Sage Safety Advice: Looking for your kid? Check the baby pool first.

Summer is here and the baby pools are out. We recently refrained from purchasing a tall one that was fun for mom and dad, but too drowny for our 2 year old. The safety instructions for the one we ended up buying had this awesome piece of advice: The FIRST place to check if you … Continue reading

The pain of baby heartburn: Does your child show the sometimes subtle signs of GER?

Gastroesophageal reflux (GER) is basically baby heartburn. It can lead to problems with breathing and damage to the esophagus. It can happen due to the sphincter at the top of the stomach being too relaxed and is triggered by certain foods and eating too much at one meal among other things. There are many signs … Continue reading

Collaborative art with a one year old: Healing my artist within

I have begun what I hope will be a liberating lifelong artistic collaboration. My co-artist is as uninhibited as they come. He paints with whatever he can get his hands on—turns the brush around and draws with the back. He uses his hands. Pours paint directly onto the paper. He loves glitter paint and often … Continue reading