Some people call the first few weeks of life “the fourth trimester”—your newborn is adjusting to life outside the womb. Swaddling can help your baby from getting overstimulated by his own jerky limbs. If you decide to swadd... Read more
Decades of research show that time spent looking at high contrast images is important for a baby’s cognitive development. Until about the fifth month, babies use their eyes as the primary source for information about the world and how it works.
Montessori is all about tapping into a child’s natural inclination to learn. The classic toys that Montessori methods inspire are favorites of ours for this reason. Here are 11 of the best Montessori toys for a baby's first year, along with some tips on how to use... Read more
The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends supervised tummy time starting in your baby’s first week. Some babies are good with it, but alas, it is not a happy time for others. Check out these ideas for how to do tummy time if your baby isn’t loving it on the ... Read more
Your floppy, delicious-smelling baby is fed, rested, and alert. But what are you supposed to do with him? Here are some easy ideas for your baby’s first “playtimes."