Is Swaddling Risky? • swaddling2 Swaddling

Is Swaddling Risky?

As new parents, we are always looking for ways to get through the toughest first months with our newborns. How can I get my baby to sleep better? How can I get my baby to stop crying? There are a million answers to these questions: gimmicks, gadgets, and folklore that promise to solve all of … Read more

Something about Teething • teething Teething

Something about Teething

A friend’s baby had the scariest looking teething experience I have ever seen. He had gums smeared with blood and gore as four teeth popped through simultaneously. It made even my steel stomach jump. Thankfully it was short-lived, and he was a happy baby despite the gore. In the 1800s, some people believed teething could cause death. … Read more

Save Money on Baby Diapers • diaper diaper

Save Money on Baby Diapers

Let’s face it. As parents in this economy, it’s a struggle to afford all the necessary items your baby needs, from diapers to wipes, clothes to food, doctor’s appointments to car seats, and so much more. And that’s just with one child! As prices continue to rise, many parents are looking for ways to save money on … Read more

Keep Baby Happy on the Go • laugh happy

Keep Baby Happy on the Go

While standing in line at the grocery store, I witnessed a dad getting it right. He was making silly faces at his baby and keeping the frustrated tears at bay. Interacting with children and making the mundane fun is an important skill. Without a few tricks up your sleeve, running errands with babies can quickly take … Read more

Exercising while you’re pregnant • yoga Exercising

Exercising while you’re pregnant

This is probably not a big surprise coming from me, but I am such a huge believer in exercising throughout pregnancy. I think exercising while you’re pregnant keeps you in shape, and it makes you feel better during nine months of crazy body and hormone changes. I know it did for me! I didn’t exercise with … Read more

Preparing Your Child for Preschool • preschool Preschool

Preparing Your Child for Preschool

You’ve made the decision that your child will be enrolled in preschool for the upcoming year. But how do you go about making sure that your toddler will get the best pre-education? Preschool can be challenging for both parent and toddler, but a few tips and even more preparation can help you and your child … Read more

Temperature for Baby’s Bath Water • bath temperature

Temperature for Baby’s Bath Water

First-time mother? You may be wondering what temperature should you make bath water for a baby. With a little arrangement and a gentle hand, you can give your baby a great bath. Frequency If you clean your baby at diaper changes, daily bathing isn’t needed. During the first year, three baths per week are fine. … Read more

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