Tag: babies

  • Awake windows for babies and toddlers
    Awake windows for babies and toddlers

      As a nurse, Ingrid shares the guidelines for how long a baby or toddler should spend awake or asleep. By Ingrid Hanifen Do you know that the most common mistake parents make with their baby’s sleep is keeping the baby up for too long? As parents and caregivers, we assume that a baby will […]

  • Creating a Sleep Environment for Your Baby
    Creating a Sleep Environment for Your Baby

      In this article, Ingrid shares four hacks to improve your baby’s sleep. By Ingrid Hanifen How important is a sleep environment for your baby? Very!  When babies are around 6-8 weeks of age, they can habituate. Habituation in very young infants is a form of self-soothing in which babies block out outside stimuli by […]

  • Parenting with Playfulness and Respect
    Parenting with Playfulness and Respect

    Suzi explains how her childhood experiences led her to discover the concept of respectful parenting and the tools we can use to connect with and understand our children. By Suzi Chaemchang When I became a new mother I asked everyone for advice. I spent hours scrolling social media mum groups and websites seeking the right […]

  • Allergies in Children — Four Things to Bear in Mind
    Allergies in Children — Four Things to Bear in Mind

    Parents often rely on pediatricians to make the final call when identifying and treating allergies in children.  Nonetheless here are a few pointers to keep in mind that could help you understand your child’s conditions better. By The Children’s Center at Bumrungrad International Hospital Raising a child gives parents first-hand experience with health and medical […]

  • Why I Chose Not To Have A Second Child
    Why I Chose Not To Have A Second Child

      Having a second child is one of many life-changing, personal decisions that parents will have to make. But what do you do when practical reasons and biological needs are at odds with each other?  By Suzi Chaemchaeng  You meet a mother with one child and you curiously ask, “do you plan to have another?” […]

  • Preparing for Baby’s First Swimming Lesson
    Preparing for Baby’s First Swimming Lesson

    Gordon Ellard, the founder of Bangkok Dolphins tells us a few steps to keep in mind when enrolling your little one in a swim class. By Gordon Ellard What should I do before enrolling in swim lessons?  Your first baby swimming lesson can be less anxious and stressful if you are prepared.  I would highly […]