Believe it or not, baby rattles have been around for thousands of years. That’s because, time and time again, they’ve proven effective at entertaining little ones. The captivating sounds they make, which help teach cause and effect, are far from their only draw. Rattle toys can also strengthen your child’s motor skills as they reach for, grab and shake the devices. Continue reading “Unique Baby Rattles You’ve Never Seen Before” »
Before we look at the benefits of passive toys it would make sense that we define what we mean by passive toys, be it an activity cube, an instrument, a walker or a cuddle toy there are generally passive and active alternatives. Continue reading “What are the benefits of passive toys for babies?” »
Activity cubes are the toy of choice in most waiting rooms, and it seems with good reason. They are contained, in that they don’t generally have too many loose parts to get lost, kids love them and they are engaging, fun and great for development all at the same time. Continue reading “How does an activity cube help development?” »
One of the most important things a new mom can learn is how to swaddle a baby. You may be wondering why it’s so important to know this skill, and what happens if the baby hates to be swaddled? It’s important because there is magic in that burrito swaddle. There is something soothing and calming to babies about being wrapped tightly and securely with love. Continue reading “Do all newborns like to be swaddled?” »
When your baby is swaddled, he or she is taken back to the days in the womb, when everything was comfortable, safe and snug. Swaddling has a number of key benefits for both parents and babies – when done correctly and safely. Continue reading “What are the benefits of swaddling my baby?” »
In our house, the kids are most likely to be found outside, running around in the back yard and jumping off anything they can climb. They’re active kids who love to enjoy a nice, warm day! If there’s one thing our kids adore doing the most on a cold or rainy day, however, it’s crafting! Continue reading “DIY Puppets Your Kids Will Love Making and Playing With” »
Some baby toys, like stuffed animals, are meant for cuddles. Others, like music boxes, were designed to help your bundle of joy fall (and stay) asleep. Then there are toys, like stacking rings, that were made to further stimulate your little one’s always-developing brain. Continue reading “Colorful Stacking Rings to Keep Babies Engaged in Sensory Play” »
Activity cubes come in all shapes (well mostly cube-shaped, but triangles, tables and just big boards can be found as well) and sizes. The idea is that they offer lots of different activities for your little one to enjoy in one compact toy, and generally, they don’t have too many loose pieces to get lost of swallowed, which may be why they are so popular in the waiting rooms of doctors and dentists. Continue reading “What age are activity cubes for?” »
If there is one thing that we consider is a must in any household with babies and toddlers is an activity cube. An activity cube is a cube that has different games for babies and toddlers to play with. Each side of the cube and the top part has a different activity to play with. Most activity cubes have 4 sides but there are some that have 6 sides. Continue reading “Should I buy an activity cube for my child?” »
Think of it as a magical sleep burrito for your newborn: When deployed correctly, a baby swaddle is an essential piece of baby sleep gear that makes infants feel snug and secure, and buys bleary parents minutes (and sometimes even hours) of extra sleep. The goal of the best baby swaddle blankets is to calm and soothe infants by mimicking the feeling of a mother’s womb. Continue reading “The Best Baby Swaddles So Parents Can Get Some Damn Sleep” »
- Unique Baby Rattles You’ve Never Seen Before
- What are the benefits of passive toys for babies?
- How does an activity cube help development?
- Do all newborns like to be swaddled?
- What are the benefits of swaddling my baby?
- DIY Puppets Your Kids Will Love Making and Playing With
- Colorful Stacking Rings to Keep Babies Engaged in Sensory Play
- What age are activity cubes for?
- Should I buy an activity cube for my child?
- The Best Baby Swaddles So Parents Can Get Some Damn Sleep