Play is your child’s full-time job — and there’s nothing else that instructs her quite as well in both physical and intellectual development. Playing teaches problem-solving (What can she use to take a picture? What does she need to do to get Teddy ready for bed?). Continue reading “When should a child stop pretend play?” »
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If you have a baby then you know, how careful you need to be when it comes to your baby. You need to ensure the utmost safety and comfort for your little bundle of joy. However, the railings on the crib can hurt babies sometimes if they entangle themselves. So, you have to be very careful to avoid such mishaps. Continue reading “Best Baby Crib Bumpers To Improve Your Baby’s Sleep” »
Most of us likely want to repress the memories of sleepless nights, puffy eyes and general zombie-like monotonous rhythm of feed, burp, sleep with our babies. While “sleep when your baby sleeps” is promising advice for new parents, that often means becoming nocturnal, as newborn sleep patterns are reverse cycled. Continue reading “Why do babies get their days and nights mixed up?” »
There are many milestones in the early years of a baby’s life but none are quite so exciting for parents as when they take their first steps. For navigating those difficult transitions – from sitting to standing; standing to cruising and finally cruising to walking, many parents choose to invest in a baby walker. Continue reading “Best Baby Walkers to Help Keep Them Active” »
For thousands of years, moms and grandmas have intuitively known how to turn off their babies’ crying. But the existence of a calming reflex in babies was completely overlooked. The soothing sensations in the womb (and close imitations out of the womb) trigger this reflex over and over again. This reset switch is truly a baby’s (and parent’s) best friend. Continue reading “What is the calming reflex in babies?” »
Peering at the baby monitor watching your little one sleeping, you may feel a twinge seeing their little body all alone in the big crib. You may feel worried that they’ll get cold and think, “Wouldn’t they feel more comfortable with a blanket or pillow?” Continue reading “Can babies sleep with muslin blankets?” »
You’ve picked out the perfect crib mobile and a cute night light to round out your nursery decor. Still on your design to-do list: Livening up those bare walls! You know you need nursery wall decor, but you also know that art can get expensive. We’ve come to the rescue with a roundup of design items that only look expensive. Continue reading “Inspiring Nursery Wall Decor Ideas You’ll Love” »
Whether they’re our own kids, or those of friends and family, many of us don’t pause to consider the role of play in children’s lives. We just take it for granted that they spend spare moments pushing toy trucks around or pretending to be dragons (or sometimes both) and while it’s fun (definitely for them, and sometimes for us) don’t assign it much significance beyond that. Continue reading “What is the purpose of a toy car?” »
Music can play an important role in your child’s growth, even before birth. Exposing your child to music ignites all areas of child development. And doing this early can help ensure that your baby grows up healthy. Continue reading “Can music help with baby’s brain development?” »
Play is central to your child’s learning and development. When your child plays, it gives her lots of different ways and times to learn. Everyone has a unique way of learning but one thing is clear, we all learn more when what we are learning is fun, exciting, and interesting. This is why we are releasing a series of interviews with mums that take play development seriously. Today, we are interviewing Natasja Knudsen, mother of Tristan and Aurora. Continue reading “Interview with a Mum in Her Own Words: Natasja Knudsen” »
- When should a child stop pretend play?
- Best Baby Crib Bumpers To Improve Your Baby’s Sleep
- Why do babies get their days and nights mixed up?
- Best Baby Walkers to Help Keep Them Active
- What is the calming reflex in babies?
- Can babies sleep with muslin blankets?
- Inspiring Nursery Wall Decor Ideas You’ll Love
- What is the purpose of a toy car?
- Can music help with baby’s brain development?
- Interview with a Mum in Her Own Words: Natasja Knudsen