Parenting comes with a complete set of topics that one has to excel in. Baby feeding, diaper changing, strolling, managing baby’s sleep, co-sleeping, etc. are a few of the things every parent has wondered about. There isn’t exactly a perfect guide for parenting, but we are here to help you take baby steps for your baby’s growth. Co-sleeping has been associated with many myths, especially because it impacts a child’s brain. Hence we thought of breaking the chain of myths and see what we in store for you. Cosleeping is an important topic to be discussed because when you become parents, you need to know everything about everything, even remotely related to your baby. For this, you read many books, articles and take advice from experienced people, elders, and try to pick the best for your child. Parents sometimes don’t know how long they should wait before giving their baby…

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What is calcium? Calcium (Ca) is most known for being a significant mineral in building bones. The common misunderstanding, however, is the more we ingest calcium, the better our bones become. However, is this true? How do you know if your kid is getting just the right amount of calcium in their bodies? Aside from aiding in building strong bones, calcium is also important for healthy nerves and muscles. In fact, calcium is required by the heart to beat and pump out blood to our organs because it regulates muscle contraction. Consequently, Calcium also regulates blood pressure and even helps in blood clotting. How much calcium is enough? The Institute of Medicine in the United States recommends 700 mg of calcium for toddlers 1 to 3 years old. For children 4 to 8 years old, they recommend 1,000 mg of calcium daily while for 9 to 18 years old, 1,300…

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For parents like us who spend most (if not all) of our time with our children at home, there are times when we feel exhausted with house chores. But we have good news for you! There is a way to level up our parenting skills and teach independence to our kids at the same time! That is by guiding our kids to do toddler-friendly chores that are appropriate to their age. What benefit can our kids reap from this? As Jim Fay of Love and Logic says, “We all need to feel needed and to know that we are making a contribution – even kids.” But they certainly will not feel that way if we don’t give them the opportunity to contribute at home. Aside from this, our kids can learn independence at an early age. This does not mean that they will not need us anymore – it just…

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The pandemic has been compelling us to change our ways – and our kids are no exception. They would still need to go to public places and it is inevitable that they will have to meet people in the future. But we have to help them adapt to the current practices to keep our communities healthy and safe. Here we will share with you some tips on how to teach your kids to cover their mouth when coughing. 1. Tell them why they need to cover their mouth when coughing. Just like adults, kids are more motivated to follow routine instructions when they see the importance of it. No need to use highfalutin words or scientific terminologies that are not helpful in their level of understanding. Just remember to tell them this in ways that they will understand. For example 1: Remember how small cough virus made you sick? Those…

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sleep-train-your-toddler

How have you been these days? Have you felt refreshed after waking up recently? As parents, our physical and mental well-being directly affects our capability to respond well to the needs of our fully-dependent children. To keep our sanity, it might help to sleep train your toddler. Sleep training refers to a set of strategies created by sleep training experts and parents to deliberately adjust their children’s sleep behaviors. The goal of sleep training is to 1) help your child receive the right amount of sleep they need to develop their bodies, and 2) foster a harmonious atmosphere at home where everyone (parents included) are able to wake up the next day feeling refreshed from a good night’s sleep. Does this sound like a dream to you? Let me tell you the truth: IT IS POSSIBLE. Take a look at our tips below to help you start the process to…

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imaginary-friend

Having imaginary friends as a child is common in over 65% of the world’s population. In fact, they are most common and would affect a child’s behavior the most during the ages of 3 to 11 years old. During this time, we might find ourselves confused and at a lost to what we will react to our kid’s actions. But do not fret or worry. It is perfectly fine to ask for answers when we do not know what to do – after all, we are all in a constant journey of parenting with our community of parent-learners. We are with you on this. That is why in this article, we will expand our understanding about this normal phenomenon among children when they are in their creative stage of transferring their thoughts from concrete to abstract. Why does my child have an imaginary friend?  For most kids, imaginative friends serve…

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  If you have become first-time parents recently, you are bound to know both joys and woes of this surreal phase of life. The “fourth trimester” is a real thing, and so is the postpartum anxiety that comes with it. You find yourself sacrificing just about everything to keep your baby healthy, happy, and safe. Daily chores increase multifold even with unconditional support as your baby transforms during these crucial first few months of his or her life. We at BibiLuv keep you in our thoughts while giving life to ideas that could make this tedious but heartwarming time easier. And our excellent baby products can come in handy during these times of distress! 1. Shopping baby products- Our experience with parenting taught us some valuable lessons. Our empathy leads us to think up products that shall stay useful for a long time throughout your baby’s initial growth phase. Being…

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The passing wind caressing the face, slipping out on unknown roads, away with family, road trips are full of fun and are filled with exciting moments. From preparing a list of sights to coming back all drained, road trips are an experience that fills us with love and laughter. Road trips vary in experiences with people. We always have different ways to describe a trip when we go with friends, family, or maybe kids. Road trip with kids sounds lovely when we imagine the sight-see around valleys, or trips to the beach, posing with water. But all those perfect pictures have a lot of chaos behind the scenes. Be it a theme park, visiting family or, just the drive across the country, trips with kids vary from fun-filled moments to tears-rolling moments. We are sure you already know how to make more fun-filling moments, but we have some tips for…

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It may be challenging to feed your toddler. After all, this is the stage when they are the pickiest and when their appetite might slow down. The key is to be creative in your preparation and presentation and to never let them feel like nutrition is a tedious chore. Train them early with these yummy nutrition-packed foods. Vitamin C Vitamin C is known for being a potent antioxidant. It is also essential for strengthening the immune system, repairing tissues, healing the body’s wounds, and building strong bones. Find a way to incorporate oranges, strawberries, lychees, mangoes, potatoes, cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli, spinach and kale into your child’s snacks. Protein Protein is vital for child growth because it repairs tissues in the muscles, skin, organs, blood, hair, and nails. Not only are proteins appetizing to kids, but they also pack extra nutrients. Lean meat and poultry contain iron, zinc, and vitamin B12.…

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Children can be finicky eaters, and while the challenge of getting them to eat healthy can be one that some parents give up on altogether, you might be interested to know that your child’s well-being into adulthood banks on it. Here are 3 benefits to healthy eating in early childhood. Healthy eating stabilizes your little ones’ energy and even out their moods. Excessive sugar in a toddler’s diet can spell trouble for the parents. This can cause mood swings when sugar levels drop and almost-impossible-to-handle-amounts of energy when sugar levels rise. Removing soda and offering candy in moderation in your toddlers’ diet can go a long way. In addition, bad eating habits don’t supply the body with enough nutrients for physical activity: it sets off a chain reaction toward an inactive lifestyle. Healthy eating habits in early childhood are usually carried over into adulthood. The old saying goes, “Old habits…

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