G Is for GERD

New technology provides us with endless possibilities, not just for science and medicine, but also for smart toys to help our kids learn stopped by to show off some top tech toys for kids. For more on the products in this segment, check the product info below, and be sure to check out our complete

L Is for Lights Out

To help your little night owl understand when it’s bedtime, keep her room dark. Forgo nightlights and use dark curtains or blackout shades to simulate nighttime during the day. When it’s time for her to wake up, whether in the morning or after a nap, open the curtains and let light in to help her

Desperate parents

Desperate parents try just about anything to stop the tears. But what works for one baby may have little effect on another. Jessica Johnson of Beacon, New York, tried soothing her colicky daughter with long walks in the stroller, car rides and gripe water. “It all just came down to me holding, rocking and patting

E Is for Empty the Crib

Keep the sleep surface free of everything but the cutest thing in the room, your baby. Blankets, bumpers and stuffed animals can be hazardous, increasing the odds of suffocation or choking. A fitted sheet is all he needs on his mattress. If you’re worried about warmth, try a sleep sack instead of a loose blanket.Keep

Z Is for Zzz

Many people when they hear the words "sleep training" they automatically think it means leaving your baby to cry it out. I'm happy to tell you that I do not offer any "cry-it out" methods." I will not be giving you a plan that leaves your baby to cry themselves to sleep. I know every baby is different so I

Y Is for You Are My Sunshine

From alls, no matter what your song choice (one baby’s rock concert is another’s lullaby), singing is an excellent way to calm your sleepy sweetie and show off your vocal chops. Research shows singing helps to relieve stress levels, so your little American Idol session might leave you feeling relaxed too. I will not be teaching

X Is for XOXO

To help your little night owl understand when it’s bedtime, keep her room dark. Forgo nightlights and use dark curtains or blackout shades to simulate nighttime during the day. When it’s time for her to wake up, whether in the morning or after a nap, open the curtains and let light in to help her

W Is for White Noise

For decades it's been known that older children suffer speech and language delays when their exposure to adult speech is limited. Researchers decided to see if the same thing applied to preterm infants, who often have speech delays as toddlers. Don’t give your baby the silent treatment! In utero, your baby was used to constant sounds,