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7 Tips for Raising Well-Behaved Kids

Changing diapers, serving dinner and cleaning up are actually the easy parts of being a parent, especially when it comes to teaching our kids how to behave. It’s a never ending struggle that can take years. Here are some tips that will help you raise well-behaved children. 1. Maintain your self-control – Parents who fly off the handle suddenly and [...]

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11 Baby Sleep Myths BUSTED

Throughout my work with babies and their sleep habits, I’ve heard it all. There are some common misconceptions floating around about how babies sleep and how parents should respond. Hopefully this clears some of them up! 1. Myth: My baby doesn’t need her pacifier because she spits it out. Truth: Losing the pacifier has nothing to do with needing it. Don’t get [...]

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Breaking Bad Baby Sleep Habits

When our children are infants, we do everything in our power to help them sleep. Sleep is immeasurably important, so doctors and parenting experts encourage us to coax them to sleep however we can – rocking, swaddling, cuddling, nursing… Over time, our children learn to associate these comforting acts with sleep. The consistency soothes them right into slumber. At some point, [...]

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What to Pack for a Trip to the Beach with Baby

It’s nearly summer! Many of us are planning beach trips. If you have a baby, that means you have to be extra prepared (what else is new, right?). Here are some things you should make sure to pack. 1. A stroller – Do NOT forget this. You won’t want to carry your baby everywhere and your baby won’t want to [...]

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Prioritizing Your Day Around Naps

Naps aren’t just to give mom and dad a break for a couple hours. They’re absolutely important for your child’s development, even if your child is a great night-time sleeper. For a baby under six months, “nap” doesn’t have much meaning. It’s best to let your baby fall asleep as his or her body sees fit. There won’t be a [...]

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How to Settle Your Crying Baby

Every parent has been in this situation before. Your baby just ate. His/her diaper is clean. He/she isn’t cold or hot. They aren’t ill or gassy that you’re aware of. But they’re still crying. You’re grasping for a solution to calm things down. Try these methods. 1. First, relax yourself – You aren’t a failure as a parent because your [...]

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7 Spring Crafts for Rainy Days

Rainy days are par for the course during springtime. When your kids are probably itching to get outside during their free time, but it’s pouring out, you need some ways to occupy them until the weather turns better. Here are some rainy day crafts you should definitely check out. 1. Swinging Nerf Targets If you’re like most families, you’ve got [...]

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6 Spring Cleaning Tips for Your Child’s Room

It’s officially spring time, which means it’s time to open our homes and let in the fresh air. When the weather turns nice, it’s the perfect opportunity to do some deep cleaning. When we think of spring cleaning, we usually worry about public places in our home (like the living room and kitchen) and storage places (like the garage or [...]

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Pink Lining and Baby Elephant Ears Giveaway!

WE'RE TEAMING UP ONCE AGAIN WITH PINK LINING TO OFFER A ANOTHER FUN GIVEAWAY FOR OUR FANS! One lucky winner will receive the beautiful Notting Hill Tote and the new "Woodland Wonder" Baby Elephant Ear. Enter via the Rafflecopter below and don't forget to check out the optional tasks for additional giveaway entries! Giveaway open to [...]

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How to Handle Aggression in Your Toddler

Even the most well behaved children are prone to aggression every once in a while. Toddlers are at an odd age. They know so many things, but they lack the ability to communicate what they want. This frustration turns into anger and then violence. It’s a tough phase for families, but it is a phase. Here’s how to [...]

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