Posts Tagged: Infant

Book Recommendations (10-18 Months Old)

Why did I choose these books? These books follow the 5 rules for choosing an appropriate book for infants.  Also, they are tested and approved by my rambunctious son! Now, between 10 and 18 months, is the time to start adding books to your library with educational value.  Choose books that introduce body parts, letters,

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Baby One-Piece Gallery

Below are the baby one-piece products I’ve sold in my Etsy shop.  Not only do I create custom banners, signs, and a variety of other paper products for your event, but I also offer very affordable templates for the DIY crowd.  If you like what you see, head on over and check it out! For FREE

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Best Age-Appropriate Toys For 10 to 12-Month-Olds

By now, your baby has probably already mastered standing up at the coffee table, climbing up the stairs, racing around the house on her little knees, and possibly crawling on and off of the couch.  Your baby is everywhere and into everything!  Your baby is also probably starting to resemble an active, inquisitive, observant toddler

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Best Age-Appropriate Toys For 7 to 9-Month-Olds

By seven months old, your baby will be sitting on his own if he isn’t already cruising around the house at lightning speed.  Who knew those little knees could move so fast?  When baby reaches that point of mobility, everything in the house becomes a toy.  And that can be a good thing.  Babies need

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Ulubulu Innovative Baby Products Review and Giveaway!

When I was contacted by Ulubulu to try out some of their products, including their personalized pacifiers, I was super ecstatic for three reasons.  One, I had seen in magazines other companies that made personalized pacifiers and always thought they were adorable.  I especially loved the “Mute Button” idea.  So, the wonderful people at Ulubulu sent

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Grocery Shopping With a Baby

I was inspired to write this post by The Leaking Boob‘s post “What the Heck Do You Do With a Baby When Grocery Shopping?”  Please, go check her out!  I replied to her post, but wanted to share what I had to say with my bloggers.  So, some of this is a rehash of my

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Sometimes you just have to let them cry for them to ever learn…

I’ve often wondered why babies are designed to drive their mothers to the breaking point.  “Why, oh, why won’t he stop fussing and crying?” I often found myself asking.  But, I think I’ve figured it out. My son would sit there with his toys surrounding him, and if something would roll just out of reach

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Baby Proofing Your Home

My son is 6 months old and started creeping around the house.  He’ll lay on his stomach and push himself backwards and around in circles.  And he’s fast!  I put him on his back on his play gym while I was getting dressed, and in the minute or two it took me to fully clothe,

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Diaper Bag Themed Gift Basket for Baby Showers

Here are some items you can throw together to create a “Diaper Bag” Themed Gift Basket!!   The Container: You can go with one of these containers or a traditional gift bag, but why not put everything in an actual diaper bag?  Here are some awesome (and surprisingly cheap!) options: Diaper Bags for $25 or

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Teaching Baby to Sit On His/Her Own

Today is a glorious day in the life of my son!  He is just a few days shy of his 6-month-old birthday, but he sat up all on his own today and played with his toys for thirty minutes!  I only had to catch him a few times when he lunged for a toy out

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