When you start the family you have to take care of each and every member of your family. No matter, it’s your husband, children or your pets. When you have children and pets together in the house you need to take care both of them equally as both of them required the proper attention.
The best way to make them busy is to try to make them friends for each other. You have to make sure that both feel good and comfortable with each other and spend time by doing friendly activities. This is the best activities that you can do to make both the children and the pet’s’ friend of each other. Here we have some ideas that you can implement to have the friendly time with your pets along with your babies.
Make Walk and Crawl Throughout the House:
This is the best activity that you can do like you can make your pet a supervisor of your baby. Ask him to keep an eye over the baby’s activity, especially if you have dogs as they do best this job. For adding fun you can place high chairs even if you have a small place as there are many stores that provide high chairs for small spaces. This would the fun time for both dog and for the baby as well.
Never disturb if your pet and children sleeps together during play. This is another bonding activity between both of them as they learn that they both are friends and feeling secure in each other company. This helps them to boost their friendship even more. Spending much time with the pets is the healthiest activity that you can do. But if the baby is very small try to avoid the most interaction with the pets.
Built a Safety Gates Between Baby and Pets:
This is another thing that you can do to make a friendly and protective connection with your child and with your pet. As the dog is of curious nature and need more attention so sometimes it may get jealous with the baby so in order to protect your baby try to build the safety gates and let the dog know that this space is not belong to him he need to stay out of it.
In the matter of cats, they are not so much jealous so they did not harm the baby, but they like to capture the place in the baby’s cot. So, you need to save that space only for your baby. These are the some points that need to consider when it comes to make friendship bond between the pets and the newly born baby. They can be the best friend or totally the stranger, it’s totally depend on your efforts and the way that you choose. If you want to build a strong connection between the pets and the children then just follow these points to make this special bond.
Bio: This is Aleshia, I am Florida-based, and mother of two baby boys. I love to make use of the baby gears and write down the experience on my blog.