Help! My Baby Won’t Sleep!

Help My Baby Won't Sleep

This is a common exclamation heard by new parents in their adventures in sleep deprivation during the first year of their child’s life. Even though newborns sleep up to 16 hours a day, usually their sleep patterns won’t coordinate with their parents’ sleep patterns. Infants are still developing neurologically and tend to have fragmented sleep in which they don’t sleep ... Read More »

What Age to Potty Train?

What Age to Potty Train?

m4s0n501 It’s an ongoing question for parents everywhere. Potty training is a big step for both parents and children and a milestone achievement. However, learning to use a toilet can be a difficult and long process for children with many obstacles along the path. Some children can master using the toilet in only a week or two but other children ... Read More »

Can Babies Sleep on their Stomachs?

Baby Stomach Sleeping

Call it one of parenting’s great debates.  The question of the safety of babies sleeping on their tummies has been debated millions of times and the answer appears to be, it depends on the age of the baby. In 1994 a campaign called ‘Back to Sleep’ was launched by Healthy Child Care America. In this campaign parents were told that ... Read More »

Inexpensive Baby Shower Invitations

Inexpensive Baby Shower Invitations

Planning a baby shower can be an expensive task, but it doesn’t have to be. There are many things that a baby shower hostess can do to plan a fabulous baby shower on a budget. Some really good suggestions for anyone planning a baby shower on a budget is first, do your homework, second shop around and finally be prepared ... Read More »

Choosing the Right Skip Hop Diaper Bag

Skip Hop Duo Diaper Bag

Skip Hop is a company based in New York that produces excellent accessories including diaper bags for busy parents. This fashion range appeals to parents who want style alongside versatility, which is why more parents are choosing the Skip Hop diaper bag. There are numerous reasons why you should choose this brand and you will never be disappointed. The Skip ... Read More »

Baby Shower Hostess Gift Ideas

Baby Shower Hostess Gift Ideas

Anyone who has ever planned or hosted a baby shower knows that it is a lot of work. Handling everything from the guest list, the food, the decorations and even the shower games is time consuming and can be pretty expensive, depending on the number of guests at the shower. But we do it because it is not only a ... Read More »

What to Write in a Baby Shower Card

A lot of people are at a loss for words when it comes to writing something meaningful in a card. “Congratulations,” “Happy Birthday,” and “Merry Christmas” are as far as most people go when it comes down to actually including a handwritten note in a card.  In fact, the practice of putting pen to paper, for any occasion, has become ... Read More »

Potty Training Regression

Potty Training Regression

Potty Training your child is not easy.  It is a lot of work and can even be stressful at times. The important thing to remember is that there will be ups and downs during the process, but it is our reaction to these victories and setbacks that can make or break this process. We all know that potty training needs ... Read More »

20 Unique Baby Shower Games

Unique Baby Shower Games

If you haven’t yet found the world of fun that is baby showers then perhaps you haven’t yet found the right ideas to inspire you. Read on and cast your mind beyond what you already know. If you aren’t confident that you can do it the way you envision, enlist help! Two heads are better and one. Speak to friends ... Read More »

Potty Training Problems

Potty Training Problems

You may have thought your child was ready to transition from diapers to using the toilet, just to encounter problem after problem. The process of potty training is a combination of achievements and obstacles. The transition from diapers to toilets is rarely smooth and there are always some bumps along the road. Here are some common potty training problems parents ... Read More »