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Nov8th2013

When should your child start wearing shoes?

For certain generations, though less so today, baby shoes carried such emotional significance that people would bronze them to preserve the memory of a child’s first steps. Click to Continue »

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Nov4th2013

Study: More than one-third of kids under 2 use smartphones, tablets

Here’s an eye-opener to start your week: A new study reveals that 38 percent of children under the age of 2 have used smartphones and/or tablets. Click to Continue »

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Oct22nd2013

River Park Babies R Us Baby Fair

 Are you pregnant or a new mom? Make sure to check out this event at the River Park Babies R Us this weekend.

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Sep16th2013

How to pack a diaper bag

Packing the diaper bag, or pack, with all of the proper essentials is imperative for an enjoyable and comfortable day out with baby. Whether you are going to the park, Click to Continue »

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Jun17th2013

Foods to ease pregnancy symptoms

Yep, smart eating can make you feel better through all three trimesters. We look at common symptoms you may experience, from morning sickness to heartburn to insomnia, and come up with some foods to try. THE SYMPTOM: MORNING SICKNESS What to eat: Ginger When you’re feeling queasy, ginger’s your best friend. Brew ginger tea, chew […]

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Apr18th2013

Small, high-powered magnets hazardous to kids remain on market

Last summer Kelly Bruski went to the store with her sons to buy a birthday gift for her boyfriend. When the boys, now 6 and 9, chose a magnet desk-toy called Buckyballs, “I saw they were really picking out a gift for themselves,” said Bruski, a sales rep in Crystal Lake, Ill. Bruski allowed her […]

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Apr6th2013

Some mothers can’t breast-feed

After struggling to breast-feed her first two children, Nyssa Retter was determined to do better with her third. She gave birth without painkillers, which may make newborns slightly drowsy. She chose a free-standing birth center staffed with lactation-savvy midwives. She had skin-to-skin contact with her daughter immediately after birth and consulted with midwives when her […]

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Mar25th2013

Nameberry: Papal Baby Names: Possibilities beyond Pius and Innocent

Just as the billows of white smoke emanating from the Sistine Chapel in Vatican City signal the election of a new pope, so does the name he chooses for himself signal his aspirations for his papacy. Pope Francis broke precedent by picking one that had never been used before, but which has deep meaning for […]

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Mar16th2013

Safety groups spreading word to parents about furniture tip-over danger

Two years after her son Shane was crushed by a falling dresser in the family’s home just outside Chicago, Lisa Siefert drives to her advocacy work on the dangers of tip-overs with his car seat still in place. She can’t bring herself to go into the bedroom where the 2-year-old died, but gathers the will […]

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Mar13th2013

The Parent ‘Hood: Toddler’s got the new-baby blues

Your 3-year-old is not adjusting well to the new baby. Will he ever come around? Parent advice (From our panel of staff contributors): My daughter is two years, nine months older than my son. At first she was appalled at the idea of a new sibling. Visiting the hospital, she would have nothing to do […]

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