible to discipline a child that hits. Hitting is not only an act that can cause harm it can lead to other more aggressive behaviors. It is so important to remain calm during these times and curb the behavior as quickly as possible.

Apps that No Kid’s Phone Should Have

There are dangers lurking online, and our kids can be vulnerable. Check your child’s phone to see if any of these dangerous apps for kids are there, and then have a talk and take action.

What Foods Should I First Introduce to My Baby?

Common questions new parents ask include, "What foods should I first introduce to my baby?" and "When will my baby be ready to try solid foods?" According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, babies are ready to try solid foods between 4 and 6 months of age. Before this age, babies are unable to e

Infant Activities for Ages 3 to 6 Months

Three- to 6-month-old babies are exploring and learning at every opportunity. Babies this age love to look and listen, and they enjoy reaching for objects as well. Activities should be varied and engaging, and they should encourage independence and exploration, as well as develop kinesthetic, audito

Your Baby and Bottle Feeding

The best and easiest thing you can do for your baby is to breast feed. However, there are a number of reasons that may make you unable to breastfeed so your next best choice is to bottle feed your baby.

Night Nurses - A (New) Mom's Best Friend

Hiring a night nurse can prove beneficial to new parents. Night nurses can help new parents catch up on sleep and offer baby care tips and instruction. Plus questions to ask a potential nurse during an interview.

Work-at-Home Moms Cooking

Let's face it. In most families, mom's cooking is what's served most nights because moms of all stripes--working, work-at-home or stay-at-home--do much of the cooking. Yet, how a mom cooks is definitely affected by her home/work situation.

Facts About Waiting Child Adoption

Due to the increase in the number of registered adoption centers and worldwide awareness, the waiting child adoption rate has dropped significantly. There are more and more families and individuals coming forward and adopting children.

About Child Discipline

Discipline is a necessary part of parenting. Without discipline, children have no clear idea of how they are expected to behave, or that behaving inappropriately can affect them negatively in the future, even outside of the home. Parents should think of discipline not as a single action done after a

Baby Allergies

Allergies are induced by food proteins that break free into the bloodstream and are mistaken (by the body) for bacteria or germs, causing the immune system to act in the wrong way. Your newborn baby is most likely to develop allergies if you or your partner suffer from them, but there is a pretty go