Potty training is one of those important milestones that every parent both dreads and loves at the same time. It can be exciting to finally get rid of diapers, but the prospect of spending days, or even months, cleaning up pee from your floors and your carpets can make any parent feel anxious. And many times things like pull-ups can make it more difficult for a child to learn to potty train because they are too much like diapers. Luckily there is a product getting ready to launch via Kickstarter that helps parents potty train their children in record time without the confusion between diapers and underwear. BottomZz Up is a potty training tool-kit designed to help children feel the wetness when they have an accident all while protecting against leaks. Along with their positive reinforcement tools, BottomZz Up helps make potty training a breeze!
There’s a seriously cool event about to happen in Anaheim, California: the JPMA Baby Show 2017! This world class trade show features the best of the best when it comes to products for families. This show combines an educational conference, trade show, and consumer day. The JPMA Baby Show runs May 9-13th. Like most trade shows, it is for industry insiders, but on May 13th there is a consumer day at the show! If you are in the Anaheim area, come check it out for yourself on May 13th.
We have some amazing brands that we will feature from the show. 2,000 to 3,000 attendees will be there, and our Managing Editor Elena, is one of them. Elena is going to go live on Daily Mom’s Facebook from the JPMA Baby Show next week. Elena will have a special Facebook live event with the cool people from Clek, and we hope you will join us to check out the seats and ask questions. In the meantime, here is a preview of what Clek is all about so you can get excited about what they will present at the JPMA Baby Show.
You’re expecting. Congratulations! Even though you are the only person in your relationship that is physically pregnant, your partner is expecting too. Having a baby for the first time brings a lot of unknowns for both of you. Don’t forget about Daddy when you are preparing for life with baby. Dads should be parents with moms, 50-50. While Mama may get all the attention with her growing baby belly, here are 11 tips to prepare Dad for a new baby.
Mother’s Day is a time to show the moms in your life how much you love and appreciate them. Oftentimes, however, we struggle to find something perfect for the ones who have done so much for us over the years. There are always the classic gifts like jewelry, flowers, and a special family brunch, but sometimes we want our gift for Mother’s Day to be a little more unique and different than the typical gifts. Daily Mom has you covered if you’re looking for something a little different this Mother’s Day with our favorite unique gifts for the person who has sacrificed so much.
To many, Mother’s Day seems to creep up on us quietly, kind of like a mom who has an inkling her kid is being just a little too quiet. On top of the fast approaching holiday, it can be hard to find just the right gift for the person who has done so much for you and for your family. Luckily, Daily Mom is here to help you find the perfect gift for the most important person in your life. We have come up with our Top Gifts for Moms this Mother’s Day so you can get the best for the best.
Being a mom means taking care of those around her, often before getting the time to take care of herself. Feeling beautiful and refreshed may come after a long laundry list of other things on the to-do list. This Mother’s Day, show her how much you appreciate what she does with a gift that’s just for her. We’ve rounded up our favorite fashion and beauty gifts that will help her feel beautiful and loved this spring.
We all know how important oral hygiene is for our little ones, and the earlier we start taking care of our babies’ gums and teeth, the better the chance we have of building healthy dental habits when they’re bigger. Even before those first tiny teeth break through the gums, dentists encourage parents to clean baby’s gums after each feeding. Our only options for doing so have been a wet washcloth or one of those silicone infant toothbrushes that you wear on your fingertip, and once teeth start breaking through, finding a super soft toothbrush that cleans gently enough not to irritate those sensitive gums can be quite the task. But FOREO from Sweden wants to make it easy on us parents with their ISSA mikro sonic baby toothbrush, specifically designed for the smallest of brushers, from infancy to four years of age.
One of the most classic gifts given for Mother’s Day is undoubtedly sparkling jewels. Nothing tells a mother how much she is loved than a piece of jewelry that speaks to her heart. Gift givers love to give these gifts as well, because they are something they know the recipient will love. After all, what mother doesn’t love a new piece of jewelry? Whether you are looking for a new mom celebrating her first Mother’s Day or a mother whose children have long since left home, the perfect statement piece can make any mom feel special. From necklaces and bracelets, to earrings and personalized charms, Daily Mom has found all the special, unique, and meaningful pieces for this Mother’s Day.
Spring time is always celebrated. Winter winds down and more sunny days arrive. The world wakes up and blooms all around us. One thing about spring though is your wardrobe has to balance between winter and summer, leaning more one way or the other depending on where you live. Families further north, like in Minnesota, can’t pack up their winter gear yet but need to incorporate lighter layers. Families down south move into a summer frame of mind a little earlier and start hitting the pools or beach way before Memorial Day. Whatever spring feels like for your family, we’ve got you covered with some cute new styles for your daughter this season.
Of all the decisions we have to make as parents, choosing a good car seat for our child is one of the most important ones we’ll make. In fact, you legally need a car seat from the moment you take your baby home from the hospital until he or she is big enough to safely fit into adult seat belts. Up until recently, this requirement would have most parents spending hundreds of dollars on infant carriers, convertible car seats, and boosters. But what if you could buy one car seat that would fit your child for as long as they needed to be in a car seat?
Today we’ll look at Maxi-Cosi’s Pria 85 Max and how it is changing the way we approach car seat safety from 5 to 85 lbs.
If you are ready for a royally good time this spring, you need to get your princesses and princes out of the house, enjoying the sunshine and beautiful days. Turn off the screens and set out on adventures to far away lands where your kids rule (and burn off all that extra energy while using their imaginations). At Daily Mom, one of our favorite brands for bikes and ride-ons is Dynacraft. Dynacraft has an amazing selection for boys and girls in a wide age range. If you are looking for something for your son, we’ve got the coolest bike around to tell you about. If your daughter needs a sweet new ride, Dynacraft is celebrating all little princesses with a wonderful giveaway that we are excited to share with you as well.
Are you one of those moms that loves taking the time to sit down and scrapbook your child’s special memories? Or, a mom who spends hours on an online marketplace for photo albums, uploading, resizing, cropping, and then thinking up the perfect, witty caption for something that happened a year ago? If so, you may want to move along, because we’re here today to tell you all about a totally amazing new company who specializes in making photo books, for people who don’t have the actual time to make photo books. It’s a game-changer in the memories-making department; here’s our Chatbooks experience!
If you’re anything like us, when it’s time to clear aside the winter boots and pack up the snow suits, all becomes right with the world again. Spring has sprung, and so have our kid’s shoe sizes. With a new season comes new trips to the store to bring a little color and spirit back to wardrobes and shoe racks. You know your kids are almost as excited as you are to be outside again, running through the grass, hiking through the woods, and riding bikes until dinner time. Be sure when you’re choosing their shoes this spring that you don’t just opt for the cutest pairs, but also the most durable, because your littles are going to be hitting the ground hard. Stock them up with KEEN Kid’s new spring styles, and you can enjoy the best of all shoe worlds, fashion and function, all rolled into a pair of shoes that will far outlast their growing feet.
The master bedroom easily becomes the family bedroom in today’s families. As moms, we may feel like our bedroom is set up for everyone but us. The kids are always in there, whether for middle of the night snuggles or some quiet time reading a book in the afternoon. Your master bath converts into a playroom the minute you need to do your makeup and hair. Is your husband’s idea of master bedroom decor his dirty clothes all over the room? Meanwhile, your vision for your bedroom is a peaceful oasis in the midst of the chaos in the rest of your home, but with many things in a mom’s life, your wants come last. Take back the master bedroom with a makeover from Lush Decor!