Monthly Archives: November 2012

Baby Friendly Holidays

Oh to be a baby during Christmas! So many things to touch, to pull and to swallow. Any mobile toddler with gumption will tackle the holiday season like a feast. Bows of holly, low-hanging mistletoe, ornaments, wreathes, candles, snow, bite-sized nativity figurines—every bit of beautiful decor that you’ve collected over the years has now become…

Five Secrets of Scarlet Fever

It is a bad cold. The kind that puts you in that unique Purgatory in the middle of the night when you’re too achy to sleep, yet too tired to do anything but stare outside into the darkness, waiting for the sun to rise. Your taste left you several days before to a constant flood of mucus and you spend your days peeling off layers of clothes, only…

Guest Post: Free the Genius in Your Child

Our brain is made up of approximately 100 billion neurons which are greatly malleable and adaptable to life. Experiments have shown that neurons have an almost unlimited potential for growth and development and that we presently use only about 10–15 percent of our brain’s capacity. Compared to all the galaxies in the universe, our brain is the…