Is baby swing necessary?

While the world is busy dealing with many issues due to the Coronavirus, the race to the presidency is slowly coming to an end in America. My family is receiving the good news that my cousin Daisy will give birth the end of February.

Daisy asked me about a hundred questions about the list of must-have for a baby. She reminded me about my pregnancy, and I would like to share with her as well as new mothers out there about that beautiful period.

On the blog today, I would like to write about baby swings. New parents usually concern, “Is a baby swing necessary?” A baby swing keeps calm your infant and becomes an effective supporter for parents. Your baby will love it.

With various designs and functions, a baby swing helps keep your child in a comfortable position instead of letting the baby lay down too much in a baby crib or a play mat. Do not worry about making your place become a daycare center; it is good to have all of them. In case you do not want to let your child on the ground and let he/she get more entertainment while you are doing something else, a baby swing is a better choice than a play mat.

Besides, multi-functions baby swings is a smart choice for who has a small space. They also help parents save money on special occasions when they need to travel with the child. Or a portable one can be a good option, with a half-full size and parents can take it and the baby everywhere in a flat. It can be folded to store in a closet easily. Even the article about Top 10 Best baby swings for big babies can also help you find which baby swings can hold the most weight.

In my opinion, the baby swing is super necessary and useful when my boy wanted to rock while sleeping. A baby swing to help sleeping. He could sleep a few hours on a swing. And Tom let me free to do house works while he looked at those toys hanging above. A baby swing can be a “massage chair” because it can vibrate, swing side to side or front to back.

Sometimes, Tom could sleep on a baby swing while Jonathan or I rest on a couch. Super convenience!

In the beginning, we borrowed a baby swing from Jonathan’s friend to checked if Tom really likes it. In the end, Tom got into it easily, and we decided to buy a new one for him. Parents can borrow or buy a used baby swing to try before deciding to invest in a super comfort baby swings. It is absolutely worthy.

I hope my sharing can help you answer the question, “is a baby swing necessary?” ๐Ÿ˜‰

Further Reading:ย 

Is it safe for the baby to sleep in a swing?

Shaken baby syndrome: MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia

 

How to decorate a cool boy room

This month my wife and I come up with an idea to upgrade our boy room to the next level. Soon Tom is turning to five years old in October, and that’s the reason why we would like to renew the room for his birthday gift.

First of all, we want to check which color is Tom favorite. And actually, Tom seems does not care about the color; for him, they are no privilege. We usually think blue is the right color for a boy room, but after checking a ton of articles on the internet, we found out grey or beige is also the right choice.

Marie would like to paint the room with a light color so we can make the room look a little bit bigger with beige, then we draw some starts on the wall with gray and black paint and a piece of skyscraper art as a backdrop for the room. We found out this is a good idea to make something new for your children out of an old space.

how to decor boys room

Near the window, we use a closet to keep all of his clothes. We keep toys on display because Tom is still a boy; the toys are going to be replaced by the other stuffs when he grows up.

Tom is always interested in animals, so we also hang on a lot of pictures of some pets like dogs, cats, bears, and monkeys on the opposite wall.

For the bedside desk, we put a global on and one Lampe. For besides the table, we found it’s easier to use the white color for many purposes of decorating. Even when he has already grown up, we still can use that for our second child.

We also change the cover for beds and curtain to a light shade of blue and brown.

Still early for Tom now to get used to with a study desk and chair. But Marie and I decided to keep a space for this purpose, so we put a sofa in that position. It’s more convenient for us to rest, and the couch also an excellent closet to keep Tom season outfits. He is growing so fast that almost the clothes become tighter after a few months. And every space becomes smaller to him.

We are still working on renovation the room for Tom, and we hope that he will like that. If you have more ideas and you would like to share with us, please do not hesitate to leave us a message or a comment on this blog ๐Ÿ˜‰

Further reading

16 Creative Bedroom Ideas for Boys

DIY Nursery Mountain Murals

31 Boy’s room ideas that are youthful yet sophisticated

 

 

Summer memories

Summer is always the best time of the year for me. When I was 12 years old, my parents moved to Vietnam because of my dad’s work. I stayed there for three years; then, we moved back to Germany. It was not a long time, but I always remember the summer memories in the tropical country, bright colors, heat of the sun, flavor, and taste of tropical fruits.

I was into Vietnamese street foods every afternoon, Tom – my neighbor – and me, we went to the big river of the city to fly skies, pick up some sour mangos, fresh watermelon with chili salt before come home for dinner.

Growing Flower at home

Now, it’s just memories. This year, because of the Coronavirus, we stayed at home almost the time. My son – Tom – named after my favorite friend of my childhood – is four years old now. My wife and I want to create some pleasant summer memories for our son; we decided to make a small garden backyard and let my son join the project.

Tom was excited in his very first project; tiny fingers touched everything. We want to grow some veggies for our family, some flowers, some cactus while Tom just wanted to play with water from the tub backyard after 3 minutes joining the project.

We bought to earth from a local flower shop, one for flowers, and one for vegetables. Maries – my wife – would like to have some lavender pots; she loves the flagrant of the charming purple flower. We bought three small lavender pots from the store and moved them together to a new bigger pool.

I love salad, and Tom loves Spinach. Let tried to grow some greenie at home. I hope our little garden will not be bothered by snail – the most enemies of salad. I put some seeds on the hole after fill pots with special earth for vegies, while Tom helped me to water them.

Cactus Houseplant Collection Decoration Set

Marie was happy with her lavender and cactus corner, while Tom and I were satisfied with our salad pots. I hope we can harvest them one day. After finishing the project, we have dinner with some fresh salad cost 2 euro per package, backed French baguette, and Morazela cheese, watching Start war together. I’m happy because my son also loves this series. I watched Star war for the first time with my parents. My dad is also a big fan of Stars war, now the club has a new member named Tom. ๐Ÿ˜‰

Further reading

10 Steps to begin a gardenย 

19 Ways to make a garden in your home