Understanding Your Baby’s Personality

You will have an easier time handling your baby if you understand his personality. Unfortunately, it is not always easy to understand a baby’s personality. Babies are complex beings. They don’t express themselves in the same manner as fully grown persons, and that makes it very hard to understand their personalities. Their communication is mainly […]

When Should You Introduce Your Baby to Discipline?

One question that we encounter frequently from new parents is the one as to when babies should be introduced to discipline. It is a difficult question to answer. For as we all know, babies are in a stage where they are supposed to be exploring the world, and trying to figure out what the limits […]

How to Install a Baby Seat in Your Car

Having a welcomed a new baby into your family, you will need to make certain adjustments for him. One of the adjustments you really need to make is that of installing a baby seat in your family car. If you take the trouble to install a baby seat in your family car, you will have […]

When Should You Start Taking Your Baby Out?

One of the questions that new parents struggle with is the one on when they should start taking their new born babies out. Opinion on this matter differs a great deal. There are some people who will tell you that you shouldn’t take your baby out for a whole month from the date when the […]

How to Select a Cot for Your Baby

Babies spend most of their time sleeping. This means that your baby is likely to spend most of his time on his cot. And it therefore makes sense to ensure that you select the best possible cot for your baby: knowing that for quite a few months, that is where he will be spending most […]

Hiring a Nanny for Your Baby

Sometimes, it becomes necessary to hire a nanny, to help you it taking care of your baby. It may be a scenario where, for instance, you have to go back to work (soon after having the baby) – which would necessitate the hiring of a nanny. Or it may be a situation where you simply […]

Giving Your Baby Opportunities to Play With Other Children

If you want your baby to acquire good social skills from an early age, you need to give him opportunities to play with other children. However, that is not as easy as it sounds. As you will soon come to discover, you really have to go out of your way, and use certain (deliberate) strategies, […]

Selecting a Pediatrician for Your Baby

What are some of the important things to consider while selecting a pediatrician for your baby? That is the question we will be attempting to answer in today’s article. We do this knowing that every new parent in today’s world is likely to find herself (or himself) having to select a pediatrician, to be taking […]

Comparing Your Baby With Others

As a parent with a young baby, you will, from time to time, find yourself being tempted to compare your baby with others. This is not something to be ashamed about: it is part of being human. You will, for instance, tend to find yourself being inclined to compare how your baby is doing, compared […]

Preparing a Budget for the Baby

Last week, I had the opportunity to visit a young couple. The young couple are expecting their first baby soon. As we chatted on various issues, the conversation inevitably turned to the baby, who is expected in a month’s time. The eager soon-to-be parents were seeking my advice, on how they should go about preparing […]