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Should You Get Rid of Things Kids Won't?

Christi Bostwick | Posted 07.09.2015 | Parents
Christi Bostwick

Kids get hooked on things. Why? Security, habit, attachment, and sensory satisfaction are common reasons. Kids can be traumatized by taking some things a way cold turkey. Parents should be thoughtful about common childhood vises; they may or may not need to go.

Could Sucking On Your Child's Pacifier Be Good For Baby?

Posted 05.06.2013 | Parents

By Genevra Pittman NEW YORK | Mon May 6, 2013 12:51am EDT (Reuters Health) - Toddlers are less likely to have asthma and itchy rashes if their...

Surprising Effect Pacifiers Could Have On Boys -- But Not Girls

Posted 09.20.2012 | Parents

It’s one of parenting’s most common -- and cliché -- threats: if you keep an expression long enough, your face will stay that way. A new study...

Betrayed by Modern Conveniences

Monica Wyche | Posted 09.22.2012 | Parents
Monica Wyche

I need to rest. If Pacifier and Swing can give me that, then maybe there is a place for them in our home right now, after all. Maybe Swing isn't mocking me. Maybe Pacifier is just misunderstood.

Catherine Pearson

The Surprising Impact Pacifiers May Have On Breastfeeding | Catherine Pearson | Posted 04.30.2012 | Parents

Think binkies are bad for breastfeeding? You may have to think again. Hospitals across the U.S. have stopped giving pacifiers to newborns in ord...

Keep It To Yourself

Meredith Lopez | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Meredith Lopez

If there's one thing we women, especially brand-new mothers, enjoy hearing, especially from men and especially from our fathers, is that breastfeeding "seems like a hassle."