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Adding a Music Box to Your Mobile

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Adding a Music Box to Your Mobile

Traditional plastic baby mobiles come with wind up music boxes, but these do not. Timeless Crane Mobiles are always in kinetic motion, and any little breeze can stir them up so a music box is not necessary to make them move.  Despite this, you may still want to add a musical element to your baby's mobile and this can easily be done  by adding one of these mobile music box above your mobile.   A Simple Battery Operated Mobile Music Box This Shiloh Baby Musical Mobile is easy to use, is battery operated and plays music for 20 minutes. This is...

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What's the Point of a Baby Mobile?

Babies and Mobiles

What's the Point of a Baby Mobile?

It's a given that baby mobiles are decorations, and their details and colors enrich the lives of parents and infants - and everyone knows that babies can be soothed by slow moving mobiles, and entertained my more active mobiles.  But did you know that nursery mobiles also aid in physical development, muscle strengthening, and brain development?        Why Mobiles are Important A nursery mobile not only functions to decorate and entertain, but it also plays an important role in a baby’s physical and mental development.   The simple act of your baby's eyes following the movements of a mobile in motion helps strengthen the muscles that control this eye movement, and helps the muscles...

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When a Mother Just Needs Five Minutes of Peace

Babies and Mobiles

When a Mother Just Needs Five Minutes of Peace

What mother doesn’t need five minutes of peace at least once a day?  It’s not much to ask for, but when you have a new baby, and especially if this new baby is not your first child, then these five minutes can prove to be quite elusive.   My mother once told me that when my brothers and I were little, she would often go the whole day without getting a chance to take a shower.  My father would come home from work, and she handed us off to him, and finally took her much anticipated shower.  She told me...

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