Coast Life Families Blog

Choosing Toys

Choosing toys for your baby or toddler can be an overwhelming experience. Parents often feel a lot of pressure to make sure that their child’s toy is “educational”. As a parent we can spend hours researching toys that will support brain development and independent...

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Smiling

We all know the joy and warm feeling we get when a baby smiles at us. There is nothing quite like the moment when a baby breaks into a gummy grin, especially if you feel like you are the reason for the grin. It’s almost like you’ve personally made the sun shine. This...

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Imaginary Play

Children love to play. As parents we all know that part of the job of being a child, and a big part of childhood, is playing. Most of us wonder what are we supposed to do with our babies? How do you play with a baby and is it really important when they are little?...

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Tummy Play

Have you ever been asked –“Is baby getting enough tummy time?” But what does “enough” mean, how much time does baby really need to play on their tummy and why is it so important? Most health professionals will tell you that baby needs practice playing on their tummy...

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