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How to plan a baby shower

Anyone can be a baby shower planner. You just need to make time and be committed, and don’t forget to make it fun! When you are given a solemn responsibility to plan a baby shower for your sister, friend, cousin, or colleague, you know it’s a big deal, …

Baby nursery decor tips

Welcoming a new baby into the family is an exciting and busy period. Naturally, setting up the baby’s nursery is one of the important items on your to-do list. This blog post will give you great nursery decor ideas, as well as some useful, practical tips …

Creating a capsule wardrobe for your baby

Are you ever “surprised” by the amount of clothes your baby has? Does your baby have many clothes that are either worn once or never worn? Do you give away new, unworn baby clothing more times than you care to admit?   If you said yes to …

How to throw a Breakfast at Tiffany’s themed baby shower

Some will say it’s for boys only, but I disagree. Gone are the days of the obligatory pink and white theme for a baby girl shower. The Baby & Co, i.e. Breakfast at Tiffany’s theme will make your baby shower memorable and unique. Most women will …

Making your own baby food

Being a parent can be one of the most wonderful and exciting times of a person’s life. The responsibilities of being a parent can also weigh down quite heavily on one’s shoulders. One of the first things that come to mind when thinking of child care is …

Benefits of puzzles for children

Playing with puzzles as a child may have had a bigger impact on your cognitive development than you might expect. Because puzzles challenge your brain, they have a positive effect on your thought processes and on how you approach challenges and problems in …

Infant car seat vs convertible car seat

Being a first-time mom can be quite daunting. Your new-born is fragile and special precautions need to be taken at all times. Travelling is the biggest mission for moms; after all the roads are a tough place to be in even for adults. When you move around …

Breastfeeding vs. formula

Becoming a parent is nerve racking at best. If you aren’t second guessing every tiny thing you do, those around you are. Just one of these scenarios is that of breastfeeding. What are the advantages of breastfeeding versus formula feeding anyway? …

Your baby in winter

Winter is upon us! The chills leave even the toughest and the bravest with their teeth chattering, so the little ones need that much extra care. Extra measures need to be taken to ensure baby doesn't feel the sting of winter. Here are a couple of tips for …

Cotlands toy drive

Time to swing out of holiday mode and jump straight into 2013. We just wanted to say thank you to all of our users who supported the Cotlands Toy Drive, organised by bob Charity between the 10th and the 23rd of December. (In case you wondered, we at …