Top 5 Fun Attractions for Preschoolers

The Crayola experience

Family vacations are a fun experience for everyone to bond while doing fun activities together. It can also pose learning opportunities for little ones that help encourage and stimulate development. If you’re unsure of a travel destination to take for your next vacation, check out some of these cool and fun attractions for preschoolers that the whole family can enjoy. The Crayola Experience Now here’s a place where your little Picasso can take their art skills to a whole new {Read More}

Must-Have Travel Baby Gear

BabyBjorn travel crib

Traveling with kids, whether by car or plane, can be nerve-wracking. The stress of packing everything you need with little ones on board can be mind-boggling as you don’t want to leave anything behind that you may need. Having the right essentials can make traveling much easier, but what should you take along for the ride? We’ve compiled a list of must-have travel baby gear that you shouldn’t leave home without. Must Have Travel Gear for Babies For someone so {Read More}

Finding Out Baby’s Gender: Yay or Nay?

boy or girl

Thanks to advancements in medicine and technology, we now have the option of finding out baby’s gender before they’re even born. This is a privilege our parents didn’t have. Before, people mainly relied on old wives’ tales like if you craved sweets, it was a girl or if you were carrying low it’s a boy and let’s not forget the one where you hang a ring over the belly! The decision to learn what the sex of your baby will {Read More}

How to Tire Out Your Toddler

tin can stilts

Kids are the ultimate energy drainers . . . of their parents! If you have a tot then you can relate. It’s mind boggling how these tiny beings can contain so much energy as you quickly lose yours while trying to keep up. Likewise, getting them to settle down can be just as tedious. Here are some tips on how to tire out your toddler so come bedtime, it’s not a power struggle to get them down for the count. {Read More}

Best Diaper Pails of 2014 Buying Guide

Diaper genie

Who knew something so small as a newborn would produce so much stink!? Thankfully, there are diapering systems that have helped eliminate the odor so your nursery doesn’t drive everyone away. There are several different options available so I took the liberty of finding which ones really worked best for odor control. Here are some top picks among parents on the best diaper pails. Disposable Diapers Diapering Systems  Playtex Diaper Genie Elite with Odor Lock Carbon Filter This diaper pail {Read More}

When to Make Transitioning Milestones

baby milestones

Your baby will grow at an alarming rate and as they grow they move on to bigger and better things. It’s those transitioning milestones we take part in that helps to shape little ones to becoming more independent. As a parent it’s often bittersweet to watch your little one evolving from a baby to a toddler to the independent little person they will grow up to be. At some point, you have to let them grow up. First time parents {Read More}

Best Selling Bassinets for Safety

Arm's reach bassinet

There seems to be some debate as to whether or not a bassinet is a necessity. After all, babies grow at an alarming rate and often outgrow a bassinet after 4 months. Bassinets do offer a few advantages. My son would not sleep in his crib for anything when he was a newborn. Newborns like the secure feeling of closeness that a bassinet can offer. Likewise, they’re convenient for co-sleeping as you can easily put it right beside the bed {Read More}

Flat Head Syndrome in Babies

Baby's head

Every parent dreams of having a beautiful baby that is perfect in every way. Many parents are often surprised when their babies are born with a misshaped head. It is actually very common for a baby to be born with a cone shaped head or to develop a flat head months after they are born. Premature babies, in particular, are commonly prone to what is referred to as ‘toaster’ head where it’s flat on both sides and appears longer and {Read More}

Best Places for Creating a Baby Registry

baby gifts

When you’re expecting, there are a lot of things you will need in order to prepare for your baby’s arrival. Most women opt to have a baby shower to invite friends and family for a fun social gathering where you receive much-needed gifts. There are so many places now that offer registries for such occasions to provide a list to your guests of things you will need. Some stores, including online retailers, offer special benefits to expecting moms by creating {Read More}

Arranging Play Dates

play date

If you’re a stay at home mom, then you know the importance of allowing your kids to have social interaction with other children. Preschoolers need to have friends around their same age to learn how to play with others (and siblings do not count- though they are your child’s first best friend). Arranging play dates can be a little intimidating, especially if you live in an area where you don’t know many people. Here is a guide on how you can connect {Read More}