parenting


Making Our Backyards and Parks Safer for Our Kids

Monday, September 24, 2018 By Nina Spears
Making Our Backyards and Playgrounds Safer for Our Kids | Baby Chick

Sponsored by: All images by Creative Clicks Photography. It’s no secret that I try to choose natural options for my child when I can. I do this because I want to do everything in my power to give my son a healthy and safe start at life. This is why I decided to give birth […]

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How to Raise a Happy Child

Friday, September 14, 2018 By Rosemary Adkins
How to Raise a Happy Child | Baby Chick

Parenting is one of the most rewarding and, at the same time, one of the most difficult jobs that an adult can have. Raising children is not a precise science (otherwise, we would not be having this discussion), as there are many variables, factors, as well as unprecedented and unforeseeable events that can shape a […]

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How to “Unspoil” Your Child

Thursday, September 13, 2018 By Aradhana Pandey
How to Un-spoil Your Child | Baby Chick

Rude, demanding, short-tempered, complaining, whining, and irritable – these are the typical traits of a spoiled kid. At some point in our lives, most of us have encountered a spoiled child. Some of us have even raised one! Like every teenage villain in chick flicks, a spoiled kid has always been coddled. And the topic […]

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What to Do if You Drop Your Baby

Monday, September 10, 2018 By Hannah Southerland
What to Do if You Drop Your Baby | Baby Chick

Becoming pregnant and then a new mom holding your precious little bundle you are suddenly aware of every danger there ever was or could be. A super power comes over you and all of a sudden you not only understand but identify with the term “mama bear.” If someone has the sniffles they are not […]

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What is Montessori and Why it Might Work for Your Child

Friday, September 7, 2018 By Bernadetta Pracon
What is Montessori and Why it Might Work for Your Child | Baby Chick

Do you have a dream preschool in mind for your baby? I won’t lie: I didn’t really give preschool much thought until my baby was two years old. In some instances, kids are put on school waiting lists before they turn one. There’s nothing wrong with having priorities, but personally, we just focused on taking […]

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Why Isn’t My Baby Walking Yet?

Wednesday, September 5, 2018 By Aimee Ketchum
Why isn't My Baby Walking Yet? | Baby Chick

Do you have a sore back from bending over to hold your little one’s hand as he learns to walk day after day after day? When will he take off on his own? It seems simple enough, one foot in front of the other . . . but it’s not as easy as it looks. […]

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When Can I Expect My Baby to Have Growth Spurts?

Sunday, September 2, 2018 By Aimee Ketchum
When Can I Expect My Baby to Have Growth Spurts? | Baby Chick

Baby Growth Spurts You just bought the three-month-old onesie and it already fits your baby like a body stocking! Another growth spurt?…probably. Babies grow at very different rates, typically losing 10% of their body weight in the days immediately after they are born, then gaining weight at an average rate of  2⁄3 of an ounce […]

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17 Moments We’re Thankful for as Parents

Friday, August 31, 2018 By Lauren Ramirez
17 Moments We're Thankful for as Parents | Baby Chick

I remember being told motherhood is one of the most thankless jobs in the world: that I’d put in a ton of hours with no paycheck or gratitude to speak of. They said it would drain me of time, energy, and resources, and that I’d collapse into bed at night and wonder how I could […]

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Essential Oils for Soothing Baby’s Tummy

Sunday, August 26, 2018 By Hannah Crews
soothing baby's tummy

When it comes to having a newborn, you know they cry over everything. Usually, they cry when they’re tired, they cry when they’re hungry, they cry when they poop, they cry when they get startled, they cry when they have occasional gas. And lots of times, when babies do cry, it usually surrounds the topic […]

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7 Things Your Baby Wants You to Know About What She Sees

Saturday, August 25, 2018 By Aimee Ketchum
visual development

I decided to write about the development of vision because early visual development is so critical! It is all I can do not to grab mommies on the street when I see they have a three-month-old and tell them how to optimize the changes that are going on in their baby’s eyes right at that […]

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