No matter what your day has been like, a bath can be a very soothing experience for both you and your child. Whether you are helping to fight off congestion from a cold, soothing dry skin or eczema, or are simply looking for a calming bath before bed, essential oils are a fantastic natural option with very beneficial results. If nothing else, their aroma will leave you feeling relaxed and rejuvenated.
You have dreamed of this day. You have found the perfect house and are ready to make it your own. There is just one huge thing standing in your way - MOVING. The thing that every person dreads and it is like a dark cloud looming over you. And now you’re not only moving yourself, but you’re moving with a baby, toddler, young child, or multiple children. Well don’t worry! We have a list of 6 ways to make moving with children hassle-free!
If you have a budding tween girl in your house, you’ve probably wondered when is the right time to start talking to them about personal hygiene and teaching them how to properly take care of their skin and hair. We know as moms that we probably did things to our skin and hair at one time or another that we now wish we didn’t (think: tanning all day by the pool!). Knowing what we know now, you can use these experiences to show your daughter how important it is to learn the right, and wrong, way to treat your skin and hair.
Leaving your child at daycare can be the hardest decision in parenthood. You are entrusting your child’s welfare to another person. It can feel overwhelming and emotionally draining, to say the least! We are here to help! Here are 9 things to take into account when you are choosing the right daycare for your child.
We can bet you there isn’t one mother out there who doesn’t want their child to grace the cover of magazines, appear on television or say “my child is a model.” Alright we take it back, maybe there is a mom or two out there who wouldn’t want any of that. We can safely say that most moms would be ecstatic if their baby or child got into modeling and made a few bucks for their college fund. There are a few things you should know and consider when getting your child into modeling. Read on to get the low down on everything you need to know!
Halloween comes with its fair share of dressing up, face painting, tricks, and of course treats. While October 31st is notorious for bags of candy and sugar galore, there’s no reason why you can’t also incorporate some healthy food into your child’s Halloween. We’ve rounded up 7 creative, fun, and yummy snacks that will be sure to leave your little ghost howling for more!
Being a part of a mom’s group is an excellent way for children to begin friendships-learning skills and building their self esteem, as well as yours! In those early months of being a new mom, being a member of any group may just be exactly what you need. Not only is it a great way to have your child interact with other children, but it allows you to get out and interact with other adults. What should you do if no one you know holds one? Read on to find how you (yes, you!) can create your very own successful mom’s group that everyone will enjoy.
Generosity: the habit of giving without expecting anything in return. This is an attribute that we hope that our children learn from us or the people surrounding them. This may not come as naturally as we hoped to a young child. Many times, as parents (and other influences), we will need to take the reigns to teach children about these qualities. Generosity usually begins with children sharing their possessions with other peers. Not only can you learn this important quality from home, but you can also incorporate it at school. We have 7 great ways to show your children what generosity is!
Most parents look for a few important factors when shopping for school clothing: price, durability, style and versatility. It’s essential to find pieces that are going to hold up to the natural wear and tear of your child playing on the playground day in and day out, but we also want them to look cute, too! We found the best of both worlds here and have rounded up a great collection of unique school clothing and accessories that are not only stylish, but are also made well so they can be cute from the start to the end of the school year! These clothes and accessories are perfect for the school playground and beyond and are great to wear any day of the year.
Why did this happen? These are usually the first thoughts of a woman being given the news about one of the most horrible situations that one could possibly go through during pregnancy. The first thought goes to what you could have done differently. Your mind races about what could have been and what never will be for THIS baby. Whether it is your first or fourth, it will never be easy. It will never be the same. We are here to try and help you through this process of grieving and give you some ways to try and cope after your miscarriage.
Being conscious of good posture is something that can easily fall by the wayside. Many times the benefits are not instant, so we tend to not give this subject much thought. Have you ever noticed how some people just look great in photos? Chances are their posture has a lot to do with it!
Teachers don’t always get the opportunity to tell parents how they can work together to make children more successful in the classroom and beyond. At least not, perhaps, the things that teachers really want parents to know, but aren’t allowed to say. We asked some current and veteran teachers to share with us the top things they wish all parents knew (in no particular order) to both support the teacher and their child’s ability to get the most out of their education.
It is back to the lunch packing grind for many parents! We know that it can be easy to fall back on the “Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich” train when you are rushing to get the kids out the door. However, did you know that children who eat a well balanced lunch often do better in school and are more alert? While breakfast is the most important meal of the day, lunch rounds in at a close second! Without your child in front of you, it can be difficult to monitor what they eat. You may have to up your game to get kids to actually eat what you’ve packed. Maybe your family follows a vegan or vegetarian lifestyle, perhaps your child has a gluten restriction, or possibly you are just looking for some awesome, healthy lunchbox tips and ideas! Well, you have certainly come to the right place!
Becoming a mother usually means streamlining our morning routine. This means finding any way possible to cut back our shower time, prep time, and cooking time. So, when someone tells you that they have something great that will add 5-10 minutes to your daily routine, it better be amazing! Dry skin brushing is nothing short of amazing! It is something that needs to be added to your routine. If not daily, at least work it into your occasional beauty routine. This ayurvedic cleaning philosophy removes dead skin & impurities, increases muscle tone, stimulates blood circulation, aids in reducing cellulite and stretch marks, assists in eliminating toxins from your body, prevents premature aging and so much more!
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!