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...

Baby’s First Birthday: Must Take Photos

{Photo credit: With A Red Bird On My Shoulder} Your baby's first birthday is a huge milestone. While you're busy planning the theme, gathering decorations,...

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...

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...

What is Diaper Rash and How can you stop it

  This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Balmex for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Your sweet little baby is plagued...

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...

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...

5 Reasons Why Every New Mother Needs Maternity Photos

  For some pregnancy is a magical time, for others not so much…but no matter which way you feel about your 9 months with child,...

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...

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...

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,...

How to Know When You’ve Ovulated

  After years of trying to not get pregnant, women who are starting down the path to trying to conceive (aka TTC) might be surprised...

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...

Fun With Fire Truck Games

  Is your little one making siren sounds in his sleep? Fire trucks and firefighters are fascinating for so many toddlers and children. It must...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

Becoming a Breast Milk Donor

Premature and seriously ill infants can benefit greatly from breast milk. Learn about the requirements of becoming a donor and the different avenues to...

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?...

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...

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...

10 Fun Ways to Reveal Your Baby’s Gender

  Your 20 week scan is coming up and you have decided to find out the sex of your baby! The idea of sharing this...

Can you choose your baby’s gender?

  Are you the mom of three boys and you are just dying to get that baby girl you've always dreamed of? Or, maybe you...

How To Make School mornings easy

  Getting back into the swing of school mornings can be rough. The mornings are rushed, the tempers are short, and the coffee may not...

The Most Important Things You Should Be Doing With Your Kids...

As the saying goes, "your children will grow up in the blink of an eye." One day there is a sweet baby sleeping in...

What Teachers Want Your Child to Know Before Kindergarten

Photo Credit: Hinge Photography  You may be wondering where the time has gone and how it is possible that your sweet baby is going to...

Mommy’s First Aid Kit Essentials

As a Mom, you want to provide the best care for your child, especially when faced with boo-boo's and scrapes. A properly stocked first...

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...

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...

The Mom’s Guide to Kids and Technology

  Kids today are surrounded by technology. It's tempting as a parent to say "no" to all the requests for smart phones, tablets, or what-have-you,...

House Hunting With Kids

You've snagged the best realtor in the area. You've made a list of everything you're looking for in your dream home. You've scoured every...

Life After C-Section: What to Expect After a C-Section

Moving Around After a Cesarean The first and most important thing you need to be aware of is that any movement is going to feel...

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...

10 Books to Prepare Your Child for a Sibling

You’re expecting another child and, understandably, you’re concerned with how your older child will adjust to the new baby. It’s never too early to...

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