Baby Massage 101

One of the most natural ways to comfort your baby in times of distress or before bedtime is by giving them a massage. Not to mention the fact it’s free and parents need all the breaks they can get in that department, right? Learning the right way to give your little one a massage can mean more nights of peaceful sleep and days without tears for both baby and mommy.   Massaging your baby on […]

10 Ways to Make Breastfeeding More Comfortable

If you choose to breastfeed your child, it can be a wonderful way to bond with your baby. However, it’s also quite the physical commitment that can take a toll on your body and your schedule. While you’re more than willing to make the sacrifice to give them the best nutrition you can, it’s just as important to take care of yourself so the experience remains meaningful as well.   These 10 ideas can make […]

Using Apple Cider Vinegar to Care for Your Family

When caring for a new baby, you want to know exactly what ingredients are in your personal care and household cleaners. The more natural, the better. Apple cider vinegar is a one-ingredient wonder that can help you replace many of the items in your home that is also safe and non-toxic. If you haven’t picked up a bottle of this amazing vinegar yet, we have plenty of reasons you should. First of all, what makes […]

The Facts on BPA and How to Avoid It

BPA has been in the news a lot lately, raising concern among many parents looking for more information about this chemical that’s been used in the manufacturing of food and childcare products since the 1960s. According to the Food Standards Agency, BPA stands for bisphenol A, a chemical used in the production of epoxy resins used to coat the inside of cans and, most notably, polycarbonate plastics. The purpose of the chemical is to strengthen […]

The Basics of Colic and How to Treat It

Colic can be a frustrating condition for parents that means long days and sleepless nights with a child you just can’t seem to comfort. But what is colic? And how can you get some relief? When your child cries, usually a dirty diaper or a grumbling tummy are to blame. Colic, on the other hand, is classified as a set period, often at the same time each day, when a healthy baby cannot be calmed […]

Are Cloth Diapers Right for Your Family?

There are lots of decisions to make when having a baby, from bigger choices like your birth plan down to the everyday essentials you will use to take care of your little one. The choice between cloth and disposable diapers is one such decision that may not seem major at first, but it will have an impact on your routine once the baby arrives. The cloth diapers available today are so much more than they […]

10 Tips for Making Your Own Baby Food

Making your own baby food is a wonderful way to save money and also have more control over the foods your child eats as they develop. Pre-packaged baby food can contain added sugar, sodium or artificial ingredients and preservatives you may want to stay away from. It may seem overwhelming at first, but making your own baby food is a lot easier than you might think. If you’re looking to ditch the jar and make […]

Breastfeeding Diet Do’s and Dont’s

Making the choice to breastfeed is a profound one and is also a very special way for mother and child to bond in the early months. It’s important to remember how you take care of yourself directly affects your child when you breastfeed. In order to make sure your child is getting the very best of nutrition from you, there are some guidelines to keep in mind. While you don’t have to omit as many […]

How to Use Coconut Oil to Care for Your Baby

Many parents are choosing to go a more natural route these days when it comes to the products they use to care for their new babies. Coconut oil is one of the most popular options and for good reason — it can be used it so many ways! Coconut oil is produced by taking fresh coconuts and pressing them to release the oil. It’s now more available than ever at health food stores, online and […]