Parenting

What you need to know when choosing a swaddle for your baby

What you need to know when choosing a swaddle for your baby

Hindi Zeidman, founder of Ollie Swaddle—The Smarter Swaddle, is here with must-know tips on selecting the right swaddle for your baby. Plenty of evidence shows that swaddling, when used correctly, can be a tremendous way to promote safe sleeping. The Safe Sleep Guidelines from the American Association of Pediatrics are clear: swaddling helps to keep […]

Child Development: Play

Child Development: Play

Originally printed in the pages of Simply Family Magazine’s April 2017 issue. Never miss an issue, check out SFM’s digital editions, here!  by Hannah Luedt Over the last year, The Art of Play (605 North 24th St W #1) has been providing the community with child development experiences. Owners Jessica Tuck and Jennifer Owen,  share positive stories […]

The Talk: Not a one and done conversation

The Talk: Not a one and done conversation

“The Talk,” misleading in its singular form, is not a one and done conversation. In reality it’s a series of ongoing conversations that start with body/body safety talks when our children are small that move to what to expect when puberty rears its unpredictable head, to what parents typically think when they hear the words, […]

Fight the pout: Developing sportsmanship in our children

Fight the pout: Developing sportsmanship in our children

Originally printed in the pages of Simply Family Magazine’s March 2017 issue. Never miss an issue, check out SFM’s digital editions, here!  article by Rebecca Stewart featured image by Hailey Maurer Photography Merriam-Webster’s online dictionary defines Sportsmanship as “Conduct becoming to one participating in a sport. (Fairness, respect for one’s opponent, and graciousness in winning or losing).” […]

5 ways to play to your partner’s parenting strengths

5 ways to play to your partner’s parenting strengths

Congratulations on having the opportunity to partake in the most rewarding, challenging, important thing you will ever do; be a parent to your children. You and your partner have undoubtedly had a variety of life experiences, together and separately, but being parents can be the life experience that brings couples together in a way that […]

Tips to help parents restrict screen time for children

Tips to help parents restrict screen time for children

this guest post is brought to you by Jeff Elrod from Family Sport Health Parents sometimes turn to electronic devices, such as, handheld video games, tablets, smartphones or televisions to soothe and entertain children. Although these devices are great to entertain little ones when you are on the phone, cleaning the house or waiting in line […]

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