If you haven’t started reading to your little one yet, don’t fret, its never too late to start. Reading with babies and children is a constant learning journey with every word read to them beneficial to their cognitive development. As bub listens to your words, she will creating sound patterns in her mind, working on recollection and memory to understand the words and their meaning, even though she can’t say them just yet.
Board books are the perfect style of book for you to read with your little one, as the books are designed with little hands in mind. As bub grows you will find he can start holding the books himself whilst you read.
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With water being similar to womb conditions, babies tend to be naturally relaxed when it comes to the water and love to splash around in the bath or the pool. Mizzie knows how important water safety is for babies and wanted to share some information about swimming lessons with your baby so that they can get the best start now and develop a healthy relationship with the water and begin learning in a safe controlled environment.
Nobody likes being tired! Think about how we feel after one bad night sleep; grumpy, irritable, a bit foggy, might have a headache, full of yawns reaching for another cup of coffee. When babies lose sleep, it is so hard for them to catch back up nor do they have the luxury of stimulants to see them through till their next nap.
Mizzie wanted to help you and bub through by putting together some information to help everyone in the house get a good night’s rest.
Did you know, that in just the first 12 months your baby is going to triple their birth weight? Yep, their precious little bodies are going to grow at lightning speed thanks to a few well timed growth spurts. During these next 12 months your baby will go through 6 major growth spurts which are going to test our patience a little, particularly if you don’t know why your usually calm baby has turned into a hungry little grizzly bear.
During these growth spurts your baby will likely be hungrier, grumpier and sleep a lot less, making sure that anyone within earshot knows he’s not too happy with life right now.