Baby Safe Sleeping – Choosing an Organic Baby Crib MattressCreating an eco-friendly home can be all encompassing, especially when you find out that you are having a baby. A baby brings with it a lot of responsibility, including keeping them safe from chemicals and toxins that are harmful to their health, as well as to the environment.

Finding the right products for your new little one, from the organic baby crib mattress to the best baby care products, is very important. That is why you want to be sure that you take the time to learn more about what is available to find the environmentally and baby friendly things that you are looking for.

Where do you need to start in your search? [Read more…]

sleepless babyAmerican author H. Jackson Brown, Jr. wrote, “Always kiss your children goodnight – even if they’re already asleep.” Easier said than done if you have a sleepless baby!

According to Cry-Sis, a British site for parents of newborns there are no hard and fast rules for how much a baby should sleep (www.cry-sis.org.uk). But it is really rare for a baby to come home from the hospital and begin sleeping through the night right away.

Newborns are used to getting an immediate response to basic needs like nourishment from things like a healthy diet and prenatal vitamins in the womb. So it is only natural that upon birth, they need food and attention more often than an older child. [Read more…]