Category: Baby

Why should I have floor time with my baby or wear my baby? Between bumbos, swings, rockers, jumpers, and walkers, we have more options than ever for occupying our babies, but there can be serious downsides to these devices. In fact, there’s even a special name for babies who spend...

By Elizabeth Pantley, author of The No-Cry Sleep Solution for Newborns ~~~   Given a choice, your brand-new baby would sleep in your arms or in a sling for every single nap, every day. Your baby is one smart cookie! What’s not to love about the warmth and security of loving...

By Elizabeth Pantley, author of The No-Cry Sleep Solution for Newborns ~~~ Your baby doesn’t magically transform into a different life form at the moment of birth. He is the same person he was just a minute before in the womb. So, the first months of life are often referred...

Cribs, mattresses, and play yards can be serious safety hazards if not used correctly. In fact, they’re the leading cause of death when it comes to nursery product accidents. That’s some scary stuff! Since babies spend so much of their early months sleeping, you’ll want to make sure you provide...

Now that your little one has joined you on the outside, you’re probably eager to say goodbye to the pregnancy weight. But losing weight while breastfeeding brings its own set of challenges. Today’s expert, Leigh-Ann Webster, a certified personal trainer, licensed wellness coach, and nutritional counselor, offers advice on navigating...

By Elizabeth Pantley, author of The No-Cry Sleep Solution for Newborns ~~~   There is something you can do to prevent your baby from developing such a strong suck-to-sleep association that it becomes an absolute necessity for sleep, and a firmly ingrained habit that is very hard to change. Yes,...

There are many benefits to using cloth diapers over disposables, but if you’re confused about the process, you’re not alone. Cloth diapering educator Amy Kessler gives us the rundown on why cloth is best and how to avoid common mistakes. What are the benefits of cloth diapers vs. disposables? Reduces impact...

If you’re the parent of twins, you may be wondering about babywearing. Is it possible to wear two babies at once? What are the options? Fortunately, there are a number of twin baby carriers on the market and today we’ll talk about key features to look for in those carriers....

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