Child Care

Leaving your child in someone else’s care is such a big decision. helps give you some of the questions and information you need to make informed choices.

Quick and Dirty New Dad Primer

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My first born bailed out a few weeks early, two days before the date set for my wife’s baby shower. That sort of created a scheduling conflict, especially since wife and baby had to stay in the hospital for three days. So, as a result, our daughter was present at the re-scheduled shower. We got a great card from one…


Naked Cribs Best for Decreasing SIDS Risks

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The latest guidelines released from the American Academy of Pediatrics bring the same message consistently offered by the Academy: to protect your infant best from Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) or any other sleep-related death, for instance, suffocation, you should make sure the baby sleeps alone, on his or her back, in a “naked” crib.


How to Hire a Nanny

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Having a trusted nanny for your children can be a great thing. If you and your wife both work, having someone safe and reliable to take care of your children when you are away is a significant load off your mind. A good nanny becomes a part of the family, which is what you should want, someone who loves your…


Getting Babies and Kids to Sleep

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Once you have babies at home, sleep becomes a precious commodity. Yes, I know, it’s worse for moms, especially for those moms who breast feed exclusively, but dads lose a lot of sleep, too, especially those of us who work from home. Getting your kids on a good sleep schedule ensures YOU get to be on a good sleep schedule,…