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With three little ones, it seems like “firsts” are at least a monthly occurrence in our home. Josiah just started walking and little Trinity just started smiling. What happiness that brings on both counts! There’s nothing better than looking down at a sweet little face and seeing it light up with the pure joy of learning something new.
Watching Josiah take his first wobbling steps right around the time he turned a year old was so exciting for everyone involved! The first time I caught him walking, I was cleaning up their room. I heard him let out a belly laugh and looked up just in time to see him stumbling the few steps from one side of his crib to the other. Of course, I immediately called hubby to tell him the exciting news! He was in class and a bit disappointed that he’d missed the milestone, but was able to watch his little 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 >
The holiday season is in full swing, and your mailbox is probably bursting with holiday cards from friends and family. Many parents are eager to show off their newest little addition in the family holiday card photo to share their joy with loved ones and send good tidings and cheer their way. While the traditional photo card never fails to warm the heart, we thought we’d share a couple of fun twists on this annual tradition that take it up a notch and put your baby front and center!
Show and Tell with a Slideshow Thanks to modern technology, you can easily create and share a personalized slideshow for your nearest and dearest at little to no cost. By creating a montage of images taken throughout the year, you’ll get to commemorate your baby’s discoveries and fun family moments, allowing your loved ones to share in the wonderful memories More >
Isn’t it such a neat sight to watch your little one discover something new? As the stay at home mom of two beautiful girls, ages two and four months old, my house is a world of discovery each day! I love watching my daughters’ eyes sparkle when they learn something new. As a parent, it brings a new meaning to life once you’ve seen things through your child’s eyes.
At birth, my youngest daughter was diagnosed with Down Syndrome. Each milestone she surpasses is a celebration for our family. We are so proud of her! Even at just four months old, she amazes me with her strength every day. Her newest discovery is that she has a thumb and that it’s tasty! I’ll never forget the first time I caught her sucking her thumb. Her eyes were as big as saucers, trying to figure out what she had found and how it ended up in her mouth! Whatever it was, you More >
Still can’t decide on the perfect costume for baby’s first Halloween? Last week we shared our Baby Mozart Koala idea, and this week we have another exciting option for you! Everyone loves the colorful Baby Einstein caterpillar and we have a homemade costume trick that’ll transform your little one into the sweet crawling critter.
What You’ll Need:
1 large square red, green, purple and blue colored felt 1 yellow tee-shirt or onesie 1 sheet of butterfly stickers 2 barrette backings Lipstick or rouge Cardboard Scissors Fabric glue Plate Sharpie or fabric marker
- Place a plate on a sheet of felt and trace the plate with your fabric pen. Do this with 3-4 different colored felts
- Cut out the circles and place them aside
- Next take your tot’s yellow tee shirt and lay it on a flat surface once again. Make sure that there are no More >
We’re excited to have Find My Car Seat as this month’s Baby Einstein guest blogger! This month, she discusses her decision to return to work, a step that can be extremely difficult for new parents. Read on to hear about how she handled the separation anxiety with her little one when he went to day care for the first time.
After my first day back to work, I walked into the daycare room to pick up my son, then 16 months old. He saw me and smiled like I never saw him smile before. He reached his arms out to me, and as I picked him up he threw his arms around my head and hugged me tighter than I had ever been hugged before. This was the first time that he had ever hugged me with so much emotion.
Going back to work was a hard decision to make. I wanted so badly to be a stay at home mom and be there for every moment of my son’s life. More >