You might be a little nervous when you first begin, but starting your baby on solid foods can be a lot of fun! If it’s your first time on this adventure, you probably have all kinds of questions. You want to know when your baby will be ready for solid food, what foods to try and what to avoid, and maybe even how to prevent dinner time from turning into a huge mess!
Raising kids is a full time job, and every mom is basically a superwoman. Sometimes things are wonderful, and sometimes it feels like everything is going wrong, but you keep going because you love your kids. You want to be the best mom you can, and you might feel competitive stress to be perfect – but what makes a mom perfect?
Even if you love your child’s long hair, it can sometimes be a pain to maintain. Snarls are inevitable, and kids don’t often have a lot of patience when it comes to detangling them. This post at Alpha Mom has some great tips for keeping your toddler’s hair mostly knot-free! Combing your child’s hair before […]
Everyone expresses judgment of others, usually without even realizing what they’re doing. Mother Melissa Willets has a fantastic story at the Baby Center blog where she admits to judging another mom, only to realize later how wrong she was! Melissa witnessed another mother’s child push her own, and judged the mother’s lack of parenting. Later […]
Every parent wants their kids to grow up to be kind, good-natured adults. Kids are pretty selfish though. Maybe it’s a survival instinct, some biological need to look out for me, myself and I. In any case, if you want your kids to be altruistic it should be taught from a young age.
Teething is not a fun process for babies, and it can be difficult to soothe them when they’re feeling uncomfortable. Before you resort to medication, check out this post by Ruth at Viva Veltoro with five tips to help your little one deal with teething pain. Obviously teething toys are a good idea to have […]
There are a lot of options out there when it comes to baby cribs and bedding, and if you’re expecting you’re probably a little overwhelmed. Let this handy article from Organic Sunshine lead the way with some things to avoid when shopping for a crib or bedding.
Cutting your baby’s nails might give you so much anxiety you start biting your own, but don’t worry! This article at the Pregnant Chicken tells you exactly how it’s done and includes a helpful video (with a very squirmy one year old) to show you! You can use either a rounded scissor or nail clippers, […]
When you have children, well meaning strangers sometimes say some really annoying things (that you probably hear repeatedly). In this article from Better Female, the author recounts five unwarranted comments she’s received from strangers about her two young kids. Not only are they annoying, but they came about when her children were behaving well!
Raising kids is definitely a full time job, and you might find yourself amazed at how much you can accomplish when someone else takes over parenting duties for a while. What is it about taking care of kids that takes up so much time? This article at the Baby Center blog shines some light on […]