The Basics Of Baby Laundry

Ah, the sweet smell of a clean baby! You may be tempted to enhance that clean, fresh smell by running baby diapers and onesies through a final rinse with fabric softener – but don’t! The…

Sleep issues 1-2 years old

As your baby gets older and turns into a toddler, they’ll start to need less sleep during the day, but about 11 hours or so at night. You’ll be transitioning to fewer naps and even…

Over-scheduling kids

Several studies are expressing a growing concern that after school programs are pressurizing kids to do too much too soon. They point out that when a child’s afternoon is filled with classes, trips, sports and…

Baby Gift Basket Ideas

Planning to host a baby shower? Or a friend of yours recently gave birth to a healthy bouncing baby? How else could you express that you care for that friend of yours and her baby?…

Special Occasion Baby Wear

Finding special suits for baptisms, christenings, and other ceremonies Religious ceremonies, celebrations, and occasions are a big part of a newborn baby’s life in many families. Naming ceremonies, christenings, baptisms, and dedications ceremonies carry a…

2 Methods for Getting your Baby to Sleep

There are many different methods from the “experts” on dealing with sleep problems in your developing baby and child. Again, do what works best for you and what you feel comfortable with. The Ferber method…

Teach Your Child to Practice Good Dental Hygiene

Children need to be taught the proper way how to care for their teeth as soon as their teeth begin to develop – and if you start them on the habit early, they’ll have good…

Dressing Baby For Winter

Dressing a baby for winter can be a chore and a challenge. The little ones do feel changes in temperature far more keenly than adults, so it’s important to keep them warm – without overheating…

Caring for Your Child When Cold and Flu Season Hits

Without fail, the cold and flu reason rolls around like clockwork. Some seasons are mild and some are not so mild. Being sick is never a fun thing to experience – especially when you’re a…

Boring after school activities

Why does Lisa grumble when it is time for her to go for her piano lessons? How come Johnny abhors the sight of his skates now? After all, these children were very enthusiastic about the…

Keeping children motivated

Initial enthusiasm in after school activities tends to wane after the first excitement is over. This is but natural. The trick is to keep up the hard work even after this. How do you keep…

Adopting a Child

One of the most significant decisions you may have to make is whether you want to adopt a child. When it comes to adoption, there are several decisions you have to make before you begin…