Tips & Info
Have you ever looked at your baby, especially when they are wailing and desperately wondered what they wanted?
What if babies could tell us what they want before they cry?
That’s the idea behind Baby Sign Language, it’s easy to teach and allows children to communicate well before they talk.
For thousands of years mothers have swaddled their babies. Swaddling is the art of snugly wrapping a baby in a blanket for warmth and security.
It can keep your baby from being disturbed by their own startle reflex, and it can help them stay warm and toasty for the first few days of life.
Sleep plays a very important role in our development, physical health and mental wellbeing. It is so important, that on average, we sleep for one third of our lives!
But, it is in our early years when sleep is vital, and unfortunately this doesn’t always come easy… Here are a few tips for healthy sleep practices.
Your baby’s first few years are a journey of discovery, as their mind opens, their body becomes stronger and they grow to understand the world.
Everything presents a learning opportunity during the early years are it’s important they are exposed to as many activities with developmental potential as possible.
Newborns don't need to be bathed as often as older babies or small children.
Their skin can dry out too quickly and a newborn with the umbilical stump still attached should not have anything more than a sponge bath. When bathing a newborn, you need to be extra careful to prevent accidents.
They’re in the bath every night, so you’d think that bath toys would be clean as a whistle. Hmm… unfortunately this is not always the case.
To avoid soap scum, grime and mould building-up, here are a few easy and practical you can do to keep bath toys clean, without reaching for the harmful bleach.