June: Five areas of your home to stimulate baby’s learning and development

New parents are often overwhelmed with the amount of “stuff” that comes with having a baby. Without previous experience, it’s hard to know what you NEED and how to use all the contraptions you may get from baby showers. Here’s a quick look around your home and what you can use to stimulate your baby’s development.

Let’s start in the baby’s room. Sleep is important for a baby’s development (and crucial to parents’ sanity). Although a baby sleeps 17 hours a day, it may not feel that way to a new mom/dad. Establishing a good sleeping routine early impacts your child’s future sleeping and overall development. A baby’s sleep problems are not something they will “grow out of”. Good and healthy patterns need to be established early. Read More...