Now baby’s five months and one week.
My daughter is filled with joy and excitement and seems almost proud of herself as she observes all her new abilities. She bends her fingers and hands back and forth as she watches them intently.… Read more
Teaching one’s child to drink from a straw is quite easy. If your little one is nursing or bottle-fed, they know how to suck.
Pick out your favorite straw cup.
Fill the cup with water and place the cup in front of your baby.… Read more
Don’t stop reading but were talking about a straw here. This item has many uses.
I drink most beverages from a straw. They allow for a more pleasurable drinking experience for many reasons. Straw drinking allows one to consume liquids swiftly without chugging, preserves make-up, never leads to spills and prevents frigid ice from crashing into one’s face.… Read more
If you find that your newborn has confused day and night (sleeping all day and awake all night), here are some thoughts to try and reverse the cycle.
Being too warm.
Very young babies that are overdressed and too warm may fall asleep easily.… Read more
Babies third week of life.
Your baby will likely be able to stay up for 1.5 to 2 hours between nap times. She will probably be far more alert than the previous two weeks (and the trend will continue). She may even find her fingers or fist to suck on… if not now, soon.… Read more
Baby’s second week of life.
I call Week 2 of a newborn baby’s life “the sweet spot.” Whether this is your first baby or third, it takes time to adjust to the “new normal.” I am not suggesting that by the second week of your baby’s existence outside the womb, your life should be regulated, but the first week is hard.… Read more
The peace many parents are missing in life is the gift of time… the sanctuary of calm and quiet that only the wee hours of the morning can bring. To capture this reinvigorating term, all one has to do is make a simple commitment in rising early.… Read more