Monthly Archives: August 2015

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“The Happiest Baby” program helps sooth crying newborns in Pennsylvania

Albrie Marie Metts is a happy baby. The sweet baby girl and her parents, Henry L. Metts Jr. and Angela Oglevee of Fairbank are part of a new statewide initiative to promote a program that sooths and calms newborns called “The Happiest Baby.’’ Created by pediatrician and child development expert Dr. Harvey Karp, “The Happiest [...]

2017-08-09T03:59:15-07:00August 21st, 2015|THB Educators Articles|0 Comments

The Dreaded Colic – A ‘Cry-sis’ for the Whole Family

by Harvey Karp, MD, FAAP Infant crying is a fact of life. It’s one of the important ways newborns communicate their needs to us. Fortunately, most of the time even a baby’s passionate shrieks just mean he’s hungry, wet, soiled, or lonely, and he will melt into blissful quiet once you give him what he [...]

2017-08-09T03:59:16-07:00August 20th, 2015|The Happiest Baby Articles|Comments Off on The Dreaded Colic – A ‘Cry-sis’ for the Whole Family

Screams on a plane: How to quell tantrums

Try these tactics when you’re trapped with a kid in confined public places Small children and airplane flights: The mere mention of those two concepts in the same sentence is enough to make many parents — and many airline passengers — cringe. It’s common for moms and dads of babies and toddlers to approach flights [...]

2017-08-09T03:59:16-07:00August 18th, 2015|The Happiest Toddler Articles|Comments Off on Screams on a plane: How to quell tantrums

There’s no place like home for babies to pick up toxins

By Liz Szabo, USA TODAY A crawling baby learns about her world with every step, building her muscles as she discovers the difference between smooth bathroom tiles and squishy living room rugs. To her burgeoning taste buds, both taste great. But research shows that babies pick up more than new skills as they explore their [...]

2015-08-18T08:49:05-07:00August 18th, 2015|The Happiest Baby Articles|Comments Off on There’s no place like home for babies to pick up toxins

Cure tantrums like cavemen

Our daughter has only just turned 1, but already we are seeing a little of the Terrible Twos. She’s very physical and independent. She wants to put on her own shoes, wants to hold the leash to walk the dog and wants to color with markers just like big brother and sister. But she can’t [...]

2017-08-09T03:59:16-07:00August 17th, 2015|The Happiest Toddler Articles|Comments Off on Cure tantrums like cavemen