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Inhabitots on JustMommies: Squeaky Clean and Green Bathtime Fun for Babies And Tots

By Inhabitots

Every parent knows that a child's bath time ritual means more than just getting clean. There's also plenty of fun to be had while soaking in the suds, with well-designed bath toys that are engaging, entertaining and eco-friendly. Here are some of our top picks of non-toxic tub toys that will keep your
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Top 7 Tips for Traveling with a Baby

By Margaret Wong

As a mom of a one-year-old and a founder of Enrout, a revolutionary alternative lodging search engine, I pretty much live and breathe baby travel everyday! Here are my top seven tips for traveling with a baby: 1) Consider renting a home or apartment that comes with amenities like a crib, play yard, high
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8 Reasons Moms Should Consider Part-Time Cloth Diapering

You’ve seen some adorable cloth diapers and heard all the hype for trying them, but the truth is you’re
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Should Babies and Toddlers Watch Television

By Elizabeth Pantley

So much television programming is aimed at young children. Much of it appears to be educational: teaching the ABCs and life skills. When is it appropriate to introduce a baby to television, and what do parents need to know about this topic? A great deal of research has been done on the effects of television
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Cloth Diapering Basics: Beginner's Guide to Cloth Diapering

By JustMommies staff

Cloth diapering was once a thing of the past. When disposable diapers became readily available, most moms quickly abandoned cloths for the convenience of disposable diapers. However, cloth diapering is not what it used to be and cloths are gaining popularity with moms again. There are several types of
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New Car Seat Guidelines from the AAP & NHTSA

By JustMommies staff

The AAP and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration have recently released new car seat guidelines. The guidelines are no longer based on the type of car seat but instead are based on the child’s age. Both the AAP and the NHTSA are now recommending that parents keep their infants in a rear
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Top Ten Car Seat Tips

By Recaro

Travel safety is important, especially so when young ones are involved. Before you buckle your little one into a car seat, considering the following: Car Seat Tip #1 – Size Matters Size matters. Not all seats are designed for all children (or for all vehicles, for that matter). Make sure that you’re
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Stop the Diaper Changing Battles

By JustMommies staff

By Elizabeth Pantley, Author of Gentle Baby Care Babies are little bundles of energy! They don’t want to lie still to have their diapers changed. They cry, fuss, or even crawl away. A simple issue can turn into a major tug-of-war between parent and baby. Diaper changing as a ritual The position of
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Taking a Road Trip with Your Baby

By Elizabeth Pantley

To Grandmother’s house we go! And you’ll be in the car for five whole hours - how can you make the trip enjoyable with a baby along? Learn about it There’s no question: Marathon car trips with a baby on board take a good amount of planning and organization. But it can be done - and yes, it can
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Pros and Cons to Pacifiers

By Maria T. Pepin

A pacifier is an artificial nipple designed for babies to suck on for comfort. Pacifiers have always been a popular way for parents to soothe their little ones when all else fails. It’s important to understand that your child can become dependant on them rather quickly, so before you pop that binky
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