Baby’s delicate skin needs protection in every way, and UV rays are no exception. As we roll into the sunny months, it becomes imperative you make a solid plan for protecting your little one’s skin. Here’s your quick-start guide. Cover Where Possible Baby tans might look cute, but they’re actually a mark of sun damage. [...]
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Nothing is cuter than well-made baby burrito – except maybe an actual burrito when you’re hungry (nursing, amiright). Seriously, though, swaddling babies is a millennia-old tradition that calms, soothes and protects newborns. If you don’t yet know how to do it, time to learn! 1. Lay the Blanket Out in a Diamond Shape Choose [...]
Heading out on your first plane trip with baby? Before you head over the hills (like, 30,000 feet over the hills) and through the woods to Grandmother’s house, here’s a short checklist of steps for making the ride as easy as possible. 1. If Possible, Get Baby a Seat An airplane is a vehicle, meaning [...]
While no one wants to think about it, babies sometimes undergo medical emergencies. Most likely that will never happen to you, but if it does, you want to be prepared. Here are some safety quick tips, as well as the best bet for ensuring your little one’s safety. Recognize the Signs of Danger Most parents [...]
You know how important reading is, but you’re a busy parent. You want to do the right thing by your little one without spending your whole dang life reading and hoping it’s enough. Here’s the skinny on how early you should read and what your basic goals should be. How Early Is Too Early? Answer: [...]
Baby shoes are adorable, no doubt about that. Whether knitted from cozy yarn, made of adorable leather uppers or structured like an adult shoe, there’s nothing cuter than seeing tiny little kicks on tiny little feet. But what’s the real deal with baby shoes? Do they actually help your kiddo learn to walk, and are [...]
Winter is a cozy time of year and the perfect season for babalicious squeezes … but it also requires some extra gear when you’re on the road. Here’s what you need to include: Warm Clothes and Blankets Little ones can’t regulate their body temperatures or move around to warm up the way adults can, which [...]
The most wonderful time of the year is indeed magical, but it can also pose extra dangers to your little bundle of joy. While there’s no need to freak out, it’s smart to take precautions so your baby remains safe and happy all through the holiday season. Christmas Tree Lights Christmas tree lights are [...]
Having a new baby is wonderful and magical, but it’s also pretty stressful … especially when you take into account all the people who want a slice of the cuteness pie. Here’s your basic crash course for handling the darker side of new baby visits. 1. Be Specific About Your Illness Policy Whether you [...]
Our little ones are the best thing that happens to us in life. (Okay, it might be a tie with pumpkin pie à la mode.) And at this time of year, when we should be giving thanks for all that’s wonderful and beautiful in our lives, our babes top the list. What better way [...]