PARENTING


Items to Keep at Grandma’s House

Sunday, August 19, 2018 By Jessica Tomes
keep at grandma's house

Whether you only see Grandma and Grandpa once or twice a year, or you visit them (with baby in tow) regularly, traveling with all of the necessary baby gear can be a real pain in the you know what. Rather than make yourself crazy, why not leave a few things at your parents’ house (permanently) […]

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5 Ways to Keep Your Marriage Strong After Baby

Saturday, August 18, 2018 By Quinn Kelly
5 Ways to Keep Your Marriage Strong After Baby | Baby Chick

Love. When you first fell in love with your spouse, you never thought you could love someone or something more. They were your everything. And they made you feel all the feels no matter where or what they did. Their touch, their smell, their voice . . . all it took was just a hint […]

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Crawling: 7 Benefits of the Under-Appreciated Milestone

Friday, August 17, 2018 By Aimee Ketchum
Crawling: 7 Benefits of the Under-Appreciated Milestone | Baby Chick

We applaud the first roll-over, video the first step, and record the first words, but what about the first time your baby creeps across the floor? This is perhaps the most important developmental milestone, but definitely the most under-appreciated. It is sometimes regarded as a nuisance milestone because the baby is suddenly on the move […]

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What to Do if Your Baby is Struggling to Poop + Baby Constipation Remedy

Friday, August 17, 2018 By Hannah Southerland
What to Do if Your Baby is Struggling to Poop: Baby Constipation Remedy

Newborn Baby Constipation When baby is constipated it is not only rough for them but also rough for parents who want to help but don’t know how. This can feel overwhelming especially when baby is upset and unsettled. I struggled along with my youngest son who was constipated often, I found myself researching everything possible […]

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The Worst Advice I Was Given as a New Mom

Thursday, August 16, 2018 By Nicole Brunner
The Worst Advice I Was Given as a New Mom | Baby Chick

When my husband and I found out we were pregnant with our first baby, we were ecstatic. However, pregnancy for first time moms can be overwhelming. I did all the research, read all the books and soaked up all the advice I could from other moms. I received a lot of great advice from those […]

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8 Surprising (but Normal) Things You May Notice About Your Newborn

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 By Aimee Ketchum
8 Surprising (but Normal) Things You May Notice About Your Newborn | Baby Chick

We think we are prepared. The onesies are washed and put away in the drawers, the nursery is painted and ready, and the car seat is installed in the backseat, but once that baby comes, we realize just how much we don’t know! Here are a few tips about newborns so you are not caught […]

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Best Mealtime Products for Baby and Toddler

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 By Jessica Tomes
Best Mealtime Products for Baby and Toddler

“People who love to eat are always the best people.” Oh Julia (Child), preach on sister-sister! My own love for food knows no boundaries. My husband jokes that I’ve never met a donut I didn’t like. And he is 100% correct! Healthy food, exotic food, fun food. I adore it all! And I credit much […]

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How to Know When it Might be Autism

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 By Aimee Ketchum
How to Know When it Might be Autism | Baby Chick

As a pediatric occupational therapist, one of the questions I get asked most often when working with new parents is “what are the early signs of autism?” It is a very good question and requires a comprehensive answer. The most important thing that I always tell parents is to educate themselves on typical early childhood […]

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I’m that Crazy Mom Who Put her Toddler in Dance: This is What Happened

Tuesday, August 14, 2018 By Nicole Brunner
Six Good Reasons To Enroll Your Toddler In A Dance Class | Baby Chick

Six weeks ago my 1 year old daughter had her first dance class. Okay, I know that you probably think that I’m an over-the-top mom, and to an extent you are right. However, after extensively looking for a play group for our daughter, we were excited to find that our local dance studio offered a […]

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A Letter to My Son’s Security Blanket

Sunday, August 12, 2018 By Hannah Southerland
A Letter to My Son's Security Blanket | Baby Chick

Dear, Blankie– I want to just take this opportunity to set the record straight on some things regarding you. I was never going to be “that mom”, I would boast (pre-kids) that my kids wouldn’t have anything that they would be attached to. Also, I did not want to break any bad habits and I […]

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