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  • 5 Ways Your Touch Improves Your Baby’s Development

    5 Ways Your Touch Improves Your Baby’s Development

    In this day and age, more and more parents are ditching old school ways of parenting and investing more time and effort in practicing something that’s been around for a pretty long time: attachment parenting. What does it mean when you practice attachment parenting? From the key word attachment, it literally means being around more and allowing the baby cling to mom for longer periods of time, even when the baby is not crying or demanding for anything. Older generations usually raise […]

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  • 5 Things To Keep In Mind When Getting A Gift For A Baby’s 1st Birthday

    5 Things To Keep In Mind When Getting A Gift For A Baby’s 1st Birthday

    Surprise! You’ve gotten an invitation to a close friend’s kid’s 1st birthday party. You’re probably excited and committed to go, and yet there’s one problem: What do you get the kid? Many moms resort to buying clothes because they’re the easier choice, but then you realize that the child will already probably be getting a whole pile of clothes from his family members alone and you just want to get something that the child could actually enjoy and play with—like […]

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  • 4 Reasons To Let Your Child Explore The Rough World

    4 Reasons To Let Your Child Explore The Rough World

    As a mother, you’re most likely a little hesitant to let your child explore the unfamiliar world. It’s always hard for us to let go, perhaps because we’ve grown so accustomed to being protective. But when your child reaches the ages 1-3, it gets pretty hard to control them, especially when they start developing their instinct to get to know the world around them. No matter how difficult it is, we really do need to loosen our grips on them […]

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  • 3 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Complain About Your Baby Being “Too Active” (Part 2)

    3 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Complain About Your Baby Being “Too Active” (Part 2)

    (Read the first part HERE.) Just earlier today, my 10-month-old son bumped his head from standing up a little too fast and losing his balance before we even had the chance to remove his bedtime socks. I feel half guilty and half tired, especially since I spend most of my time with him as a work-at-home mom. Then again, as many moms tell me, my kid moving around a LOT is something that I should be very thankful for. As it turns out, my […]

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  • 3 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Complain About Your Baby Being “Too Active” (Part 1)

    3 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Complain About Your Baby Being “Too Active” (Part 1)

    Right at this moment, you’re probably dead tired (and a little impatient) from chasing your little toddler everywhere or keeping your active baby from falling on her head as she practices getting up on her two wobbly feet. However, there are very important reasons why it’s crucial that our little ones are being as active (and sometimes hyperactive) as they are. BENEFITS OF ACTIVE PLAY Active play has a major role in every child’s development and can start as soon […]

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  • 10 Baby Milestones to Watch Out For (Part 2)

    10 Baby Milestones to Watch Out For (Part 2)

    (Read part one HERE.) 6. He can catch or hit a ball. As early as infancy, kids love playing with balls. They’ll push them, throw them, until they learn how to direct and catch it usually by age 2 or 3. Until then, they learn hand-eye coordination so at 2, they can try kicking the ball and then, at 3, catch an easy throw and hit it with something. 7. He can use a fork and spoon. Most one-year-olds can […]

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  • 10 Baby Milestones to Watch Out For (Part 1)

    10 Baby Milestones to Watch Out For (Part 1)

    While babies develop at their own pace, parents can’t help but observe other babies and compare. Studies reveal that children have similar patterns of development, so it’s normal to want to know whether or not your own child is advanced or, at least, up to date like the other kids are. Below are 10 milestones that you can watch out for in order to find out if your child is developing well: 1. He can hold a pencil. By age […]

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  • 10 Home Activity Ideas To Help Avoid Speech Delay (Part 2)

    10 Home Activity Ideas To Help Avoid Speech Delay (Part 2)

    (Read part one HERE.) 6.  Play with a cotton ball and straw.   Exercising your baby’s oral muscles is a good way to help them develop speech. You can use normal household items for this method, just like a cotton and a straw. Put the cotton ball down on the table or on the floor, take a straw & let him blow through it to make a cotton ball move. This will help with the oral muscles needed for speech, plus this is fun […]

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  • 10 Home Activity Ideas To Help Avoid Speech Delay (Part 1)

    10 Home Activity Ideas To Help Avoid Speech Delay (Part 1)

    There is no other feeling in the world that can top the day that you first saw your little bundle of joy all wrapped up in a swaddle blanket, but of course every development that comes after it would also feel like one of the best things in life for every parent. As your child grows bigger, you share and celebrate each milestone that they reach. Then comes the day that they say their first word. “Mommy”, “Daddy” or even […]

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