At Daily Mom, we know that "alone time" is few and far between, as is the idea of a vacation or letting lose. But we also know that sometimes, it's just gotta' happen! If the kids are home for Spring Break, use it as an excuse to clock out a bit... read more
During the hot summer months, it can be so refreshing to sit down and relax with an ice-cold drink. So if you are looking for a delicious summer drink, without all the additives, kombucha is a fabulous alternative.
Whether you are baking cupcakes for a birthday party, wedding, baby shower or just for yourself, it is essential to have the perfect chocolate and vanilla sponge recipes. Cupcakes are notoriously hard to get right because they are small and have the tendency to dry out, collapse, spill over or burn. If you want perfect chocolate and vanilla cupcakes, then follow, save, Pin and share these two recipes!
In the digital age, where emails and texts are commonplace, it can be hard to stress the importance of a handwritten thank note to your children. But expressing thanks is an important part of being a polite and courteous human being, and it’s a skill kids need to be taught. Sure, a thank you text is nice, but nothing beats a personal, handwritten note of thanks. If you’re wondering about the basics of Thank You Note etiquette and how to get your kids involved in the process of writing thank you notes, read on for some helpful tips!
It’s summertime and parents are racking their brains for new ways to make the outdoors even more exciting. Keeping kids’ imagination alive even when you set them free in the outdoors is important. Kids want to be in the outdoors soaking up the sun, while parents want to keep them cool and safe. Outdoor play centers and interactive toys make a great addition to any yard and we’ve rounded up some of our favorites to keep your kids having fun summer after summer.
Summer is upon us, which means it’s prime vacation time. Whether you’re taking a road trip to visit the grandparents or simply taking a jaunt across state lines, don’t leave yourself feeling ill-prepared. Use this list to ensure you don’t forget a single thing, and look like a pro when you have a happy little camper for the entire trip.
With the arrival of summer, hectic summer schedules can also arrive. We know how difficult it can be sometimes to squeeze-in workouts during the week. So, the next time you are longing for a mommy workout session, take the kids to the pool and capitalize on the opportunity to try some of these aerobic workouts.
Since Daily Mom’s launch, we’ve had quite the baby boom and recently, the 8th Daily Mom baby was born! Writer Ariel gave birth to her third child, Roman Michael, on June 30, 2014 at at 8:50pm. Roman was 6 lbs 13 oz and 19 inches long. He was welcomed into the world by his loving family: dad Andy, and older siblings Leila and Landon.
I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream! The sun is out and everyone wants ice cream, including the kids. Here are 3 dairy-free ice cream recipes that all have one astonishing ingredient, bananas! Frozen bananas whipped in a food processor make the creamiest ice cream. These dairy-free, gluten-free, low-sugar and vegan ice creams are the perfect healthy alternative and they are easy to make! What’s not to love!?
One of the rights of passage for young kids is getting to that sleepover stage where they are old enough and ready for sleepovers. For some kids this transition is natural and is anticipated, but for other kids it can be a mixed bag of excitement and nerves. We, as parents, all have those fond memories of sleepovers as kids: eating pizza with friends, playing games, talking until wayyyyy past bedtime and giggling in the wee hours of the night. We all want our kids to have these memories too and there are some simple ways that you can be sure your child is set up for sleepover success!
It’s 3 pm, you have a craving. Usually it’s for something sweet-chocolate or a cookie. Sometimes you indulge, but often you find that it doesn’t satisfy the urge. Then you want more. You can become obsessed. Before you know it, you’ve eaten junk you don’t need, you feel lousy and guilty.
Sound familiar? When we continuously give into those cravings the result will lead to extra calories and pounds.
It’s on every baby registry checklist. Everyone tells you to get one. So you do. You sit in your new plush glider, the smell of freshly painted walls engulfing you, turning the blank, crisp pages of the most beautiful baby book you spent five hours researching. You have every intention to fill up that book until it’s bursting at the seams. One month later, you’re sitting in that same glider, with puffy, sleep-deprived eyes, spit up stains on a shirt that hasn’t been changed in three days, holding a screaming newborn, with the treasured baby book shoved in the back of a closet, all good intentions long forgotten. There’s hope Mom! We’re here to help make your dream of having a full, up-to-date baby book a reality.
If you’re one of the lucky women that produces too much breast milk, you know that this blessing can sometimes be a “curse,” from painful ducts to constant leaking. This post is designed to educate you about oversupply, as well as offer up some ideas of products or home remedies that can help you manage your supply and bring comfort to painful, swollen breasts. Read on!
Bath time is an essential part of any child’s routine. While some kids just love splashing away, others are more hesitant. And of course, since kids are kids, they may love washing up one night, and hate it the next. Daily Mom has rounded up some tips, tricks, and gear for making your next bath night one to remember!
There’s nothing cuter than tiny baby ears all dressed up. If you have made the decision to get your daughter’s ears pierced as a baby, or are considering it, this is the ultimate guide for you.
Most parents have one common question and a common goal when it comes to feeding their children, “How can I raise my child to be a healthy eater?” While some children may seem like they were naturally born to be healthy eaters others may seem to hate every food you put on their plate. Before you throw in the nutritional towel (or give them sweets just to see them eat) read on for 5 tips to encourage your child to grow into a healthy eater! The great news is that it is NEVER too early to encourage healthy eating habits and the better news is that it is NEVER too late to start implementing these practices. Always remember that healthy eating starts at home!