13 Healthy & Homemade Baby Food Recipes

You may not get everything right as a new parent, but making your own baby food is one thing you can feel good about. Whether you go fruit, veggie, or a combo of both, serve your baby the best and healthiest ingredients around with a delicious and tasty homemade puree. It’s can be less

12 baby-sleep tips for exhausted new parents

1. Invest in blackout curtains or make your own. You might not need them during the newborn stage, but they’ll be so worth it later on. 2. Some parents swear by infant massage strokes and even gently swiping a tissue over baby’s face to help calm them down and make them sleep— hey, whatever works! 3. Muffle that

Best Baby Games: Birth to 18 Months

Never Too Young for Fun Something about the stuffed animal we dubbed "crinkle puppy" for its crinkly sound when squeezed left my daughter Emma, 3 months at the time, smiling each time I placed it in front of her. Maybe it was the contrasting colors that held Emma's attention. It could have been the

Expert sleep strategies for babies

Newborns have a hard time distinguishing between night and day, which explains their maddeningly short bursts of sleep around the clock. But once your baby is a few weeks old, you can start to teach him the difference – and establish healthy sleep habits while you're at it. These expert tips can help: Use

Language development: Speech milestones for babies

A baby's first words are music to a parent's ears. But how can you tell if your child's speech and language development is on track? While every child learns to speak at his or her own pace, general milestones can serve as a guide to normal speech and language development. These milestones help doctors