Tag: baby
Sweet Dreams Nenuco helps get them to sleep
November 4, 2015  |  Written by Carlota Nelson

Some children have no trouble getting into bed at night. Some even do it on their own. But that isn’t the majority of kids. Parents all around the world try different techniques to try to get their children to sleep at night and sometimes it works. But sometimes it doesn’t and this can cause frustration, sleepless night and unnecessary arguments. If you´ve tried it all and are still finding it hard to get your baby to go to bed, keep reading to discover how you can begin to enjoy peaceful nights together.


Baby Trike Evolution: a dream toy come true
October 7, 2015  |  Written by Carlota Nelson

At The Toy Blog, we know there are toys appropriate for each age and phase of development. But thinking of parents and conscious of the practical side when it comes to offering our children different toys for different moments, Famosa and Feber have developed a unique toy-vehicle that adapts to every age, from 6 months up until they reach 4 years old. Yes, a toy that evolves while they do. Keep reading to discover the revolutionary Baby Trike Evolution.

Pacifier or no pacifier?
April 13, 2015  |  Written by M. Rodrigo Brao

Pacifiers are good for babies. Among other things, it reduces the risk of sudden infant death syndrome. As they grow however, it becomes a habit. Although doctors at the American Academy of Paediatrics as well as the American Academy of Family Physicians recommend limiting the use of pacifiers for babies 6 months and older, the majority of children do not let go until the are two. Habits aren´t easy to quit but it can be done. How and what can we do, as parents, to help them let go of their pacifier?

Welcome to the World of Nuco
January 5, 2015  |  Written by Carlota Nelson

Every child is unique and learns according to his age and stage of development. During each stage your child will develop certain abilities and will only learn that which he can understand. While our children grow, it´s important to maintain your expectations (and his) real. If you haven´t had the chance to read our post titled “Learning as you Grow” we encourage you to do so you can access a guide of what to expect while your children continues on his wonderful, magical journey of growing up. Today, at The Toy Blog, we´d like to share a list of toys that will become indispensable for your child, all throughout his early development.

The 6 Best Stay at Home Toys
December 11, 2014  |  Written by Carlota Nelson

Cold weather shouldn´t be a reason to stay inside this winter and not practice a sport, do exercise and play outdoors. In our post “My Children Don´t Exercise”, we pointed out how kids need it to help them grow and about the social and physical benefits exercise has such as improving their balance, developing their self esteem and encouraging team work.  But there are days when it´s simply impossible. Whether it´s because our kids don´t feel good or because of the terrible weather, if they stay inside just make sure they never stop playing. With these 6 toys, they will not miss being outdoors and continue developing other abilities and skills.

Role Play teaches them how to become the best siblings ever
November 19, 2014  |  Written by Carlota Nelson

Even if it´s not your first, the months prior to giving birth are very exciting. Nevertheless, before your new-born arrives, there´s a lot to do and prepare, especially if you already have children at home. In our previous post “How to prepare your child for a new baby”, we wrote about how important it is to get them ready by having them understand the situation and feel valued. But this waiting period is also a great opportunity to motivate and teach them how to take care of the new baby, something that will make them feel all grown up and enjoy the new experience. All you need to do is get them to play, role play, using their favourite toys.

Is your child ready for a baby walker?
November 10, 2014  |  Written by M. Rodrigo Brao

Taking their first steps is a true endeavour for babies. Some start when they´re barely 1 while others begin at 18 months. Sooner or later, with time and practice, they´ll learn to walk and parents should keep them motivated. Toys, such as baby walkers, tricycles and rockers, are good allies. But which ones are the best? And at what age are they ready for each one? What are the differences and how do they help? Keep reading to discover all the ins and outs of the toys that will motivate your baby to keep walking.

Why are toys important in childhood development?
October 9, 2014  |  Written by M. Rodrigo Brao

Do you remember your favourite toy growing up? It didn´t matter whether it was a doll, a stuffed bear or a plastic soldier. That was your favourite toy and you loved it more than anything else in this world. What you probably don´t know is how it influenced your education and how, over the years, toys continue to improve the abilities and skills children need to prepare them for life. Here at The Toy Blog we wanted to unveil  why toys are so important in childhood development.

My son is afraid of water. What should I do?
August 5, 2014  |  Written by M. Rodrigo Brao

Summer at the beach or by the pool can turn into a nightmare for children that are afraid of water. If your son has developed this phobia, rest assured it´s common and may derive from simple insecurity. Most children who are afraid of water is because they feel they are not in control of their bodies in a foreign environment and mentally, they anticipate the dangers this could bring along. Psychological fear can be caused by a bad experience in the water or by parents, who project their own fears. It can also stem from not having learned to swim properly. In any case, there are ways to overcome their fear of water. Here, we´ll show you how.

How to Avoid Sunburns
July 18, 2014  |  Written by Carlota Nelson

Everyone, adults and children, needs the sun. It´s our main source of vitamin D, the one that helps us absorb calcium so we have stronger bones. However, we spend more time than we need in the sun and we burn. Sunburns aren´t just a temporary reaction to the sun and the skin of an adult isn´t like a child’s delicate and thin skin. If they suffer from sunburns while they´re young, the risk of  developing skin cancer and eye damage is five times higher.