Author: thebabyspotca

When To Teach Your Child A Second Language

As parents, as soon as we have our baby, we jump into the joy of parenting. Everyone can agree that time goes by so quickly and our sleeping little infant is now a bustling little crawler. We try to teach them as quickly as possible everything they need to learn, including language. However, when is an appropriate time to teach a second language? We may want to pass down the language of our culture but we do not want to overwhelm the child and have the child confusing two languages. Teaching your child your culture’s second language or enrolling...

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Product Review: Everything Aden and Anais!

Aden & Anais I have to start by saying I am absolutly in love with everything from Aden & Anais! They offer a full line of cotton muslin swaddle blankets (that they are famous for) along with sleep sacs, towel and washcloth sets, dream blankets, issie security blankets and a full line of body care. Raegan Moya-Jones is the brillant women behind this product a Australian born, who has grown up knowing  that mothers in Aussie land swaddled their baby in muslin cotton. Desitpe the hot temperatures babies were always comfortable in this muslin because this material is so breatheable but can also...

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Pass The Etiquette Please: Miscarriage & Stillbirth

  By: Alicia Arseneault This is the first of a series of “Pass The Etiquette Please” articles featuring Alicia Arsenault. We’ve all been there. You know “that time” where you’ve said something to someone going through a difficult situation and then you wished you had the proverbial shoe or a small boat to shove down your throat? If you can’t relate, you’re the exception; let’s face it, most of us can.  It’s natural for us to want to say something profound and meaningful when someone we care about is going through a tough time. We want to say something...

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Cupcakes

  By: Katherine Vooys The Clean Green Vegan Machine Chocolate Peanut Butter Cupcakes Cupcake: Ingredients: 1 cup coconut milk 1/2 cup sugar 1/3 cup canola oil 1.5 tsp apple cider vinegar 1 tsp vanilla 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/3 cup organic cacao powder 3/4 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp baking powder Dash of salt Preparation: Preheat the oven to 350 F. Line a 12-cup muffin tin with cupcake liners and set aside. In a large mixing bowl, mix coconut milk, sugar, canola oil, vinegar, and vanilla. In another bowl, sift together the flour, cacao powder, baking soda, baking powder...

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Baby Shower For Your Second Baby?

Many years ago, having a baby shower for your second baby was considered taboo. Mothers received a baby shower to help with the expense of becoming a new parent. Recently, we have been seeing families hosting baby showers for their second and third children. Why has this trend picked up substantially in the last few years? weighs in. The Meaning Of A Baby Shower Has Changed… It’s true that a baby shower is to celebrate a new Mommy having her little bundle of joy. Friends and family get together to give the new mom to be a day to...

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