Baby Shower Ideas: More Valentine’s Baby Shower Party Ideas

Valentine’s and babies have something in common – they are both all about love!  It stands to reason that using a Valentine’s or Heart themed baby shower will be a wonderful affair for both the hostess and her guests.  And, with this theme you can go basic and simple or over the top and elegant. … Read more Baby Shower Ideas: More Valentine’s Baby Shower Party Ideas

Baby Shower Invitations

There are tons of different kinds of baby shower invitations available online, in stores, well… pretty much everywhere!  But what should you have on your invitation so your guests will know what is expected of them?  Let’s break down each part of a baby shower invitation and see… Our example invitation invites you to a … Read more Baby Shower Invitations

Baby Language

by: Mary Rose Most parents wish that their baby would grow up without crying. But remember that without crying your baby will not be able to communicate anything with you. Accept the fact that crying is a way of developing the baby language. Especially, in the first six months, babies cry to communicate their needs. … Read more Baby Language

Toys For Teaching Infants

by: Nathan Nunez When an infant reaches the age of three months, he begins to become playful. He starts playing with anything he sets his eyes on. Anything that fits in his hand or has something that is able to be grabbed on it. This is also the stage in a child’s life when he … Read more Toys For Teaching Infants

Top Three Mistakes Parents Make when Dealing with Separation Anxiety

by: Elena Neitlich Saying goodbye is one of the most difficult tasks that people learn in life. Learning to handle separation is an emotionally difficult task that begins in infancy. Too often, parents and caregivers mishandle the child’s transition between them, and the child is left feeling scared and abandoned. “Maybe mommy isn’t ever coming … Read more Top Three Mistakes Parents Make when Dealing with Separation Anxiety

Baby Shower Ideas: A Valentine’s Baby Shower

A Valentine’s Baby Shower It Doesn’t have to be Just Red or Pink! There are loads of ideas for theming your Valentine Baby Shower. Below are just a few. Choose a theme that fits the party you have in mind. Adapt your theme to the color scheme you have selected, as well as the sex … Read more Baby Shower Ideas: A Valentine’s Baby Shower

3 Priceless Baby Shower Gift Ideas

Okay… I know you are thinking I will promo some of my FDC store items in this article; but you would be wrong!  These baby shower gift ideas will not only make a priceless gifts to the new parents, but won’t cost you an arm and leg either.  One of my favorite design theories is:  … Read more 3 Priceless Baby Shower Gift Ideas

How To: Breast Pump Instructions

by: Michael Gunn So the predicament is, you have decided to breast feed and now you have went out and purchased a breast pump. You now are looking at the breast pump instructions and thinking, now what? Sometimes breast pump instructions can be confusing and somewhat misleading. The breast pump instructions often assume you know … Read more How To: Breast Pump Instructions

Prepare your Toddler For The New Baby

by: Kim Proulx When our son was born, my daughter saw her new brother in my arms and watched as her dad glanced with love at his new son and she said, “ We should keep our family small.” That’s when we realized we should have done more to prepare our toddler for her baby … Read more Prepare your Toddler For The New Baby

Six Steps for Swaddling Your Baby

by: Andre’ Savoie If you are swaddling your baby for the first time you might find that using a regular baby blanket instead of a swaddle blanket can make the process quite a struggle. The experienced hands of caregivers in newborn nurseries or mothers who have swaddled their babies many times make it look easier … Read more Six Steps for Swaddling Your Baby

Baby Shower Ideas: Mexican Fiesta / Cinco de Mayo Party Ideas

Mexican Fiesta / Cinco de Mayo Party Ideas Cinco de Mayo is May 5 Another of summer’s all time great party ideas is having a Mexican Fiesta! A Fiesta is a perfect opportunity to indulge your fantasies with outrageous color combinations, wild decorations, and best of all… a reason to dust off those Mexican recipes … Read more Baby Shower Ideas: Mexican Fiesta / Cinco de Mayo Party Ideas

Baby Shower Ideas: Mardi Gras Party Ideas

Mardi Gras is on February 13, 2018 For those of you not familiar with the origins of Mardi Gras, here’s a bit of history…  The origins of Mardi Gras can be traced to medieval Europe, passing through Rome and Venice in the 17th and 18th centuries to the French House of the Bourbons. From here, … Read more Baby Shower Ideas: Mardi Gras Party Ideas

Baby Shower Ideas: The Backyard Barbecue

One of the absolute hits of the summer is a backyard party.  And what does a backyard party scream for above all other things… That’s right.  A Barbecue!  A backyard barbecue is one of my favorite go-to party ideas.  Causal or dressy, down home or elegant, a barbecue party always hits the right note with … Read more Baby Shower Ideas: The Backyard Barbecue

Baby Proofing for Newborns

The hospital bag is packed and waiting next to the door. The nursery is ready, diapers and powders on call near the changing table and tiny outfits neatly folded in the dresser. Baby will be here any day. Yet, it takes more than onesies and bottles to prepare for a newborn. Here are five things … Read more Baby Proofing for Newborns

Saying Goodbye to the Pacifier

by: Kim Proulx Being a parent is hard work, but it’s the most rewarding job there is. The baby years can be a challenge, but the joy the little one brings is worth it. Unfortunately, newborns don’t come with a parenting guide so you just have to give it your best shot. One of the … Read more Saying Goodbye to the Pacifier