Bringing home your brand-new bundle is one of the most joyful things you’ll ever do in your home. To prepare, you’ve got to make sure your space is ready for this all-consuming new addition, now and when she grows into an energetic toddler and beyond. Your space should be safe, comfortable and hospitable to sleep from the minute new baby comes home.
Every individual has certain ambitions and plans that he has planned for his life. However, just as you turn into a parent, all of your priorities shift towards the well-being and the happiness of your child. Once you become a parent, you have to take care of all his needs and wishes. Birthdays are always a time of joy particularly for a child, whereas for the parents, a week before the birthday of their child is one of the most stressful time that they can come across. Whether it is the birthday cake delivery or organizing the perfect list of return gifts, it is completely up to the parents to make sure that the birthday party of their child is a hit. While organizing the party may not be that difficult for you but finding the perfect gift is something that requires utter attention on your part. Most of the times children might tell you on their own what they are expecting to form you as a birthday gift but if they do not do as here is a list of detailed pointers comprising of 7 amazing birthday gift ideas for your little munchkin. Read on in order to plunge right into the details.
A baby in the family is such a big source of joy, but we all know that they can be a handful. The effort becomes doubled when you need to take them on a trip, whether it’s for a regular checkup with their pediatrician, a quick weekend getaway or for a long vacation abroad. You have to make sure that everything the baby needs is packed and easily accessible at a moment’s notice before that little bundle of joy starts throwing a tantrum. For this, you need to have the best backpack to use as a diaper bag.
Infants and children need emotional, physical, and social interactions to develop and grow. Creating a warm, safe, and conducive environment that helps stimulate learning is necessary. Psychologists believe that creating a room that is ideal for learning while being a safe space is excellent for the intellectual and emotional stability of the child. Since the first five years of a child are crucial for future development, providing colours, shapes, and a child-friendly environment is necessary for proper functioning and organisation.
Becoming a parent means that you will need to prioritize your newborn’s safety. The situation might seem simple, but once the baby starts to grow and learn, you will find that there are a lot of challenges in ensuring safety.
If you are not confident in your skills, and lack the necessary experience, take a proactive approach and read the tips below.
Newborn sleep is one of the three primary things that every new parent is concerned about (or should be concerned) when they have a baby. The other two being the feedings and hygiene. It will take you several months to know and understand the sleeping needs of your child. Further, the most challenging part is that these needs are always evolving.
If you have recently found out that you are pregnant, you are probably experiencing a wide range of emotions right now. Feelings of excitement one minute to apprehension the next can make it difficult to focus on the things that you may want or need to do during your pregnancy. To make it easier for you, we’ve put together a list of some of the things you should do when you find out you are pregnant.
Contact your doctor
If you have taken a test and know that you are in the early stages of pregnancy, you don’t need to contact your doctor straight away, but it’s a good idea to get in touch with them at some point. They will do some routine checks and arrange for the necessary 12-week scan to take place.
Making a list of any questions you might have for your G.P will help to put your mind at rest and alleviate any concerns you may have.
Globally, approximately 130 million new babies are born each year. There are several reasons you may be considering having a child. Some people feel pressured to do so by their parents. Others enjoy children and want to focus on raising a family. Whatever your reasons for considering expanding your family, there are some essential things to consider to ensure you’re ready for a new baby.
When your little one first gets on the move, it’s time to start thinking about baby proofing their environment to make sure that your home is a safe place for them, and to give your family some peace of mind. A few small changes can make a big difference to how “baby proof” your home is, and it’s worth re-checking now and then as they grow, as baby gets bigger and develops more skills suddenly they are able to reach into places that they couldn’t yesterday!
Here are a few pointers to check for when baby proofing your home.
Congratulations on your new baby! There are so many things to think about when it comes to preparing your home, and we’ve collected a list of what we think is top priority. The following items are our top picks to bring home before the baby arrives:
Big Little Tent Festival was created last year during lockdown, since we aren’t able to be out there exploring just now, Caravan Club came up with this idea to allow families to have fun and continue the excitement of camping at home. The festival aims to bring the great outdoors to you – in the […]
Sink or float is one of the most popular classic science experiments for kids. It’s so easy to set up, and a great way to introduce them to basic experiments at home. This fun twist on the classic experiment uses surprise eggs to add another element of fun to the activity. This sink or float […]
Every child is different, and with these varied personalities and interests you will need different toys to best keep your child occupied and entertained. Recently, I was having this discussion with one of my mum groups about which toys are most used by our 4 year olds these days and it was really interesting to […]
Kaleidoscope Have fun making this Kaleidoscope craft with the kids. This simple kaleidoscope works best when it is held up to the light. Move the tube around to see the pretty colours, glitter and sequins dance around. What is a Kaleidoscope? A kaleidoscope (/kəˈlaɪdəskoʊp/) is an optical instrument with two or more reflecting surfaces tilted […]
We have all been stuck indoors for a while so it is always good to have some ideas of how to keep the little ones entertained during lockdown. We still have only a few months to go until things go back to normal – hopefully – so read on to get some inspiration. Anna and […]
It’s fantastic to see World Book Day grow year on year, teaching children about the joys of reading in a fun and playful way and getting them to engage with characters and literature is an amazing idea and it’s fantastic it has become so successful here in the UK. Truly highlighting the joys of reading […]
If you are a parent and like me struggles to come up with ideas to keep the little ones entertained read on. To be honest I think even the most creative parents are running out of options of what to do with the kids after all these lockdowns and time off school. It is hard […]