I’ve never been one to enjoy parties – not when I was in college or even while I was still single. I don’t know if this is a sign of getting older, but somehow, I find baby showers utterly refreshing. There’s something lighter than the air when you go to one.
There's an almost palpable excitement in the atmosphere. And even if you’re not a parent yet, the happiness is contagious almost like you’re the soon-to-be mum!
So as a guest, it’s standard etiquette (and maybe, an unspoken responsibility) to bring something for the couple, the mother or the little one. Sometimes, it can be tough because you still have no idea about the baby’s gender.Continue reading
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-month-old toddler, and I guarantee, it’s both educational and entertaining for your little one.Continue reading
One way of avoiding constant exposure to technology (iPads, TV, and laptops) and keeping kids active is by buying them scooter. For those beyond two years old, it’s impossible for them not to love this.
Whether it’s cruising around the house or the neighborhood, it spells FUN all over. However, you have to be wary of purchasing for younger kids because they may not be fully equipped to handle this gear.
You need to consider their sense of balance and confidence. They MAY have all the skills necessary to ride the scooter, but they could still be confused what to do with it.
But if you do it right, riding will be their way of exercising while learning about coordination and having fun in the process.
You hit multiple birds with one stone. So the question remains: what’s the best scooter for 3-year-old? I specifically mentioned this age because, by the time he’s three, he has developed enough skills to handle toys like this.Continue reading
One of my guilty pleasures nowadays is shopping for clothes and toys for my little boy. Everything just seems so cute and colorful. I admit I wasn’t much of a shopper before becoming a mom, but now, it’s like I want to buy everything.
But the thing is, there are several instances when instead of squealing with delight, my son wouldn’t care that much about his new toy.
Sure, he gets pumped up and excited to see something new but after a while, he discards and ignores it. And well, that’s a big bummer for me.Continue reading
One of the most memorable occasions in your life as a mother is a baby. A baby shower is considered as one of the rights of passages that expectant mothers usually go through. It has both a practical and an emotional purpose.
Emotionally, it allows an expectant mother to bond with her close friends – usually females, although the shower isn’t strictly a women-only affair – and be able to get the moral support that she needs to go through the life-changing occurrence of childbirth.Continue reading