Parents of young children are always looking for extra reassurance and peace of mind. These days many products have infiltrated the market that fit that bill, and Summer Infant is certainly on their game. The Baby Touch WiFi Video Monitor & Internet Viewing System is a revolutionary baby monitor that offers a host of astounding features, making it a unique and necessary addition to the world of video monitors.
What if you were able to predict the future? More specifically, what if you were able to predict the exact moment when your children moved with delight into the most perfect afternoon light to converge into that awesome moment when you were strategically ready with your camera? Not only would you be a better photographer, but you’d be a photography samurai (or something like that).
In all seriousness, if you really think about it, photography has so much to do with your ability to combine light, movement, expressions and movement into the perfect photographic moment. Unfortunately, anticipating that moment doesn’t always come naturally. With that in mind, today we’ll discuss how to better anticipate the moment.
Whether you are Irish or not, chances are you love celebrating St. Patrick’s Day! This fun holiday is all about green, being lucky and looking for leprechauns. If you love all the fun customs that come with St. Patrick’s Day, why not add some of this fun and whimsy to your decor? This simple-to-make Shamrock Yarn Wreath, with it’s green and white yarn stripes and beautiful felt shamrocks, will be just what your front door needs to add a little extra luck to your house.
There is something about going to tea that inspires elegant manners, good conversation, and an experience as delicious and sweet as the treats served. Springtime is the perfect excuse to have a beautiful tea party themed for the season. Invite over some of your mommy friends with their children and have them bring their child’s favorite doll or stuffed animal for a sweet “teddy tea” that all of your guests will enjoy.
Science proves that there are clear habits for success, by measuring two people groups: the rich and the poor. Seems pretty black and white, cutting people into two categories like that, right? No. There are more words to fill in the shades of gray, but for purposes of this article, let’s use these terms. Although some of us would not openly admit we want our children to be Richey Rich, none of us want our children to be poor; materially paupers, spiritually bankrupt, physically drained, or mentally wrung out. None of us. We want abundance for our kids. We want fewer struggles and more freedom. Read on for a simple recipe of overarching keys and supporting habits that will change your approach to raising successful children.
The umbrella stroller: a staple stroller we all need that’s easy and compact but still “does the job.” When it comes to selecting the perfect umbrella stroller for your family, you’ve got to ask yourself what you need. Do you need something super basic that will just get you from point A to point B? Do you need something that is just short of a full feature stroller with a ton of amazing features? Or do you need something in between? The UPPAbaby G-LUXE stroller is the perfect combination of lightweight yet sturdy, compact yet extremely comfortable, easy to use and stylish. If that sounds like what you’re looking for, read on!
So you finally invested in a DSLR camera and are totally in love with it, but how do you store it? Sure there are plenty of gorgeous, and expensive, camera bags on the market, but what if you want something more simple? Something more portable? Enter: Camera Coats. Camera Coats are lightweight, padded, waterproof mini bags that protect the camera without the added bulk of a separate camera bag. They are perfect for traveling, quick trips, or really anytime, and we are giving one away- along with two accessories!
When the temperature drops and more hours are spent indoors snuggled up under blankets, nothing beats a warm mug of drinking chocolate. Drinking chocolate, rather than cocoa, is the more grown up and richer version of a favorite childhood treat. Packaged and powdered drink mixes–move aside. Drinking chocolate makes a delectable gift, perfect for Valentine’s Day, a birthday, or the holidays. However, we dare you to try this recipe and still want to give it away!
Home birth, birth center, or hospital? Epidural or medication free? Just you and your partner or bring along some family and friends? Nursing or bottle feeding?
During pregnancy, it seems you have an endless amount of options to consider for how you would like to see those important moments (or days!) in labor and immediately following the birth to unfold. If you’ve waded through the decision process and found yourself opting for a hospital birth, know that many hospitals are moving toward establishing a baby-friendly status, which adds another layer of variables to be aware of. Read on to find out all about baby friendly hospitals and if they are the right place for you.
Finding a line of children’s cups and feeding products that are safe for children, void of potential health harming chemicals and eye-catching is like finding that needle in a haystack. A newer company on the market, Silikids, is packing the punch of all that… and then some! A company that cares about the safety of our children, the environment and produces a product which is still fantastic, certainly deserves more than just a short mention. Today we want to introduce you to a product that satisfies so many mom requirements and helps to bridge the gap between a safe product and an affordable product!
It’s no secret that oatmeal is a breakfast favorite for healthy eaters everywhere. It’s packed with fiber and good carbohydrates, so it helps you feel fuller longer. And it can even help reduce cholesterol. But the best part is oatmeal is super-versatile. Throw in your favorite fruit and some nuts and you’ve got a great breakfast. But did you know oatmeal can even be savory, making it a delicious lunch or dinner option? Read on for two easy and yummy recipes to keep you eating this superfood all day long!
Capturing a natural smile should be easy, but it’s often one of the most difficult tasks asked of a photographer. For whatever reason, people (children and adults alike) tend to grimace or give a forced expression when asked to smile for the camera. We won’t get into the how or why this happens, but today we will offer a few do’s and don’ts for capturing a natural smile from children.
You just don’t feel right. Something’s off and you can’t put your finger on it, so as any woman in her childbearing years might do, you pee on a stick. As you wait those couple minutes, you shift your 6 month old son to your other hip, stick the paci back in his wailing mouth, try singing the song that soothed him yesterday which of course only makes him cry harder today, and are all of a sudden perfectly convinced that the nausea is of course from the bad take-out that was last night’s dinner. You toss out the test, bounce the baby a bit more, decide to try your luck at a nap, when you glance down at the trash can on your way out the door, and brightly staring back up at you are two.pink.lines.
We won’t tell you to not freak out, or to calm down, or that you’re going to enjoy every moment of this surprise pregnancy, but we will help you get as prepared as you possibly can with these 10 helpful and sanity-saving ways of how to prepare for two under two.
Who would have thought that your parents and grandparents have been right all along? Chicken soup isn’t just good for your soul, it’s great at soothing cold and flu symptoms as well. The only thing better on a cold dreary day than a warming and delicious bowl of chicken soup, is a chicken soup that cooks on its own in the crockpot and takes less than 20 minutes to put together. Here at Daily Mom we are HUGE fans of the crock pot. It can make dinnertime simple, quick and healthy. Anything that adds that kind of simplicity into our lives is a GO in our book! Even if you aren’t feeling under the weather, this is the perfect recipe for a weeknight dinner. You can even make it and freeze it, just in case the germs creep in.
Motherhood is hard, we all expect it. When you are first pregnant you prepare for everything you can: you pick the perfect crib, the perfect bedding, the perfect rocker. You research every birth option, every diaper, every bottle. You make lists for everything, compare, contrast and decide. Then your little bundle of joy is born and they grow and grow and grow- then all the things that you couldn’t prepare for begin to happen. Never did you realize how complicated life would get. Even if you’re the most organized person you can have days where you feel like your life is spinning out of control and you are powerless to stop it. Being a mom at home is hard enough, but when that fateful day comes and you finally decide to leave the house- never could you have imagined how hard that would be; how time consuming, how challenging. Why do these little people a quarter of your size make it so hard to get the heck out of the house on time? We’re here to share some of the honest reasons moms around the world are notoriously late- and 9 1/2 times out of 10 they are not our fault.