Posts tagged baby books
I don’t believe I’ve ever read a book, watched a television show, a movie, or even had a conversation about raising children that didn’t involve or suggest “maternal guilt.” If it wasn’t spoken, it was intended to be said, and if nobody blamed a mom outright for whatever was wrong, it is always implied. (more…)
One of the most important things we can give our children is a love for reading. How do we do this? We do this by giving our little ones (including babies) every opportunity to discover books.
In our house we keep a large basket filled with colorful, fun, soft cloth books and chunky board books. We keep this basket in our living room where the books can easily be accessed by our baby and toddler throughout the day. It always pleases me when I see one of my children enthralled in a book because I know it is increasing their intelligence and growing their imagination!
When my children were babies I gave them each a soft cloth book of their very own. It was fun to watch my babies explore the books for the first time. Slowly turning pages, slapping the book with their chubby little hands, wide eyed as they discover new colors and pictures! More >
Are you busting out baby’s first swimsuit this 4th of July? You’ll see a look of sheer amazement on her precious face when her tiny feet touch the sand for the first time. Letting your lil’ one splash in the water encourages sensory discovery so your first trip to the beach can be a great chance to stimulate her curiosity and start exploring. Here are a few tips for making your lil one’s first seaside adventure truly nourishing experience.
Exploration from the comfort of your beach blanket: There are so many opportunities for discovering new things on your baby’s first beach trip. Start out from the comfort of your beach blanket.
First, let your baby touch everything to get acquainted with the different textures and sensations. She’ll probably be both confused by and fascinated with sand. Let her move at her pace. Start by placing More >