Author Archives: Nancy Shaw
Author Archives: Nancy Shaw
Picture this out; it’s summer, and you’re out driving with your family. And it’s getting hot inside the car, so you look at your baby safely tucked in the car seat starting to look red and sweaty.
Even in areas where it’s regularly humid, you can never get used to the heat. Mind you; I love sunny days. It always reminds me of fun outdoor outings and of course, beach trips.
But it’s an entirely different story when your kid is likely to suffer from heat exhaustion and even dehydration. Regarding how to keep baby cool in car seat or car seat stroller, it’s a common question from parents.
More often than not, air-conditioning may not be a sufficient solution especially when it’s a long drive under the blazing heat of the sun.
I’ve always wanted to have twin babies. The moment I found out I was pregnant, I wished so hard the doctor will find two little ones in my belly.
I thought it would be awesome to have someone grow up with you, help you reach various milestones or have someone to play along.
Most of my nieces and nephews (and even our neighbours’ children) were already starting kindergarten or in preschool so I was a bit worried that my kids wouldn’t have good company unless they attend daycare.Continue reading
The water table is a fun toy set for kids, especially during the hot summer days. Sand and water tables is a sensory feast for our young ones, and there are other benefits of letting them play with these sets. Having your kids stay cool by playing with their sand and water table is a great way to stave off heat while also nourishing their social skills, cognitive skills, and imagination.
We will go into further detail about the water table’s benefits to young developing minds of children. For now, I would like to guide you into the best water tables available in the market today. This list is compiled by gathering overall customer ratings, first-hand experiences, and quality of the set. So, let’s have our kids splash around in these portable water parks.
Parents would want nothing but the best for their children. I want my kids to have the best possible upbringing, and I have long learned that that doesn’t necessarily mean spending an exuberant amount of cash. One example here is for their toys. Children who are at a considerably young age will undoubtedly need some visual and mental stimulus. This is where toys come in. We have already tackled some fantastic educational toys before but have you heard about the minimalist approach when it comes to children’s toys?
Basically, minimalist toys offer a significantly longer shelf life for kids. Instead of it being a toy that they play for a couple of months and then stash inside their toy box never to be played again, a minimalist toy offers years of playability and enjoyment for children of the appropriate age.
I made a minimalist toy list for you to check out. These toys stand the test of time, and I can attest that these toys are in for the long haul. If you want a toy that offers the best possible entertainment and education for your kids and also wants them to last for over a year, you have come to the right place. Below is the best minimalist toy list for toddlers.
I can be a bit of a germaphobe sometimes which is why I always carry around hand sanitizers, pocket-size alcohol and sanitary wipes.
Working at the hospital, it was often unavoidable to come in contact with bacteria, but hey, at least I was doing something to lessen it.
And when I got pregnant and after I gave birth, I became even more paranoid. You know when other people would say, “Expose your kids to germs sometimes”?
Well, that hardly applies when you’re a parent especially when you’re with a newborn whose immune system is not yet fully functional.
There are those who would say that baby bottles are relatively safe if you just clean them properly and so you only have to sterilise once – at the beginning. I don’t agree with this. It’s always better to be safe than sorry.Continue reading