Wednesday, May 25, 2011 2:17 PM
When you were growing up you might recall having 4 girls named Jennifer in your class or 5 boys named Michael. According the Social Security administration which lists popular names by birth year, Michael and Jennifer held the number one spot on their list for 14 years in a row, from 1970 to 1984.
Birth Announcements – Getting Organized for a New Baby
Wednesday, May 25, 2011 1:59 PM
Ordering and sending birth announcements? Sounds trivial? For some people it is for some people it’s not.
Sensitive Periods – Movement
Wednesday, May 25, 2011 12:05 PM
As described by Dr. Maria Montessori (August 31, 1870 – May 6, 1952); children experience phases in the first few crucial years of their lives relating to particular stimulus in their surroundings known as ‘Sensitive periods’. These periods are transitory occurrences that are replaced by new ones each time. Through careful observation, we are able to distinguish and boost these sensitive periods as a child grows.
Using Real Nappies
Wednesday, May 25, 2011 11:11 AM
My husband and I wanted to use Real Nappies for environmental reasons. Through using these nappies we learnt a lot along the way and I would like to share with you some tips and how to make Real Nappies work for you.
Baby Crib Design: Things to Consider Before You Buy One
Wednesday, May 25, 2011 9:04 AM
Buying something for your baby can really be a fun phenomenon. You might become a parent for the first time or even for the third time, the excitement and the happiness is almost the same.
Preventing Common Childhood Illnesses
Wednesday, May 25, 2011 8:32 AM
Preventing common childhood illnesses can be tough, but knowing what to do when a child comes down with one will aid a quick and speedy recovery. Children are more susceptible to common illnesses, like the cold, chicken pox, and more because of the time they spend in close proximity to other children throughout the school year. One way to help prevent the spread of common illnesses is good hygiene, which should be encouraged in and outside of the home.
Preparing To Swim With Your Baby
Wednesday, May 25, 2011 8:16 AM
In terms of when to begin, most teachers will ask to wait until the baby is three months old. Some teachers ask that the baby has had all of their vaccinations but there is no rule about this as the chlorine kills off bacteria. If you are unsure, wait until they are three months old or ask a health official. Taking your baby swimming in a dedicated baby swimming class is safe. The teacher will explain to you that when a baby goes under water their ‘diving reflex’ kicks in.
What Is the Most Important Part of Caring for Toddlers?
Wednesday, May 25, 2011 7:47 AM
Caring for toddlers requires a structured schedule with built-in play time, supportive adults, a rich environment and non-punitive discipline. Children in such an environment will thrive, learning about themselves and the world around them.
What Constitutes a Great Baby Phat Diaper Bag?
Wednesday, May 25, 2011 6:58 AM
Women are excited about the thought of being a new mother. They like the idea of giggling with their babies, playing with them and hugging them. Their excitement also includes being fascinated with new baby apparels and diaper bags.