We all want to keep our families safe and we do our best to prepare for whatever comes our way. Even though meteorologists work hard to predict natural disasters like hurricanes and tornadoes, these storms often strike in unexpected ways, leaving everyone in their wake wanting for basic needs until things can be cleaned up and help can arrive. With some thoughtful preparation, your family can remain safe and taken care of no matter what Mother Nature throws your way. Here are 10 ways to prepare your family for natural disasters.
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It is no secret that we love to travel here at Daily Mom. New destinations and adventures are always calling, and we absolutely adore raising our kids to take on all that travel has to offer with enthusiasm and excitement. If you are ready for your next getaway and want something more natural and adventurous, check out all that Gulf County Florida has to offer.
Even in an urban or suburban setting, you can have an amazing garden in your yard with minimal space. That garden can be eco-friendly and you can reap the benefits of caring for your garden. A garden in a small space like a backyard doesn’t have to be a few potted plants that you forget to water. You can have a garden that is full of life and that contributes to your life, your home and the planet in a positive way.
Parents, do you take time for yourself? Do you have a hobby? Do you do what you love to do, just for enjoyment? You might not think you have time or that you shouldn’t take time away from your kids but having a hobby is actually highly beneficial.
To get you started on your quest for a hobby, we have put together 100 Hobbies for Parents. You are sure to find something in this list that excites you. Set aside some time in your week and get yourself on the path to a better you with a hobby!
We know that moms can end up in old sweatpants and a t-shirt a lot of days. Taking care of yourself just isn’t a priority with a pack of young ones under foot. Show the mom in your life how beautiful she is and treat her to something pretty to thank her for all she does for your family. If mama won’t treat herself, you need to spoil her this Mother’s Day.
Here are our top fashion and jewelry gifts for Mother’s Day.
If you want to skip the flowers and cheesy drug store card this Mother’s Day, we have got what you need right here. Pick something for Mom that is as special as she is and get straight to her heart with a unique gift.
What is one of the first things to go when a baby arrives on the scene? Taking time for yourself! With the joy of parenting comes the sudden realization that your life is not just about you anymore. Time that seemed endless now disappears more quickly than you ever imagined. Even after the sleepless newborn nights have passed, many parents continue to sacrifice, leaving behind hobbies they once enjoyed regularly. However, having a hobby isn’t just a good idea, it is actually incredibly beneficial and can improve your life! Here are 4 areas of your life that will improve just by you enjoying a hobby.
You love your furry kids, your cats and dogs. When trying to add a little more life to your home with the help of some plants, you could be putting your animals at risk. Not all plants are safe for pets, and some can be deadly. Avoid vet bills or even worse, heartbreak from a lost pet, and make sure the plants around your home are safe! We’ve put all the information about plants here for you, including a printable of some common plants you will love and ones to avoid.
This month, we are celebrating pets here at Daily Mom. So many of us have pets as important members of our families and we want to introduce them to you. Our pets fit into our families differently and while they might give us a little trouble now and then, we can’t imagine our lives without them. These are some of the Daily Mom Pets.
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Shopping for a family can be a challenge, especially when you want to buy real, healthy foods on a real, average budget. If you think you can’t afford to buy organic or make healthy choices because you can’t shop every week at Whole Foods, you are wrong! If you are willing to put in a little more effort and search for the organic quinoa in the haystack, you can eat incredibly well and stay within your means. The secret to real food on a real budget is where you shop. Here are three discount stores that you need to check out.
You hear about food safety from your pediatricians, but sometimes you wonder if all the warnings are blown out of proportion. Is choking really that big of a problem for kids? Based on a little research, it turns out it is. According to studies by the American Academy of Pediatrics (The AAP), “choking is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality among children, especially those aged 3 years or younger.” Children under the age of 4 are at the greatest risk of choking. If you have thought to yourself that your toddler is good at eating and won’t choke, or that you only feed her certain foods while you are watching, you might want to seriously consider changing the way you approach food safety.
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Having a preschool aged child can be so much fun, especially around the holidays. The world is a magical place to a young child, and you get to participate in that magic by playing Easter Bunny and filling up an amazing basket with things you know your child will love. Here are some of our favorite treats for preschoolers this year.
Kids of all ages love waking up on Easter morning to find their Easter basket has been filled with surprises just for them. Skip the pre-made, generic baskets this year and pick out special items that will be well loved all year long. Here are some of our favorite gifts to give this Easter.