Some babies fall asleep almost before you're out of the driveway, but others won't spend five happy minutes in their car seats. The good news is that a few new ideas and a little time and maturity will help your baby become a happy traveler.
Dear Lactation Consultant,
I'm currently pregnant with my 3rd child. And I need some advice on a good breast pump.
The transition from a couple to a family is not always easy. But friends and other family members can provide invaluable help. What is the best way to help new parents? We've gathered some unique but sure to be welcome gifts that you can offer!
The largest and most objective study to date was carried out by the Environment Agency, the public body responsible for protecting the environment in England and Wales. The panel compared disposable diapers to home-laundered cloth diapers and commercially laundered cotton diapers in terms of impact on the environment.
One of the first things that goes through a new parent's head is the need for safety. Baby proofing your home is a major concern -- and rightfully so. Many accidents that happen in the home can be prevented with a few safety precautions.
Research indicates that stimulating age-appropriate toys will help children to more fully develop their physical, cognitive and creative abilities. If you've browsed the aisles of any toy store lately you probably know that selecting the right toy can be a difficult undertaking.
Toys do more than just keep babies entertained -- they're extremely important for their mental, physical, intellectual and social development. Toys are the tools that teach baby about their world.
What's the one baby gadget you would want if you were stranded on a desert island? For a lot of moms, it would be a baby sling. A baby sling is a soft cloth carrier that is designed to be "worn" on the mother's body in order to keep the baby close.
Research shows that many disabilities and learning disorders in young children can be avoided by providing appropriate cognitive stimulation as early as possible. By giving your baby the right stimulation, you can ward off such problems and groom your baby for pre-school and the challenges that follow.
With a million toys on the market today, it is tough to pick out the best combination of fun and learning. Every toy should be fun, safe, and help the child develop and exercise some skill. When faced with so many choices...