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Why You Should Enroll Your Kid in Childcare

Sometimes parents are torn about if they should put their child in daycare or not. At My Second Home, we know that daycare is essential for most working parents. There are even some parents who are under the mistaken belief that they are doing something wrong if they put their child in a daycare system. That is […]

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Best Baby Pacifiers

Did you know that the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), recommends using pacifiers for infants up to six months of age to reduce the risk of SIDS or as pain relief for minor medical procedures? It’s true. But, how do you know which are the top pacifiers for your child or what type is considered […]

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When Should I Wean My Child Off a Pacifer

How to wean your child off a pacifier is often a challenging task for parents. After all, the soothing sucking most likely provided more than comfort to the baby — it probably gave you some moments of peace as well. Ridding your little one of the sucking device requires knowing when to wean off a pacifier […]

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Instilling Positive Behaviors in Your Child

One of the most important things is encouraging positive behavior in children. Doing so will help your children learn how to behave properly and make good decisions, both now and in the future. There are a few key things on how to instill positive behavior in my child. 1. Be a Role Model Children learn […]

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How To Respond To A Difficult Child

Children develop difficult behavior for many reasons. Some children are born temperamentally more challenging than others. Family conflict, poor parenting, and exposure to violence, drugs, or poverty can make children more prone to difficult behavior — many children who have experienced abuse or neglect display behavioral problems. Some children act out because they have special […]

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