Nutrition · Parenting

Am I feeding my young child enough?

Many parents often ask me if they are feeding their young children the right amount of food. They also have concerns about how their children are growing, often comparing their children to those around them. Children's growth patterns are different, children of the same age will vary in height and weight, and grow at different… Continue reading Am I feeding my young child enough?

Baby's First Year · Parenting

Great minds with small hands: The importance of fine motor skills

  I will never forget the moment my daughter was about 2 months old when she first discovered her hands. She lifted her arms up in front of her face while in her swing and carefully turned her hand as if she was saying "What is this? How do I use it?" From baby's first… Continue reading Great minds with small hands: The importance of fine motor skills

Parenting

How do I know my baby is growing well – at 0 to 2 months?

You're excited to finally be home with your new baby, but you don’t know what to expect.  You notice that he is crying most of the time that he is awake.  He is kicking a lot, the way you remember he did when you were pregnant with him.  He gets startled by loud noises but… Continue reading How do I know my baby is growing well – at 0 to 2 months?