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Safe Strategy: Place babies on their backs on a firm mattress covered... toys in the crib until they are a year old. Keep them warm with a lightweight blanket tucked tightly... around the mattress, or dress them in a blanket sleeper. The Danger: Used toys and baby equipment may...
Educational opportunities abound in nature, from the magical transformation of a caterpillar into a butterfly to the roar of the ocean tucked inside a seashell. An appreciation of nature helps kids understand that they're part of a larger universe and that all living things serve a purpose, says Susan Buttross, M.D., chief of child development and behavioral pediatrics at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, in Jackson. Try these ten fun family activities to spark your child's interest in the natural world and to build his imagination, inquisitiveness, and compassion.
Parents Pregnancy and Baby Guide is a Windows 8 app created for moms and moms-to-be to track their baby's development throughout pregnancy and through the first years of life. Get answers to all your pregnancy and parenting questions, such as what you can eat and how to keep your baby healthy.
As the host of Entertainment Tonight and mom of a 4-year-old, Nancy O'Dell was the perfect pick to be Parents' new Hollywood correspondent. Each month, she'll interview our fave celeb parents, and this time, she snagged three: Johnny Depp, Nick Cannon, and Sylvester Stallone! Check out what they had to say.
BPA?... Phthalates... You know they can be dangerous for your family, but you may not know all the ways they enter your body, or -- most important -- how you can limit your exposure. Parents investigates.
Is your 2-year-old already fascinated with your wallet? It's not too early to start teaching good money sense. Use our Parents Bucks to start educating your toddlers -- and your big kids -- about the value of a dollar.
While it's true every child develops on her own timeline, delays in specific milestones such as talking can leave many parents wondering, "Is my child on schedule?" Here are some answers to your baby-development questions.