Kolcraft Tiny Steps 2 in 1 Walker Review

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When your baby starts becoming more independent, sitting up on their own and crawling everywhere, it can be challenging to keep them in one place. Sometimes, you just need to get up and do things while keeping your baby entertained, which leads me to this Kolcraft Tiny Steps 2-in-1 Walker review. Traditional baby walkers and jumpers may actually do more harm than good. The AAP advises against the use of standard walkers as they can pose serious risks of injury {Read More}

Baby Trend Flex-Loc Infant Car Seat Review

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As of April 4, 2014 there was a massive recall* on infant car seats. It seems as though every time you turn around something else is being recalled that we trust our children’s lives in. In fact, the Evenflo car seat we had previously used for our first child made the list due to possible separation of the car seat from the base in an event of a side impact collision. Fortunately we never had the experience to find out. {Read More}

Is It Just Spit Up or Acid Reflux?

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When it comes to newborns spit happens. It’s inevitable; all babies spit up at some point or another, hence the purpose of burp cloths. While some babies do spit up more than others, in some cases spitting up can be an indication of something more serious, such as acid reflux or even GERD. Knowing what’s normal and what isn’t can be vital to determining if it’s actually spit up or acid reflux and getting your baby back on track to {Read More}

Candy-Free Easter Ideas

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If you have several close relatives nearby like me then your kids probably receive their fair share of gifts and treats for holidays. Last year we had so much extra candy (not to mention Peeps in every color!) that I ended up throwing a good majority of it out. I previously posted on some Easter baby gift ideas that are suitable for infants who are too young for candy and other small items. Well, in this post I’m going to {Read More}

The Best Remedies for Diaper Rash

Diaper rash is a very common condition that affects many babies. It can cause skin irritation that makes a baby feel very uncomfortable in the diaper area when they are wet or dirty. Fortunately, there are many remedies for diaper rash to help heal your baby’s sensitive skin. What Causes Diaper Rash It is often believed that a diaper rash is the result of poor parenting from leaving a baby in a wet/dirty diaper for a prolonged period of time. {Read More}

When Your Baby Has Thrush

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Sometimes infants may develop a very common condition in which white patches form inside the mouth. Thrush typically affects newborns, but can be present in older babies as well. It can affect babies differently though it is generally harmless. Here are some things you might want to know if you suspect your baby has thrush. What is thrush? Thrush occurs as a result from an overgrowth of yeast known as Candida. This fungus is normally already present in the body; {Read More}

Unique and Useful Mom Invented Baby Products

There are so many manufactures that produce must-haves for new parents that are supposedly designed to help make life a little simpler. Do you ever wonder if these manufacturers are parents themselves? We’ve listed other buying guides highlighting some of the products that moms say they can’t live without including some of my favorites, but his one is a little different. These items were designed from creative moms who had the right idea. Some of these you may be familiar with {Read More}

Baby Einstein DVD Review

There are so many different kinds of educational baby DVDs on the market that are designed to help engage your baby’s attention and stimulate their mental development. While I certainly don’t encourage sitting your baby in front of a TV all day, there are those times when you need a break whether it’s to take a quick shower or taking care of a few chores. I have a few different types of learning movies including Leap Frog series, but my {Read More}

Ear Infection in Infants

It’s 2 am and your baby is up crying in pain. You take her to the doctor in the morning and confirm she has an ear infection. If you have ever experienced an ear ache you know how painful it is. Imagine how an ear infection in infants must feel and they can’t tell you what’s wrong. When something isn’t right with your baby it’s a guessing game to figure out what it is, but you can usually tell by {Read More}

Meal Time Madness: Perfect Finger Foods for Toddlers

Starting solids is certainly an experience for new moms. Once your baby begins eating solids they’ll go through different stages as they learn how to eat thicker textures working their way up to regular table food. It will be awhile before your little one will have the fine motor skills to be able to properly eat from a spoon, so here to help I’ve shared some ideas on the perfect finger foods for toddlers to serve up at meal time {Read More}