Talking to Your Child About School

Few conversations are as frustrating to a parent as the one that takes place every day after school.  “How was your day?”  “Fine.”  Getting any information of value from kids can be like pulling teeth. It’s understandable that parents want the full run-down of the day’s activities.  School becomes such an integral part of kids’ […]

A big mom moment…but I can’t talk about it!

by Laurie Gelman posted in Mom Stories Okay. Something VERY BIG in the life of a mom and daughter happened yesterday but I have been forbidden to blog about it. So I won’t.  Instead, I will tell you a little story. A LITTLE STORY Yesterday was a big day. Early in the afternoon, Aunt Flo… […]

Premature infants benefit from adult talk, study shows

Premature babies benefit from being exposed to adult talk as early as possible, new research concludes. The goal of the study was to test the association of the amount of talking that a baby was exposed to at what would have been 32 and 36 weeks gestation if a baby had been born full term. […]

Chatting Childhood: tell us what you want to talk about

by Erin Lane posted in Mom Stories Blogging is awesome. No matter what is happening in my parenting journey – good or bad, I can write about it. But sometimes writing isn’t enough. Sometimes you need to TALK about it. So BabyCenter blogger, Andrea Updyke, and I decided that’s exactly what we were going to do…. […]