5 Reasons Why Your Child Needs a Dictionary

In this era of technological advancement, our children are being raised in a time and place where books are being shelved for good, printing...

The Demise of the Retail Store and the Rise of Online...

It’s 4 a.m. and still dark outside when my mother sneaks into my room and tells me to quickly get dressed…it is the infamous...

Dealing With A Child Who Is Exactly Like You (& You...

  Whether you had an “oopsy” or methodically, thought out, well-planned pregnancy, your bundle of joy, snuggled in your womb is just waiting to be...

Our Thouhts on the NFL Protest and Why You Should Be...

Last week, The NFL spoke to Americans and the world with a silent action that has rung loudly throughout stadiums, homes, dinner tables, and...

Play to Increase Your Child’s Upper Body Strength and Why It...

  From the moment our babies leave the womb we start documenting their milestones. The first smile, the first belly laugh, and the first time...

Recipe RoundUp: Vegetarian Meals Kids Will Love

Monday, October 1 is World Vegetarian Day, kicking off Vegetarian Awareness Month which takes place all of October. You’ve read the research – vegetarians...

The Burden of Overspending

    Today, many families are burdened with confusing their best intentions to give kids all that they want with what they need. Nice cars, the...

Hands-Only CPR

  CPR stands for cardiopulmonary resuscitation which is a lifesaving emergency procedure that involves the repeated compression of a person’s chest who is suffering from...

20 Tips for Surviving a Whole 30

So, you’re thinking about doing a Whole 30, huh? You know the one: the diet where you eliminate all sugar, dairy, legumes, grains, and...

Preparing for Baby Registry and Baby Shower Tips To Get You...

This is a sponsored post written by us on behalf of Gymboree. All opinions are 100% ours. Pregnancy is an exciting time. Not only are...

Exploring the World With Science: The Basis of Our Food Chains

Plants are the foundation of our food web. Every living thing depends on them. Plant growth is stimulated by the sun and rainfall. We...

The Busy Parents’ Guide to Dating Your Significant Other

In a fast-paced world of schedules, activities, and commitments, it is often challenging to force a slowdown and reset. It is all too easy...

8 Tips for navigating the athletic recruiting process

If your child is elite enough to play at the college level, you may be wondering what is the next step. Did you know...

The Intellectual Benefits of Teaching a Child to Play Chess

When we think of chess, many of us picture old men in the park sitting at tables in the shade playing a game of...

Reconciling the past and the present: Remembering a loved one with...

Grieving is a challenging process. One of the many difficulties in the grieving process is the fear of forgetting a loved one. As a...

A Complete Family? Not Yet, Says Big Sister, Chloe

She’s one of the “bigs” but more importantly, my right-hand, underpaid high executive, number 1 daughter. Meet Chloe, she’s the first daughter of our...

5 Signs That Your Child is Struggling to Read

  For many parents, there is nothing quite like snuggling up with your children and a good book and traveling off into an imaginary world...

6 Reasons Parents Want Uniforms

  Now that the school year has begun in most of the United States, parents are back to the daily battle of what not to...

3 Things Keeping You From Being the Mother You Want to...

Have you ever heard the saying, “When Mama’s not happy, nobody’s happy”? While it’s meant to be a witty catchphrase, it couldn’t be more...

Firefighters Are Your Friends

    Through the thick smoke and flames, they may look like a scary creature and sound like Darth Vader, but have no fear! It is...

Why Moms Need Exercise

The research is clear pertaining to the many benefits of exercise. Yet, as moms, we tend to push off the need for exercise –...

Remembering September 11th

  Do you remember where you were the moment you heard that a plane flew into one of the Twin Towers in New York City?...

My 4 Month Old Cheated Death Three Times and Here’s Why...

This article was originally featured on San Diego City Moms Blog Our daughter came unexpectedly at 35 weeks. My pregnancy wasn’t the easiest of the...

Post Vacation Depression: When Too Much Happy Leaves You Sad

  Vacations are often planned months (if not years) in advance. Much time and thought is put into the details. There is lodging, packing, meal...

Getting Over The Shyness Of Mind-Blowing Sex

It’s a natural part of life, and yet, having sex may seem over or under-rated for many women. Is there a happy medium, an...

10 Books Every High School Student Should Read Before Graduation

High school is the time when our kids truly begin to test their wings and gain some freedom while still in the safe confines...

Can We All Just Agree to Stop Calling Dads “Mr. Mom”

http://dailymom.com/nurture/dailydad/can-we-all-just-agree-to-stop-calling-dads-mr-mom/ Can we all just agree to stop calling dads "Mr. Mom?" I guess first and foremost, I should give you nice folks a little background...

Advocating for Your School Aged Child

  Every parent’s hopes are high as the end of summer approaches and we all start to get our kids ready for school. We imagine...

Run to the chopper a look at helicopter parenting

People love to hate helicopter parents. Google search helicopter parent and you will find article after article describing and disparaging helicopter parents. The widespread...

5 Tips to Ensure You Never Forget Your Baby in the...

Every summer we hear the stories of children who are accidentally left in vehicles by their parents or caregivers, only to be found dead...

Exploring the World with Science: A Water Pollution Experiment

The earth is remarkable; the only planet in our solar system to hold life. However, our planet is also changing at an alarmingly fast...

How I’m Preparing For 3 Big Transitions This Fall – Tips...

Hey girl hey! I’m Heather, resident Social Media Manager here at Daily Mom, and one of Daily Mom’s OG’s – I’ve oh-so-proudly been here...

De-Stress Your Back to School Morning Routine

Back to school time can be stressful, and the morning routine is the hardest time of the day for many families, including mine. With...

10 Books for your Middle Schooler to Encourage a Love of...

Middle school is a tough time for all children. It is an awkward period of pre-teen adolescence that, let’s face it, has even been...

How to Use an AED

  “CLEAR!” “SHOCKING!” If you watch any of those hospital drama television shows, you’ve heard these words yelled many times. These words are associated with...

How to Throw a Birthday Party on the Cheap

Birthday parties have evolved since the time when most of us were growing up. Simple family celebrations have been replaced with over-the-top, themed bashes....

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