Best Homemade Baby Food Recipes: From Purees to Finger Foods

Homemade baby foodThere are tons of baby food options at the stores these days. Why should you even bother to cook your own, right?

While the reasons for making homemade baby food differ from one mom to another, I think we can all agree that we all try our best when it comes to feeding our children.

Whether you feed your baby homemade baby food every day or only have time to do so on the weekends, you’ll find easy and healthy recipes here. Continue Reading

10 Ways to Prevent Your Baby from Becoming a “Picky Eater”

New parent advice: How not to raise a picky eater!Most parents would like to establish healthy eating habits for their children. We all know that feeding them pizza and chicken nuggets is not good for them. But we often hear, “He is such a picky eater, he won’t eat anything else!”  Scary, right?

Every child has a potential to become a picky eater.

The good news is you can prevent this from happening in your family.

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Educational Baby Toys: The Complete List of the Best Toys For Your Baby

Educational Baby ToysAre you looking for truly educational toys?

Not the ones that the toy companies’ marketing experts try to force on you, but toys that your baby can actually benefit and learn from?

Look no more!

As a mom with a background in child development and psychology, I would like to help you today to understand what baby play really looks like and what toys are truly educational and age appropriate.

Hint: They don’t require batteries!

I also created a list of toys ordered by age groups from newborns to 12-month-olds.

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Early Language Development: A Complete Guide [with activities]

Early speech developmentChildren know a lot about language long before they say their first word. Therefore speech and language delays can, in many cases, be prevented with the right kind of interaction.

But first, we need to understand the basic characteristics of early speech and language development.

Read to find out exactly how your baby is acquiring language during the first year of life. And what can you do to help her out!

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6 Amazing Benefits of Reading to Babies: Raising readers right from the start

Benefits of reading to babies are way too wonderful to be ignored. Learn more and then pick a book and read to your little one!Are you ready to give your baby a head start? 

Forget technology, the latest apps or overpriced classes.

Instead consider the one, most educational, and simplest activity a parent and a child can engage in together.

Yes, you guessed it right. It is reading.

I will take you on a journey of discovery that will make you want to pick up a book (any book nearby) and read to your baby right away.

We will go through six major benefits of reading to babies supported by science and educators from around the world.

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22 Places to Go with Babies: Fresh Ideas for You to Enjoy

Discover fun places to go with babies! Then pack some snacks and head out for an adventure with your little one!Do you feel like you are stuck at home with your baby ALL THE TIME? Like everybody else seems to be having so much fun, right?

I certainly did during the first few months of motherhood!

The thing is, sometimes we just don’t want to take the little ones anywhere.

We worry about everything that could happen. What if they need to nurse, to sleep, etc.? And diaper changing in public restrooms is a turn off on its own.

Therefore, I offer you a bit of encouragement and plenty of ideas to simply head out and have some fun. Continue Reading