• 10 Beauty Myths Busted

     You've heard it, in fact we've all heard it. You know those random "beauty secrets" that have no basis to them, yet you follow them because somehow, someone you trust has told you about them? Those secrets are so bogus that we'd like to call them beauty "myths".. read more

  • Wild & Crazy Drinks For Spring Break

    At Daily Mom, we know that "alone time" is few and far between, as is the idea of a vacation or letting lose. But we also know that sometimes, it's just gotta' happen! If the kids are home for Spring Break, use it as an excuse to clock out a bit... read more

  • Defending Your Green Lifestyle

    We’ve all been there, the invasive questions people think they deserve to ask when you have children. Is he circumcised? Did you have a natural childbirth? Will you vaccinate? Do you give antibiotics? Most people mean no harm but inevitably, some people get offended...read more

  • 10 Books To Prepare Your Child For A Sibling

    You’re expecting another child and, understandably, you’re concerned with how your older child will adjust to the new baby. It’s never too early to start preparing them for what’s to come. An easy place to start is with books!.. read more

  • Baby's Oral Health

    It’s a big milestone when your little one gets his or her first tooth. It means that adorable little toothless smile you’re so used to seeing will soon be gone. It means that your baby is growing. It also means it’s time to start caring for those little pearly whites!.. read more

Getting to Know Your Camera: ISO Basics

Getting to know your camera: ISO Basics

You might be a photographer if you step outside, see that it’s overcast and run back inside to grab your camera. Especially for momtographers with young children who don’t always last until that beautiful “golden hour,” overcast days are our best friend. In fact, finding the right light is a big deal. It’s an even bigger deal when our available light is less than ideal.  

If you’ve been following our “Getting to Know Your Camera” series, then you’ve already been exploring two of three components of the “Exposure Triangle.” You’ll recall that aperture measures how wide the opening is that allows light into the camera; shutter speed then measures how long the shutter stays open to allow light in. ISO is the final component of the triangle and it measures our camera’s sensitivity to the light. Today we explore ISO speed a little further. 

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Backyard Family Game Night Ideas

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Are you craving some good old-fashioned family fun? Well pack up the video games, turn off the TV and look no further than your backyard. As the weather warms up, so does the desire to be outside. Family game night is a wonderful tradition to have with your kids and one that they will remember as they grow up and have their own little broods.  It is a wonderful opportunity to build and connect with one another without the distractions of our technology-centred world. These nights can help kids learn important social skills as well, like problem solving, taking turns and the importance of learning how to win and lose appropriately (think: no temper tantrums because big brother won the game and not them). Since the weather is getting nicer, why don’t you consider moving your game night outside?

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(BIG!) New Mom Essentials Giveaway

New Mom Essentials Giveaway

Are you a new mom or expecting soon? Or perhaps someone close to you is expecting their first baby? New moms are bombarded with options for gear from the littlest things like bottle and pacifiers to the biggies like cribs, basinets and car seats. The choices are endless and new moms can be left wondering, “what’s the best choice for my family?”

Daily Mom prides itself on helping everyday moms wade through the weeds of modern parenting by helping you find the best of the best, both for you and your babies. We want to bring you top of the line products that are as green as they can be so your baby can come into this world surrounded by love, softness and the least amount of chemicals as possible.

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Toddler Dinnerware We Love

Now that your little one is feeding himself, it’s time to stock up in dining supplies that are made for little hands!  When it comes to toddler dining ware, it seems like there are so many options available.  Like us, you have probably spent time wondering which of these options are the best for your toddler.  Daily Mom has done the work for you and we are happy to share with you 4 of our favorite brands of children’s dining ware!

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A Guide to Surviving Kids Shows

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Picture this: you’re with your child, having a jolly time playing with Little People and that precious face looks up at you with her big eyes and huge grin and says “Mommy, watch Einsteins!” Time stops…your heart skips a beat…and in that moment you quickly realize you need to remain calm.  You take a deep breath and look lovingly at your beautiful daughter and say “Ok sweetie!” while simultaneously squelching your need to scream “NOOOOOOOO!”

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A Colorful Summer Wardrobe for your Kids

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Did you love the colorful bright apparel for women from Garnet Hill we wrote about last month? Then you’ll adore their girls styles paired up with amazing See Kai Run sneakers.   With their distinctive bright colors and beautiful designs that we are fans of, there is no doubt that Garnet Hill brings girls styles that are just as fun and will catch the attention of all young girls.  There is no excuse not to dress your child in these happiness-inducing colors head to toe.

Here is some inspiration for you:

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2 Classic Cupcake Recipes: Chocolate & Vanilla

Whether you are baking cupcakes for a birthday party, wedding, baby shower or just for yourself, it is essential to have the perfect chocolate and vanilla sponge recipes. Cupcakes are notoriously hard to get right because they are small and have the tendency to dry out, collapse, spill over or burn. If you want perfect chocolate and vanilla cupcakes, then follow, save, Pin and share these two recipes!

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Visitors are Coming! Fake a Clean House FAST

Your phone beeps with a new text. Your mother-in-law is in the area and would love to stop by to see you and the kids. She knows it’s short notice, but you won’t mind, of course. You love unplanned visitors. You sneak a glance around your home and cringe at the sight of Legos littering the floor, dirty dishes on the counter, dust bunnies in the corner, and shoes piled by the door. Don’t panic! Here’s how to fake a clean home when visitors are just minutes away.

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New Summer Nursing and Maternity Styles from Boob Design

Summer Nursing and Maternity Styles from Boob Design

Effortless summer styles for nursing and pregnant  mamas – Boob Design‘s summer line of dresses and tops is our favorite line yet from this incredible brand.  Lightweight and summery, with Boob Design’s signature lift up front panels for easy breastfeeding, this line will blow you away with functionality and fashionable appeal.  Boob Design has created countless options that will suit every mom’s unique sense of fashion, all while providing easy access for breastfeeding as well as room for growing baby bumps.

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Summer Favorites: Bikes & Trikes

Summer Favorites Bikes and Trikes

One of our greatest joys as parents is having the opportunity to teach our kids really cool stuff; like eating ice cream, learning to swim, and riding a bike. Tradition would suggest that you must start with a tricycle or training wheels, but as modern moms, we know there are so many other options worth considering. Today we take a look at how four of our favorite companies are putting a fresh spin on bikes and trikes this summer.

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