Sleep Safety for Newborns & Babies

  • Babies should sleep on their backs until their first birthday
  • Your baby’s sleeping surface should be firm
  • Never sleep baby on a sofa, couch or armchair
  • Keep soft and loose objects out of baby’s sleep area

How to Swaddle Like a Pro

Written by Cathy Hale on December 10th, 2018

If you haven’t mastered the art of swaddling your baby yet, here are helpful tips from swaddling pros.

Tips to remind baby is in the car

Tips to Remind You Baby’s in the Car

  • When baby is in the car, leave other items in the back, like your phone or briefcase, to help you remember
  • Make it a habit to always open your back door when you park
  • Put diaper bag on front seat to serve as a reminder baby’s in the car
  • Many navigation apps have child alerts to remind you when you reach your destination

How Super Moms Weather Baby’s Evening Fussy Time

Written by Cathy Hale on November 14th, 2018

If your sweet baby is anything but sweet during 4pm-mignight, that’s called the “Witching Hour,” but it doesn’t last forever.

Baby with Fever

Babies + Nighttime Fever

A Crying Baby is a Normal Baby

Written by Cathy Hale on October 12th, 2018

Crying is totally normal in healthy babies as they develop, so why not anticipate the peaks to better soothe those tears.

Foods To Avoid Until 1st Birthday

  • Cow’s milk, soy milk and fruit juice
  • Honey (unpasteurized so it’s also a “no-no”)
  • Hard foods like grapes, nuts, raisins, or raw vegetables are choking hazards
  • Soft foods like gelatins, marshmallows or peanut butter can also be choking hazards
Crafty Keepsakes: 7 Ways to Up-cycle Baby Clothes

Crafty Keepsakes: 7 Ways to Up-cycle Baby Clothes

Written by Cathy Hale on September 17th, 2018

Instead of storing boxes of your baby’s precious clothes, work your own DIY magic to create keepsakes that last for generations.

Babies + Household Hazards

  • Potential drowning dangers in bathrooms include toilets and bathtubs
  • Make sure baby can't reach long cords on window blinds
  • Inspect floor closely for chocking hazards like batteries, coins and small toys
  • Keep baby away from sharp corners on coffee tables
Baby crying due to stuffy nose

Saline Rinse isn’t Just for Sick Days

Written by Cathy Hale on August 20th, 2018

Find out how saline rinse can do wonders for baby’s stuffy nose by moisturizing dry nasal passages and breaking down thick mucus.