Author Archives: Nancy Shaw
Author Archives: Nancy Shaw
Welcoming a new addition to a family is an exciting time. Friends and family (as well as parents) spend months collecting items that the little one will need. There is nothing more fun than selecting baby clothes and a layette for the nursery.
While the gifts for the baby are always appreciated, we would like to give you some suggestions for non-traditional gifts that are sure to go over in a big way. In this post, we will give you some tips on baby shower gifts that may not be on everyone's list.
Babies’ clingy phases can be tricky. As mothers, we do not mind being needed every now and then. We actually welcome the cuddles and snuggle time. But oftentimes, having a clingy baby makes things difficult, especially when we are unable to get necessary tasks done.
Often we wonder when this phase will end as we try to figure out what started it in the first place, walking the fine line between being over-attentive and absent. What can we do to help our babies learn independence and help them through this difficult stage?
Playthings don’t have to be expensive as long as they’re appropriate for the age. Always look beyond what it is fun (although that’s also important) and try to think how your kid can benefit from it.
So here, I gathered the 15 best toys for 18-24 month old toddler, and I guarantee, it’s both educational and entertaining for your little one.
There are so many ways you can choose in order to introduce nutritious foods to your child. One of the most effective means is by making fruit and vegetable smoothies for kids.
It’s delicious and depending on the ingredients; it can contain antioxidants, vitamins, and various nutrients. On the plus side, they’ll never get bored because you can experiment by mixing and matching whatever is available in your pantry.
It’s so healthy that everyone in the family can drink them. You can incorporate more than five varieties in one glass alone.
And it doesn’t take too much time and effort to make it.Continue reading
If you’re planning on introducing the super-food black beans to your baby, read on to know more about its nutritional facts and also some recipes.
You know, I never thought I was a domestic goddess until I became a mother. Admittedly, my husband is a better cook than me, and he can do without recipe books and guides.
As for me, I need specific instructions with the exact amount of ingredients necessary and yes, I follow the directions religiously.
But to be fair, cooking for my little one isn’t as stressful as compared to preparing meals for adults. For one, it’s not very complicated – even if you don’t know what the cooking terms 'poach' or 'scald' means, you’re still ready to go.
If you want variety in your child’s meals, you might like to try the black beans baby food.Continue reading