Reading books with your infant is not only an enjoyable bonding experience for both parent and child, it is also very beneficial to the growth and development of the child’s social, language, and emotional skills, as well as their attention span, curiosity, and imagination. Research has shown that reading with infants can boost their vocabulary and reading skills before they are set to begin elementary school. It may not seem like it at first when your child is constantly flipping pages or grabbing different books all the time, but making a habit of reading to your child will improve their attention span and their ability to concentrate as well….
I have yet to meet a single mom that hasn’t asked herself “Glass or plastic?” when it comes to baby bottles. We all want the very best for our little ones, so these types of questions are only natural. Up until a few years ago, plastic baby bottles contained bisphenol A, a compound that could cause harmful changes in developing babies. In 2012, the FDA banned the use of bisphenol A (BPA) in the production of baby bottles and sippy cups. Since then, every plastic baby bottle or sippy cup sold in America is BPA free. Fantastic! That means you’re all good to go with the cheaper and lighter plastic bottles, right?
Unfortunately, no. There’s more to the story of glass vs plastic….