The Benefits of Teaching Your Baby Sign Language

By Mandy McCollum One of the most frequently asked questions I receive is “why should I teach my baby sign language when he/she is not deaf?” Well that is a good question. Even if your child is not deaf, there is scientific research that has been done to show the benefits of sign language for … Read more The Benefits of Teaching Your Baby Sign Language

How Can I Preserve My Photographic Memories?

By Calandra Wright Many of our memories are best preserved in our collection of pictures. Those of us who are older remember the admonition to keep the negatives so other pictures could be printed. Now young people don’t even know what a negative is! So how can I preserve my digital memories? First, make sure you … Read more How Can I Preserve My Photographic Memories?

Easy Infant Stimulation

By Tina Allen, LMT, CIIT, CIMI Many parents want to find ways to help stimulate their baby and what better way than through play time together. For babies, playing stimulates their senses, and helps them to learn. Playing with your baby, also known as infant stimulation, can include activities that stimulate your baby’s senses. From birth … Read more Easy Infant Stimulation

The Benefits of Baby Sign Language Extend Way beyond the First Few Years

by: Lisa Baade Baby Sign Language is a communication method designed to be used with hearing babies and toddlers before they can speak. It is a simplified version of sign language designed to be easy enough for baby’s to use from 6 months of age. The baby signs are often borrowed or modified from traditional … Read more The Benefits of Baby Sign Language Extend Way beyond the First Few Years

Your Baby’s Crying – What To Do

by: Baby Care A baby is only a way of communicating – crying. Everything is very new for them, every feeling, every experience. Sometimes, for a new parent, it can be very difficult to work exactly what your baby is crying about. However, there are some basics that you can check if your baby cries. … Read more Your Baby’s Crying – What To Do

Ingenious Baby Shower Gifts – Part 2

Ingenious Baby Shower Gifts – Part 2 Gifts Every Mom will LOVE! And they don’t break the bank! While I was researching my first shower gift article, I found so many products, that I decided to write another post on 15 additional items.  I am a grandmother now, and I am totally amazed at the … Read more Ingenious Baby Shower Gifts – Part 2

15 Ingenious Baby Shower Gifts

15 Ingenious Baby Shower Gifts Every Mom will LOVE! And they don’t break the bank! Usually I give party ideas, tips and recipes.  This time I would like to do something a little different.  When someone is invited to a baby shower, the first thing that comes to mind is: “Oh, no!  What do I … Read more 15 Ingenious Baby Shower Gifts

Practical Ways To Introduce Your Baby To Water

by: Stuart Mark Conde When in the water, whether it is at the pool or at the beach, safety should be your number one priority.This safety is especially important when it comes to children. There should always be an adult with them in the water , but there should be every other precaution taken as … Read more Practical Ways To Introduce Your Baby To Water

Baby Travel Bed – 8 Perfect Sleeping Solutions for Your Little One

By: Sharon Maynard (This post contains affiliate links) If you’re not making use of a baby travel bed, both you and your child are losing out. It doesn’t matter if you are visiting the neighbor down the street or traveling to Grandma’s several states away; providing a safe and secure place for your little one … Read more Baby Travel Bed – 8 Perfect Sleeping Solutions for Your Little One

Picking The Right Teething Toy For Your Child

 By: Gemma Walker (This post contains affiliate links) The world of children’s products can be a mystifying place for brand-new parents or other family members of babies and kids. Everybody wishes to offer the best for their child however, occasionally, discovering the best products in the sea of offers can appear to be a desperate … Read more Picking The Right Teething Toy For Your Child

The Car Seat Mirror Helps Moms and Dads Keep an Eye on Infant While operating A Car

 By: Kymberly Lee (This post contains affiliate links) This Mother’s Day, give the present of peace of mind to busy moms and dads toting their children in their automobiles. The Baby Car Mirror is the best present and option for safe driving. While it is common understanding that vehicle drivers must never ever take their … Read more The Car Seat Mirror Helps Moms and Dads Keep an Eye on Infant While operating A Car

The Benefits of Baby Hammocks

By: Sonya Cole A baby hammock is exactly a small hammock that is intended for a baby to sleep in. They have progressed from having a slight cult following to being an accepted option for parents and carers similar, Many saying that the baby hammock helped them to get a complete night’s rest while being … Read more The Benefits of Baby Hammocks

Post-Natal Fast Weight Loss With Celebrity Fitness Secrets

By Ram Gupta There are a lot of moms out there who have managed to lose post-natal weight fast and get into the best shape of their lives. Here are some celebrity fitness secrets that should help you get started and embrace the challenges of motherhood with better fitness than you have ever had before. … Read more Post-Natal Fast Weight Loss With Celebrity Fitness Secrets

Totally Digital Event Planner Checklist and Gift List & Guest List Trackers

Introducing our Totally Digital Party Event Planner, Gift List & Guest List Trackers! The Party Event Planner Checklist, Gift List Tracker, and Guest List Tracker are Digital PDF downloads to help you plan your next Baby Shower, Daddy Do, or other event.  Once you download the documents to your computer, you can type in your planning … Read more Totally Digital Event Planner Checklist and Gift List & Guest List Trackers

How to Make a Your Own Baby Shower Gift Basket

How to Make a Your Own Baby Shower Gift Basket It’s really easy to make your own gift basket.  Making your own gift basket is the best way to make sure you don’t go over your budget.  I say this because once you start baby shopping, you can’t quit – at least I can’t.  There … Read more How to Make a Your Own Baby Shower Gift Basket

Do You Have A Pregnancy Calendar?

by: Shalene Chamings Have you ever heard of a pregnancy calendar? A pregnancy calendar is simply a record of all the changes a woman and her baby will go through during the 40 weeks of pregnancy. Many expectant parents spend countless hours going over the pregnancy calendar so they can monitor what is going on … Read more Do You Have A Pregnancy Calendar?

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 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