Sibling-Free Dates

Imagine being the only child, for whatever period of time that is, and enjoying your parents and extended family completely by yourself. Children are incredibly egocentric so the transition of a new addition to the family and be taxing on the first-born child. It is truly important that parents of a newborn make sure to […]

11 big kid styles that will get passed down to siblings

by Holly and Hadley posted in Products & Prizes When choosing clothes for your big kid, it’s always a good idea to keep younger siblings in mind. High quality pieces and unisex styles can be passed down from one child to the next, and from older brother to younger sister. Reusing clothes is an exercise… […]

Atypical development in siblings of children with autism is detectable at 12 months

Atypical development can be detected as early as 12 months of age among the siblings of children with autism spectrum disorder, a study has found. 28 percent of children with older siblings with ASD showed delays in other areas of development, identified in their social, communication, cognitive or motor development by 12 months. The most […]

Breast-feeding benefits appear to be overstated, according to study of siblings

A new study comparing siblings who were fed differently during infancy suggests that breast-feeding might be no more beneficial than bottle-feeding for 10 of 11 long-term health and well-being outcomes in children age 4 to 14. The outlier was asthma, which was associated more with breast-feeding than with bottle-feeding. Previous research has identified clear patterns […]