Advice is free simply because everyone loves giving it out and word of mouth is the best method of communication and you may not agree with all the advice you here but be wise, listen and learn.You are expecting your very first child, then Congratulations! You must be very excited and you should be.
Often, the way that parents learn about how to be a parent themselves is to remember how their parents handled situations or did things. One of the best tools that you can have is the knowledge of your child’s developmental stages. Be aware of how your child is developing physically, emotionally and mentally.Find out what services are available in your area and, if possible, take the time to go to parenting classes if they are available in your area. Not only will you get help and support from the staff, but you may also find some great friends while attending the classes.
Okay, so maybe you have been told about this but until you go through it you won’t understand just how little sleep you’ll get. Almost every parent has that moment when they wonder why they decided to have a baby in the first place.Many parents (especially fathers) are always scared about dealing with their kid’s poop and puke. Well, don’t be. Believe it or not, when you have to clean-up puke or change a dirty diaper, it won’t bother you anywhere near as much as you’d think.There’s something in nature that allows a parent to easily handle anything that comes from your baby’s body.Certainly babies need tender, loving, care and they also become dehydrated very easily (when they are throwing-up or have diarrhea) but they are a lot tougher than you’d think, so don’t worry too much. You will no longer be able to go anywhere without it taking you twenty minutes to get ready.
Parenting advice has evolved through the times; things that were good for babies back when your mom was raising you are not so good nowadays.Many people are against bottle feedings, many support breast feeding but if you are a working mother or the baby is not getting enough milk from you, then you know the bottle is the best option for your child and ignore everyone else and go with your instincts.After digesting all that parenting advice you feel overwhelmed and do not know which advice to take to heart from all that reading material, but remember the best advice comes from those with life experience, pediatricians and last but not least you teachers you end up with during your pregnancy, such as your teacher.To deal with that advertisement advice that sells you these ridiculous products, throw them away and laugh, they just want to sell, they do not care about what is best for your kids or yourself for that matter.