If you’re getting tired of picking up Cheerios that have been flung over the highchair tray, feed your older baby directly on the floor.
Rainy day activities to make you and baby smile
Did you know many baby classes give free trials to new families? Many of your local gymnastics studios for kids will offer a free trial experience.
Or you can skip the doll house and just buy furniture and a family. Children can play with them in cardboard boxes, on blankets, or on a small table
Tape quarters or washers to your child’s shoes for homemade tap shoes. We love this idea from Mike, Charlene, and Steve. Make it your own!
If walking away from your baby on the floor feels strange, we feel you. Throw a blanket down for tummy time, and keep your floors as dirty as you want.
Fill the kitchen sink with warm soapy water, plastic cups, utensils, etc. Let your toddler pretend to make something or wash dishes.
If you want to learn a new instrument, baby is a good audience. Alec decided to get a little more serious about playing guitar once Holden was born.
Challenge 12: A fun suggestion from our friend and fellow rookie mom, Rosa, is to pack yourself up and head into the city for an art museum with baby.
Inspired by Parent Hacker Misty, we like to turn baby’s high chair tray into a mini water table for warm weather splashing on hot days.
Ready for another challenge? Take baby to a paint-your-own pottery studio and get footprints made on a tile or frame.
Challenge 1: This is an outing for beginners: go to your favorite coffee/tea venue. You have about five more months to enjoy cafe culture.
After many sessions of Music Together, this is my unpaid love letter to the class that fills the void in my afternoon and my home with music!