I don't know about smarter -- but they are good ideas of what/how to play. OP said: The first year or two of life is prime time to boost Baby's brainpower! Try these fun and scientific activities to set your child up for a bright future.
Best Baby Toys for Baby Development via Hanshew Elkins Elkins Homer – Here's a month by month toy guide for babies 0 - 6 months old. You'll find tips on activities, products and ideas to help with the development of all kind of skills.
Feathers in Our Nest: 10 Tips for Establishing a Newborn Sleep Routine I don't currently have a baby, but I have had an almost exact experience as this mom with all of my boys. This is great SLEEP advice!
Baby Development Milestones week by week; just remember not to allow the baby to lay like this picture cause it is a leading cause in SIDS NO, don't let them sleep like that, but they need lots of tummy time when they're awake!
Bumbo Chair in Shower. Have you ever had a shower while your baby is sitting in a bouncer chair outside the shower door, screaming bloody murder? when they are under 5 months, I just put their baby bath right in the shower with me.