Play Yards

click site When our little one learned to crawl he was around seven months old. We immediately began to think about how to protect him from hurting himself when he crawls. We do not have a lot of things around the house that may hurt him but we wanted to be absolutely certain. Crawling and exploring is very important for a baby’s development so we did not want to restrict his crawling too much. The problem is that nobody can stay next to him 24 hours a day to ensure that he will not crawl somewhere you do not want him to crawl. Continue reading…

Self-soothing Baby

There are so many tips out there about how to sooth your little one. Sometimes it takes a while to figure out which ones work best for your baby. For the first few months my baby boy was very fussy before his bedtime. Every time I put him to bed it took me about one to two hours to calm him down. He was just crying for no apparent reason and could not fall asleep. Continue reading…

Making Homemade Baby Food

When it was time to add solid food to our baby’s meals my husband and I decided that we are going to make our own baby food at home. Sometimes we buy little jars of organic veggie and fruit purée to have them in case we are out of homemade and it is our baby’s mealtime. 90% of the time we give our baby homemade purées though. We always try keep containers of baby’s food in our fridge and freezer. Continue reading…

Establishing your baby’s daytime schedule

You probably already have seen my post about my 5 rules to follow when establishing your baby’s nighttime schedule. It is equally important to establish a daytime schedule.

As soon as we start to change nighttime feedings we should change daytime feedings as well. The more night feedings you skip the more milk you have to add to each feeding during the day because the baby has to have the same amount of milk as before in a 24-hour period. Continue reading…