Many parents dread the prospect of flying with their children.
Spending hour after hour in a confined space with kids that struggle to sit still for barely five minutes is in theory a recipe for disaster – but a little planning can change all that and give your family the freedom to jet off to all manner of exotic places on vacation.
Back in March of this year (when Anneliese was a year and a half old) she was becoming interested in her toddler bed, but she wasn’t quite ready for the big change. She enjoyed pretending to sleep in it, and playing on it. But, whenever I tried to lay her down in the “big girl” bed for the night, she would pop up screaming and run for the door. Obviously she wasn’t ready to give up the security of a crib just yet. Continue reading “Our Transition from Crib to Toddler Bed”
WOW! two years have flown by already, and my precious little bundle of joy has grown into a rambunctious toddler. We just celebrated Anneliese’s second birthday, but it was a little bitter sweet for me. Not only is my baby no longer a baby, but we are far away from our family too. Our families were sweet by calling Anneliese to wish her a Happy Birthday and sent plenty of gifts. Continue reading “Baby’s Second Birthday!”
It is inevitable that at some point or another your baby or toddler is going to get diaper rash. According to Dr. Sears, getting diaper rash is a perfectly normally part of being a baby. There are a number of ways you can treat diaper rash, as well as ways to help your baby or toddler avoid getting diaper rash in the first place.
Since I never struggled with trying to conceive, I don’t really talk about preconception issues here on My Baby Experience. Anneliese was a wonderful unplanned surprise, but I know others who have not been so blessed. Since having Anneliese, I learned that there are many things a woman can do to prepare her body for growing a baby. As Shoshanna Easling says in her book, “there is an art to making babies,” hence the name of the book and DVD set is simply called “Making Babies.”