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...

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...

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...

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....

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...

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 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...

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?...

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...

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...

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...

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...

DIY Mom Survival Kit

Nothing is worse than when you are running errands with your kids and disaster strikes. The baby has a diaper blowout and you don't...

Why I’ll Still be a SAHM Even When my Kids are...

If you had told me 7 years ago that I would be a full-time stay-at-home mom, I would have definitively said, "Hard pass. Nope,...

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...

Finding Fun Activities for Mother and Child

Have you recently found that you and your child may be stuck in a rut? Are you longing to switch things up, and try...

Stories of Powerful Women: Goodnight Stories for Rebel Girls

  This past year our nation experienced an unprecedented turn of events as we elected our 45th president. Not only was this election season a...

Special Gifts To and From Baby

As you prepare for your second child's upcoming arrival, a very popular trend is popping up - sibling gifts! We're here to share with you...

How to Raise a Gentleman

He's the guy opening the door for you, the one helping a stranger change a flat tire on the side of the road in...

What to Expect from the Upper Elementary Years

Your little kids are growing up before your eyes! Today we discuss what to expect once it's time to move onto the upper elementary...

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...

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...

Ear Piercing Guide for Tiny Ears

  There’s nothing cuter than tiny baby ears all dressed up. If you have made the decision to get your daughter’s ears pierced as a...

One & Done: Busting Myths about Only Children

How many children to have is a very personal decision. Some couples immediately know they want a few kids, while others know they're done...

Fall Tradition Bucket List

As we creep further into the fall season, many of us who are newer families are yearning to start fun traditions with our children...

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,...

Bye Bye Binky! 5 Ways To Get Rid of the Pacifier

Pacifier. Binky. Soothie. Plug. Mute Button. Whatever you call it, this little plastic contraption has become a staple in your little one's life, comforting...

15 Fun & Free Out of the House Activities With Kids

There's nothing quite like spending too much time cooped up inside the house with your children to push all of you to the edge...

Winter Swimming Lesson Tips

When the summer months leave, and the temperatures start dropping, people will often put their child's swimming lessons on hold until it gets warmer....

Teaching Our Children Healthy Habits

Approximately 30 million Americans suffer from eating disorders and many more suffer from negative body image issues. This problem is also impacting our children....

nanobébé- The Best Bottle for Breastfed Babies

Whether we like it or not, all moms know that at some point during our littles one’s infancy we will likely need to leave...

Kids and Gangs: What Parents Should Know

A Criminal Gang is a formal or informal ongoing organization, association, or group consisting of three or more persons that has as one of...

9 ACTIVITIES TO ENJOY WITH YOUR BABY AND DOG

Almost half of the households in the United States have a dog. Adding a new baby into the family can change the dynamics and...