Babies don’t have the same sleeping patterns as adults or older kids, and unfortunately, these can be much more sporadic. Quality sleep, however, is just as important for their early development. Sleep with minimal interruptions for most parents constitutes, “sleeping through the night”, and this could range from about 6 to 10 hours. On average from about 6 months old, babies start to achieve this...
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When our babies are born, all we hope for is that they will be healthy and happy. But it’s also true that in the back of our mind we wonder how smart they’re going to be when they grow up. While there are many factors that’ll contribute to your son or daughter’s intelligence later in life, there are often some signs present when they’re younger. In this blog, we’ll take a look at baby intelligence, what you should look for, how you can test their intelligence, and what you can do to push it in the right direction. Who knows, your little bundle of joy might just be the next Albert Einstein!
All parents know that it’s important that their baby sleeps correctly, but the truth of the matter is that although there are “textbook” ways to sleep, it doesn’t always work out that way. Your baby will be unique and have their own sleeping styles. Some of these may be cause for concern, but in reality, most slightly weird sleeping habits are entirely innocent. In this blog, we’ll take a look at some of the more common “strange” sleeping styles, and go through what they could mean.
When our kids were young, we soon fell into a routine of me doing everything and my husband doing nothing. I used to think that by the time I explained something to him, I could have just done it myself plus I didn’t want to have to ask! I wanted him to notice things and take the initiative; which led to him feeling useless and distancing himself and me resenting him for not being a mind-reader!
There are many issues that can affect a newborn baby; some serious, others less so. Tongue tie seems to fall somewhere in the middle of this spectrum. While it can be entirely harmless for some children, others will require surgery in order to correct it (though it should be noted that even in these cases, it’s rarely a serious condition)...
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