First 8 Signs to Teach Your Baby

Why teach your baby sign language?  Babies can understand verbal communication before they develop the skills required to verbally communicate themselves.  Teaching your baby...

Countdown to Baby: Things to do the month before baby arrives

Whether it's your first baby or your fourth, the month before the little bundle of joy arrives can be a hectic one. There are...

5 Best TTC Apps

In a country where a majority of adults have smart phones and everyone who has one is ADDICTED, we all want to know which...

Tips & Tricks For Dealing With Infant Acid Reflux

Is your child constantly irritable and continuously spitting up? Do they shriek from pain when they are laying flat on their backs? These may...

I’m Pregnant! 18 Ways to Tell Your Husband & Family

Photo Credit: The Whimsical Photographer Y ou have checked and double-checked, in fact you probably tested with 3 home pregnancy kits and still aren't sure...

5 Pregnancy Safe Teas For The Tea Lover

There is nothing more soothing and comforting than sitting down after a long day with a hot cup of tea, or a warm cup...

Preparing for a Repeat C-Section

Whether your first cesarean section was emergency, or planned due to special reasons, you will most likely decide with your doctor early on whether...

18 Books Your 18 Month Old Will Love

When it comes to reading books to toddlers it can be a little frustrating. Most of the time your little ones don't have the...

Tips for Transitioning Your Toddler From Crib to Bed

Maybe your toddler has learned how to crawl out of the crib or they're just so long that their arms and legs are always...

Ways to Live in the Moment With Your Baby

Photo Credit: Lilac Saloon They say time is fleeting and the baby years pass by so quickly. You have probably already experienced this as you...

3 Key Tips for Helping Your Daughter Get Ready for Prom

For your teenage daughter, probably one of the most exciting high school experiences for her, and something she’s counting down to already, is prom....

10 Reasons to Consider Having a Doula at Your Next Birth

  Many mothers have a tough first labor and birth experience. Sometimes our dreams of a certain birth experience fade as something completely different happens...

Finland Will Become the First Country in the World to Get...

This article originally appeared on Truth Theory. A revolution is coming for schools in Finland in the form of a destruction of all formal school subjects. The...

10 Saint Patrick’s Day Recipes Even Your Kids Will Love

With St. Patrick’s Day right around the corner, start planning for a hearty, healthy and delicious dinner your whole family is sure to love!...

Tips for Introducing Your Dog to the New Baby

Long before having babies, many people are already parents to their beloved four-legged friend. Are you the proud parent of a fur baby? If...

What to Do if Your Child Has Pinworms

Warning: The subject of this post will make you feel creepy-crawly all over. It will also generate an intense urge to immediately scrub yourself...

Best Books To Read Before Trying To Conceive

So you think you're ready to have a baby. At least, you and your partner agree that you're ready to begin trying to conceive....

Tips for the Shy Mom: Overcoming the Fear of Breastfeeding in...

  For the shy mom, the fear of breastfeeding in public is a huge hurdle to overcome. So much can go wrong! Baby can squirm...

Make College Affordable: Tips for Finding College Scholarships

Most people believe that college scholarships are only available to the crème de la crème. However, there are thousands of scholarships from all kinds...

3 Natural Substitutes for Pedialyte

Whether it’s your baby’s first bout of the stomach flu, or your toddler’s fourth time catching it this year, all moms can agree that...

Formula Feeding Basics

Making formula for your baby seems easy, right? Mix a little powder with some water, shake and pop the bottle into the baby's mouth....

5 Effective Reading Strategies for Preschoolers

Preschoolers are like little sponges, ready to soak up the world around them. They are busy transitioning from "babies" into "big kids" and are...

The Ultimate Easter Reading Guide for Kids

Easter is a time of celebration…a time of rebirth, rejoicing and reinvigoration. Whether you celebrate Easter with religion, simply enjoy the traditions of the...

Candy-Free Easter Basket Ideas For Your Toddler

It seems like so much on the market today that is intended to go inside of Easter baskets is centered around one common item:...

Skip Purees with Baby Led Weaning

Is your baby ready for solid food? If so, did you know that you don’t have to spoon feed your baby jarred food or...

What You Should Know About Prenatal Depression

You have just found out that you're pregnant, it's a joyous time, a time to celebrate. However, you're feeling anything but joyous. You're anxious,...

Oh No, Mom is Sick! 10 Ideas for Helping the Whole...

  Part of parenting is taking care of a sick child and this is normally no big deal- but what about when MOM gets sick?...

What Your Kids Should Be Wearing: Under Where? Underwear!

This summer, our kids enjoyed endless days of swimsuits and naked booties. Unfortunately, those days are over. The summer heat will soon be a distant...

Care-Package Must Haves for The College Girl

  Do you have a daughter or granddaughter that just flew the nest away to college? If you don't have kids that age yet, perhaps...

Baby’s 1st Year: Creative Monthly Baby Photo Ideas

There’s a fun trend nowadays of taking a celebratory photo of your baby each month throughout their first year of life. It's a fantastic...

Increase Your Milk Supply At Breakfast

Photo credit: Cookies For Breakfast Breastfeeding mamas – are you looking for an easy, delicious way to help increase your milk supply, starting right in the...

Tips for Surviving the 1st Trimester of Pregnancy

For some women the first trimester of pregnancy is a breeze full of happiness and the start of a pregnancy glow. But for many,...

Storing Your Breastmilk: Guidelines, Tips, & Tricks

Whether you need to build a stash of breast milk before returning to work, or just want to keep some expressed milk on hand...

C-Section: Recovery Essentials

Trying to plan and perfectly prepare for all of the details of our babies birth is a natural part of pregnancy. We don’t often...

Boost Your Supply At Breakfast: Breastfeeding Granola Bars

It's no secret that babies and toddlers go through a zillion growth spurts. For breastfeeding mothers, this can be extremely tiring as your body...

The Surprising Benefits of Extended Breastfeeding

Nursing beyond your child's first birthday is referred to as Extended Breastfeeding. This is a common, healthy act practiced in many countries. The western...