| First Baby: Day 1 at Home
Posted by Joe on 7/24/2013
Everything has finally settled down, you’ve left the hospital and there were no complications. Life couldn’t be better now that you have the little bundle of joy in your arms. That’s when it hits you. You’re a parent now. You are in charge of this little person, and you hold their fate in your hands. This is more responsibility than you have ever had before. It would be easy to panic at this point. Are you really ready? Can you handle this? The simple answer is, yes you can. You’re going to be a great parent, but there are a few things you should keep in mind.
Tips in Choosing Baby's First Bottle
Posted by Melissa on 7/23/2013
Many new mothers may contemplate supplementing or replacing breastfeeding with bottles, and find a wide array of options available in composition, shapes, and sizes.
Dividing Responsibilities When Caring for a Newborn
Posted by Bryan on 7/22/2013
It's no longer practical, in a two job household, to avoid splitting responsibilities when caring for a newborn. Dividing up care responsibilities doesn't have to be a difficult process or something that drives you and your wife apart.
Preschool Wardrobe 101
Posted by Carlos on 7/19/2013
When selecting clothing for pre-school children there are some things to keep in mind. Since they will spend most of the time playing and sitting on the floor, clothing items should be durable and easy to clean.
Maternity Pillows: Your Key to a Good Night's Sleep
Posted by Joe on 7/18/2013
Getting a good night's sleep often seems impossible when you are pregnant: you can't find a comfortable position or your baby is up all night kicking. Proper rest is essential for your baby's health and development, but taking certain medications to help you sleep is dangerous. Fortunately, there are specially-designed maternity pillows to help you sleep.
Why You Should Consider Organic Bedding
Posted by Melissa on 7/17/2013
Media, family, and friends influence the way purchases are made, even those purchases that make infants very sick. Parents are not given a list of facts on products they intend to purchase nor have they been fully informed on the ingredients used to manufacture the finished product. What if a parent was seeking to buy bedding for her young child and was stuck between whether to buy organic or conventional bedding? What would make buying one particular brand a better choice over the other? Parents struggle with this question daily.
Mattress Pads: A Necessity for a New Baby
Posted by Carlos on 7/14/2013
Parents understandably want the best for their baby. Everything from choosing the right car seat to decorating the nursery should be given great consideration. Where and how the baby will sleep is one of the most important choices a parent will make. Whether or not to purchase a mattress pad for the baby's crib is one of the many choices a parent will have when making the nursery as safe and comfortable as possible. There are several reasons why it is important to have a mattress pad for the baby.
Your Baby and Bathtime
Posted by Melissa on 7/12/2013
The smell of a new baby often draws even those who claim they don't like children and it's often one of the most powerful memories a new mother reminisces about when recalling those first few precious days with her newborn. While a baby doesn't get dirty like their older human counterparts, even this sweet smelling tiny person needs regular bathing.