From Curled Toes to Tiptoes
10 anything-but-ordinary recipes for your baby's first bites
Potties come in a dizzying array of types, shapes and sizes. We've done the research and come up with five potty picks, one for every type of toddler.
Learn about five first foods that offer great nutritional benefits to growing babies
A trip to the greenmarket will broaden your child’s diet and expand his mind.
Solids! What an exciting idea after four months of nothing but milk - exciting for you, at least. Along with first tooth, first words and first steps, first foods feels like a major milestone. But wait. What's best for the baby?
Some moms skip the spoon-feeding part altogether and put their babies in charge of how they transition from breast or bottle to solid foods. Find out why and how.
Is it okay to watch violent TV shows in front of your newborn? Are moms more tuned in to their babies than dads are? Test your knowledge of infant and early childhood development - and become a smarter parent!
Want your baby to be a verbal powerhouse? Start with signing. Research shows that babies who learn signs develop more advanced vocabularies as toddlers and a higher IQ to boot.
Learn when and how teeth form, from those first intrauterine tooth buds, to toddler molars. You might be surprised!
When's the right time to start brushing, flossing and visiting the dentist? Find out here.
Learning to handle mealtime lumps is your tot's first step to being a terrific public speaker. Really! Here's how to help your baby adjust to more textured foods.
In his book “Brain Rules for Baby: How to Raise a Smart and Happy Child from Zero to Five,” John Medina taps scientific data to unlock the keys to successful parenting. And it’s not what you think.
Crying is a newborn's way of shutting down, or "rebooting," when things get too much. You can help calm baby before he enters the Rebooting Zone, and you can help move her out of the zone when she's crying.
Make your baby's first cereal all-natural: that is, nutritional, safe and affordable.
She’s the fastest crawler in the neighborhood, and the furniture has started to do double duty as a baby-steadying system. Mama, it’s time to get your little one a pair of walking shoes!
The American Pediatric Association recommends not starting solids until 6 months. But some doctors say it’s OK to start earlier. So what is the right time for your baby to start solids? The short answer: It depends. Take our quiz and find out if your baby is ready?
Short of shrouding the furniture in plastic and wearing a raincoat to lunch, there’s not too much you can do about spills and stains. But you can take steps to make mealtime more laid-back - just be prepared to lower your expectations and have a keen sense of humor.
Ever wonder how babies learn to speak and why some words come before others? Here's the lowdown.
In just six weeks, a baby develops from a helpless bundle of newborn reflexes into a fully aware infant scientist. It's quite a ride - join us for a preview.
Your baby's been drooling and irritable. Now he has a little diarrhea and even a touch of fever. That must mean he's teething, right? The short answer is, maybe.
Find out if your tot is ready to graduate from diapers.
Sorting toys, stacking toys, construction toys, infant gyms - read up on which toy maximizes your baby's learning at each stage of development, and how.
Playing Mozart during diaper changes might not turn your tot into a math wiz, but babies do benefit from hearing music. Read about why, learn how to introduce music into your little one's days, and get ideas for great beats for babies.
We asked Our365 moms to share the tips and tricks that helped them most when their babies were newborns.
Take our quiz and find out.
The early days of parenting are filled with tender moments, but they can be challenging as well. Reading a baby’s "zones," and helping your newborn transition from one to another, will make life easier, and parenting more gratifying.
There is a wide range of normal when it comes to your baby's speech and language development. But that doesn't mean you can't spot a problem early on. Use this handy guide to keep a look out for potential problems.
We asked you to tell us your favorite parenting books - and here they are.
Is boy and girl behavior hardwired in babies' brains at birth, or can we help all babies develop into children who have both "boy" skills and "girl" skills. We ask the author of "Pink Brain, Blue Brain: How Small Differences Grow Into Troublesome Gaps - And What We Can Do About It."
The author of "Hungry Monkey" and an award-winning food writer turned stay-at-home dad offers pointers on making meals with your baby an adventure you can share. Step one: forget those old rules about introducing solids...
Renowned pediatrician Dr. Greene, author of "Feeding Baby Greene," offers insights and solutions for raising a healthy eater.
Reading to babies of all ages - even newborns - helps them develop in many ways. We asked a literacy expert for her top tips on how best to read to a baby, and what to look for in books for the very, very young.
We asked the Our365 Mom community to send us baby book recommendations so we could share them with you. Here are some great picks.
After you've learned how to read your newborn's "zones" in Jan Tedder's "What Zone Is My Baby In?" find out how to spot an SOS and help your crying baby reboot.
Learn 6 fun ways to unleash your baby's inner chatterbox
We polled moms about best teething remedies. Here's what they told us.
BPA-free bottles and Phthalate-free toys are easy to find, but what about nontoxic teethers? Check out list of the best.
Babies cry - no way around it. But you can minimize the misery by learning to translate your baby's cries - and by catching the problem before they start.
Hitting the road with a toddler strapped in the back is no easy feat - here are four simple ways to entertain your baby in the car.
Dinning out with your toddler? Here's four tips to ensure an enjoyable meal for everyone!
We've picked the five most frequently asked questions posted by desperate toddler moms in the Our365 Community, with great answers from moms and experts alike.
Save your child from dental decay by starting the shift to a sippy cup between months 6 and 9. Here's how.
Holding your breath, waiting for your baby to walk? Here are five games to help build the muscles and skills your baby will need.
Do you know your baby's temperament? Ask yourself these 15 questions to figure out who your child really is, then adapt your parenting to fit.
You're waiting in the grocery store checkout line, and your little one is screaming like a siren because you said "no" to candy. What's your response?
Get the scoop on how, what, and when to feed your baby - and how, what, and when not to.
Make playtime for two-year-olds fun and hassle-free - almost, at least.
What’s Behind Your Toddler’s Ever-Changing Moods?
Our dear friend Cathy once told us one of our favorite childrearing stories. It goes like this . . .
When you think of a father, the image you form is shaped by the model of your own father. If he was the leader of the family, chances are that you will think you need to be the leader of your own family.
Mark never thought he had anything in common with his dad - until he had a toddler.
Want to be a winner in the most precious game in town? We’ve got a secret formula that will help you win the unconditional love and admiration of your child and help your child grow into the bestest he can be.