Archive for May, 2012
Preparing dinner with a toddler crying at your feet and begging to be held isn’t the most pleasant of situations, however is one that you can easily turn around if you know how. Toddlers are known for their temper tantrums, especially when it is time to eat, one of the worst possible moments for a tantrum. So what is a mom to do?
A number of excellent opportunities exist for you to divert your toddler’s attention. Perhaps a few pots and pans and spatulas could be placed to the side for your little one Read the rest of this entry »
One of the things that parents need to get for their baby is clothes. Clothing for newborns can sometimes be expensive, and the baby does not wear the clothes for that long. There are some ways that parents can save money and get plenty of clothes for their baby.
Yard sales are the place to go when you find out that you are pregnant. Start purchasing clothing that will last the entire first year if you can. Clothing at yard sales is usually very inexpensive, and you can sometimes Read the rest of this entry »
Colors, themes, and gender are some things you should take into consideration when creating a cheerful nursery. Next, you can decide how much money you want to spend. Painting the walls of the nursery is a big project that requires a lot of preparation. You might want to choose two colors you can live with for a few years. One can be the main color and the other for an accent wall. You can coordinate with a third color for the trim. Choosing gender neutral colors will be an ideal way to go if you plan Read the rest of this entry »
If you’re currently pregnant, you may be worried about what the future has in store for you. Though pregnancy may seem like it lasts forever, it’s actually the perfect amount of time to prepare for your new baby.
Not sure how to prepare yourself? Continue reading below:
Physically: The first thing you want to do is make sure that you’re staying healthy. Be sure to maintain a healthy weight, eat a healthy diet, and always remember to take your prenatal vitamins daily.
Mentally: Make sure you’re mentally prepared for the baby to come. Understand that your life will Read the rest of this entry »
Becoming pregnant with your first child is exciting, joyful and a little scary. Nothing is more exciting than knowing that in a few months you will meet the little person who will be your little girl or boy. While you can not truly prepare yourself for the change that is about to come, there are a few things you can do to help with the transition from individual to parent.
Either purchase some books on babies first year or borrow from the library. Ask experienced parents which titles they recommend. In Read the rest of this entry »