Monthly Archives: August 2018

Mistakes First Time Campers Need to Avoid

What could be better than enjoying the great outdoors? While there are a number of ways to enjoy nature, camping is one of the most popular methods. For years, people have used camping as a way to escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

While this activity can be quite enjoyable, a person will have to plan out their trip in detail. Failing to have a plan in place may lead to a person having a bad camping experience. Read below to find out about some of the most common camping mistakes and how to avoid them.

Avoid Setting Up a Campsite After Dark

In order to get a campsite set up properly, a person will need plenty of light. One of the biggest mistakes that newcomers to the world of camping make is trying to set up their equipment after dark. Not only will setting up after …

When Should My Baby Take a Nap and How Long Are Naps?

Most parents of newborns feel sleep-deprived because young babies tend to sleep and eat on 3 to 4-hour cycles throughout the day. After about 4 of months of this pattern, parents are eager for children to start napping and establish a more predictable sleep cycle. As your baby grows, when will he or she take a nap and how long are the naps?

The First Year and Beyond

After two months, babies start to sleep for longer stretches, and by four months, they begin to develop a nap schedule. By six months, babies take 2 to 3 naps daily and between 9 and 12 months, they usually take one nap in the morning and another in the afternoon. As a little one reaches 18 months, he or she is likely to take an afternoon nap, and this can last until 4 or 5 years of age.

Scheduling Naps

The goal …