Babies are relatively easy to handle – until they start moving, that is! Here are nine clever tips and tricks for wrangling your squirmy baby and making all those everyday tasks just a little bit easier, safer and less stressful.
3. Create a finger food frenzy
Little ones love the challenge and excitement of eating finger food (once they’re old enough). It’s a real show stopper as they put all their focus and attention on grabbing those sultanas or whatever it is you’ve put down. A perfect way to distract them between shoving spoonfuls of puree in their mouth, you can also use this tactic at other times like waiting at the doctor’s or anywhere else they might be wanting to get their wriggle on. Just make sure the food is small and soft (no uncut grapes) and don’t give any food when they’re in the car or unattended in case of choking.