Category Archives: (0-12 months)

Children Age 0-12 Months

Tips for Raising Healthy Kids

Raising healthy kids isn’t hard. There are also no set rules as to what you have to do to raise healthy kids. There are however, a couple of guidelines that you can follow to make sure your children and staying healthy and fit. Usually when school starts and they get busy, it is important to […]

Swimming With Babies

Being a single mom can be hard, especially with babies. What better way to bond with your child than swimming with your baby? Swimming for babies can be so much fun, for you and the child. You will bond and your child will learn some important skills along the way. With your busy schedule as […]

Why Kids Cry

Kids cry for many reasons and many times it can be hard for mothers to tell why their child is crying. There are, however, psychological reasons that children cry and knowing what they are can really help single mothers identify why their children are crying and what they are trying to communicate to them. One […]

Diaper Bags: How to Be Prepared Without Over-Preparing

A diaper bag holds a lot, but it never seems to hold everything that the single mom feels she needs to have with her when she takes the baby out of the house. At the same time, the bag is always heavy, and when mom is carrying the infant along with the added weight of […]

Soothing Diaper Rash on a Baby’s Bottom

We all know that most babies get rashes on their little bottoms at one time or another before they are potty trained, but that doesn’t make mom feel any better the first time she sees splotches as she takes the diaper off of the baby.  Even if the rash looks bad, if you treat it and the […]

Bonding with the Newborn

Many new moms like to talk about that first moment when she holds her newborn in her arms, and feels the overwhelming love as the instant bond seem to burst her heart open. It’s a feeling she swears she will never forget. But, bonding is different for everyone. It’s a process, and some moms don’t […]

Discipline is Not Punishment

Infants and discipline are two words that don’t seem to go together. How can the pink faced little bundle in your arms smelling sweetly of baby powder possibly misbehave badly enough to warrant any kind of disciplinary action? The single mom knows that a big part of parenting is instilling proper discipline at an early […]

The Truth About Postpartum Depression

Postpartum depression is becoming more and more commonly talked about, which is helping to free thousands of women from the clutches of this emotionally damaging disease. If you are in the first months after giving birth to a new baby, you may struggle with the “baby blues.” This is normal, as your body’s hormone levels […]

Tips for Breast Feeding Moms

Single moms don’t have to give up the breast feeding experience because of a hectic schedule or the need to go back to work. Breast milk can be extracted for the times the single mom isn’t with the infant so that the baby can be fed on schedule. It’s important for the single mom to […]

4 Tips To Get Your Baby To Sleep

Getting your baby to sleep isn’t always easy, and just like your baby, your sleep is a precious commodity. You don’t have a partner to take the red-eye shift when you’ve gone without sleep for too many days in a row. Because of this, getting your baby to sleep through the night becomes an overwhelming […]