precious little ones
1O Decisions for Parents of Newborns: Cord Clamping; Washing, Weighing, Swaddling Immediately v. Kangaroo Care; Prophylactic Eye Ointment; Hepatitis B Vaccine; Hearing Test; Newborn Heel Prick Metabolic Disorders Screen; Vitamin K Injection; Sleeping Arrangements; Artificial Nipples (pacifiers or bottles); Time of Discharge; Circumcision
10 Decisions you will have to make (or will be made for you if you don't know any different) at the birth of your child. Very good for ALL soon-to-be mothers to be informed on!
Pink & Cream Linen Baby Bedding Set. |Pinned from PinTo for iPad|
Probably the most beautiful thing I've ever read ♥
IF I EVER HAVE A LITTLE GIRL: "On my 16th bday, my dad gave me a half heart necklace and kept half of it. My half was attached to my bouquet on my wedding day. At the reception, he surprised us by giving his half to Chris. He literally passed down the responsibility of holding on to my heart." (Tucking this away for our girls. I love this idea...
10 Ways to teach your kids about marriage. ~Sweet Blessings~: Teaching Your Children About Marriage
The 5x5 corner of this little girl’s room was transformed into a dramatic performance stage with a simple removable platform, scalloped cornice and floor-to-ceiling drapery panels. When the drapery is closed it becomes a cozy nook for reading or movie-watching. Soft pinks and icy greens make this an inviting attraction for any glam girl (and all her fab friends).
This is exactly how my parents explained Santa - and it made perfect sense as a kid. There was no let down or crying, just excitement that now that I knew, I got to help participate in the magic of Christmas for my little brothers and other families! I plan on doing the exact same for my boys when they get older.
explaining santa, one day :)
10 actions that kids learn from their parent's marriage.
Valley Oak Nannies- this is a great quote to always remember. It's not about the quantity of their toys. It's about the fun time spent playing with them. Kids will play with a cardboard box if you transform it into a toy train or princess castle. Remember, we aren't baby-sitters. We are helping parents raise a child.
I love this idea...the mother doesn't want a close up of her after delivery yet it captures the essence of the moment perfectly.