Don’t leave the kids out of the decor loop this holiday season! While you don’t want your nieces and nephews destroying your fine china, you don’t want them to be reduced to using the same boring Styrofoam plates you used at your July 4th BBQ either. Dress up the kids’ table with Madhouse Collection’s Fine Paper Dinnerware!
Here at Daily Mom we are kicking off the Christmas season with a series of gift guides for everyone on your Christmas list! We love making things easy for our readers so we have made a list of some of our favorite products and services for each of the loved ones you’ll be showering with gifts during this holiday season! We wouldn’t be Daily MOM without knowing what new moms love, so if you are looking for the perfect gift for a new mother on your list take a look at some of our favorite finds curated especially for them!
“What is a written birth plan and why should any time be spent writing one when the plan will just be disregarded anyway at the hospital?” This is one of the most frequently asked questions by moms-to-be and it is crucial to understand that the most important part of writing your birth plan is the process that it takes to understand your own preferences, discuss them with your birth partner, and prepare to advocate for those preferences.
In this day of technology where young children are continually spending more and more hours each week in front of the TV, smart phone, or tablet, the amount of time actually playing is being jeopardized. As parents, it is crucial that we encourage our children to engage in imaginative play. Read on to learn about the benefits of pretend play and how you can incorporate more of it into your child’s life.
Daily Mom’s 3rd baby born since our launch in March arrived on Wednesday, November 20, 2013 at 12:44pm via C-section to Writer Megan B.! William Jacob weighed 7 pounds, 12 ounces and was born at 21.5 inches long! He was welcomed into the world by his loving family, Eli, Megan and big sister, Vivien!
Have you checked out the gorgeous City Select by Baby Jogger yet? From the rich colors to the fantastic features this stroller will become the envy of your friends. What makes this particular Baby Jogger stroller top the charts here at Daily Mom? Let’s take a look at some of its features.
Selecting books for little readers can be difficult, overwhelming, and frustrating. This holiday season, whether you’re shopping for your own children or for gifts, check out Daily Mom’s favorite books for children ages 12-24 months. Our list features books with textures, flaps, and other surprises – along with a few classics – and trust us: you can’t go wrong with these great reads.
Thanksgiving will be celebrated and gone, but how do you encourage an “attitude of gratitude” all year long in your child? Saying “thank you” is certainly part of having excellent manners, but instilling a spirit of thankfulness in your daughter or son is a character trait a step beyond courtesy, and a definite challenge in a consumer world. Daily Mom shares tips on how to foster an everyday appreciation for both tangible and intangible blessings.
Years ago, interfaith families faced what was called the “December Dilemma”: whether to celebrate Christmas or Hanukkah. With the increase in Christian-Jewish marriages, however, it has become much more commonplace to celebrate both, but many interfaith families still choose to focus on only one. If you’re faced with this choice for your family, or perhaps seeking to understand these choices, read on for some reasons families give for celebrating, or not celebrating, both Hanukkah and Christmas.
The holiday season is here and if you’re a new mom you may be wondering what to expect when it comes to traveling with your infant. Whether it’s just an hour drive to Grandmom and Grandpop’s for Thanksgiving, or a long day spent on the road for Christmas at the relatives’, below are some tips and things to consider when traveling with a younger baby.
This winter we are loving the juxtaposed styles from Ruum for girls! Putting outfits together is more fun when playing with both sweet and spicy looks to give your princess a rough and tumble edge. Ruum has managed to marry leather, tulle, corduroy, knit, denim, bows and plaid all into one amazing collection of cool weather clothes for cool girls.
This Thanksgiving, try this Pumpkin Swirl Cheesecake for a twist on two old favorites: pumpkin pie and cheesecake. It will be a hit at your Thanksgiving celebration!
Your baby, with their sensitive, soft skin and energetic antics, deserves to be clothed in the safest, most comfortable fabrics imaginable. And, they should be able to look fashionable at the same time! Kate Quinn Organics offers a line of fashion-forward, irresistibly soft, certified organic cotton clothing that you can feel good dressing your little one in.
With Thanksgiving right around the corner, you might be looking for something special and festive to share with your children. We’ve rounded up the best children’s Thanksgiving books for every age – that will not only entertain – but educate them on the facts behind this special day in American history.
Yes, the turkey is important. Yes, pumpkin and pecan pie are staples on many Thanksgiving tables. But what really makes the Thanksgiving meal? Side dishes!
Here are three classic side dishes with a Daily Mom twist – slightly healthier, and featuring slightly different flavors, but sure to please whoever is joining you to give thanks this Thanksgiving.