A humidifier may not be the most exciting thing on your baby registry, but it’s a tool worth having when your little one gets sick. Which one you get will depend on the type of output you want, how often you will use it, and the size of your room.
What are the Benefits of Nursery Humidifiers?
Humidifiers have many benefits. You might want to use one to:
Help baby breathe easier when they have a cough or congested nose.
Add moisture to dry air that can cause itchy or dry skin or dry sinuses an...
There's a reason that rocking chairs have been around for hundreds of years — the rhythm of rocking can be a relaxing lifesaver at the end of a long day when you're trying to get your baby to sleep. Your nursery chair is also a great spot for feedings and somewhere comfortable for you to sit when you're up with a sick kiddo in the middle of the night. And while the nursery rocking chairs on the market today offer a wide range of sizes and styles to fit the needs of modern parents, you'll want...
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When my first son was a toddler, I tried to minimize his screen time. But it turns out, a little screen time can allow you to actually make dinner or load the dishwasher without a small child hanging from your legs. So, my son started watching a few YouTube videos. I liked the videos because they were short and there were educational options, like clips of sloths caring for their young or shows that basically taught him the alphabet. But soon he went down the YouTube rabbit hole—binging on su...
Finding a baby name is hard. Many names come with serious baggage (you don’t want your kid to share a name with the school bully or the mean girl you used to work with). Name decisions are also often made by committee, as you potentially have to get a partner, family and friends—not to mention the internet—to all agree on a name. Sometimes there are also family names, certain letters or other sibling names that factor into the decision.
So, have you been through all the usual baby name list b...
Before I had my first kid, someone said, “You should actually have lots of time during the day after having the baby, because young babies sleep a lot.”
This sounded great. I would be on maternity leave and getting so much done while the baby slept! Perhaps I could write a bestselling romance novel or at least manage to get the dishwasher unloaded from time to time.
Unfortunately, my baby did not live up to this sleep expectation. While my son was somewhat sleepy for the first couple of weeks...
Colorado’s many amenities include hip cities, a thriving craft beer scene, and impressive views of sandstone formations and jagged mountain peaks. Parents don’t have to miss out on trying the local brews as many places have family-friendly atmospheres reminiscent of European beer gardens and pubs. Low-alcohol beers and taster sizes are also often an option, so it’s not hard to enjoy a local beverage on a family outing.
Check out these family-friendly spots in the Centennial State that offer l...
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