Smart-Parenting Blog

Protecting Baby’s Dome

Hats and bonnets keep the sun off your baby’s tender scalp Of all the articles of clothing in the baby’s layette, none may be as vital to include as a cap, hat, or bonnet...

After school activities for the overweight

Research and studies show that our children are growing fatter by the day. Many families all over America are struggling to keep the weight of their children within reasonable limits. As a parent, I...

Recreational after school programs

After school programs can be divided into 3 broad categories: academic, recreational and social. Balanced development takes place when there is compatibility between the physical, mental as well as the educational achievements of the...

Teaching a Child to Walk

Exercise is essentially important to the health of the infant. Its first exercise, of course, will be in the nurse’s arms. After a month or two, when it begins to sleep less during the...

Traditional, Classic, and Old World Baby Clothing

Dressing your baby the old-school way In today’s world there are nearly as many styles in baby clothing as there are babies crawling about. Parents who want modern clothing can find it at the...

Naptime for Baby

A new baby needs a lot of sleep and when they’re not sleeping, they can be hungry or need a diaper change. It’s a little hard to know in the beginning what’s making your...

Alternative Clothing For Babies

While the concept of “baby tees” has taken on a whole new meaning in the new millennium, some companies have made a real dedication to the original intent of the phrase. Of course there...

Background Noise for Bedtime

A fussy or crying baby can make for a very frustrated parent. There are many reasons a baby could be fussy or unable to sleep, including illness, colic, or something as simple as either...

How to Comfort Your Child Following a Nightmare

Nightmares and night terrors can be equally frightening for both child and parent, especially when they start happening frequently. Nightmares occur during the REM (rapid eye movement) phase of sleep. They might vary in...

Sleep issues 4-7 months

Your baby should start sleeping through the night at about 3 months. But babies are learning and observing all the time, and your baby could soon start to associate sleep time with time that...