More Than a Boo-Boo: Six Signs Your Baby Has a Broken Bone

Babies like exploring and learning about the mysterious world around them, and their insatiable curiosity can often lead to an accident. You cannot start helping your baby feel better until you know what is wrong, so look for these six signs your baby has a broken or fractured bone. Tread Carefully Injures involving the head, […]

3 Rooms to Baby-Proof, and How to Go About It

A baby’s home should be a safe, nurturing place. Unfortunately, there are lots of areas in the typical household that can pose very serious risks to small children. This is especially troubling for homes with children who are old enough to crawl and walk around. It’s so easy to turn your back for five seconds, […]

A Storm is Coming… Prepare for a Baby By Making these Changes to Your Home

A new baby will fundamentally change the home. The baby has specific needs that must be met every day. Parents need to think ahead about safety and convenience. Preparing for a baby should include several changes to the home. Empty Some Closet Space The first change should be to empty one or more closets. Baby […]

Why Won’t My Baby Sleep? Cry From An Exhausted Mother

Your idyllic visions of motherhood bliss may come crashing down around you when you bring home a baby who is beset with congestion, colic or chronic crying. While every baby has “witching hours” and periods of fussiness or crying, nothing can compare to the parental distress that comes when colicky babies cannot be soothed and […]

Baby Sprinkle: Tips for Showering Newborn No. 2

According to tradition, a first baby is celebrated with a shower but not subsequent little ones. However, as with many traditions, this has changed with time and second (and even third or fourth) pregnancies are celebrated with what is known as a “baby sprinkle.” Similar to a baby shower, a sprinkle celebrates the arrival of […]

Organic Cotton and Baby Clothes: What Parents Need to Know

It’s common knowledge that a baby’s skin is far softer and more sensitive than an adults, and in fact, some adults who spend too much time in the sun have skin that take on the appearance of leather. The words “soft as a baby’s bottom” are even used to describe things that are silky smooth […]