Your baby explores the world through play, including his interaction with toys and other objects. Often this exploratory behavior involves putting toys and other found objects in his mouth and chewing on anything he can get his hands on.
When you find a product that is a perfect fit for your family, multiples of the product for each family member begin to appear. Soon, the differing colors or the special location each item is stored does not seem to provide the ownership indication once provided. Name Bubbles has created a product to combat this problem.
As busy parents, you often spend more time than you might like in the car, which means that your baby does too. With so much time spent on the road, it is paramount that your baby has a quality, highly rated car seat to ensure safety and comfort.
When you have twins or two kiddos close in age, having the perfect double stroller can make your on-the-go activities easier. Whether you are jogging, trying to avoid the sun, or looking for a stroller that converts to a carrier with ease, having a stroller that fits your needs is important.
Making your baby’s sleeping environment completely “green” includes everything from the crib and the sheets, all the way down to the mattress. Using an organic crib mattress will prevent the negative health consequences that are associated with petroleum-based chemicals present in conventional mattresses.
Having a newborn usually means getting much less sleep than you did prior to pregnancy. This sleep deprivation can negatively affect your health and well being, sometimes contributing to postpartum depression, family stress and nursing issues.
When you are on the move, whether it be jogging or just strolling through the park, a quality stroller can make all of the difference. With so many strollers on the market, finding a stroller to suit your needs can be challenging.
Your baby spends the majority of her time in the crib sleeping, making pajamas a staple of your baby’s wardrobe. Dressing Baby in comfortable pajamas (that are designed for efficient diaper changes) is just another step toward a good night’s sleep.
Babies who are breast milk fed may not always receive their milk directly from the breast. Mothers often employ the use of a breast pump and bottles to create a supply for their babies when nursing is not their first choice or when special circumstances make nursing difficult.
Reading to your newborn is an important part of their intellectual development. Even though your newborn may not understand the words you are reading from the page, the speech development that occurs from reading to your baby is paramount.
The United States’ policy on maternity and paternity leave is stuck in the Stone Ages, compared to the rest of the civilized world. One of three remaining countries that does not guarantee paid maternity leave to women, the United States is in need of some serious policy revamping.
The age-old practice of swaddling is often a hot topic, but in a previous blog post, pediatrician Dr. Harvey Karp explains that babies can, in fact, be swaddled safely.
The use of essential oils has come into the limelight recently, promising natural remedies for a variety of ailments. These highly concentrated oils are very powerful, and when used properly, can provide numerous benefits.
When your pet is not the only child anymore, life becomes a little different for everyone. Certain precautions should be taken to make sure everyone is happy and safe when the family pet gets to meet the new baby.
Keeping your kids entertained during the final days of summer is sometimes more challenging than one might think. When you’ve exhausted the pool and there are no good movies out in theatres, what are your children to do for their remaining vacation days?
At this exciting time in your newborn’s life, things are changing with every blink of an eye. Today your baby learned to smile; tomorrow they will be giggling to your silly peek-a-boo faces. It is important to take note of the typical stages of development that your baby should be experiencing at each age.
As the summer heat rises, jumping in the pool to keep cool becomes part of the daily routine for many. Many new parents may question whether it is safe to bring their baby into the water to cool off with them.