Monday, September 26, 2011

Can your kids "catch" your stress?

I ran across an interesting article today on a subject I have often wondered about...can kids "catch" your stress and anxiety? When you are feeling stressed, does it affect your kids?

The answer is yes. According to the article on Yahoo Shine, "Stress is highly contagious between parent and child, even if the parent is unaware of his or her own anxiety." Ouch.

Parents, it's time to destress, for the sake of our kids! Check out the article here for more info on how to deal with stress and help your kids deal with stress, too!

Monday, September 19, 2011

September is Baby Safety Month!

Did you know that September is Baby Safety Month? Underwriters Laboratories (UL), an independent product safety certification organization, is asking parents and caregivers this month to take a minute to learn some valuable at-home safety tips to keep your babies safe and sound at home!

Will you accept UL's challenge to commit to learning its top 10 babyproofing tips? UL cited the alarming statistic that over 2.5 million children are injured in their homes every year, so help keep your babies and children safe by checking out the this very informative article on the website, Baby Zone.

Monday, September 5, 2011

Get Up and Go!

Most kids are heading back to school this week. (Moms everywhere are sighing with relief!) With the lazy days of summer behind us, it's time to start gearing back up for our early morning, back- to-school routines. Julie Cole, a mother of six kids under the age of 11, gave some great tips on Celebrity Baby Blog on how to get back-to- school ready. Check it out here!