The Online Village: Why Moms Are Always on Their Phones

“Seriously, what are you looking at? Who are you talking to?” “No one. I’m just on Facebook.” “Facebook, Instagram. You’re always on there. I don’t see...

Moments we love regret with 9 kids

  There’s certainly no shortage of “special moments” when you are raising a family with nine children. Those moments have brought laughter, tears, hugs, kisses,...

A Letter to my (older) Adopted Child

It is not your fault. It is not always your fault that you are all alone. It is the nature of the beast. It...

The Ultimate Family-Friendly Camping Gear

  With 13,000 public campgrounds in the US and Canada (and that doesn’t even count private ones or go-pitch-a-tent-in-an-abandoned-field ones), we have good reason to...

5 Misconceptions about Type I Diabetes

Most people have heard of diabetes and understand that it has something to do with how the body metabolizes sugar, but unless you are...

6 Engaging Book Series for Developing the Mind

“Read me another chapter, Mommy” is the nightly mantra in our house as I turn off lights and tuck in covers… there is no...

10 Ways to Master the Carpool Line

When your child heads to elementary school, you have two choices when it comes to transportation: the big yellow school bus OR the family...

Early Literacy and the importance of Reading to Young Children

“The more you read, the more things you will know. The more you learn, the more places you’ll go.” – Dr. Seuss A child’s education...

Mouth Mysteries: Tips for Childhood Dental Care

There is nothing sweeter than seeing a sweet smile across your child’s face. The American Dental Association has deemed February “National Children’s Dental Health Month”....

A World of Babies Imagined Childcare Guides for 8 Societies

From the moment you announce your pregnancy no matter where in the world you are living, as a new mother you will be offered...

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...

Beyond 6 Months- Benefits of Nursing to One Year

  It is no surprise to most that breastfeeding is beneficial to both baby and mother. But many are not aware of exactly how breastfeeding can...

Virtual Victims Protecting Yourself and Your Children Against Cybercrime

  Cybercrime is at an all-time high. The Department of Homeland Security explains that as Americans become more reliant on modern technology, they become more...

All that Candy: An Expert’s Guide to Indulging in Halloween the...

Halloween is one of the best holidays of the year. What’s not to love: fun costumes, perfect weather, friends, family, late bedtimes, and candy....

Allergy Free Halloween Treats

  Halloween is a wonderful day for both kids and parents alike. Kids enjoy nothing more than dressing up as their favorite characters, walking around the...

“Boys Will be Boys”-Theories on Men, Divorce, and How we Raise...

  According to a recent study by the legal website, Avvo, having a partner is more important to men. Specifically, 20% more women than men...

Always Love Your Mom: A Son’s Perspective

Relationships are complicated and change over time, especially our relationships with our mothers. Not everyone grew up with an involved mother in their life....

Feeding Baby on the Go: Six Healthy Snack Options

Every parent wants to make the best choice when it comes to providing their children with a healthy and wholesome diet. But busy lifestyles...

3 Old-School Hobbies Today’s Kids Should Revive

In this world of instant gratification and constant entertainment, so many old-school hobbies have fallen by the wayside.  Remember the good old days when...

6 TIPS FOR RAISING BOYS IN TODAY’S WORLD

All parents of boys want them to grow up to be good men. In today’s ever-changing world, it’s easy to think that goal is harder and...

3 WAYS TO KEEP YOUR KIDS SAFE FROM ONLINE PREDATORS

In today’s digital age, kids are more technologically savvy than ever. Your kids probably play with apps on your smartphone and know how to watch...

BUILD A SUMMER ADVENTURE WITH THE BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA

With warmer weather upon us and summer break here, it’s time for moms to pull out their lists of fun outdoor activities, because all moms...

Why YOUR Continued Learning is Key to Your Children’s Development

Spring is here! With every spring season comes change; you needn’t look any further than your window to realize this. Snow banks melt and...

Top Tips for Planning Vacations with Kids

If you are ready to plan a vacation with kids, you might get a little stressed out. Where should you go? Will your kids...

10 Items that Make Life with a Newborn Easier

If you’re expecting, then you are likely overwhelmed with the amount of baby products on the market. Truth be told, babies require very little....

5 WAYS YOU’RE UNKNOWINGLY CRUSHING YOUR CHILD’S SPIRIT

As parents, it is your job to raise your children to be independent, thoughtful, intelligent adults. You are given the gift of these beautiful,...

4 TIPS FOR TALKING TO YOUR KIDS ABOUT EATING MEAT

One evening at the dinner table your child will inevitably ask where food comes from. The mashed potatoes and green beans are easy to...

7 Ways to Overcome Poop Withholding

For some parents, potty training proves to be one of the toughest battles of child rearing. And if you managed to convince your child...

MOMENTS OF MARRIAGE: – A LETTER TO MY GRANDDAUGHTER

Wedding season is upon us. Many young women are proudly showing off their beautiful engagement rings and beginning their wedding preparations. It is a...

Shopping More Naturally

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Tom’s of Maine for IZEA. All opinions are 100% of Daily Mom. If you...

THE REALITIES OF CHILDREN STRETCHING GENDER ROLES

Children take their cues from the adults in their lives. They watch their parents and behave accordingly. These cues turn into what our children learn is...

25+ Ways to Calm Baby When Mom Needs a Break

We’ve all been there; your baby is crying and you’ve tried everything you can think of to soothe her tears. You’d give anything to...

8 Easy Ways to Engage a New Big Sibling

If you’re pregnant with your second child, you may be wondering what life will be like once the new baby arrives. Will you be able...

TOP 15 MUST-HAVE BOOKS FOR YOUR TODDLER LIBRARY

The best gift you can give to your child is your time, and there is no better one-on-one time than to snuggle up before...

THE IMPORTANCE OF A DEVICE-FREE DINNER TABLE

It’s hard enough for Mom to cook dinner, keep the house looking tidy and fold your underwear. Your wife is a Goddess and the...

WHY YOU ONLY COMMUNICATE WITH YOUR SPOUSE 7% OF THE TIME

“That’s not what I meant!” Ever said that to your wife (or husband) before? Like, have you said that twice today? Even the best...

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