December 31, 2007 | Leave a Comment
With the noisemakers, confetti, balloons and fun hats and tiaras, New Year’s Eve is probably the best party around for kids. Unfortunately, by the time the ball drops, many of them are too tuckered out to enjoy it.
Enter an idea from a family in Idaho. They cleverly solved this problem by simply changing time zones, […]
December 28, 2007 | Leave a Comment
Winter can be a magical time for kids, especially after the first snowfall. Unfortunately, like a new toy, winter can lose its luster with many kids. And on top of that, come mid-January, sometimes it’s just too darn cold to go outside and play, anyway.
Here are some easy, yet fun activities that will keep your […]
Babies have a language all their own.
At first, you may not be able to differentiate between the cries: Does your baby need a clean diaper? Does your baby’s tummy hurt? Is your baby simply bored?
Learning how your baby communicates will take time. But no matter how well-versed you become at baby babble, there will be times […]
Bathing your baby for the first time is a precious moment, but can also be accompanied by a bit of anxiety. Here are some tips to get your feet wet…so to speak.
Wait until the time is right. Do not immerse your baby in water until after the umbilical cord has fallen off and/or the circumcision […]
How to recognize and treat frostbite.
What is frostbite?
Frostbite can be a very serious condition. It occurs when the skin and outer tissues become frozen and most commonly affects the extremities – the fingers, toes, ears and nose. Kids are more susceptible to frostbite because they lose heat faster than adults and they’re a little more […]
Keep them toasty in smart fabrics & lots of layers.
The youngest and oldest among us are most susceptible to the effects of inclement weather. From hypothermia to frostbite, winter’s chill can cause serious harm.
Here are some tips to keep your young ones warm and toasty all season long:
A good rule of thumb is to dress children […]
December 6, 2007 | Leave a Comment
When you have a new baby, you probably don’t want to travel for the holidays, nor do you want to host large affairs with extended family. Most of your friends and relatives will realize this and understand.
So how do you commemorate your baby’s first Christmas in a low-key but meaningful way?
Record everything. You baby won’t […]
Christmas is a wonderful time for kids and when they are old enough to understand it, you may want to bring Santa Claus into the picture. But what’s the best way to go about it so that you can create a meaningful tradition really make your little ones believe in the magic of Santa?
Take them […]