It’s no news flash that sugar is bad for your children. However, what may come as a surprise to you is just how unhealthy it really is. Also you may be surprised at how much of it your children are actually consuming. Let us walk you through where sugar is disguised and hiding in the foods you are feeding your children. Our goal is to show you why sugar is toxic and detrimental to their health and wellness. Plus we’ll guide you to some sweet snack makeovers they are sure to love!
Holiday traditions are not unlike any other traditions. They are powerful ways to share our hearts and values through our actions, creating the beginnings of memories and love legacies to share with our family and friends. There are a few basic components that open the door to great new, life-changing and fulfilling events.
As if you didn’t feel awkward enough when trying to pose for photos, now you are pregnant and surely feel a little more self conscious than usual. If you have been following our posing guides than you know we are posing fanatics and why shouldn’t pregnancy posing be included in this? Having a little (or big) belly can sometimes get in the way and be hard to work with. Read on to find out how you can pose and work that belly in your favour!
With the Holiday Season upon us, you certainly have plenty of occasions to get dressed up for! Chances are many of these events are bound to be documented on Facebook and Instagram. Therefore having a few outfits on hand that are sure to WOW, is a MUST! This wonderful selection of outfits can take you from work socials straight through New Years Eve. Pregnant? Nursing? NO PROBLEM! Just because you are a Mom doesn’t mean you can’t RSVP yes to these parties and have fashion on your side!
In previous posts we have gone into depth about the benefits of having fermented foods in one’s diet. Now we would like to talk specifically about fermented foods for babies and for Baby Led Weaning. If you are a fan of Baby Led Weaning and have used or are planning to use this method of introducing solids, you may be wondering which foods are most beneficial to include in your baby’s diet. The best answer is to choose super foods, and fermented foods fall into the super food category. A great benefit of introducing fermented foods into your child’s diet is that it makes the transition from breast milk to solid foods a much gentler one.
Let’s face it; time is very limited in the morning. Many of us are juggling a dozen different things to get ready for the day. Getting the kids’ breakfast, getting them dressed, getting ourselves dressed, packing lunches. You’re a whirlwind ripping through the house to make sure everyone is ready and nothing is forgotten. One less task on your to-do list could make a world of a difference, especially if it’s as time consuming as doing your hair. We’ve put together five easy, no-heat methods for curling your hair that allows an overnight set to do the work and leaves you with a beautiful, bouncy style in the morning.
There are nearly 7 billion active mobile subscriptions worldwide right now. This enormous number of cellular devices makes up over 95% of the population across the globe. With rising numbers everyday, it is predicted that soon there will be more active cell phones in the world than there are people. Wrap your brain around that one for a second!
Short on time and looking for a tasty, not too filling dessert? Indulge in a decadent pumpkin mousse dessert that can be whipped up in less than 15 minutes! Pumpkin mousse is a perfect dessert for Thanksgiving gatherings with family and friends. This pumpkin mousse is light enough to thoroughly enjoy after your Thanksgiving feast. Let’s get mixing!
When your infant or toddler seems to prefer one caregiver over another, it’s hard not to feel hurt. Although it is a common and normal stage of child development to play favorites with one provider, it is also common for the less-preferred adult to feel left-out. Sometimes understanding why a behavior is occurring can help beat back the challenges that accompany the behavior. Here we address some of the reasons why your child may be playing favorites with one caregiver and how you can deal without feeling burned.
Let’s face it: the holiday gatherings are more for the adults in the family than the kids. We decorate with our most festive garlands and wreaths, we set the table with our finest dishes and silver, we plate the food as beautifully as we can. The kids don’t care about any of that. So let’s give them something they can appreciate- a fun, simple and inexpensive Thanksgiving themed craft they can enjoy and entertain themselves with while the grown-ups are preparing the meal or watching football.
It’s coming to that time of the year when our outdoor time is limited. It is getting darker earlier, the cooler weather is starting to kick in, and of course there’s more rain and maybe even snow in the near future. To keep kids from going stir crazy while being stuck inside in the coming months, try this simple and fun activity!
Parents everywhere are always on the lookout for ways to entertain their babies, from teethers or stuffed animals to books or noisy toys- we always want the best ways to keep our little ones happy, busy and interested. Sigikid is the maker of a whole line of amazingly unique baby toys that you truly cannot find anywhere else! They are well crafted, colorful and we are giving away TWO today!
Parenting in a team is challenging enough, but when you’re down one parent, the struggles are doubled. There are so many moms and dads that have to travel for work, and it puts a lot of pressure and responsibility on the parent left back at home base. Here’s some important ways to make things just a little bit easier on the one that gets left behind.
In many parts of the country, the chilling air is creeping in on us and suddenly summer feels like all but a distant memory. With winter fast approaching and temperatures quickly dropping it is time to start considering outerwear filling up your child’s winter wardrobe! With such amazing options out there, it is easy to find winter gear for your children that is as fashionable as it is functional. With the right gear, there is no need to let the cold keep you locked inside. Check out some of the best winter gear of 2014 and get ready for a fun filled winter full of snowmen, igloos and some tasty hot chocolate!
Contractions are perhaps the hardest thing to deal with during labor, and all of them are different, but we want to help you get through labor one contraction at a time. If you have been following our natural childbirth series, you will have already read our post Natural Childbirth: Your In-Hospital Options and Benefits of Natural Childbirth. We want to take this to the next level and give you a little bit of information on how to deal with those painful contractions. Remember, when we are speaking about natural childbirth we are referring to a birth where no pain relief via drugs are administered. Read on to find out how to cope with your contractions.