When your child naps, it’s a great opportunity to get some much-needed cleaning done, have a nap yourself or just relax on the couch. I love nap time and was always hesitant to ask when do kids stop napping because I never wanted it to happen! The truth is, nothing lasts forever. This is especially true for your child’s nap.
Is it is just too difficult to get your hectic schedule to match up to your hospitals prenatal class calendar? There is now an online childbirth class for you so you don’t have to miss out on all the important information. My friend Hilary has been a Labor and Delivery Nurse for over 15 years and has a free and amazing online prenatal class.
If you have heard it once, you have heard it a thousand times. Bedtime routines are extremely important for everyone throughout all ages and stages of life. That rings true, especially for your children. Lack of sleep isn’t just an issue for busy adults, in fact kids of all ages can fall victim to sleep debt.
It affects both their behavior and development. The truth of the matter is, routines can help to instill healthy sleep habits. Plus, allows for your children to predict what comes next, and minimize the dreaded bedtime battles.
We live in a world where when we want something, we want it now. We are guilty of this as adults, each and every one of us. If we know that we are guilty of this as adults, then how do we expect our children to not follow suit?
Toy Bin Labels can be your best answer if you are struggling to get your kids to help clean up their toys.
Do you ask your kids to start picking up and they look at you like you are speaking a different language?
During the initial few months (and years) of life, your little one’s brain is more like an empty slate – it absorbs and accepts everything that’s written on it. This is exactly why it is extremely important to instill the right habits and engage your kid’s senses in such a way that it encourages more brain connections to form. We want to do our best to raise smart kids.
Do you wonder how to help your child think outside the box? Want to help them to not only be able to answer questions but think of additional questions to ask? As a parent, I am always looking for the best ways to them to become smarter and more intelligent.
Maternity leave is a wonderful time. A time to bond with your new baby, while also being able to enjoy the rest and relaxation needed for you and your body after your labor and delivery.
You got a positive pregnancy test! So exciting. You have told your significant other and you are both excited and nervous. Now, let’s talk about what to do when you find out you’re pregnant. This is a big stage in life where all the preparations can be a big part of the fun.
I remember how excited I was my twins started sleeping through the night. I felt like a mom rock star! Sleep deprivation? Ha! I had conquered bedtime and I was feeling amazing! But, you know how people say not to jinx a good thing? Well, I met my match when my boys turned four months old and hit the wonder weeks. All those nights of lovely sleep? Gone. We were back to square one.
I called my friend, an infant sleep consultant, and cried tears of frustration. I had done everything the books told me to do. I’d swaddled, I’d rocked, I’d nursed, I’d held…and it was like none of that had ever even happened. What had I done wrong? And, more importantly, how could I fix it?