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7 Sure-Fire Tips to Get Your Baby to Sleep
7 Sure-Fire Tips to Get Your Baby to Sleep

Surprising to many first-time parents is that many babies do not simply fall asleep when they are tired and wake...

Woodland Nursery Essentials
Woodland Nursery Essentials

It’s not hard to see why woodland nurseries are so popular – there’s just something warm and cozy about bringing...

Baby Sleep Around The World
Baby Sleep Around The World

How about leaving your baby hanging in a hammock at bedtime? No, we don’t mean one tied between two trees,...

Helping Young Entrepreneurs with FedEx Cares
Helping Young Entrepreneurs with FedEx Cares

Luke Jarvis with retired Patriots player Jerod Mayo & Patriots player Devin McCourty  Nested Bean’s own Luke Jarvis played a...

How Napping Makes Us Healthier and More Successful
How Napping Makes Us Healthier and More Successful

"Nap" - has there ever been a more beautifully succinct word to describe pure elation? Whether you are napping, or your...

Why You Should Read to Your Children, Even After They Can
Why You Should Read to Your Children, Even After They Can

I have raised two very hungry caterpillars, who love to read and who I love reading to. It is how...

Baby's Nap Time Schedule During Their 1st Year
Baby's Nap Time Schedule During Their 1st Year
Baby's nap and bedtime schedules change several times during the first year of their lives. This post addresses all the major questions/concerns around napping!
When To Stop Swaddling
When To Stop Swaddling

If you are a parent wondering “When should I stop swaddling my baby?” Follow the steps listed here and you won’t need to lose sleep over this question ever again… literally.

Single Parents and the AMAZING kids they raise!
Single Parents and the AMAZING kids they raise!

It’s no surprise to me that kids born to single parents grow up strong. Their only role models, their own...

6 Classic Children's Books We Love
6 Classic Children's Books We Love
Dr. Seuss books, along with the other books on this list, resonate with both children and their parents, making reading time enjoyable and memorable for everyone.