Babies

Homemade Birth Announcements: Make Your Own Birth Announcements

What better way to announce the birth of your new baby than to make hand decorated birth announcements. These are easy to make and will make your birth announcement special. We have provided a few birth announcement templates for you to print out and decorate. » Read more

Preterm Labor

Preterm labor is a fear of many expectant mothers. Preterm labor is defined as labor that occurs after 20 weeks but before 37 weeks of pregnancy. » Read more

Outdated Parenting Advice: When Your Mother Doesn’t Know Best

Car seats aren’t that important, and we never had booster seats

Breastfeeding and Preemies – What Mothers Should Know

By Irene Zoppi, registered Lactation Consultant and Clinical Education Specialist with Medela

While it is well documented that breastfeeding is the healthiest option for babies, the benefits ring true in an especially critical way for premature infants. » Read more

Babies Understand What Dogs Are Saying?

By JustMommies

LiveScience reports that while babies may not be able to talk at six months, according to a new study, they can understand dogs’ barks.  When a dog barks, according to the study published in the journal Developmental Psychology, babies seem to be able to interpret the doggy emotions behind the bark. » Read more

Make A Baby Footprint Poem

By Pamella Neely A poem with your baby's footprint next to it is a great baby keepsake. Its worth making at least one for yourself and a few to give away to family members. Here's everything you'll need for a beautiful baby foot poem in four easy steps: 1) Find a poem and print it out. » Read more

ABC Baby Scrapbook

By Tracy Ballisager You've seen them before. Adorable ABC baby scrapbooks with that extra special handmade quality satisfy any creative eye. Each page is its own entity, gleaming with color and style, displaying a memory from a child's life. Wouldn't you just love to have your own masterpiece of scrapbooking bliss? Read on to find out how easy it is to make an alphabetical scrapbook. To begin any project such as this, the best place to start is with the general idea or theme. The ABC concept may seem quite simple, but the greatest way to pull it off is to establish a list. » Read more

How to Make a Wrap Style Baby Sling

Make your own baby sling We added pockets to our baby wrap to make an easy, but practical baby sling. Follow the directions below to make your own. » Read more

Ultrasound Wars - Finding Out the Gender of Your Baby

Some couples get very excited about finding out the sex of their baby. Others do not want to find out. Both scenarios have their perks. Finding out your baby’s gender in advance gives you the opportunity to plan a baby nursery and pick out gender specific baby clothes. » Read more

Baby Addiction: Do some people feel like they NEED to keep having babies?

By Tina Payne Bryson, Ph.D.

It’s been hard lately not to follow the story of Nadya Suleman, the single mother who recently gave birth to octuplets (to add to her the six children).  Her story became a major media story and initiated a national discussion about certain parenting issues, especially as they relate to family size. » Read more