Baby Merlin Magic Sleepsuit

Transition Baby From Swaddling With Baby Merlin Magic Sleepsuit

About an hour after our son was born, while he was shaking and screaming in his hospital bassinet, we were told he had what is known as an “exaggerated startle reflex.” We didn’t think much of it then, but this single thing about our baby has been the cause of a good portion of our […]

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baby tummy massage

Beginner’s Guide to Baby Massage

Touch is necessary to the development of babies and children. Babies born into environments lacking in physical and emotional  interaction are at a higher risk for developmental and emotional issues later in life. Studies done on children who spent time in orphanages and other attention-deprived environments have shown that kids who had been in orphanages […]

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Sooth and Vibe White Noise Sound Machine Vibrator

Top 10 Sound Machines to Help Baby Get to Sleep and Stay There

Let’s face it. Either we completely misunderstood the person who came up with the phrase “sleep like a baby”, or they had no idea what they were talking about. As new parents, I think we can all say that we sleep like babies, and that is not a good thing. Even worse, if your baby […]

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crying baby

Eight Reasons Babies Cry

Babies don’t have many ways to let us know that they need something. In fact, they only have one: crying. They are hardwired to cry for help and we are hardwired to figure out what they want. We get downright anxious if we can’t figure it out. Parents quickly learn to distinguish the many different […]

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baby shusher set

Baby Shusher, the Soothing Miracle Collection – Review

The Baby Shusher is a sound machine based on one of the 5 S’s from Dr. Harvey Karp’s parenting advice book, Happiest Baby on the Block. It is specifically based on the 3rd S, which is “shush.” This tool has proven invaluable to parents dealing with fussy babies and babies with colic. “Shush” is referring […]

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crying baby

What is colic and is there anything you can do about it?

Having a new baby comes with so many new emotions and responsibilities. New parents, and even seasoned pros, have a new set of life-changing obligations. Feeding, changing, bathing and just generally caring for your new baby can be a challenge in itself, but some babies are a bit more challenging. If you have noticed that […]

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