Category Archives: New Mom

6 Newborn Care Tips for New Parents

Bringing home a newborn baby can be a very hectic, exciting, and confusing time for parents. There is so much information that you will learn on your own throughout the parenting process, but it never hurts to read up and … Continue reading

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How to Sanitize Your Baby Products: 3 Steps to Keep All That Gear Clean

Where you and I have an experienced immune system that defeats bacteria, disease and infection every day, our little ones’ don’t. Your child is most vulnerable to disease and infection during the first two years of their life. Their bodies … Continue reading

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Art of Playful Learning – Edutainment

How play is important for learning and cognitive development! The importance of play was first described by Dutch researcher Huizinga in his treatise; he refers to play as a “meaningful activity, which is carried out for its own sake; in … Continue reading

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7 Parenting Mantras to Stay Positive

Parenting is a weird mix of frustration and delight, fear and joy. You’ll deal with tantrums, arguments, and injuries. But there’s also lots of hugs and smiles. When times are tough, sometimes you need to close your eyes and repeat … Continue reading

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Guide to Teaching Kids Table Manners

Good manners are skills that help your kid succeed in multiple areas of their life; in class, with friends, with future employers, etc. These good manners can start in your own home, and more specifically at the dinner table. If … Continue reading

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Tips for Teaching Kids to Self-Dress

Many parents are excited when their children reach milestones like being potty trained, brushing their own teeth, and feeding themselves. Learning how to self-dress is another big milestone to be excited about as a parent. When your child can finally … Continue reading

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5 Guidelines to Help New Parents

A new child will mean a whole new lifestyle for parents. This also brings along an entire new set of “rules” that you may have never known or thought about before having a baby. While there’s clearly no exact handbook … Continue reading

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Modern Baby Names: Boy and Girl

While many baby names have remained very common throughout the years, there are certainly decade-specific names that were popular. From the 1920s through several future decades, Robert and John were popular for boys, and Mary was a clear-cut favorite for … Continue reading

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Running Out of Time: What New Parents Should Know About Adoption

For couples who are looking to adopt and welcome a child into their home, it can be exciting to plan for the future and grow the family. Before it’s time to paint the nursery or buy baby clothes, there are … Continue reading

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What to Expect in the First 24 Hours with Your New Baby

Your first day with baby might be a bit overwhelming. You’ll wonder if you’re doing everything correctly. You’ll wonder if everything is happening as it is supposed to, or if something is wrong. You’ll be calling your family and Googling … Continue reading

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