In this free parenting call replay, with Hand in Hand Instructors Julie Johnson and Laura Minnigerode, you’ll learn how to prepare for the birth of a child (whether it’s the first time or a sibling), how to maintain your connection with your other children when the new baby comes along, and how to create a community of support around you as your family grows. They also explore what happens for fathers after a baby is born and how they can maintain a strong connection with their child.
When you carve out a few minutes each day for Special Time with your baby, you’re taking an important opportunity to stimulate your baby’s brain, heal the hurts that may have settled in, and connect in a wonderful way.
Every child has longings for more time and more closeness with their parents! These longings are a big part of why it’s hard to want to go to bed at night, hard to get dressed to go to daycare or … Continue reading
Grandparents are Important! Grandparents are very important to families. Our value to our children and grandchildren is enormous. Your grandchildren love to spend time with you and your children are often grateful for the added attention, gifts, and resources you … Continue reading
Parents love their children. Parents try hard. They do their best every single day. Hand in Hand provides support and helpful information for new Moms and Dads on everything from Responding Well to Crying to Helping Baby Sleep to Handling … Continue reading
When a baby is first born, we have the delightful, delicate task of getting to know her. We learn how she sleeps, how she eats, and see how she gazes into our eyes with trust and interest. She needs nourishment, … Continue reading
How do you know when to wean your child? When you ask your friends and family when to wean, you’ll get advice that ranges from “Any time you want after the first few months,” to “Your child should make that … Continue reading