Wednesday, April 27, 2016 April 26, 2016 at 09:57PM

I totally need to try all the ice cream on the list while I am still nursing.
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Monday, April 25, 2016

What Happens to a Woman's Brain When She Becomes a Mother April 25, 2016 at 12:12AM

I have been wondering why child birth can be such a life changing experience. This article totally explains our maternal instinct that naturally unravels itself at birth.
via Facebook From joy and attachment to anxiety and protectiveness, mothering behavior begins with biochemical reactions.

Saturday, April 23, 2016

Where Are the Happy Babies? April 23, 2016 at 12:44AM

"In the first year of life, the neocortex begins to build up the area for reasoning, thinking, planning, and other executive functions--systems that apparently finish themselves in the third decade if life. The emotion systems get established and connected by age two, which affects social capabilities later. So the first two years set up personality, intelligence and social success. (See Greenspan & Shanker, 2004; Schore, 2001.) Thus, caregiver care in the first years of life is CRITICAL for optimal brain and body development, for intellectual, social and emotional intelligence."
via Facebook Have we forgotten what babies need from (ALL OF) us?

Monday, April 18, 2016

Friday, April 15, 2016

ココニイルヨ 〜クルマの中で流すと赤ちゃんが泣き止み落ち着くドライブミュージック〜 April 14, 2016 at 08:56AM

This tune is supposed to calm a crying baby down. I will try it on Abby! 😅
via Facebook 「ココニイルヨ」 作詞: 鈴木おさむ/作曲: 永井聖一 始めに高い周波数の音で赤ちゃんの興味を引き、その後、徐々に周波数を下げることで赤ちゃんを落ち着かせ、時間をかけて泣いている状態を沈静化する効果が期待できます。 ▼クルマの中で流すと、赤ちゃんが泣き止み落ち着く”ドライブミュージック” http://www2....

Thursday, April 14, 2016

How does your state stack up? Annual infant care costs. April 13, 2016 at 01:30PM

Annual cost for infant care in California: $11,817.
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‘Wolf of Wall Street’ Malaysian Money Laundering Scandal Gets Doc Treatment (Exclusive) April 13, 2016 at 10:18AM

Looks like actors will need to do some legal and financial due diligence too before they take up any high profile roles.
via Facebook The unfolding scandal surrounding the financing of The Wolf of Wall Street, which allegedly links corruption and money laundering at the highest levels of the Malaysian government to the company behind the hit film starring Leonardo DiCaprio as a flamboyant, criminal broker, is getting the documenta…

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

10 Things Parents Want Their Child-Free Friends To Know | BellyBelly April 13, 2016 at 12:31AM

Well said.
via Facebook Friendship dynamics really change when someone has a baby, Both our friends and family are very important to us. So here are 10 things we want you to know.

Is Europe Safe for Travelers? Yes, Experts Say, but Here Are Some Tips April 12, 2016 at 10:15AM

Just in time for us.
via Facebook American tourists seem unfazed by recent terror attacks, but travel experts do suggest some basic precautions.

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Babies' first foods around the world show origins of taste - Babyology April 11, 2016 at 11:17AM

via Facebook The first food of most Western babies is bland rice cereal - but the eating habits of most babies around the world are far from bland.

Sunday, April 10, 2016

7 Ways You're Hurting Your Daughter's Future April 09, 2016 at 11:48AM

via Facebook Telling your daughter she's a princess who looks pretty in pink could have some serious implications for her future salary. Are you doing one of these things?

Friday, April 08, 2016

Panama Papers Leak Casts Light on a Law Firm Founded on Secrecy April 07, 2016 at 11:24AM

Which Malaysian law firm will come under fire eventually?
via Facebook Ramón Fonseca, a co-founder of Mossack Fonseca, proclaimed his firm’s innocence. But some say the leak’s contents are at odds with how he has tried to portray himself and his role in Panama.

Tuesday, April 05, 2016

9 Things Your Kids Need (But Won't Tell You) - For Every Mom April 04, 2016 at 11:58AM

Awesome parenting advice!
via Facebook These 9 things your kids need from you—whether they know it or not—are too important to ignore.

Saturday, April 02, 2016

A Doctor Warns: This Activity Can Damage Your Baby's Brain | BellyBelly April 01, 2016 at 04:25PM

Dr. Christakis says that even in younger children, a small amount of time spent on interactive development apps are okay – it’s the passive television watching that is the problem. He suggested kids younger than 2 may even benefit from 30 minutes to 60 minutes per day of interactive screen time. - See more at:
via Facebook The hard to hear truth about what too much of an everyday activity can do to your baby or toddler’s brain. A MUST watch for all parents and parents to be.