Baby swings are a convenient way to soothe or entertain a baby. They come in a wide range of styles, from small, portable swings to elaborate swings that rock in all directions. The rhythmic, back-and-forth motion of a swing calms babies. Although there are many benefits to using a baby swing, there are also some things to take into consideration when deciding how often and for how long to use it.
It can be difficult to teach your toddler good sleeping habits. Some kids have a hard time learning how to fall asleep by themselves. Sleep aids can help. Medications and herbs designed and marketed as sleep aids should not be given to toddlers, though. In fact, no sleep medication has ever been approved for use in toddlers. There are other sleep aids you can use that are much safer.
Despite your best efforts to keep your baby away from the sneezy, sniffly and achy flu sufferers that are around you each flu season, he may still come down with the flu. While some babies get the flu and recover with ease, others experience complications. To ensure that a simple flu doesn't escalate into something larger and more dangerous, you must respond promptly and appropriately to any signs of flu in your baby.
Concerns about napping, sleep patterns and normal infant sleep trouble nearly every parent. While sleep routines can help baby sleep well, maintaining the same sleep environment can be difficult, particularly for busy families. Not every baby can adjust to varied sleep environments, but some tips and tricks can help to soothe your baby into sleeping well anywhere.
Even on his worst days, your baby is perfect to you, but it may be hard to ignore those nasty red or white bumps that are starting to cover his skin. It's baby acne. Although it may be hard to make a connection between hormone-crazed teenagers and your little bundle of joy, even the smallest ones can have acne. The best thing you can do is to clean that smiling face and relax, knowing the acne will likely go away on its own in a matter of months.
Most children love bubbles. Sometimes, the idea of bubbles in the bath is the only way to get them into the tub. If your child insists on a bath full of bubbles, consider making your own homemade bubble bath instead of purchasing a commercial product. Homemade bubble bath is simple to make and the benefits far outweigh the time and effort spent making it.
Women like Kate Hudson, Natalie Portman, Selma Blair, and Christina Applegate are all pregnant, but what else do they have in common? They're also unmarried. This trend is and has been happening throughout Hollywood, but it hasn't stopped there. The rate of unwed mothers in the United States has more than doubled since the 1980s.
Have you ever seen the movie, What the Bleep Do We Know? If not... do so! The way they explain the basics of quantum physics is quite similar to the way I explain how babies' brains change dramatically every so often and why they can't perceive certain things before each change in The Wonder Weeks.
How to make bath time safe and easy
Cleanse, hydrate and protect baby’s delicate skin