Bumper-Free Bedding for your Baby

Preparing for a new baby involves a lot, especially when it comes to planning and designing the nursery. There’s the paint color, the crib, the window treatments, and of course, the all important bedding set. Lots of moms design their baby’s nursery strictly based around the bedding set they fall in love with. We’re here to help you find that set, only we’re focusing on the safest bedding sets out there, ones that don’t include bumpers. We’ve rounded up a few of our favorite, bumper-free bedding sets to help you in your search.  And, if you’re past the pregnant and newborn stage, and it’s time for your toddler to make the transition to a big kid bed, we’ve also included a couple of options for you!

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Stocking Up To Save: Clothing

Buying clothing ahead for your child can either be a money saving opportunity or it cost you in the end.  At the end of a season, children’s clothes get marked down so much that it can be very advantageous to purchase items for next year.  Only problem is that it’s easy to get ahead of yourself without proper planning.  Keeping yourself organized plays a major factor in purchasing clothing for the next year.

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School Year Favorites

A new school year has begun! Pencils are getting sharpened, lunches packed and new crayons are ready to be used. Besides the supply lists, there are many items your kids may need or want to help them make the most of the school year, so we have searched high and low to bring you the (best of the best) fun school year favorites.  These products are designed to help your child have the best school year yet, and also LAST the school year. In addition to being well made, we have rounded up products that are made with quality and eco-friendly materials so both your wallet and the Earth will be happier. So whether it’s reusable containers, adorable stationary, or some of the latest tech gear, whatever you are looking for- we’ve got you covered!

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Fun Turning One! 5 Unique Party Themes for Girls

 

Your little lady only has one first birthday party so this is definitely an opportunity to go all out as you celebrate her first year!  There are so many cute ideas and fun ways of celebrating, but we wanted to simplify some of these into 5 unique girl’s first birthday party themes.  We hope that you find something that suits your little one’s style and personality.  We have done the work and included shop links to printables, invitations, decorations, favor ideas and even something beautiful things for her to wear and accessorize with.  Read on to find out what could help you plan of this wonderful event – the only rule is to HAVE FUN!

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Beyond the Beach: Sun Protective Clothing

Beyond the Beach Sun Protective Clothing

Sunscreen at the beach or pool is a no-brainer, but when was the last time you lathered up before going to work or running errands? Furthermore, have you tried applying sunscreen to an energetic kid lately? And we’re not talking about the toxic spray-on kind. Yeah, not so easy. Summer may be over, but that doesn’t mean that the sun isn’t capable of doing damage to our skin.

While we still encourage the use of non-toxic sunscreen on body parts exposed to the sun, today we discover why wearing UV protective clothing year round is equally, if not more, important. 

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Our Favorite Feeding Products from ABC Kids Expo 2014

Daily Mom recently returned from the 2014 ABC Kids Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada – the world’s premier trade show for children’s products. Two of our editors spent long days scouring the floor for the best new products for kids, babies, and parents. We’ve already shared with you the latest and greatest when it comes to strollers and toys, so now it’s time for our favorite feeding products – high chairs and sippies and breast pads… oh my!

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Slumber in Style: Belabumbum Nursing Pajamas


Since half your hours breastfeeding are often spent in the wee hours of the morning, it’s important to consider clothing that is comfortable for sleeping! If you have been a fan of Daily Mom, you know we believe breastfeeding education and awareness is important.  Our hope is that with extra knowledge and support, some of the barriers that may prevent a woman from breastfeeding will be avoided.  We don’t think a woman should ever have to sacrifice her sense of style for comfort or utility.

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Female Problems? There’s an herb for that!

Women face an array of unpleasant health issues which can range from managing their monthly cycle of hormonal ups and downs, to menstrual dismay, struggling with their libido and everything in between. The good news is that you don’t need to deal with these problems lying down — on a heating pad, of course. Before you open your medicine cabinet and routinely reach for ibuprofen, sleeping pills or other drugs try turning to the plant world for natural, non-toxic remedies for common complaints.

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The Latest Toys from ABC Kids Expo 2014

Daily Mom recently returned from the 2014 ABC Kids Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada – the world’s premier trade show for children’s products. Two of our editors spent long days scouring the floor for the best new products for kids, babies, and parents. We’ve already shared with you the latest and greatest when it comes to strollers and now it’s time for the toys. Get ready to expand that Christmas shopping list!

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The Latest Stroller News from ABC Kids Expo 2014

Daily Mom recently returned from the 2014 ABC Kids Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada – the world’s premier trade show for children’s products. Two of our editors spent long days scouring the floor for the best new products for kids, babies, and parents. We’re breaking it down for you over the next several days so that you can get a sneak peek at the exciting new products that will be coming your way in the near future. Let’s get started with some of the amazing strollers!

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Car Seat Guide: Combi Kobuk Air-Thru Booster Seat

Car Seat Guide Combi Kobuk Air-Thru Booster Seat
Once your child outgrows the height or weight limit on the five-point harness convertible car seat, you will need to transition to a booster seat to keep them safe in the car.   The Combi Kobuk Air-Thru Booster Seat is a comfortable, stylish, high back booster that provides both the best in safety and comfort in an affordable way! The Combi Kobuk Air-Thru Booster Seat is for children ages 3 and up, from 33-120 pounds, and from 33 to 57 inches tall. However, we recommend that you keep your child rear facing in a convertible seat, and then forward facing in the same seat until they outgrow the limits before switching them to a booster.

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Our Favorite School Gear

If you ask any kid what their favorite new items to get when school time comes, new backpacks and lunch boxes will top the list! All kids love showing off their  backpacks to their friends on the first day of school and “Oooooh check out that cool lunch box!! Where did you get it?” is a hot conversation in the lunch room. As most seasoned moms of school-aged kids know, certain backpacks and lunch boxes may look fun and have your child’s favorite character on them, but often these bags will NOT last the school year. Constantly taking books and binders in and out of bags wears on the pockets, zippers and bottoms of bags and many a parent that has been suckered into buying one of these cheaper bags, often are buying a new one mid-way through the school year. This year, we have gathered some pretty awesome looking backpacks and lunch boxes that not only are super cute, but are made with quality and safe materials that will last through out the school year!  These backpacks and lunch boxes are great for not only school time but for any time! They are so well made, you kids will be begging you to take them to sleepovers, to their sports activities or even just to tote all of their gear to visit a friend.

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Britax Affinity Stroller Giveaway

High fashion meets high function with Britax’s newest stroller, the Affinity. This innovative stroller is available in a variety of colors and takes safety and functionality to a new level with it’s adjustable seats, forward and rear facing capabilities, and Britax’s patented CLICK & GO integrated adapter system that makes it ideal for carrying infant seats. Read on to enter for a chance to win one yourself!

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Stroller Guide: Britax Affinity and Giveaway

Stroller Guide Britax Affinity

With all of the strollers out there to choose from, it can be difficult to pick the right one for your family. Are you in the market for a new, more versatile, luxury stroller? Are you searching for an ergonomic design that grows with your child and has an amazingly smooth ride?  If so, the Affinity stroller by Britax has some brilliant features that will whisk you and your child away. Literally.

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