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We provide new parents with practical information to help preserve their sanity. Both moms and dads discuss common parenting concerns for their toddlers. With the help of our experts, parents get the superhero strength they need to tackle the world, and the next dirty diaper.

We provide new parents with practical information to help preserve their sanity. Both moms and dads discuss common parenting concerns for their toddlers. With the help of our experts, parents get the superhero strength they need to tackle the world, and the next dirty diaper.

Location:

San Diego, CA

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We provide new parents with practical information to help preserve their sanity. Both moms and dads discuss common parenting concerns for their toddlers. With the help of our experts, parents get the superhero strength they need to tackle the world, and the next dirty diaper.

Language:

English


Episodes

Baby Proof Your Home

4/21/2021
Your baby is now a toddler and suddenly nothing in your home is sacred. No shelf, cabinet or drawer is unexplored. So, how do you keep your kid safe and keep what little sanity you still have? What are the most important items to baby-proof in your home? Are there certain items that can't be secured? Plus, how do you baby-proof outside your home? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:39:45

Circumcision: The Facts, Benefits and Risks

4/14/2021
Infant circumcision is a procedure that more and more parents are questioning in the United States. What exactly happens during this process? What are the potential advantages and disadvantages? How can your child's age make a difference? And why is the procedure considered so controversial? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:41:14

Healing after Traumatic Birth

4/7/2021
For the last nine months, you've been picturing how your baby's birth story would unfold. Never did you picture this. Suddenly the deep joy and love you wanted to have has been replaced by trauma, regret, angst and frustration. How do you resolve this emotional and sometimes physical conflict? How can you successful push forward and even start to plan for more children? And what are some steps you can take to help your partner as well? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:00:38:32

Childhood Obesity: Help Your Child Maintain a Healthy Weight

3/31/2021
As parents, how do you know if your child is maintaining a healthy weight? How to do strike the balance eating foods that are nutritious versus foods that are convenient? And how much does exercise play a role? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:47:22

Playdate Etiquette for Parents

3/24/2021
Playdates are supposed to be fun, but there are also some unwritten rules that might help you. Such as, how do you initiate a playdate? What should you bring with you? And how do you handle disputes between kids? Learn how the parents in our studio have handled rules of etiquette when it comes to playdates. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:38:46

Baby Sleep Solutions: 0-5 Months

3/17/2021
Many new parents are sleep deprived as they try to get their children to nap and stay asleep throughout the night. There are many ideas about how to successfully accomplish this, and the option that works best for you really depends on the age of your child. In this series, we'll explore some great ideas for new parents during this tough transitional time- starting with newborns ages 0-5 months. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:40:05

Babywearing Basics: Which Carrier is Best For You?

3/10/2021
More and more parents are wearing their babies. So, why is babywearing so important? What are the different types of carriers and how do you use them? Plus safety tips for keeping your baby nice and secure. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:36:15

The Benefits of Infant Massage

3/3/2021
Looking for a great way to bond with your baby that has additional health benefits? Then, you may want to consider infant massage. What are some of the main ways infant massage can help both you and your baby? When should you start infant massage and how do you learn the techniques involved? Plus, what to expect out of a typical infant massage class! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:29:29

Postpartum Depression: A Guide for New Dads

2/24/2021
The day has come when you finally become a father. It's easy to become overwhelmed when your world is suddenly turned upside down- and sometimes those feelings evolve into paternal postpartum depression. So, what are some of the triggers of PPPD? What are some of the symptoms and how is it treated? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:39:48

Postpartum Depression: A Guide for New Moms

2/17/2021
You recently had a baby. Time has passed, but life with your little one isn't the joyous life experience you expected. Are you struggling with postpartum depression? What warning signs should you be looking for? At what point should you seek help and what are your options? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:34:46

Preventing Plagiocephaly: Flat Head Syndrome

2/10/2021
If your child's head isn't alternating his head position enough, it could result in Plagiocephaly, or flat head syndrome. What specific signs should you look for to determine if your child is developing this condition? What are some ways to treat it or prevent it happening in the first place? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:28:51

Feeding Your Child: Starting Baby on Solids

2/3/2021
As your baby grows older, you'll want to start him on solids. How do you know when it's time to make the transition? What's happening with their little bodies to help them break down these foods easier? And what sort of nutrients and vitamins should we including in their diet? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:29:41

SIDS: Reducing Your Baby's Risk

1/27/2021
SIDS, sudden infant death syndrome, is the leading cause of death among infants, yet there doesn't seem to be a full-proof way to prevent it. What do we know about SIDS? What are the main ways to try and reduce your baby's risk? And how can you support a family who experiences this tragedy? Plus, a special interview with Bill Schmid, Founder of HALO® Sleep Systems who lost his daughter to SIDS. Visit our giveaways page for details on how to win a FREE HALO® SleepSack®. Learn more about your...

Duration:00:29:19

Money Mistakes New Parents Make

1/20/2021
As their family grows, new parents watch as their wallets get thinner and thinner. But is all this additional spending really necessary? How should parents plan for their financial future? How can you spend and invest wisely and avoid some of the most common money mistakes new parents make? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:34:30

Greenwashing: What Products are Best for My Baby?

1/13/2021
Companies know parents want greener options for their family, and some are attempting to meet those needs. But, watch out! Labels that say "Natural", "Green", and "Organic" aren't always what they seem. How do we decipher the labels to know if it's truly safer for our children? What key ingredients should we be looking for? And what should we do if we already have a cabinet full of not-so-friendly green products? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:30:42

Get Your Body Back (After Baby)

1/6/2021
Becoming a mother means giving everything to your baby- including your body. And while caring for your little one is top priority, so is your personal health and well-being. For many mothers, getting their bodies back in shape is an important step in this process. What areas of the body are typically impacted the most by pregnancy and childbirth? When can you start exercising after having your baby? And what are the key exercises to consider? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:00:33:35

Baby Sleep Solutions: Sleeping Through the Night

12/30/2020
If you're a new parent, you're probably not getting much sleep. We spend countless nights wondering how in the world we can get our children to sleep for more than just a couple hours at a time. So, what are the secrets to getting your baby to sleep through the night? What three elements contribute to the right kind of sleep? And what are the most common sleep de-railers? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:41:03

The New Breed of Dads

12/23/2020
Dads today are taking on more and more parenting responsibilities. Is this a conscious effort, or is it simply needed to meet the demands of our society? How are today's dads different than our own dads? Plus, we'll explore ways moms and dads can work together and be successful at work and at home. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:36:06

Feeding Your Child: Healthy Eating Strategies

12/16/2020
Parents are constantly busy and the temptation to sacrifice healthy meals for quick, on-the-go meals is extremely high. Plus, they aren't always getting the support and education they need, especially with the rise of various food allergies. How can your infant or toddler's eating habits impact them throughout their lives? What do parents struggle with most when it comes to healthy eating? Plus, great, nutritious snacks your kids are sure to love! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:00:45:57

ADD/ADHD: Signs and Symptoms in Young Children

12/9/2020
Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) are typically diagnosed when your child goes to school. However, many new parents may start to wonder if their child has related symptoms as an infant or toddler. What are the typical warnings signs and how do they differ from one another? What typically causes these conditions and can they be prevented? Plus, what are medicines or natural remedies that can help kids dealing with these disorders? Learn more...

Duration:00:46:29