Developing Your Parenting Style

You develop your parenting style from many different places.  Whether it was something you read in a parenting book or it was a tip or trick passed down from one generation to the next generation.  The truth is, there are many ways to do the same thing and there really is no clear cut right […]

Raising a Little Yogini

Children are watching everything that you do as a parent. It is absolutely important that you make sure that you are living a healthy lifestyle that is not only beneficial for you but is also filled with habits that you would not mind seeing reflected in your child in the future. One of the most […]

Building a Relationship with Your Child’s Teacher

It is Back-To-School time! Children are wishing they had a few additional weeks of vacation and you are steadily making sure that every item is checked off of their school supply list. Once you finished putting your child’s name on each pencil, art supply and their lunchbox, make sure you spend time thinking about ways […]

How to Stay Fit as a Busy Parent

I am thrilled to feature Bess as a fit mom featured blogger for my site. Meet Bess and learn how she stays fit and active as a busy parent. Hi! My name is Bess. I am a wife and mom to Libby (2 ½ years old) and Jack (9 months). I live outside of Charleston, SC […]

Can being an overprotective parent cause childhood obesity?

by Stacy-Ann Gooden posted in Mom Stories It’s been said that giving your kids sugary drinks could make them overweight. But, that may not be the only thing making kids fat these days. Now a study by PLOS One reveals that there is link between overprotective moms and childhood obesity. The Australian journal based its results on how… […]

What not to say to a grieving parent

by Denise Cortes posted in Mom Stories Recently, photos of a beautiful boy with big brown eyes and fiery red curls were taking over my Instagram feed, followed by the hashtag #redballoonsforryan. Intrigued, I scrolled around and discovered, with a heavy heart, that the red balloons were for the red-haired little boy whose name was… […]

Draft regulations on ‘three parent’ IVF published

Draft regulations  into what is known as “three person IVF” – or mitochondria replacement – have been published by the Department of Health. If accepted by Parliament, the UK could become the first country to carry out the procedure, which can be used to prevent life-threatening conditions, known as mitochondrial diseases.   What are mitochondrial diseases? […]

Reading to kids is one of the best parts of being a parent

by Charlie Brooks posted in Mom Stories Today marks one full year since I started blogging here at BabyCenter. My first official entry was about reading to your kids. Since then, my son has turned two and we’ve added a baby girl to the mix. Reading still remains important, and there’s a lot more I’ve… […]