Sprinkle Alphabet Tracing

School is back in session for some if not all of your children. As the first week has come to an end, Monday is vastly approaching. I’ve come up with a fun activity to celebrate this time of transition and reiterate learning about alphabets and fine motor skills. What you will need: Empty Sand Tray... Continue Reading →

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How To: Organize Your Infants Room

When it comes to the organization of your infants' room, it should be clean, and simple. I would refrain from applying extremely bright colors on the wall. Although your infant can only see as far as 10 inches as a newborn when they get older the brighter colors may keep them alert when they should be resting.... Continue Reading →

Newborn Essentials

How much stuff do we really need for a newborn? When it comes to newborns, we really don’t need as much stuff as we think. During this phase, our babies spend most of their time eating and sleeping. On average newborns sleep a total of 17 hours a day. Here is a list of things... Continue Reading →

Popsicle Painting Activity

Painting of any sort is usually always a big hit with children. It’s something about letting your mind be free and allowing the colors of the paint to choose its place. I recently ran across this cool idea of painting with popsicles. I thought it was a great idea because you could plan it as... Continue Reading →

Vernix, and its benefits

Babies aren’t born dirty, so there is no need to rush the initial bathing process. Most people, including doctors and nurses, are so eager to remove it. Vernix, beneficial when left on, is a thick white creamy substance. The amount of vernix present on babies depend on a variety of things.  The earlier they are... Continue Reading →

Clever Ways to Practice Patience

You know the feeling of taking fresh brownies out of the oven, smelling the delicious aroma of warm chocolate? You can’t wait to take a bite, but they must cool first. What a bummer.  Somehow you just know that they’ll taste even better after they cool, but waiting is hard. That is delayed gratification. The... Continue Reading →

Back 2 School Lunch Activity

With the back-to-school season upon us, it is time to begin creating lunches for our little ones. Luckily, this task doesn’t have to exclude your child. Here is a wonderful way to get your child involved during this process. Butterfly Snacks While you’re preparing the snack, your child can decorate the clothes pin, in whatever... Continue Reading →

Four Major Parenting Styles

The way that you interact with your children on a day-to-day basis, from the moment they are born well into adulthood, can be referred to as your parenting style. Your style of parenting has a lot to do with how warm and responsive you are to your children, as well as how you articulate your... Continue Reading →

What To Do While You’re Nesting

There comes a time, a few weeks before your sunshine arrives, where you feel an intense urge to be overly productive. You’ve worked your eight-hour shift, and surprisingly you still have tons of energy when you get home. You start to rearrange the nursery, clean the entire house, including the closets. This urge is known... Continue Reading →

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