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    What’s Going on in Your Baby’s Brain?

    With a strapping baby boy who is 14 months old today, the newborn phase is still fresh in my mind. We are (bruised) knee-deep in toddler-ing though. There are less and less “baby” traits and this serves a daily reminder that time friggin’ flies! The newborn scent has all but disappeared completely. Xee just started […] More

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    Lucas Warren: The First Ever Gerber Baby With Down Syndrome

    The Gerber Baby contest has been around since 2010, with hundreds of thousands of applicants each year. The winner receives $50,000 and their baby becomes the official 2018 Gerber Spokesbaby. This year over 140,000 photos were submitted but Lucas’ heartwarming smile caught the judges’ eye and he became the first ever baby with Down Syndrome […] More

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    Best Sign Language Symbols for Babies

    Sign language can be taught and used with babies of all ages. Usually introduced as early as possible with only a select few symbols, baby signing can help strengthen the child-caregiver bond and decrease a child’s distress. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is run under the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. This […] More

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    When Bath Time Becomes a Battle

    Bath time has been a fun and relaxing way to end (or start) the day, until suddenly it’s not. The screaming banshee being dragged to the tub or the wailing toddler trying to crawl up the sides lets you know something’s changed. These bath time fears are very common. In fact, they often emerge, along with other fears, around […] More