Category: Newborns & Babies

Eating, early weeks, breastfeeding, sleeping, adjusting, child development, attachment and more.

Your Kids Are Not Too Young

BY SHAWNA GAMACHE (Estimated reading time: 6 minutes) Like a lot of white people raised in the 80s and 90s, I grew up learning racism was bad. Racists were evil and would make themselves known through the blatantly terrible things they said and did. My job as a good white person would be to speak up when this happened. Besides…

Woman looking thoughtfully out a window

Pregnant? Here’s What You Should Know About the Coronavirus

Expectant parents are filled with anxiety and questions as an outcome of the coronavirus pandemic. Two doctors from the University of Washington School of Medicine share what they know and how expectant parents can keep themselves and their baby safe.

Reading with Your Child

Research has shown that the more words a baby hears, the better his or her vocabulary, communication, and social skills will be.  Dr. Betsy Browder shares some helpful hints on how to make reading part of a daily routine – and fun!

One Meal at a Time

By Sara Peterson (Estimated reading time: 6 minutes) My daughter’s first solid food—avocado—seems so long ago, probably because parenting years and dog years are essentially the same, time-wise. Back then, she was so interested in that slippery, squishy green wedge. She would bring a piece right up to her mouth with total trust and no hesitation. Nowadays, she looks at…