Smart-Parenting Blog

The Great Diaper Debate

Way back when in the days of Home Ec, one favorite class was ‘how to diaper baby’. Turning a flat piece of absorbent cotton into a comfortable, well-fitting nappy was a trick that seemed...

Baby Shower Event Planning

Pregnancies and baby showers are always a fun time throughout the year and there are many reasons why it’s important to throw a baby shower for your family or friends. Baby showers are essentially...

How to Treat Your Baby’s Cold

Your baby’s cold can be just as hard on you as it is on her. But you can help ease your baby’s discomfort and keep the infection from worsening by ensuring she gets sufficient...

Potentials of after school programs

With children becoming the primary focus of society, ways and means to ensure their safety and development are being researched. The Government too has pooled in to make a success of such programs. Here...

Baby Shower Gift Baskets

When it comes to celebrating the birth of a baby the traditional thing to do would be to hold a baby shower for the pregnant women. Many people do this all over the world,...

Caring for your Baby after Vaccinations

Nobody likes getting shots when they go to the doctor. But as a parent, it can be even more difficult when it’s time for your baby to receive one. Sometimes a baby will have...

Several Steps to a Sweet Slumber

Dr. William Sears, father of eight and a practicing pediatrician for over 30 years, has developed a comprehensive checklist for parents so they can get their baby on a solid sleep schedule that will...

Types of Bottle

There are three types of baby bottles are available: glass, plastic and plastic with disposable plastic liners. Glass bottles are very durable but they are a little heavier to use and they are breakable....

Successful after school programs

What marks a successful after school program? What are the things that you should look for when enrolling your child into one such program? Other than the obvious advantage of learning something new, successful...

6 Tips to Increase Your Child’s Reading Ability

Reading is a habit and should be established when the child is relatively young. In a world that is slowly but surely turning away from books and getting glued to phones, tablets, monitors or LCD...