“Juice all over again!”

So why all the conversation about juice? After all, for generations, giving babies juice early in life has been an honored tradition, one felt to be of great nutritional value. Now, however, the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends no juice at all for the first...

Beans, Beads and Q-tips!

Somehow things like beads and beans find their way into either the ears or noses of children. Most of the time they can be successfully removed at your doctor’s offices. But a report from Nationwide Children’s Hospital just published states that about 34...

Tuck Advancing Better Sleep

Our guides cover everything from comprehensive, expert sleep hygiene and parenting information for newborns through teenage years to helpful resources on sleep disorders and nutrition to help women and families during and after pregnancy to gain an increased...

Safe Exercise

Most everyone, especially parents of young children, understand the value of exercise for their health One current trend is to put infants and toddlers in a buggy that can be pushed along as a parent runs or in seat on a bicycle. Sidewalks or trails in parks are safe...

Seeking Answers to Autism

Autism and related disorders often create very challenging issues for the family and for their child. Because of the complex and confusing symptoms and the difficulty in trying to determine a “cause”, there is an overwhelming desire to find a treatment or...

Babies in Boxes?

Recently, several states have begun a project to give parents with newborns a box in which to place them to sleep, emphasizing placement of the baby on her or his back to reduce the risk of SIDS(Sudden Infant Death Syndrome). Although the movement to do so seems...

Sleep little baby sleep!

Babies sleep a lot. Often times however they are awake when parents least expect them to be! Whatever the case, several new thoughts on where and how babies should sleep have come forth in recent months that provide guidelines that address the prevention of SIDS...