Do you understand your baby’s needs? A baby’s needs are simple, but some of them are less obvious than others. In general, babies have three sets of needs: physical, emotional and developmental. Make sure you’re meeting all of them by checking out this list.
Do you wish your newborn could just tell you what they want instead of crying? Here are the things your newborn wants you to know. Remember to stop, breathe and choose love. Your newborn loves and admires you. Here are the things they want to tell you. What a newborn wants you to know:
A while ago, I wrote about how the second pregnancy was different from the first.
Now that the baby is here, I can tell you about what it’s like going from one child to two. My son was 16 months when our daughter was born, so he’s still a young toddler.
I have included some tips I found helpful for introducing the toddler to the new baby. This is my personal story as someone with a partner, so if you’re a single mum, you may have a much harder time with two. Here we go…
Swaddling your baby is useful to help them sleep longer during the newborn period – but is there any particular time when you should stop swaddling your baby?
Sending your baby off to daycare can be emotional and nerve-wracking. It’s hard to trust strangers to care for your little one, but at the same time you need to work, get things done and get some alone-time or time with other adults so you don’t go insane.
So, how do you choose a good daycare which will care for your children well? What are the most important things to consider?
Having a baby is both wonderful and traumatizing. It can be easy to get caught up in the blur of sleepless nights, feedings, and comforting a fussy baby. Among all that, don’t forget to make good memories and spend quality time. Otherwise, you’ll find yourself having regrets…
There’s a lot of things that can sabotage your breastfeeding efforts early on. I highly recommend that you educate yourself during pregnancy or take a refresher course even if it’s your 2nd+ child.
There’s so many important things that other bloggers miss in their articles too. I’ve seen plenty of articles about pumping schedules, diets and supplements, the claim that it’s all supply and demand. They miss they fact that a healthy bond with your baby is an essential component for breastfeeding…
Here’s an easy, safe and natural method for treating cradle cap.
Cradle cap is the dandruff or flaky skin babies get usually on the top of their head. It’s generally agreed that it’s quite normal, harmless and caused by hormonal changes. People say it will generally go away on it’s own.
However, with a safe and easy method to remove it there’s no reason you need to wait it out.
Is your baby crying a lot? Do you wonder what the secret is for having a chilled out, happy baby?
People often comment to me how relaxed and happy my son is. He has a bad day now and again, but generally he is a very easy, relaxed baby. That’s not to say he just sits around, he’s quite active. However, he rarely cries, is often capable of entertaining himself, and happy.
These are my tips on surviving the newborn period with minimal crying.