Best Exercises to Help Nourish your Baby’s Brain

Best Exercises to Help Nourish your Baby’s Brain

The brain of a baby doubles in size from birth to six months. Amazingly it doubles again by the age of six. Babies and children are sponges when it comes to learning and developing skills. Of course, they are building brain pathways at a very fast pace. A growing human’s brain needs stimuli to make […]

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Cloth Diapering

Cloth Diapering

We’ve all heard the stories from our parents about cloth diapering – The hard-to-fold flats with the diaper pins, and the plastic pants.  It sounds messy, and like a nightmare waiting to happen.  While you can still use flats and a cover (in fact, they’re many people’s favorites – especially for newborns and skinnier babies) […]

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Best Places to Donate Baby Clothes

Best Places to Donate Baby Clothes

Baby clothes abound in stores. We see them in all sorts of colors and styles – one pieces, sweat suits, complete outfits – and for adorable little boys and girls.  The sizes though – newborn, 0-3 months, 3-6 months, etc. – why so many sizes? Well, that reason is incredibly simple.  Have you seen those […]

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Why Breast Feeding is So Important

Why Breast Feeding is So Important

Breast Feeding is something that many mothers choose to do.  It is a simple, easy way to feed your baby, and takes very little forethought or planning.  The only time it seems to become difficult is when you are out in public and haven’t quite figured out the way you and your little one are […]

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Coping with your baby’s Down syndrome

Coping with your baby’s Down syndrome

    Children with Down syndrome are seen in our schools, out in public, everywhere we go.  As the age of parenting gets older, the risk of Down syndrome increases by quite a bit. Down syndrome is caused with trisomy of a gene – the 21st gene to be exact. These babies are often diagnosed […]

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Dad Tips Taking Care of Your Baby By Yourself

Dad Tips: Taking Care of Your Baby By Yourself

There’s a bit of a stereotype when it comes to dad’s taking care of babies without the help of mom, and this stereotype paints the typical dad as a clueless being who’s well versed only in football, adults and food. You may be a dad reading this article thinking, “Stereotype? That’s me!” So whether you’re taking […]

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Organizing the Perfect Baby Play-date

Organizing the Perfect Baby Play-date

Socializing your baby is one of the best things you can do for him or her, and you may find that it’s great for your sanity as well. Planning playdates for your baby gives your child a chance to play with other children and allows you time to connect with other adults, or get stuff […]

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Recognizing and Understanding Your Baby's Different Cries

Recognizing and Understanding Your Baby’s Different Cries

If you’ve ever spent more than an hour around a baby, you’re probably well aware that babies cry pretty consistently. Babies cry when they need something, obviously because their brains haven’t developed enough to use language to express their needs. Some mothers claim to have an understanding of the different cries of their babies and […]

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Swimming Lessons for Small Children

Swimming Lessons for Small Children

Do you remember learning how to swim? Did you learn as a small child, a teenager, an adult? Most people learn one way or another at some point in their lives, and it’s better to be taught than to learn on your own since the latter can sometimes be disastrous. Kids are curious about what […]

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Letting Your Baby Get to Know the World in their Own Way

Letting Your Baby Get to Know the World in their Own Way

Most parents have a natural tendency to set restrictive boundaries and guidelines for their children, and rightfully so. Children need direction when they’re young so they may grow up with an understanding of right and wrong, and so that they one day can navigate a chaotic world without the help of their parents. But at […]

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Tantrums

Tantrums? Five Tips on how to Deal with Them

Most kids have tantrums at some point during the toddler years. Children are learning how to deal with frustration and boundaries, and they don’t yet have the coping and reasoning skills to understand why they feel frustrated or angry. It is part of your job as a parent to help children develop healthy ways to […]

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Best Tips to Dress your Baby without Spending Loads of Money

Best Tips to Dress your Baby without Spending Loads of Money

Raising a family is an expensive task. Savvy moms and dads are always looking for ways to save some money. Likewise families want to dress their babies in fashionable and adorable clothes. You can do both. There are ways to maximize your clothing budget and still have cute, fashionable clothing for your baby. These best […]

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