Jaclyn Stewart's blog

How Food and Fitness Affects Fertility in Women

There’s a lot of information out there about fertility and exercise, despite the fact that the idea that weight controls fertility hasn’t been popular in western medicine until fairly recent.

Breastfeeding and Tooth Decay

There is a lot of information out there that supports breastfeeding for at least a year or more, but breastfeeding also comes with some downsides.

Fertility-Friendly Lifestyles Choices for Men

Fertility isn’t just a female issue. Infertility affects men as well as women and like women, your husband can do his part when you’re ready to start a family.

4 Gadgets for Expecting Moms

If you’ve just found out that you’re expecting, you may also discover that you have a lot to do and plan for before your little one is born.

Top 3 Summer Activities for Toddlers and Moms

Summer is undeniably creeping up on us. Though in some parts of the country it may not seem like winter is quite over, the Northwest saw a bit of sunshine this week.

Helping Your Child Speak with Language Games

When toddlers and babies begin to speak, it’s fun to hear the things they babble and it’s even more fun trying to get them to say things.

Toddler-Friendly Food for Picnics

Today was the first time temperatures reached over 50 degrees in my area and that’s basically summer weather here. To celebrate, one of my sister and I met up and had coffee down by the river.

Helping Your Toddler Sleep

My mom said she was always blessed with all-night sleepers when my sisters were babies, and they still did alright when they were toddlers too, but some toddlers are not as naturally inclined to sl

How Can Dads Help Teach Pet Responsibility

We had a ton of pets growing up.  Learning how to take care of pets should be taught to children early if they live in a household with animals.

New Technology for Sequencing Your Baby’s Genomes

Many parents are worried about passing on less than desirable genes to their children, but until recently, there hasn’t been a way to detect illnesses and congenital defects in a way that was safe

The Most Important 10 Minutes in Your Toddler’s Day

Like adults, some children just have a hard time letting go of emotions. It can be even more difficult for children to let things go because they don’t always know what emotions they’re feeling.

The Stay-at-Home Dad

For a few years, my friend’s dad was a stay-at-home dad, even though that wasn’t a particularly popular vocation for dads at the time.

Do Gyms and Toddlers Mix?

You and your toddler should be getting regular exercise, but going to the gym may not be the right choice.