Tuesday, June 5, 2012
A common concern for new parents is how to get enough sleep to avoid exhaustion. Some babies are capable of sleeping though the night as early as 6 weeks old, but for many it won’t happen until 4 to 6 months of age. Here are some healthy sleep habits that you can develop early on with your little one to help everyone get more sleep.
Thursday, June 7, 2012
Being a Father (and Mother) is a truly unique experience and a feeling that you can only understand by becoming one. It is filled with the most incredible highs and, unfortunately, sometimes the most incredible lows.
Friday, June 8, 2012
It is much easier to help and give to others than to accept it. I struggle with this every day. Shortly after Garrett’s passing a very sweet lady contacted us from SIDS Resources. She was willing to offer her help and/or some direction for our recently found broken path. I was very skeptical about talking with someone because I believed I could handle this myself. I call it my independence but my husband calls it being stubborn.
Monday, June 11, 2012
This Father’s Day, do something special to show Dad you love him. Here are some ideas we think you’ll enjoy as a family to celebrate dad this year!
Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Need a gift for dad? We're giving away a Father's Day Licensed to Grill Gift Basket on our blog! Just tell us: What will you do to honor your father or your husband this year? Or What is your favorite father's day memory?
Thursday, June 14, 2012
I know it is definitely a cliché to state this, but the most amazing and important job a man can have is to be a father. I thought I had a pretty full and fun life until my little girl was born about 4 1/2 years ago. With her arrival came the realignment of my priorities and I cannot honestly imagine my life before she came around. I became a father later in life, at least compared to my friends. I was 37 when my first and only child was born.
Tuesday, June 19, 2012
Choosing a pediatrician can be very daunting. You likely want a doctor who will answer every one of your questions with patience and understanding, someone who shares similar parenting philosophies as you, and someone you feel cares about you and your kids. The right pediatrician for you may not be the right pediatrician for someone else. Unless you already know someone, where do you start? And what criteria do you use to decide? Here are some helpful tips.
Thursday, June 21, 2012
They say hindsight is 20/20 and that is definitely true with parenting. Your first kid can be pretty overwhelming and just when you think you have everything figured out your baby enters a new phase and you are back to feeling clueless all over again. Here are a few sites that I wish I had known about as a new mom.
Friday, June 22, 2012
The old flip phones are now a thing of the past. Most parents now have an Android or iPhone. And with that, we can access all kinds of useful help. Below is a list of some apps for Moms (and Dads too of course) that we think you’ll love.
Monday, June 25, 2012
Celebrating baby’s first birthday is an important and very fun milestone. To make the occasion special for your little one, consider some of these special traditions:
Tuesday, June 26, 2012
We are lucky to have some beautiful babies modeling for us at HALO! We’d like you to introduce you to Maisy. She’s one of our many favorite HALO babies. In fact, she’s the face of our Halo Crib Notes Blog and is featured on our Halo SleepSack Crib Sets. HALO fans, meet Maisy!
Thursday, June 28, 2012