As a Healthy Babies, Healthy Children (HBHC) Public Health Nurse one of the best parts of my job is to help parents find moments of joy with their infants and children. Sharing joy and laughter can help parents and babies create a connection that will last a lifetime. Moments of joy may look like: A… Continue reading Increasing the joy in parenting
A child may find it hard to cope with new situations, routines, or experiences because they do not know what to expect. When this happens, it is common for children to have breakdowns and tantrums. So, how can we prevent these behaviours from happening? How can we help our child understand our expectations? By using… Continue reading A picture is worth a thousand words
There is no perfect bedtime routine. The truth is our little bundles of joy were designed to get up and nourish those little developing brains. Night waking is normal and actually very healthy for newborns! Just this week, a client of the Healthy Babies, Healthy Children program asked me why they can't get their child… Continue reading Is there a “Perfect” bedtime routine for babies?