No-No’s for Parents…

Most of our parents made these mistakes, and most of us will too!

Check out this article written by Norine Dworkin-McDaniel from LifeScript, were it shows us a couple of no-no’s most parents do.

 

Parenting Tips You Need To Know

 

We like to think of ourselves as the best moms – ever. But even when we think we’re doing everything right, we’re not. Here are 10 of the biggest mistakes made by savvy moms and first-time moms alike:

 

1. Sharing a bed with baby.

Bonding, breast-feeding, or 2 a.m. bottles and diaper changes are much easier when Junior is next to you at night.

 

2. Putting your child to bed with milk or juice.

This is the perfect setup — for cavities, says Michael Ignelzi, a Greensboro, N.C., dentist and orthodontist and spokesman for the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry.

 

3. Buying second-hand toys or baby furniture.

In a down economy, who could blame a mom for trying to save a few bucks by picking up gently used items at a garage sale or on Craigslist?

 

4. Putting kids in the basket of a shopping cart.

Supermarket shopping carts don’t look dangerous. But each year about 20,000 kids end up in emergency rooms because they tip over or fall out.

 

These tips are definitely a helpful!

Click on the link below to finish reading:

http://www.lifescript.com/parenting-pregnancy/parenting/articles/top_10_mistakes_even_smart_moms_make.aspx

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