teething

You're not officially a new mom until you've been "dumped" on.
Whether you're a parent in the US or anywhere else in the world, raising your first child is invariably a steep learning curve. With so much on our plates, it's easy for parents to overlook caring for baby's teeth, but a few useful tips will keep us on track.
Last month, I told you everything you need to know about baby teeth. Here's an infographic I created with some of that information.
Some of the most common questions I get as a dentist have to do with deciduous teeth: When do they come in? When should parents brush them? What about flossing? I thought it might be helpful if I answered some of these questions. So here you go: everything you need to know about baby teeth.
Almost a year ago, I wrote a post via the blog on essentials for urban moms. As I was becoming a new mom myself, I found that while living in an urban space like NYC, there were many factors involved.
There are times when I am honestly overjoyed to be past the baby and toddler parenting phases -- especially when I am in the presence of a current parent with their screaming baby.
Why must they feel such pain while other kids sprint through teething? Feel sad they feel pain. Feel grateful to have kids to begin with. Feel guilt for feeling any of these feelings. Post something on Facebook about loving motherhood and its many gifts.
These were the days that I thought that I was going to lose my mind. These were the days that I never imagined when I longingly dreamt of motherhood. These were the days that I questioned my decision and ability to be a single-mother.
What if your CAPS LOCK button quits? That would give you a tick and a stutter. And if I were to take away your exclamation point -- how might you unleash your venom?
When you get older you will not want to dance with your dad. You will want to dance with other boys. Boys that I will never think are good enough for you.
Bartlette emitted a low-level but steady whine from her mother's arms. She had sprouted a tooth, and along with it a temperature and a rash on her bottom.