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    Why babies cry, and what to do

    Thursday, July 17th, 2008

    If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting!Generally speaking, babies cry for just a handful of reasons. Some babies have a slightly different cry for each reason – others may just scream equally loudly for every situation. Here are the general reasons babies cry:
    • Hunger – Whether [...]

    How to do infant massage

    Wednesday, June 25th, 2008

    Infant massage is absolutely awesome for newborns. It can be enormously fun for you and for baby, relaxing, and a great way to bond with your baby. It’s also a wonderful way to take care of baby’s skin.
    Many hospitals and pediatricians offer workshops in infant massage, and experienced moms are also always happy to share [...]

    The Five Things Every Infant & Toddler Parent Needs

    Friday, June 20th, 2008

    There are a handful of things that – looking back on nearly 10 years of parenting experience – I can honestly say I couldn’t live without. Sure, there are heaps of cute, cool clothes, toys and furniture you can buy (and probably already have). But amid the clutter, these are the things I found that [...]

    How to do a million things at once

    Tuesday, June 17th, 2008

    There are so many things to be done. The laundry, the shopping, cooking, getting to appointments, staying on top of everything at work. The demands of a baby (and/or a toddler) can kick the intensity level of your life up to an impossible level.
    The only way I can cope is to focus on now. Right [...]

    How to dress your baby

    Monday, June 16th, 2008

    I remember it well. You’ve been handed your baby, sent home, and maybe have piles of gifts and baby clothes. But how should you dress your baby? Here are a few thoughts on questions I frequently hear from new parents…
    How warm should I dress my newborn? Think “plus 1″ for baby. If you are warm [...]