Tag: Teething

Disturbing Vintage Baby Ads: Remedies for Colic, Gas and Other Baby Ailments

Disturbing Vintage Baby Ads: Remedies for Colic, Gas and Other Baby Ailments

[ 1 ] 11:21 pm |

It’s hard to believe, but the following are real vintage ads for remedies for common baby ailments like colic, gas (wind), teething, rash and colds. Disturbing doesn’t even begin to describe some of these. It’s not colic, it’s insomnia! “Colic, nothing! She has insomnia!”. Personally, Bill, I think she’s just the gay type – [she […]

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20 Genius Baby Hacks to Make Your Life Simpler

20 Genius Baby Hacks to Make Your Life Simpler

[ 14 ] 1:56 pm |

I have to admit I’ve been spending an inordinate amount of time lately reading ‘hacks’: tips or tricks to make life easier (or at least more fun). I know my husband has LOVED hearing how to pull out a sliver using baking soda, use bread clips to organize power cords, and how to microwave leftovers […]

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4 All-Natural Teething Remedies

4 All-Natural Teething Remedies

[ 3 ] 12:05 pm |

I’ll admit it. When my kids were teething, I went straight for the Tylenol. Maybe I should have been more hesitant when it came to giving medication*, but I figured both my babies were fussy at the best of times, and I was shooting for instant gratification (well, instant relief). But I know many of […]

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The 9 Causes of Colic, Fussiness, High Need Behaviour and the Spirited Temperament

[ 15 ] 4:10 pm |

*Please note: This entire post is TONGUE IN CHEEK. I figured I better state that up front before I receive any more hate mail 😉 Great news! Having run The Fussy Baby Site for 5 years, I’ve had loads of opportunities to talk with parents, experts, doctors, and even some post-fussy kids. Over that time, […]

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Faking It

Faking It

[ 1 ] 3:53 pm |

I am an educated woman. I have a university degree and a college diploma. I am able to do simple math equations and can find my way out of corn mazes with ease. I have some level of intelligence. So why is it that I can turn into a blithering fool the minute my kid […]

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Fussy Toddler

Fussy Toddler

[ 0 ] 10:06 am |

Fussiness and crankiness are definitely not traits reserved for babies. There are many reasons why a toddler may be fussy, and as many toddlers are not yet verbal, it can be difficult to figure out the cause. Causes of Fussiness in Toddlers The causes of fussiness in toddlers can range from minor physical ailments to […]

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Teething

Teething

[ 0 ] 7:33 pm |

Your 8 month old has been cranky all day, gnawing on everything in sight, and refuses to eat. Her gums look a little swollen, and you’re holding out hope that a new tooth is the cause of your little one’s difficulties. What is the Truth Behind Teething? An interesting study was done which followed 125 […]

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