This Sane Parents Guide is focused on Newborn Checklist andBaby Proofing Your Home. A practical guide that cuts to the chase: What stuff do you REALLY need to get your house ready for the arrival of your first baby? Not the stuff the Big Box retailer tells you that you need. Not the stuff the glossy magazines tell you need. The real and essential Newborn Checklist that you just can't do without. The stuff that will keep you sane, without adding all the stuff that will drive you crazy. That's what you'll find in this course.
Changing Table: What’s a necessity and what’s just plan overkill?
Facts about cloth diapers and disposable diapers.
Importance of a diaper pail and guidelines to what a truly effective smell reducing diaper pail should have.
Constipation and baby's skin care tips
Learn why you need to have a quality thermometer.
Other baby gear essentials:
Baby bath time:
Tossing out BPA risks away from your baby.
Your baby's clothes
Finding your baby a perfect clothing for everyday use.
Gadgets for you and your baby
Choosing the best camera for your family photos
How to make a great birth video
How to pick a baby monitor that suits you and your baby's needs.
Clay Nichols is a co-founder and Chief Creative Officer at DadLabs.com, an online resource for fathers, where he blogs and produces the videos that recently won the International Academy of Web Television Award for Best Educational Series 2012 and a was a Webby Honoree for Best Writing. He is co-author of “Filmmaking for Teens: Pulling Off Your Shorts” (MWP), “DadLabs Guide to Fatherhood: Pregnancy and Year One” (Quirk Books), over a dozen plays, a smattering of magazine feature articles, and a regular column for Austin Man and Austin Family Magazines. Nichols is a veteran of a dozen years in the high school classroom, having taught in the areas of English, Creative Writing, Drama and Filmmaking. As a consequence he has read The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn way too many times. Father to Wilson (13), Riley (10), Cooper (7), husband to Kim, he resides in Austin, Texas.