Month: September 2020

Cheerful daddy playing with cute baby son in kitchen
Parenting

How To Help Your Baby To Start Talking

The two must-haves for building your baby’s speech are a quiet environment and your undivided attention – hard to achieve in this day and age. Of course, any baby who is around people will learn to talk anyway, but if you want to help yours develop vocabulary faster, here’s how: Set a regular talk time

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Mother calming her crying baby boy
Parenting

10 Things to Try When Your Baby Won’t Nap

Babies can be fickle nappers, but they all need them – about three hours’ worth until they are nine months’ old. A baby who won’t nap can be of endless frustration to a tired mama. Ideally, your baby would nap peacefully and without issue in his crib. But we all know sometimes babies have different ideas,

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Unrecognizable mother holding crying newborn baby girl
Parenting

10 Tips to Calm Your Crying Baby

One of the most frustrating challenges a new parent faces is soothing her crying baby, especially one who has been recently fed, changed, and loved. Luckily, the members of our community have been there and done that. Here are their top ten ways to help a crying newborn baby calm down. 1. Make a Baby

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Parenting

9 Tips for Breastfeeding After a C-Section

Recovering from birth is never easy, but C-section recoveries can be especially difficult. Nearly one third of pregnancies end in a C-section. So whether you’re expecting one or not, or have already had your baby, try these 9 tips to make sure you develop a beautiful nursing relationship from the start. 1. Be Prepared Whether

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Expectant woman having contractions and doing breathing exercises
Pregnancy

Are My Organs Are Getting Squashed During Pregnancy?

Are you short of breath? Does your bladder seem to be the size of a thimble? When you get in bed at night, does your stomach acid sometimes end up in your throat? (Yuck.) A lot of pregnancy symptoms can be blamed on hormonal changes, but a good number of them are also the direct

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Woman having a cup of herbal tea
Parenting

8 Helpful Beverages for Breastfeeding Moms

To keep your breast milk supply up it’s important to stay hydrated—and breastfeeding can make you really thirsty. Which means you’re going to need to be sipping something most of the day. And though pure water is best, it can get a bit dull. Here are some flavorful options to keep your breast milk and mood

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Bright plastic colorful basket with toy fruits and vegetables outdoors on sunny summer day
Baby Gear

10 Best Outdoor Toys for Your Baby

With summer in full swing, you’re likely spending a lot more time outdoors. Check out the 10 best ways to keep baby busy outside, whether you’re beneath the shade, at the pool, or on the beach. Is your little one getting bigger? 1. Sort, Stack, Nest, Repeat You’ll be amazed at the hours of fascination

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Cool young boy posing
Baby Names

25 Unique Beautiful Boy Names

Are you on the hunt for a unique boy name? When it comes to boys names, a lot of parents stick with the classics that’s why William, James, and Michael have been among the top boys names for what seems like forever. And then there are the trendy baby boy names like Noah, Aiden, and

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a baby dressed warmly while sitting in snow
Parenting

10 Helpful Tips for Dressing Baby for Winter

Dressing babies for a chilly winter day can be tricky—after all, they can’t tell you if they’re comfortable, and we moms have a tendency to overdo it, rather than skimp, on the warm clothes. Here are some tips on how to dress that tiny baby of yours in the “just right” spot between too hot

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Loving father washing hair of his adorable newborn daughter
Parenting

8 Ways to Moisturize Baby’s Hair & Avoid Dry Hair

African-American moms are often concerned about keeping baby’s hair soft. For example, Milkmomma014 from the Mom365 Community group Chocolate Mommies says: “My 3.5 mo old has very dry hair. I have been using jojoba oil ad safflower oil in it but I am curious to know what other mommies use.” Many moms chimed in–we’ve gathered

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