Category Archives: Guide

Age Labels on Toys: What Do They Mean?

When shopping for toys, especially when considering babies and toddlers, you may wonder what the Age Rating on toys means. Is a toy with a lower age rating appropriate for older kids? Toy Age Labels 101 It’s been a couple decades since the US Consumer Product Safety Commission started regulating toys and manufacturers began following […]

The Vital Importance of Play

Whether alone, with parents, with a friend, or in a group, play is an essential part of childhood that’s crucial for the optimal growth of humans at all ages. Play: A Human Right Play is such an important part of child development that the United Nations High Commission for Human Rights recognizes it as a [...]

How to Get Pregnant

Timing Trying to Get Pregnant
Everyone knows that in order to get pregnant, sex needs to happen. Not everyone knows that you have to have sex at just the right time to make it happen! If you think back to your middle school biology or health class, you'll remember that in order for pregnancy to occur, a sperm fertilizes a [...]

What Makes a Pregnancy High Risk?

Pregnant Woman Sits with Doctor
There are several factors that can make a pregnancy high risk, including a mother's existing health conditions, age, lifestyle, being pregnant with multiples, and health issues that are conditions of pregnancy. While there is no formal definition of a high-risk pregnancy, they typically involve increased risk of illness or even death for the mother or [...]