Behavior + Development

The Art of Baby Burping

Brace yourself... Spit happens and it's totally normal.

Looking back to the time when my husband and I brought our first-born home from the hospital, I remember my first-time mother feelings of inadequacy and nervousness whenever I attempted Read more.
The Amazing Benefits of Bedtime Stories

Family bonding, better sleep, and a happier brain? Yes, please.

 When dinner starts a half hour late and bathtime is a total battle, it can be a challenge to muster up the motivation to settle into a bedtime story before Read more.
Could Vitamin B3 Be the Future of Postpartum Care?
Anytime we hear the words “groundbreaking” and “postpartum recovery” in the same phrase, we’re all ears.  In January, a groundbreaking study was conducted on the effects of vitamin B3 on Read more.
So You Got an Autism Diagnosis. Now What?

How one family navigated the challenges of getting services and help.

Guest written by By Elizabeth Varela, publisher of Macaroni Kid Lakewood, Calif. April is autism awareness month. Macaroni Kid publisher Elizabeth Varela, who lives in Lakewood, Calif., shared her family’s Read more.
You CAN Get Your Kids To Eat Their Veggies

A compelling case for savory foods on baby and toddler plate.

In the world of parental banter, nothing makes its way around the playground circuit quite like the old yes-my-kid-is-refusing-to-eat-the-seaweed-snack-I-packed-her-but-she-could-down-strawberries-all-day.  You’ve heard it, or maybe even used it before.  It’s cool. Read more.
Preemie Baby Massage: A Comprehensive Guide

The do's, don'ts, and tried and true techniques for massaging baby.

Guest written by Kim Walls, Activist and Founder of BEB Organic skincare products. Baby massage abounds with amazing evidence-based benefits: from improving sleep to enhancing immunity, circulation, and digestion; to Read more.
StrollerTraffic Round Up: Natural Products For Baby

Expo West: We came. We saw. We are excited about these brands.

We love a good trade show here at StrollerTraffic. It’s like a one-day crash course on what’s new and exciting from brands we know and some we don’t. Earlier this Read more.
Ten Activities You Can Do With An Infant

After his basic needs are met, here's some ideas on what to do next.

Guest written by Tracy Cutchlow, author “Zero to Five: 70 Essential Parenting Tips Based on Science.” “Umm … now what do we do?” I distinctly remember having this thought a Read more.
Spring Forward and Your Baby’s Sleep: 5 Steps for Mastering Daylight Savings 

Your game plan, straight from a sleep expert.

Guest written by Carolynne J. Harvey – Sleep Expert, Author of “Dream Baby Nights©” & Founder of Dream Baby Sleep® You know you’re a parent when you start thinking (or worrying) Read more.
Intensive Parenting 101

Move over, helicopter parenting. There's a new buzz term in town.

The next generation of helicopter parenting is here: intensive parenting, and it has a stronghold on American parents.  The hallmark of this style of parenting is all-too-familiar: it includes a Read more.