Is there a better sight than a happy, smiling baby? We think not! Typically, babies start smiling between 6 and 12 weeks, but you may notice a smile or smirk soon after baby’s born. Continue reading When Will My Baby Smile?
During the first year of life, babies are communicating their needs through crying but it isn’t always the easiest to figure out what their different types of cries mean. Within the first month, you will begin to pick up cues from your baby’s cry. Most of the common reasons behind a babies cry include being tired, hungry, having a dirty diaper, teething, feeling too hot or too cold, stomach issues, or overstimulation. When none of these seem to help ease your little one try one of the following techniques to help soothe your crying baby. Continue reading How to Comfort a Crying Baby
Brrrrr! Many people are starting to feel the winter weather creeping up on them. We all do our best to avoid the cold, but sometimes going outdoors in frigid temperatures is unavoidable. And going out into the cold, snow, and wind with a young child can add an extra layer of challenge.
In honor of Father’s Day, this year we wanted to share some information about a topic that isn’t always talked about: dads bonding with their newborn babies. Some moms start to bond with baby throughout their pregnancy and get a head start for a couple of months, but it’s important for dad to bond too!
Want a toy that will keep your baby entertained and that is also good for their development? Put your wallet away, because you probably already have this in your home: mirrors! Yes, that mirror hanging on your bathroom wall can help your baby’s development! Continue reading Why Are Mirrors Good for Baby?
The holidays are an exciting excuse to spend time with family and loved ones. Your relatives will be especially excited to spend time with one of the newest members of the family, your baby! Here are some tips to prepare for baby’s first holiday: Continue reading 6 Tips for Your First Holiday Season with Baby
Are you looking for fun activities to add to baby’s daily routine? Maybe even some that might excite baby’s senses? Continue reading Simple Sensory Activities for Baby
Do you ever wonder why Tummy Time is so important?
I mean, you probably don’t remember doing Tummy Time as a baby, if you even did it at all! And many of you didn’t, because many babies just slept on their tummies until 1992, when the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) launched their Back to Sleep campaign.
Congratulations, you’re having a baby! You might be getting a little nervous about what will happen after you have your bundle of joy. To help relieve some of the stress try preparing for some of the changes now.
Bath time is a regular part of your child’s routine that sometimes may not be as enjoyable as you would like. But instead of rushing through it, take advantage of bath time by turning it into a fun, sensory activity! Continue reading Rub a Dub Dub: Sensory Fun in the Tub