parenting

Antique painting of a mother and baby (1916)
The old-fashioned benefits of breastfeeding

The old-fashioned benefits of breastfeeding are many, no matter what century you’re living in. Here’s a look back at some of what experts were saying about nursing babies back in the early 1900s.

How to decorate the baby's room (2)
How to decorate the baby’s room (1917)

To furnish the baby’s room in a charming way is not so much a question of money as of taste, and a very pretty room may be devised with the expenditure of only a few dollars.

What does TV do to kids? (1977)

By his high-school graduation, today’s typical teenager will have logged at least 15,000 hours before the small screen — more time than he will have spent on any other activity except sleep.

Vintage baby gear from the 1940s

Tiny ride-on car Baby Patricia, in 1942, with a playpen/crib behind her. Sofa-slung vintage baby seat Stroller/ride-on toy for babies Here’s my mom with her