Parenting a Child With Cerebral Palsy

Welcoming a new baby into the home is generally a positive and hopeful experience. Parents have great plans for the future of the child and look forward to each new developmental phase. But for parents of four out of every 1,000 children born, the developmental phase turns out to be a disappointment. As the first […]

Bathe Baby Safely With the Blooming Bath (Give Away!!)

One of the things that I dislike about my kids growing up is all the amazing baby technology that I am now missing out on using. Of course, this makes me look forward to grandchildren. I plan to start a “splurge on the grandkids” account sometime soon so I will be able to buy all […]

How to Change a Diaper, Part 1

Continuing on with our Howcast Baby series, I present today part one of the How to Change a Diaper series. Many may think this is not a big deal, until they are faced with the prospect of cleaning a dirty bottom without causing infection or getting mess…everywhere. It really is a skill, let me tell […]

How to Dress an Infant

Continuing our video series from the good folks at HowCast, today we cover how to dress an infant. Enjoy! Earnest Parenting: help for parents who want to dress their infants easily.

Position Your Baby Safely for Sleep

It’s amazing (and more than a little disconcerting) to see the way technology changes for babies in particular over time. Sometimes I’m a little bummed when a super neat product comes out because my boys are too big for me to play with it (just you wait till I’m a grandma though!). Other times I […]

Stimulate Your Baby’s Development with Sign Language

One thing I’ve realized from working with so many infants is that they are learning and understanding things much sooner than many parents realize. Using baby sign language, parents can start to communicate with their babies months earlier than they might otherwise. When my son Ben was 5 ½ months old he became a lot […]