Deciding what activities to sign your toddler up for is never an easy decision. First, your toddler is still very young and can't tell you what he wants to learn or actually be interested in. Second, it costs money. You don't want to waste money on an activity your child may not enjoy.
Do you struggle to find everyday learning activities to do with your toddler? I admit, sometimes I do, as I want to play and teach my toddler what he should be doing now, for his milestones. Playtime, of any form is super important but it's nice to implement learning activities for their age. This helps advance their skills. A while ago I found the playfully app. (Not Sponsored). This app is geared for children ages 0-3 months. It lists fun and quick activities to play with your child, based on age. There is a paid version but I use the free one and it still provides plenty of fun!
My little one is 17 months old and we are still going strong with breastfeeding. It's safe to say every mom has a goal of when to stop breastfeeding. For some it's for a few months, 6 months or once baby turns a year. There are many reasons for a mom to stop breastfeeding. Whether it be going back to work, pregnant or maybe just wants her breasts to herself LOL Breastfeeding past a year old was not my goal. I said once he turns one I am done. Well guess what? It was not up to me. My son is still nowhere close to ending breastfeeding and I am 100% ok with this!
Having a newborn is already tough enough. Add breastfeeding to the mix and it becomes a lot harder and MORE exhausting. I decided to nurse my youngest. This was brand new to me as I did not breastfeed my first two sons. Bottle feeding was so much easier than breastfeeding. Why would I want to breastfeed? Well, there are so many benefits to breastfeeding and this time around I had the time to do it. You can read my experience with Breastfeeding vs Formula – My Experience to get a perspective of both! My first 2 sons are both under a year apart. Therefore, I was super overwhelmed and new to parenting, at the time. There are a few stages you go through breastfeeding newborn - 12 months.
Should you take a parent and baby swim class? There are so many questions on mommy and baby swim classes. How old do you have to be? How long are the classes? How to pack and is it worth it. I figured I’d make a post to answer all your questions about mommy and baby swim classes! What to know edition 😆. Ill start by saying, swim classes are definitely worth it!
My little guy will be 14 months next week! I keep thinking of all the baby gadgets I am still using a year later. Depending on what websites you read 14 months is still considered a baby. And some would argue it is toddler age. At a year old my son just got his first tooth and now days later the top tooth is coming in! A late bloomer compared to my first two boys. Here are the top 3 baby gadget must haves, during baby's first year.
Blog #119: There are many things we can still do during this pandemic for fall activities. You may just have to do things with your own family or keep groups smaller than 10 (here in Massachusetts, anyway). Growing up, fall was my least favorite season because the change in temperature. Cold in the morning and [...]
How do you celebrate baby's first birthday? Growing up my mother had birthday parties for my sisters and I every year. My birthday is on New Year’s Eve so there was always a celebration. I however did not keep the tradition for my children. Especially celebrating baby’s first birthday. My tradition is to bake a cake and decorate it. As the they get older the boys pick something they would like to do for their birthday. One year we did indoor skydiving! That was super fun! Anyway, I picked a jungle theme to celebrate my baby’s first birthday!