5 Easy Ways to Keep a Newborn Clean

Posted by Ideal Baby on 11/30/2015 to New Moms
It has been almost two months since we brought our little girl home from the hospital. While I would love to live in a home where I could spend 24/7 just looking at my baby, the fact is, there is still work to do around the house. Just when I thought I had enough cleanup with two toddlers, I was reminded quickly that there are definitely an additional amount of tasks and messes with a baby as well. To minimize laundry or additional work after having the baby, I decided to incorporate the following five daily tasks:

Tips for Transitioning Your Baby to a Crib

Posted by Ideal Baby on 11/26/2015 to Kid Tips
When our newest baby was born, the crib was already occupied by her older sister, who had just turned two. For the first six months, the baby slept in a tiny portable crib, which worked like a charm (and didn’t take up too much room in our bedroom). But once our toddler learned how to climb out of the crib, it was time to move her to a toddler bed and put our baby into the full-size crib. It took a few days, but our baby quickly got the hang of sleeping in her new crib. If you’re looking at making the transition to a crib too, here are a few tips:

5 Things I Could Never Have Too Many of As a New Parent

Posted by Ideal Baby on 11/25/2015 to New Moms
I remember after my baby shower for my daughter, receiving so many multiples of certain items and thinking, “I’ll never need all of these!” Many of the items ended up being returned in favor of purchasing other things I deemed to be “necessities,” but there were a few that I definitely ended up wishing I had hung on to. As a first-time parent, it’s simply hard to know what you’re going to need extras of, and you don’t want to end up having too much — but for us, these were the things that I could never seem to get enough of. My true-blue “must-haves.”

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