Posts made in March, 2013

Easter Fun: Babies & Toddlers

Posted by on Mar 29, 2013 in Holidays | Comments Off on Easter Fun: Babies & Toddlers

The unfortunate truth is that a lot of the more traditional Easter festivities are a little too advanced for babies and toddlers. After all, you wouldn’t want to give an infant some egg dye. Furthermore, a toddler and some egg dye is going to equal one ruined kitchen tablecloth and messy kitchen cleanup. However, there is nothing a parent wants more than for their child to experience their first Easter (and every Easter after that) to the fullest. It is not until around the age of two that it becomes easier for a parent to celebrate Easter traditions with their child.

Just because your child is too small for egg dye, it does not mean they cannot enjoy the pleasures of dying eggs. It can be aggravated and frustrating for children with small hands to try and dip the egg in various color dyes. Easy-to-hold markers and chubby crayons can work great in this scenario. It gives your toddler freer to decorate the hardboiled egg however they want. It may be a good idea to hold the egg for your child to make the task a little easier.

Something that might be a little more fun for your child than decorating the eggs with marker and crayons is finger painting the eggs. Every child enjoys playing with finger paint and there is nothing more exciting decorating an egg with finger paint. It is suggested that you predye the eggs to add some extra color because washable finger paint does not always create eggs that are as colorful as the child wants.

Spending a holiday with your baby or toddler is supposed to be a memorable time for both you and your child. This is why it is also a good idea to pop into an Easter event featuring an Easter bunny. There is nothing more memorable than being able to get a picture of your child taken with the Easter bunny. If you have a child who is afraid of the Easter bunny (because some children are afraid of things dressed up as mascots), you can try holding your child and standing next to the Easter bunny to get a picture.  From all of us at Baby’s Own Room, Happy Easter!

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Nursery Decor: Crib Mobiles Stimulate Your Baby’s Senses

Posted by on Mar 27, 2013 in Kids Room Decor, Nursery | Comments Off on Nursery Decor: Crib Mobiles Stimulate Your Baby’s Senses

When you are looking to add some style and stimulation to your child’s nursery decor, crib mobiles are a great place to start. One of the biggest things you have to worry about and deal with when you have a newborn is keeping them entertained. The unfortunate truth is that newborns are not able to do a lot until they start learning how to move and grab things. It can end up being a few months before your child is able to hold onto and play with toys on their own.

Everyone knows that you cannot just leave a toy or a pillow in the bed to entertain your newborn. While this may give them something to look at for a while, it is not very safe for them. When it comes to up-keeping the safety of your child’s nursery decor, crib mobiles are the best choice you can make.

Crib mobiles are completely safe for your child. Furthermore, they keep them entertained as they give them something to look at. Most mobiles also plays music which gives them something soothing to listen to as well. Playing a Crib Mobile when your child is going to bed or getting ready to take a nap is extremely helpful in getting them to go to bed as well as creating healthy sleep habits.  Here are some great crib mobiles that coordinate perfectly with our Baby Bedding Collections.

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Hooty Turquoise & Lime Green Owl musical mobile that plays Brahms’ Lullaby softy and is designed by Sweet Jojo Designs.  Four friendly colorful owls dance beneath a canopy of teal and lime, each with their own personality keeping your sweet new baby laughing and smiling.

 

 

elephant-baby-bedding-2 Elephant Brigade crib mobile by Cotton Tale Designs. Underneath a quilted canopy of cream with a ruffle strip are five polka dot baby elephants ready to talk your one to sleep with the every popular Brahms’ Lullaby.  This crib mobile coordinates perfectly with the entire Elephant Brigade Baby Bedding Collections.

 

 

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Dr. Seuss Cat in The Hat musical mobile by Trend Lab. Looking for something a bit little more whimsical?  The canopy features a scatter print of the classic book’s in barn red and black with accents of blue, orange, green and yellow on a white background and framed by red star embossed velour. Four stuffed silly cats that whirl around slowly to Brahms’ Lullaby.

 

It is highly suggested that you avoid making the environment your child sleeps in completely silent. If your child gets used to sleeping where there is no noise at all, every little noise is going to wake them up. While this may not be a problem at your house, if someone else watches your child or your child takes a nap while in public or visiting someone – this could turn into a problem and quickly.  Life is going to change when you have a new baby to take care of but remember that they are a product of their environment.  Get your baby on a schedule and expose them to lots of different environments and you’ll have a baby that can easily go anywhere, anytime.

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Nothing but Sweet Jojo Designs

Posted by on Mar 25, 2013 in Our Designers & Brands | Comments Off on Nothing but Sweet Jojo Designs

Sweet Jojo Designs is one of the leading manufacturers in unique and stylish Affordable Designer Crib Bedding. Since 2000, Sweet Jojo Designs has been providing customers with the most stylish children’s bedding on the market. Whether you are looking for Baby Bedding Collections for a boy or a girl, Sweet Jojo Designs has something for everyone. Crib bedding, toddler bedding, children’s bedding, room accessories and decor – they have a little bit of everything that any parent needs for their child. The best part is that as your child grows, you can continue to shop quality bedding and room decor from Sweet Jojo Designs.

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Forest Friends 9 piece Crib Bedding Set

Sweet Jojo Designs has several Affordable Designer Crib Bedding sets that will truly grow with your child. All you have to do is figure out which amazing theme you want to decorate your nursery in and let the products speak for themselves! Get exactly what you need and nothing you don’t want. 

Your precious little bundle of joy will enjoy whichever room collection you decide on but as a parent, you can sleep better knowing that your child has a safe and comfortable Baby Bedding Collections. A company started by a mother, they understand the needs of today’s modern Mommy’s. When you buy Sweet Jojo Designs you can rest easy knowing they offer the very best in affordable bedding designs without surrendering sophistication or flair.  Their baby bedding sets are the largest offered by any manufacture in the industry, tipping the scales at a whopping 9 pieces in their crib bedding sets.

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Pink & Purple Butterfly Baby to Toddler Bedding

Posted by on Mar 20, 2013 in Baby Bedding Collections | Comments Off on Pink & Purple Butterfly Baby to Toddler Bedding

This beautiful Pink & Purple Baby Bedding has everything that your child is going to need for years to come. The pink and purple butterfly bedding collection is a nine piece set that it a beautiful and stylish choice if you are looking to decorate your new little girl’s room. This set comes with the following: crib comforter, crib bumper, fitted sheet, crib skirt (dust ruffle), diaper stacker, toy bag, decorative pillow, and 2 window valances. The best part about this beautiful pink and purple baby bedding is that it grows as your daughter does. This means if you purchase one of the cribs that grows as your child does, you will also have bedding to grow with it.

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 Keep in mind; you are not going to be using the entire Purple Baby Bedding set when your newborn first comes home. For safety reasons, there are several pieces of this attractive set that you will need use in other ways until your child is a bit older. For example, most doctors and nurses are even suggesting that it is not safe for even a blanket to be in the bed with a newborn. It is suggested that you have the fitted sheet on the crib and then dress your child in a warm sleeper when it is time to go to bed for the night. While the Pink & purple Butterfly Baby Bedding bumpers and decorative pillows look adorable, they also do not have a place in the crib of a newborn. Unfortunately, most doctors agree that they can be extremely dangerous for the safety of your newborn. This is why it is suggested that your child’s crib just contains a fitted sheet for the first few months of their life.

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Butterfly Toddler Bedding

 However, it is important to realize that all children are different. They all develop differently. Ultimately, you are going to know your child better than anyone else. You will be able to decide when it is OK to start adding pieces of your Purple Nursery Bedding set back into your child’s bed.

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Protecting Your Baby: Crib and Bedding Safety

Posted by on Mar 18, 2013 in Nursery | Comments Off on Protecting Your Baby: Crib and Bedding Safety

Affordable Designer Crib Bedding is what every parent wants for their beautiful new baby. There is nothing more heartwarming than being able to craft a beautiful and stylish nursery for your newborn baby. However, it is important to realize that Affordable Designer Crib Bedding is not the only thing that you should be worrying about.

What most parents do not take the time to think about is the fact that your newborn baby actually has to learn how to sleep along with everything else that comes naturally to you. A newborn baby does not always know to turn their head if their face gets buried in a pillow. Nor does a newborn baby know how to roll over if they get stuck in their covers either. This is why there are tons of safety procedures and precautions that need to be taken when you are dressing your newborns bed. There is nothing wrong with wanting stylish Affordable Designer Crib Bedding, but it is important to make sure it meets of all of the safety precautions you need to take for your baby.

For example, while baby bumpers are cute. But some feel they no place in the bed of a newborn. There is a concern that if your child’s face were to get stuck in the bumper, there is no way for them to get their face out until they are a bit older. When you are at the hospital, your doctors and nurses are going to highly recommend that you remove baby bumpers from the crib you have made up at home or don’t use them at all. You should also never have any pillows, stuffed animals, or toys in the crib with your child. As cute as they may be, they are not safe for a newborn. As a new parent it is more important for your baby’s crib to be safe than for it to be cute.  So when putting your nursery together your best defense is to educate yourself and use your best judgement.

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