Babies – What a Wonderful Gift

by: Kitty Barker Babies take a lot of attention and a lot of love it is time well spent. The loving is always easy. Who could not love a little baby? The attention and care for babies may present a problem for anyone who is not use to being around little one’s. Eventually you will … Read more Babies – What a Wonderful Gift

Using baby sign language to help encourage your baby’s speech

by: Jackie Durnin Baby sign language has been shown to very beneficial to a baby’s language development. So much so, that the typical language parameters of children are changing thanks to a child’s ability to express themselves through baby sign from as early as 6 months of age. So how can a parent know if … Read more Using baby sign language to help encourage your baby’s speech

The Five Senses Of Bonding With Your Baby

by: Lynn Powers I didn’t fully comprehend the need – or the satisfaction that came with it – to bond with my child until he was born and I held him for the very first time. But although the bonding began that day in the delivery room, it didn’t end there. The parent-baby bonding process … Read more The Five Senses Of Bonding With Your Baby

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

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 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

A Journey Through Infant Development: One Year!

by: Michelle VanderHeide, BSW It seems like only yesterday that I started this series on infant development, and now my baby boy has turned a year old. It’s fun to look back and reflect on how much has changed from one year ago. No year is like the first in the amount of growth and … Read more A Journey Through Infant Development: One Year!

5 Ways Push And Walking Toys Can Help Your Baby

Home Family Kids & Teens By: Mimi Brusa Nothing can beat ride-on toys when it comes to providing your kid with confidence, fun, and courage. Coming up with push toys are a great way to help your baby build up the muscles properly. I still remember the day when my baby could barely stand, and … Read more 5 Ways Push And Walking Toys Can Help Your Baby

Steps in your baby’s language development

Home Family Parenting By: Jackie Durnin Baby sign language has been shown to very beneficial to a baby’s language development. So much so, that the typical language parameters of children are changing thanks to a child’s ability to express themselves through baby sign from as early as 6 months of age. So how can a … Read more Steps in your baby’s language development

Is Life Too Fast For Your Baby?

By: Dylan Emrys, MA Let’s face it, no matter how hard we attempt to slow down our lives, they are fast paced. Meetings, deadlines, schedules…and if you stay at home with your child, you may feel pressured to “get it all done” during the day – and that includes going to the park, driving the … Read more Is Life Too Fast For Your Baby?

Reasons Infants Have Colic

By Jason Rickard No one really knows the reason that some infants from around 2 weeks old to about 6 months of age have colic. There are varied opinions offered from doctors, mothers, and fathers that have had babies with colic. Some people believe that colic is caused from gas or intolerance to breast milk … Read more Reasons Infants Have Colic

Control crying or uncontrolled feeding?

By Stefan Korn In our little breastfeeding community we recently realized that somehow we ended up with the short straw when it comes to our babies sleeping through the night. Our bottle feeding friends seem to have very few sleepless nights or even any disruptions at night. How unfair to follow nature’s way and then … Read more Control crying or uncontrolled feeding?

Baby Activites – How To Raise a Bright Baby

by: Julie Ashton-Townsend Being a new parent is the most joyous, rewarding and challenging journeys in life. It is also a great responsibility. You hold the future of this tiny person entirely in your hands. What they become depends largely on you! Raise them with patience, love and understanding and they will be patient loving … Read more Baby Activites – How To Raise a Bright Baby