Wholesale Baby Items Making It Possible for Retailers to Keep Prices Low

A primary goal successful retailers have is to find products customers want, then make it easy for customers to get those products, peferably easier than their competitors do. It’s the fulfillment of this goal that helped to make WalMart the retail giant that it became. Another way retailers distinguish themselves from the crowd is to offer rare products, items that are hard to find. Even more, to distinguish themselves from other store owners, some retailers offer products at prices that are lower than prices offered by their competitors. Yet, this isn’t always easy to achieve. It’s a reason some retailers depend on companies that sell discount products like wholesale baby items.

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The costs of wholesale baby items begins long before the products land on store shelves. To begin, wholesalers develop relationships with manufacturers, people who actually make baby products. If wholesalers develop relationships with manufacturers who consistently create quality products and then wholesalers make these products available to retailers, wholesalers become dependable in the eyes of retailers, causing retailers to seek them out.

But, again, to be successful, wholesalers have to go beyond selling low priced products, they also have to sell quality products that have proven to be dependable. Signs that products like wholesale baby items are dependable include:

· Colors in clothing don’t streak after clothes are washed
· Garments sold with wholesale baby items don’t irritate a child’s skin
· Cloth doesn’t shrink after washed, making it possible for babies to wear bibs, outer garments like coats and jackets for extended periods of time
· Toys don’t break when infants shake or rattle them against furniture
· Pages of children’s books don’t fall out even as children explore the books

Wholesale Baby Items Area Retailers Can Buy and Sell
The kinds of baby items wholesalers distribute to retail stores vary. For example, besides outerwear like coats and jackets, other types of wholesale baby items retailers could purchase from wholesalers include:

· Baby photo albums (some albums are for girls, others for boys)
· Bath items (i.e. baby lotion, shampoo, wipes, powder)
· Hooded baby bathrobes and slipper sets
· Hooded towels, including Winnie the Pooh hooded
bath towels)
· Socks or booties
· Diaper bags
· Fashion wear (i.e. tee-shirts, diaper covers,
dresses, legging sets)
· Toys (i.e. rattlers, stuffed animals)

Some wholesalers offer discounts to retailers who purchase from them directly online. Other wholesalers allow individual consumers to purchase products from them directly, again at reduced prices. For example, associations, employers and community organizations can buy bulk wholesale baby items from wholesalers. If there were no wholesale baby items on the market, parents might find themselves paying hundreds of dollars to buy enough baby products to last their babies a month or longer. Retailers who value community, the relationships they have with their first time and repeat customers, know how tough it can be for parents to buy products like bibs, clothes, books, blankets and pillows for their newborns while meeting their household expenses, especially when the economy is weak. When retailers buy products from wholesalers then pass the savings onto their customers, it could help strengthen the economy and empower families financially.


Rhonda Campbell is an author who contributed this article. 

Proper Ways To Calm A Crying Baby

One of the stressing parts of having a baby is their seemingly unending cries in the wee hours of the night while everyone else is supposedly sleeping. Worst, they will only calm down when you carry them in your arms but the moment you place them back inside their crib, they start to cry once again. That is basically common among babies. They are not oriented with the time yet and they will just wake up anytime they want. When this moment comes, all they want is to be carried by their parents. Since everyone needs rest, it is the aim of most parents to put them back to sleep the moment they wake up while you’re supposedly sleeping soundly. Bear in mind that babies won’t like it and expect an annoying cry.

ways to calm a crying baby

There are several reasons why babies cry. Crying is their only way to convey some information like discomfort, pain, hunger and any other attention-seeking situations. If you would be to know what seemed to be reason why they cried, then most likely you’d be able to calm them immediately. But since they can’t talk yet, you’d be doing a lot of trial and errors to solve it. If the baby’s hungry, feed him; if the diaper is already full, change it; and etc.

Shaking the baby to calm down is a big no-no! You might be inducing the shaken baby syndrome and you wouldn’t want it to happen to your baby. A slight and comfortable dance while carrying them would be enough but make sure you aren’t going to shake the baby tremendously.

Babies are also attached to their parents during their first few months this happened to be the stage wherein they still building trust. Don’t leave them for a long time because it is important to let them feel that their parents are just around, ready to hold them in their arms anytime.

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Preparing Your Home for a New Baby

If a new baby is on the way and you’ve begun decorating the nursery and clearing away clutter in the rest of your house, chances are you are working on enhancing your home in other ways as well. There are furniture pieces you can’t do without, such as purchasing a new crib unless this is your second child and implementing calming elements, like tropical fish tanks. All of these elements combined will not only enhance the appearance of your home, but will create a tranquil environment for when the new baby arrives.

Clear Clutter Away and Begin to Decorate 

If you haven’t already done so, if the nursery is currently being used as a place to store boxes or other elements, go ahead and start sorting and organizing. Next set up the nursery and implement new toys, diapers, books, and other supplies and clothing that your baby will need. As you clear away clutter you’ll have a darling room and other interiors that will be organized and ready in time for the baby to arrive.

How to Clean Your Furniture 

It’s not only important to incorporate new décor pieces and furniture to add to your comfort, but cleaning your furniture is also something else to consider. The reasoning behind this is because cleaning your furniture will eliminate any potential products that may have soaked into your sofas or other furniture. Clean your furniture with water or a dry duster instead of adding more scents or potentially dangerous products that a baby shouldn’t be around. Environmentally safe products and clean furniture will ensure that your baby doesn’t suffer from any allergies when he or she comes home from the hospital.

Calming Elements for a Tranquil Room 

What kind of calming elements would you like in your home when you will most likely be up late rocking the baby to sleep and feeding him or her too? A durable and soft rocking chair will be your best friend while you rock and feed your child and other elements such as a fish tank and indoor water fountain will create a calming atmosphere that will appeal to your sense of sight and sound. Sleep right along with the baby when calming décor pieces will create just what you need – a place of solace when a newborn baby is getting used to their new environment and you’re getting used to having a new baby in your home too.

Sierra is a freelance writer who enjoys writing on her blog Ocean Dreams. She looks forward to creating a comfortable home that’s perfect for a family.

Tips For Feeding Baby

Offering your little six-month old with a little spoonful of food can be one of those most amazing moments your family will smile about and remember forever. Below are helpful tips for feeding baby.

1. When your baby reaches fourth month, you can test whether he/she is ready for new foods. Do thus by putting a teaspoon to baby’s lips. If the baby is not yet ready, never ever force him to eat.

2. Introduce the new food to your baby before breastfeeding or bottle feeding him.

3. An ideal starter food is a single food ingredient such as cereal mixed with breast milk or follow-on formula.

4. Offer only half a teaspoon of food at a time. Feed him less than the recommended amount, gradually increasing it until it reaches the amount suited to your baby’s need.

5. The best time to make him try new food again is the day following his first trial.

6. Once the child has acquired a taste for the new food, give it to him fairly often and after breastfeeding or bottlefeeding.

7. Introduce one new food at a time. Never start on two new foods at once.

8. Give your baby water between feedings. Water helps regulate waste removal and other body functions.

9. Offer variety in each meal.

10. Express delight when feeding your baby. Do not show dislike for the food you are giving him.

Remember that it is important to sterilize everything you will use to feed your baby and don’t forget to wash your hands.


*Source: Frisocare Weaning Guide Book

Growing Up Too Fast

Every time I watch RJ as she sleeps, I cannot help but feel apprehensions. I am glad that she is growing healthy, pretty and smart but she is growing up too fast and I am afraid that she will be like those kids in the neighborhood very soon. I always hear these tweens (kids between eight and twelve) talking about love, their crushes and beauty products. I do not know what is wrong with the kids these days. When I was their age, I did not care about things like that. Instead, I was playing Chinese garter, “piko”, riding my bike, etc. There were also times that I wished to be kids forever. But seem like kids today are pulling each day to be grown-ups and get involved in things they are not ready for.

How I miss our baby RJ, so innocent and fragile. We like our RJ more now but I hate it when she is asking me questions about lotions, make-ups, crushes and pregnancies. Rhonnel and I are always here to guide her and we are trying our best in instilling her good positive values. And though kids now are exposed to things way too early because of media, I know our RJ would be the same sweet loving girl.