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Tips for New Moms: Developmental Activities for Babies under Three Months

Tips for New Moms: Developmental Activities for Babies under Three Months

[ 1 ] January 17, 2011 |

Hankie/Ribbon Wave
Materials: Brightly colored scarves or ribbons
Hold the scarf about twelve inches over baby’s head. Bring the fabric closer to baby, then lift it farther away, and bring it down again. Watching the cloth wave back and forth will boost baby’s ability to visually track and focus on objects.

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Top Ten Baby Shower Gifts for the New Mom

Top Ten Baby Shower Gifts for the New Mom

[ 4 ] September 14, 2010 |

10. Birth ball/yoga ball: Not only are yoga balls great for pregnancy (and labor), but they are a wonderful new mom tool. Babies love gentle bouncing, and the yoga ball allows for a much more comfortable and rhythmic bounce. 9. Baby’s calendar or journal: A great way to capture the milestones and special moments of […]

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Tips for New Moms: Ask for Help!

Tips for New Moms: Ask for Help!

[ 1 ] July 15, 2009 |

The first few months of a baby’s life can be quite overwhelming for new parents (and even experienced parents). When supportive friends and family members offer to help, say yes! If no one offers to help, make a point to ask for what you need. Not sure where to tell them to start? Here are […]

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Twice as Nice: The Bumbleride Indie Twin

Twice as Nice: The Bumbleride Indie Twin

[ 0 ] June 24, 2009 |

By Maura Keating Last year, I wrote about my love for the Bumbleride Indie. I might have even raved a little. One year later, I STILL love my Indie, but in case you didn’t guess already . . . we have another on the way and we are starting to see double. Thank goodness, Bumbleride […]

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Today’s Home Work: Darcy Novo Albrecht and Jennifer Ashdown

Today’s Home Work: Darcy Novo Albrecht and Jennifer Ashdown

[ 2 ] June 15, 2009 |

Home Work: Lessons from Work-at-Home Parents. This series of Kidoinfo interviews with parents looks at how they manage to squeeze in work time at home (working for someone else or running their own business) while juggling kids, home life, and childcare (or lack thereof). Today I talked with two moms, Darcy Novo Albrecht (left)  and […]

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Tips for New Moms: Nurturing Your Baby’s Development

Tips for New Moms: Nurturing Your Baby’s Development

[ 0 ] June 10, 2009 |

As new moms we often wonder if we are doing enough to help our baby’s development (among many other mommy worries). There are a number of things we can do to support our newborn’s healthy development, and the good news is that it is not rocket science . . . it includes things we do […]

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Tips for New Moms: Parents as Teachers

Tips for New Moms: Parents as Teachers

[ 1 ] April 29, 2009 |

Isn’t it wonderful when you find FREE activities and community resources that want to support you? The Parents as Teachers (PAT) program is just that – a parent education and family support program serving families throughout pregnancy until their child enters kindergarten. They offer home visits by trained parent educators, parent group meetings, developmental screenings, […]

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Tips for New Moms: Modern Ways to Document your Baby’s “Firsts”

Tips for New Moms: Modern Ways to Document your Baby’s “Firsts”

[ 3 ] February 25, 2009 |

When my brother and I were young, my mother did a fabulous job of writing everything down (and I mean everything…bless her) in our baby books. With a little help from modern technology, there are a number of different methods for documenting your baby’s early milestones. Here are just a few: – Start a blog–Many […]

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