Parenting Tips

10 Common Indian Baby Superstitions – Parents Article

Superstitions abound in Indian culture, no matter where you live! Here we look at 10 common Indian baby superstitions – are they myths or based on fact? Indians are no stranger to superstitions, whether it’s adding an extra letter to your name, running at the sight of a black cat or hanging strings of lemon and chillies. So it’s only natural that pregnancy and babies will have their own share of special superstitions! If you’re an Indian Mom or a…

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Warning Signs of a Physical Developmental Delay in Your Baby – Parents Article

Every baby develops differently but it helps to watch out for these Warning Signs of a Physical Developmental Delay in Your Baby so you can act early. Every parent longs for the day when their little one takes their first step, or says ‘Mama’ for the first time. There’s something magical about hitting milestones – it shows your baby is growing into his or her own person, and is developing normally. That’s why hitting every milestone gives a parent so…

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End of Year Checklist – Sylvan Learning Blog – Parents Article

The school year is quickly approaching its end, and it’s time to make sure your child doesn’t lose their academic momentum! Whether their school lets out in May or June, here are some down-to-the-wire end of year things to keep in mind before summer break begins.   Report card check-in. Kids usually have a good idea of how they’re progressing with their grades in each class. Have an open conversation with them about their grades, and make sure they understand you are…

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What is “Container Baby Syndrome”? And How Can I Avoid It? – Parents Article

Like it? Share it, or post a comment below! By Annika Zallek MOT OTR/L TEIS Occupational Therapist Container Baby Syndrome isn’t exactly a medical syndrome but it refers to the occurrence when babies spend too much of their time awake “contained” in different types of baby equipment.  Babies need to be able to (safely) move around and explore their environments and it’s difficult to do this if they are stuck in a baby carrier, bouncer seat, car seat or exersaucer…

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6 Tips to Help Your Child Love Reading
 – Parents Article

Does your Child Loves Reading? Reading is a very important activity for any child. It helps build skills that will serve them for a lifetime and also increases their vocabulary and ability to communicate. Some kids will love to read, while others may take a bit of encouraging. Here are six tips that will help your child love reading, try and you’ll be successful. Check out your local library “One of the great things about reading is that it doesn’t…

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