Using Music To Calm Your Baby

Written by JT

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Besidesrepparttar music that you yourself can introduce your baby to, there are hundreds of CDs onrepparttar 142258 market today that are filled with baby songs and lullabies. Atrepparttar 142259 end ofrepparttar 142260 day you may want to play a CD of quiet baby songs that have a slower beat. There are so many CDs for you to choose from that you will have a hard time making up your mind. Choose something that interests you. Many baby CDs will have lullabies and faster beat songs onrepparttar 142261 same CD.

Playing music has other benefits besides soothing your fussy, crying baby. These benefits include:

- Babies are introduced to musical sounds. - Music enhances your baby's behavior and cognitive skills. - Relieves stress forrepparttar 142262 entire family. - Will stimulate curiosity and an interest in music.

Take time to find a variety of music CDs for your baby to listen to. You'll soon notice which music your baby is most drawn to and can use that music when he is particularly fussy or is crying.

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Got substance...with your child?

Written by Lesley Spencer

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• Ice Cream Fun – Make your own or go out for ice cream and enjoy discussing events and people in your kid’s lives. Ask about their day. What was fun or what was hard about their day. • Girl’s Manicure or Pedicure Fun – Most girls enjoy pampering so mom and daughters get out some nail polish and have some fun or head to a salon and get pampered. • Boys and Balls. Get outrepparttar football, baseball or basketball and use this time to engage your son and enter into his world throughrepparttar 142178 love of sports (or whatever hobby he or she may have). • Mission Trips – My 10-year-old daughter and I participated in a mission trip to Mexico this year. It was a great bonding experience and a great way to more fully appreciaterepparttar 142179 many blessings in our lives. (You can learn about available mission trips by searchingrepparttar 142180 Internet.) • Family Camp – Probablyrepparttar 142181 most powerful bonding experience I have had with my kids is family camp. This is our fourth year to go to family camp and it isrepparttar 142182 most anticipated and enjoyed event ofrepparttar 142183 year for my kids. The camp we go to well balanced with focused time with God and Bible lessons, family time, couple or individual time and group fellowship time. There is no shortage of fun, adventure and relaxation. I can think of no better experience for families than to spend a week growing spiritually and bonding as a family.

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