Linda Jenkinson

Written by Traveling With Babies

If you start traveling with your little one slowly and plan wisely, both you and baby will enjoy first-class comfort. If you begin with baby steps, you’ll find that you and your little one will soon be able to walk, ride, or fly inrepparttar fast lane.

Day Trips

Introduce baby to travel starting with a few day-trips to a local relative or friend. Basic equipment will be a packed diaper bag, a stroller or pram (if you’ll spend some time outdoors), and a car seat. Most modern car seats easily detach and convert into a baby carrier.

Be sure to pack your diaper bag with a diaper for each two hours you intend to be away from home. Pack 2 nipples for each bottle you pack, two to three receiving blankets, and an extra change of clothing for baby and an extra shirt for you. Cut down on diaper bag weight and keep things easy to find by using Ziploc bags to pack extras like nipples, wipes, and pacifiers. Pack one large, empty Ziploc for soiled items.


For baby’s first overnight trip, you’ll need to extend your day-trip plan with a couple of extra receiving blankets and extra sets of clothing for baby. Even if your overnight trip is to Grandma’s house, remember that nighttime sounds and perceptions may be different from those during daytime hours. A good pram with wheel locks can double as a bassinet, helping baby feel right at home and enabling everyone to sleep more comfortably throughrepparttar 140994 night.

If overnight travel is a frequent part of your regular routine, consider investing in a Graco Pack ‘n Play Classic Care Center. This excellent piece of baby travel equipment is a bassinet, changing table, and playpen in one portable unit that folds into a handy tote bag. There are 22 models ofrepparttar 140995 Classic Care Center. With prices starting at under $50.00, you’re sure to find one that’s right for your little one and your budget.

Baby Shower Party Decorations to Liven up Your Baby Shower

Written by Randy Wilson

An excellent source of information providingrepparttar perfect baby shower party decorations and baby shower themes. Decorations and themes that are focused and timesavers forrepparttar 140959 host. Some low cost and effective shower decoration ideas.

Decorations can be as modest or as extravagant as your budget and time allows. Literally there are a number of ways for decoratingrepparttar 140960 baby shower. Balloons, cakes, table settings, along with wall and ceiling decorations. Baby shower party decorations are an important part of any special baby shower.

Fill a basket or small wagon with stuffed animals to be used as a baby shower centerpiece. You can also place teddy bears aroundrepparttar 140961 room along with some dolls and toys. Place them on tables, bookcases and peeking over lamps. Or set up a train on your table. Then fillrepparttar 140962 cars with small baby items such as teething rings, pacifiers, rattles, and booties.

Althoughrepparttar 140963 baby shower theme as well as baby shower party decorations of modern baby showers have changed withrepparttar 140964 times, it is still traditional torepparttar 140965 userepparttar 140966 colors ofrepparttar 140967 baby's nursery. You can decoraterepparttar 140968 nursery with fresh flowers, balloons and streamers.

As a general rule one should stick torepparttar 140969 traditional ways of baby shower party decorating. If you are going withrepparttar 140970 traditional party decorations, you would use china and silver. No doubt every baby shower party needs some sort of baby shower party decorations.

In baby showers it is not a necessity to use a lot of baby shower party decorations. Just simple decorations would be sufficient if that is your desire, perhaps along with a few seasonal flowers and party toys.

If you do wish to celebraterepparttar 140971 baby shower in a big way there are many party stores that carry large assortments of baby decorations such as storks, teddy bears and nursery rhyme characters.

These baby shower decorations can be placed anywhere and removed easily afterrepparttar 140972 baby shower. You can give these torepparttar 140973 expectant couple to take home afterrepparttar 140974 baby shower party. Most of them can be reused for some other occasions such as a childs birthday party. One of these would be a baby diaper cake which has become very popular.

There are many more baby shower party decorations and themes. For instance, gather a bouquet of pink and blue balloons and tie them with pink and blue ribbons. You can attach them to a chair, or asrepparttar 140975 centerpiece containing baby's breath and greens.

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