Monthly Archives: February 2017


Your baby is amazing!

  • Posted on Feb 20, 2017

We have known for quite some time that a baby recognizes the sound of his mother’s voice from the time of birth. But new information is out that goes beyond that…  Adults who were adopted

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Toddler Tantrums

  • Posted on Feb 15, 2017

  Parenting tips: How to improve toddler behavior Toddlers are infamous for tantrums and other behavior issues. To encourage listening and cooperation, follow these parenting tips.  Life can be frustrating for toddlers. Though eager to

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The Power of a Smile

  • Posted on Feb 13, 2017

Smiles are contagious! Not only do you look and feel good when you smile, others who see you smile, find it hard not to smile themselves! Research has shown that smiling stimulates our brain reward

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Reduce sugar intake

  • Posted on Feb 10, 2017

Three action steps to reduce sugar intake today! 1. Stop buying low fat/fat free packaged foods 2. Eliminate sugar sweetened beverages 3. Don’t eat foods that have sugar listed as one of the first three ingredients -Leigh

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Playing Multiple Sports

  • Posted on Feb 9, 2017

  America loves sports.  Our kids love sports.  Generally, sports build teamwork, self esteem and responsibility.  However, almost 30% of our youth participate in only one type of sport.  This intense focus on one sport

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Is it the Flu or just a cold?

  • Posted on Feb 8, 2017

Parents ask us every day how they can tell if their child has the flu or just a common cold. Here’s how: Colds, even really yucky ones, start out gradually. Think back to your last

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  • Posted on Feb 6, 2017

Could you be doing ‘time-out’ wrong? About 75% of parents report using ‘time-out’ for misbehavior but a large percent of parents are not using this technique correctly. In a survey of 400 parents of children

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