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Grandparents Visiting: Pros and Woes of Visiting During the Holiday Weekend

I am asked frequently about how to manage visiting grandparents around the time a new baby is born and a holiday; I could probably write a book on the subject, but in the interests of keeping this brief I have made a list of important things to remember and important things to decide to help relieve the stress of grandparent’s visits.

Grandparents Visiting

Time to Reflect: Is Your Relationship Baby-Ready?

It may seem odd, but prepping your romantic relationship for a new baby is just as important as all the other preparations you're making.  Is your relationship baby-ready?

Is Your Relationship Ready for Baby?

How to Prepare Your Children for a New Sibling

One of the issues this week on Pregnant in Heels deals with a six year old that is having a hard time adjusting to not being the only child.  After her little brother was born her parents let her slip into a pattern of disobedience that affected her school performance, her behavior at home, her treatment of her brother, her sleep and ultimately her own happiness.

Preparing Children for a New Sibling

Rosie to the Rescue: 10 Parenting Rules to Live By

In case you missed it, here is a recent post from “Rosie to the Rescue”, my blog for Parents Magazine.  Caught up in what type of parent you want to be?  Go back to the basics and focus on these 10 parenting rules to live by.   Don’t miss the rest of the “Rosie to the Rescue” posts, available here.

Baby Einstein Discovery Day Play Date

Paging Dr. Kathryn Smerling, Ph.D: 5 Tricks to Get Rid of Mommy Guilt for Good

MomPrep expert Dr. Kathryn Smerling recently gave us all some fabulous advice on losing the mommy guilt that plagues us all.  I got so many positive responses that I asked her for more info.  Read below for 5 quick tips to break free from the mommy guilt.