Take the time to organize the perfect diaper bag and have everything you need at your fingertips for any outing with your baby.
When it comes to pregnancy, it seems everyone is an expert.
Is there a parent alive who doesn't wish bedtime went a little more smoothly? One of the best ways to get kids to settle down and go to sleep is by creating a regular bedtime routine, a ritual with Mom and Dad that lets young children know that bedtime is a happy and comforting way to end the day.
Have you ever wondered what an expectant dad usually hears
from his male friends? "Buddy, once this baby is born, you can
forget about sex for the next six months." If I were about to
become a father, probably a little unsure about my new role, this
advice would not be particularly comforting. Why do women persist
in thinking that once the baby is born, they will just walk off
into the sunset? And why don't childbirth educators discuss the
importance of "expectations management" and good communications?
Sylvia Brown, author of
The Post-Pregnancy Handbook, explains.
Based on child development research, the following guide
will help in your selection of toys for various age groups. Some
playthings are recommended for more than one age category, as
children of different ages often enjoy the same toy, each playing
with it at his or her own level.
Many mothers choose to breastfeed their infants for the nutritional benefits breast milk offers, as well as for the opportunity this activity brings for moms to bond with their babies throughout each and every day.
Not sure what kind of parties this year to throw for your
one, four, and seven year old children? Check out these
Have fun with your baby's early birthdays, and celebrate your way. She may not be able to say, "I want a princess-themed party," but you know she'll enjoy the sparkly wand and strawberry cake. And gosh, won't she look cute in a little princess dress.