Over the past few years, we have become more aware of sugars in our foods and especially the "hidden" sugars in many foods targeted for children. We all want our kids to grow up healthy, happy, and well-balanced. Sharing good eating habits from a young age can set the stage for their eating habits later in life.
Topics: Meal Time
As new parents we quickly learn that “poop” becomes part of one’s daily conversation. People are constantly asking how the “diaper changing is going?” and “how does Daddy do with diapers?"
You start to calculate how much and how often baby poops. The doctor will ask you what it looks like. Poop becomes a fact of life. When baby is suddenly not pooping, everyone gets concerned. Especially if your child is cranky or crying while pooping. This can be a sign of constipation.
I have a love/hate relationship with family dinners. Let’s face it, mamas: having everyone sit done for dinner is HARD. All that meal planning, grocery shopping, cooking, and cleaning up dishes. Every. Single. Day. It’s exhausting.
We’ve seen our share of memes that joke about how much work it is to be a parent. We laugh, because we completely understand.
Topics: Me Time
Remember the mom who paid to fly first class, but was asked to sit in the back of the plane because her 8-month-old was crying? It was shocking, but not that unbelievable.
Babies need a lot of sleep; we all know that. Unfortunately convincing your baby of that idea can be harder than anticipated. When an infant isn’t getting the quality and quantity of sleep needed, they will quickly become overtired.
An overtired baby is a cranky baby. This cranky baby leads to cranky parents. The sleep battle can become frustrating, even for experienced parents, because soothing an overtired infant can prove utterly exhausting.
Unfortunately, sleep is not a condition we can force our babies into, but we can help. Learning how to soothe an overtired baby will help both parents and baby to have happier nights.
A baby who is well-rested will eventually become a better sleeper all on their own and learn how to self-soothe. In the meantime, try these three tips to soothe your overtired infant.
Learning how to give a newborn baby a bath is one area that many parents struggle with. It is difficult to manage both holding your baby upright, and washing them safely at the same time.
If you have a newborn baby, and you are wondering how to give a baby bath, follow along to learn tips for giving a proper baby bath.
The human brain grows and develops a whopping 75% during the first three years of life. Toddlers are the epitome of the "little engine that could" as they work to discover and understand their bright, beautiful new world.
What we see as simple play is much more than amusement. Your baby's mind is tackling huge concepts at breakneck speed and his body is performing high energy tasks such as crawling, pulling up, walking, and eventually running.
All of this frenetic activity comes at a cost as little beings finally hit the wall and become not only tired, but exhausted. It will happen, so we've put together some helpful ways for soothng an overtired toddler to sleep.
Introducing solid foods to your baby can seem like a daunting challenge, but with some helpful guidance this task will be a lot easier—especially for those babies that struggle with infant reflux or Infant Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (Pediatric GERD).
Currently, medical research indicates that roughly fifty percent of babies are born with some degree of infant reflux. Sadly, in many cases infant reflux is misdiagnosed as colic and as a result many months may pass without the simple diet modifications that will make your baby healthier and more comfortable.
Topics: Meal Time
We want you and your child to enjoy bath time. Hopefully, most of the water stays in the tub, but more importantly, we hope your little one enjoys their experience every time and stays safe.
Topics: Bath Time