Our culture is shifting from a focus on unhealthy processed food to craving real, whole food prepared with care at home. From barbecuing to baking, the art of cooking from scratch has been revived. Why not give the home chef on your Christmas list something to further their pursuit of the culinary arts? Encourage healthy and creative cooking with gifts that make food prep easier. This gift guide for the home chef is full of items that will improve the experience for any chef in the kitchen and will be used for years to come.
When you are making your Christmas list this holiday season you certainly cannot overlook the littlest additions to the family! Babies may be too young to realize that they are being gifted, but that doesn’t mean it’s not a good time to stock up on little things that you may need (or want)! Also, it is just so much fun to pick out things for babies, so if you have a few on your shopping list this year we have got you covered.
From smartphones to fancy digital SLRs and everything in between, moms are snapping pictures everywhere you look. Whether she shoots candid shots of her own perfect kiddos or she is a professional photographer, we all know a momtographer who is obsessed with all things photography. In fact, kids now are the most photographed generation to date and that’s because of all the fabulous momtographers out there. There is so much more to this art than a camera and a lens. Because of our passion for excellent photography, we have pulled together a collection of the best gifts for momtographers or even just the photographers in your life this year.
Preschoolers are little people with big emotions. No one knows how to have fun like a preschooler. Their brilliant minds are exploding and their creativity drives everything they do. Give gifts to your preschoolers this year that will excite them, encourage them and maybe give their parents a few moments of peace! Anyone can walk into a superstore and grab some plastic cartoon character toy. However, these gifts for preschoolers are not your typical ones, and they are sure to surprise both child and parent in the best way!
Some may say that a fashionista is hard to shop for because of her specific tastes that may change with the latest trends. However, if you have a woman in your life who is passionate about fashion, you should be able to give her a gift to add to her fabulous wardrobe that she will adore. Shopping for the fashionista doesn’t have to be hard this year. We have ideas to have her looking her best and on trend from head to toe. You can never go wrong with gifting a beautiful woman something to make her feel even more beautiful.
If you ask most people what they want for Christmas, there is bound to be a techy item or two on their list. Everyone is constantly plugged in one way or another. However, the tech savvy are becoming more aware of how they use technology and want to use it in a more healthy and balanced way. These gifts for the tech savvy person on your list will allow them to control their technology instead of the technology controlling them. Technology should make someone’s life easier and these gifts will help reach that ideal.
Ever wonder what it looks like behind the scenes of a trade show geared entirely towards babies and children?
Wondering what some of hottest new toys will be? What about some fancy new strollers to drool over or an insiders look at some of the safest carseats that haven’t even hit the market yet. Maybe you just want to follow a couple of Mom’s who happen to be Editors of an amazing online publication known as Daily Mom (sound familiar anyone?) leave behind their kids for a few days to bring you the newest best and brightest things this industry has to offer. You are in luck! Daily Mom is going social for their trip to the ABC Children’s Expo. Keep reading to make sure you check us out in all the right places to get the lowdown on the hottest stuff. We might even give you a few laughs along the way.
The rain outside is pouring down in buckets, you have exhausted every possible activity you can think of, you cannot possibly allow one more television show or movie to play on your TV and your kids passed the point of restless hours ago. Today we are here to help you by providing you with a small, yet great selection of toys that will get your kids up and off the couch. We can assure you that they will no longer dread dreary rainy days!
For the last couple of months we have been bringing you fantastic “DM Gets Fit” posts. There has been a little bit of everything from ways to workout at home, health tips and of course we have introduced you to some amazing activewear brands. You will definitely continue seeing more of these #dmgetsfit posts throughout the coming month. Here at Daily Mom we want to help you live your best life and what better way to do that than encouraging your health and wellness! Today, we are bringing you some great “accessories” to complement any workout.
SPOTLIGHT ON POWERFUL GREEN LAUNDRY CLEANING: Do you take special care to ensure that the cleaning products you use in your home aren’t full of chemicals? For families that do, you often find yourself between a rock and a hard place when it comes to laundry products. You NEED a detergent that cuts through stains as well if not better than traditional cleaners but you want to avoid the “laundry list” of dangerous chemicals that come along with it. What if we told you that we have found a cleaner that cleans as well, if not better than traditional cleaners but doesn’t contain harsh chemicals and is safe for kids, pets and the environment? Well, Boulder Cleaners Detergents does all that, plus more.
If you are a nursing mother you have likely realized that nothing you had sitting in your wardrobe seemed to work correctly or live up to the functional task of breastfeeding your baby. Babies aren’t always the most patient little diners and when you have a child who is ready for their “meal” the last thing you need is to be fussing and fidgeting while they are growing impatient. Not only are we showcasing clothing that is fantastic and functional but we have rounded up great nursing clothing that is also fashionable! At Daily Mom we love to share all the wonderful benefits of breastfeeding with our readers and what better time than during Breastfeeding Awareness Month. When you think of nursing attire does it conjure up visions of tasteless clothing? Let us assure you that after you read this, you will no longer feel that way! Fashionable and functional can certainly go hand in hand.
Are you looking for activewear that is as fun and fashionable as it is functional? Something with whimsical pieces that really speak to you AND hold up to the toughest and sweatiest of workouts? In our hunt for the best of the best activewear brands we were more than pleasantly surprised to stumble upon Onzie. Undoubtably, this is a brand that stands up to the test of time, sweat and fashion.
Breastfeeding moms everywhere will be rejoicing over this guide. Here at Daily Mom, we have compiled some amazing breastfeeding essentials in honor of Breastfeeding Awareness month. When you commit to breastfeeding you know that generally comes with the spared expense of formula. However, what you might not know is just how many other little products may be beneficial, if not crucial to the success of your breastfeeding. After scouring high and low for the best and most unique products, here are our “essentials”!
Back to School Season has come in like a lion and seems to be in full swing. Maybe your kids started in very early August, or maybe their first day is rapidly approaching. Regardless of when they start, one thing is for certain-if you have pre-teen or teenage girls you are certainly in for more than just clothes, shoes and new backpack shopping. Girls everywhere are concerned at younger ages than ever about things like hair-do’s, makeup and skin care. Many times, once your kids are rounding middle school, gone are the days of messy hair and unadorned faces. Today, we would like to tackle what can be a tough topic for many parents to come to terms with – the “beauty habits” of their teens. From some tips to a few great recommendations, this will hopefully ease some of the concerns you have or help to give them a good starting point.
We have officially made it over halfway through the year. Are you beginning to wonder where the time has gone and what on earth happened to those New Year resolutions of yours? If getting fit was on your list, maybe it’s time to try something new for your entire family to take a step in the direction of overall wellness. Believe it or not, the sweeping workout craze known as CrossFit may have something to offer for your WHOLE family. Take a look at some of the benefits, the controversy and why getting your kids involved is well worth the effort. At Daily Mom we believe that anything that offers something for the whole family and gets the kids up and off the couch is a win!