• Newborn Baby Tips

    Updated: 2014-04-20 02:56:58
    This video shows Newborn Baby Tips using Young Living’s Frankincense Essential Oil for healing the babies belly button and Animal Scents Ointment to relieve …

  • Overdue? My top tip for bringing on labour

    Updated: 2014-04-19 09:00:31
    search Blog Home Advice Centre Shop After Vine 1 Overdue My top tip for bringing on labour Posted on April 19, 2014 by Jo I was overdue with both of my boys . With Oliver , I was a week late . I didn’t really mind too much I had worked right up to 39 weeks with him , so having a bit of extra time was a bonus . My pregnancy had been problem-free and I wasn’t too uncomfortable , so I was happy to leave it to nature to decide when the time was . right With Max , I worked right up to my due date , so again , was pleased to have a bit of extra time to sort things out , batch cook a few meals and generally prepare for his arrival . However , the second pregnancy took its toll a little more in the final stages not sure why , perhaps being 4 years older made a difference I felt heavier , more

  • How to Get a Newborn to Latch

    Updated: 2014-04-19 05:47:50
    This video is featured in Ready, Set, Baby! The Watch and Learn Guide to Your Baby’s First Year. To learn more, go to: http://betterbook.com/baby Board-certi…

  • After Vine #1

    Updated: 2014-04-18 09:00:47
     Moral of the story: stay away from rails ! - David Hello Baby Intern

  • All about activity mats

    Updated: 2014-04-17 09:00:37
    search Blog Home Advice Centre Shop Unhappy baby : Is this teething After Vine 1 All about activity mats Posted on April 17, 2014 by hellobabyblogger They call them activity mats , smart gyms or sometimes even play mats , but what really are they And how do I choose the right one for me Do not fear we have gathered a few hints for you What is it So basically activity mats are soft , puffy , padded , textured coloured mats , packed with loads of activities for your . child What are the benefits Activity mats help with babies’ senses , fine and gross motor development . They are generally great to stimulate your baby and keep them busy , when you are trying to get things done around the house . They are also great , if your child is not too keen on tummy time , as the mat can keeps the

  • Unhappy baby: Is this teething?

    Updated: 2014-04-16 09:00:07
    : search Blog Home Advice Centre Shop Tips Tuesday 4 How to make eating vegetables and fruits fun for kids All about activity mats Unhappy baby : Is this teething Posted on April 16, 2014 by Jo My second son , Max , was a contented little baby , but he did cry a lot in the night when he was younger . For weeks on end , I would be woken with inconsolable sobs as he stood in his cot with his fingers in his mouth , dribble everywhere . Yep the dreaded teething . This went on for a couple of weeks each time , then I seemed to have a few days respite , before it started up again . Sure enough , after each period of unsettled sleep , a new pair of pearly whites would pop through right on . schedule After his molars and canines came through , I was looking forward to more uninterrupted sleep

  • Tips Tuesday #4 – How to make eating vegetables and fruits fun for kids

    Updated: 2014-04-15 09:00:03
    search Blog Home Advice Centre Shop Coping with a colicky baby Unhappy baby : Is this teething Tips Tuesday 4 How to make eating vegetables and fruits fun for kids Posted on April 15, 2014 by hellobabyblogger We all know that eating healthy food sometimes can be a really boring thing for kids . So why not try to make it more fun By creating funny faces and animals out of healthy ingredients some kids might we convinced to add vegetables to their diet It’s as easy as it sounds . Simply use whatever ingredients you fancy to create an artwork for your kids lunch box or . breakfast If you need some inspiration have a look at this quick and easy to make recipe we found for you on the REAL SIMPLE . Blog Ingredients for four faces 2 bagels , split in half 1 2 cup cream cheese about 4 ounces

  • Coping with a colicky baby

    Updated: 2014-04-14 09:10:36
    search Blog Home Advice Centre Shop Surviving long car journeys with babies and toddlers Tips Tuesday 4 How to make eating vegetables and fruits fun for kids Coping with a colicky baby Posted on April 14, 2014 by Jo When Oliver was a newborn , he slept pretty much solidly for the first two weeks . This is a piece of cake I thought . That was until Christmas Eve , when he was exactly three weeks old . He started crying . And crying . And it would not stop . I had gone through the usual baby cry checklist’ no , he wasn’t hungry , wet , hot or cold . Overtired yes , probably but he seemed to be in too much distress to sleep And this continued , on and off , for the next 6-7 weeks . He would cry in the most heartbreakingly distressed fashion , especially during what I dubbed The Witching Hour”

  • Surviving long car journeys with babies and toddlers

    Updated: 2014-04-09 11:36:50
    search Blog Home Advice Centre Shop Tips Tuesday 3 Tips to create an Easter Tree Coping with a colicky baby Surviving long car journeys with babies and toddlers Posted on April 9, 2014 by Jo With the Easter holidays now upon us , many families will be packing their suitcases , ready for a road trip . I’ve travelled a fair bit by car within the UK and abroad and discovered that there are just a few essential items which can help save everyone’s sanity , particularly when travelling long distances . Here are my top 5 : recommendations 1. In-car DVD player If you are travelling by car , then you will be eternally grateful for the babysitting services of Peppa Pig Long car journeys can be very boring for young children and there are only so many rounds of I Spy” that anyone can tolerate . They

  • Tips Tuesday #3 – Tips to create an Easter Tree

    Updated: 2014-04-08 16:15:27
    search Blog Home Advice Centre Shop Fun in the bath tub Surviving long car journeys with babies and toddlers Tips Tuesday 3 Tips to create an Easter Tree Posted on April 8, 2014 by trevorginn Easter is approaching and your kids must be very excited about this day . Egg hunts eating chocolate In order to make them wait and keep them busy what could be better than spending time as a family to create a fancy Easter Tree It is easy to do and will enhance your kids’ creativity 1. Before starting the activity with your kids you will have to get involved by blowing some eggs you can also use paper mache eggs Make a small hole on the narrow top of the egg Make a larger hole at the bottom of the egg 2. Now let’s go for the creative part Brushes , paint , felt-tip pens and imagination are all that

  • Fun in the bath tub

    Updated: 2014-04-05 14:00:40
    search Blog Home Advice Centre Shop Being an older mum Tips Tuesday 3 Tips to create an Easter Tree Fun in the bath tub Posted on April 5, 2014 by hellobabyblogger 4×3 Tips on how to make bath time fun for everybody Splish , splash , I was takin’ a bath , long about a Saturday night , yeah . A rub dub , just relaxin’ in the tub , thinkin’ everythin’ was alright” Bath times can be fun , but let’s be honest with ourselves , it’s not always just sunshine and rainbows . So here are a few tips on how to make them a little more plain sailing 1. Bath time buddies It’s so much more fun to hop into the water if you have a bath buddy beside you . So if you are interest in finding the right addition to your toy collection , have a look at these : fellows The Boon Bath Toy Water Bugs with Net The Swim

  • Being an older mum

    Updated: 2014-04-04 14:00:14
    search Blog Home Advice Centre Shop Routine or relax Fun in the bath tub Being an older mum Posted on April 4, 2014 by Jo Am I an older mum At 39, I am no spring chicken and my own mother will certainly tell you I was pushing my luck having my babies so late But according to the Office of National Statistics , over half of all mothers are over 30 now . So the notion of older mum” is really dying out . Many of my friends had babies in their 40s and without any . complications My sister , on the other hand , had her children when she was in her early twenties . Her girls are now teenagers and she is enjoying a sense of freedom now , in her thirties , which I sometimes envy her for However , there’s no way I would have been ready for kids so young . I met my husband when we were at University

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