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Bath Seat For Babies

Posted in Babysitting on 16th February 2012

Bath Seat For Babies
Most of young kids or babies are afraid of bath. Some have a fear of the water while the latter exhibits nothing but joy when bathing, so it can be a fun way for you and your baby to bond. As much as possible, introducing him early on bathing on water is recommended to eliminate those fears.

First and foremost, you should also consider the safety of your child. Babies are very sensitive to lights, sounds and colors. They tend to move around and explore their surroundings. They are creatures in motion so making them sit still is surely a problem. Bath seats for babies are God’s gift to mothers and baby bath takers. When your child is too big to use a bath seats for babies then the next thing you should do is introduce them to an adult tub. Yes, the big white tub, it has to happen some time.

In order for you to have a hassle free bath experience, the baby bath seats are your answers. It seats the baby on an upright position and maintains stability all throughout the bathing period. It is also commended for its safety. It avoids slipping and prevents your babies from toppling over. A lot of parents choose to bath along with their babies but when you use a baby bath seat, there is no need to get wet. You can bath him/her from the corners or the sides of the bath tub and let them enjoy the tub all for themselves.

How To Get A Toddler Into The Bath Without A Tantrum

Posted in Toddlers on 3rd October 2011

How To Get A Toddler Into The Bath Without A Tantrum

While some parents are lucky to have toddlers who take to water like a duck, for others, bath time often spells crying fits, temper tantrums and a traumatic time for all. Even if you are a parent with a child who loves playing in the bath, often the process of getting your autonomous child into the bath can present a challenge. Toddlers are learning lots of new things everyday and are often in a world of their own. Getting them to take a bath right this instant isn’t quite as simple as saying, “Hayley, come take your bath now.”

Until your toddler can respond to such requests willingly, here are some creative ways to get your toddler to take a bath. It might be worth noting that not all methods work all the time and sometimes a combination of approaches and some modifications are necessary. With a little trial and error, they should at least help to minimise the number of times that taking a bath ends up becoming a battle of wills.

1. Creative Suggestions

It’s all in the marketing… Even little children respond well to creative marketing. Sometimes the way you phrase “bath time” can make all the difference between a toddler rushing to take a bath and one who steadfastly refuses to be “told what to do”.

Here is an example: A toddler who enjoys Thomas and Friends might respond more eagerly to the phrase “let’s go to the wash down so we can be a clean and shiny engine like James”. Just in case you aren’t familiar with Thomas and Friends, James is one of the engines who loves going to the wash down (the place where all the engines are cleaned), and he is also very proud of being shiny and clean.

Alternatively, rather than say “take a bath”, you can talk about “playing with water” or even “playing with bubbles” because both suggest engaging in a fun activity that appeals to some toddlers.

2. Let’s Play with Bubbles

All children love bubbles. Sometimes the mere suggestion of playing with bubbles is enough to bring a toddler running. If you can, try to entice your toddler with a bubble bath first. If that doesn’t work, you will still have the leeway to increase the ante with more bubble fun.

For instance those bubble solutions where you can blow bubbles with a special looped stick might just do the trick.

Alternatively, you can invest in a bubble gun that shoots high speed bubbles with a minimum of effort on your part. Your toddler, who hasn’t quite learned how to blow bubbles will also find the bubble gun more interesting since it is easier for a child to press a trigger than to learn how to blow bubbles. The ability to make their own bubbles can be more appealing to toddlers who enjoy exerting their independence.

3. Bath Toys and Water Games

Special bath toys like rubber ducks or boats can add an extra dimension of fun to bath time. These days, there are a myriad of bath toys you can purchase to engage little ones in the bath. You can also buy