Your nursery is complete, and your new little bundle is finally here! The joy of becoming a parent for the first, second or fifth time never gets old. Every ounce of your being is filled with love and pride; and you want to commemorate every milestone of your baby’s life. The days of handwritten scrapbooks and printed photos might be a thing of the past but today, the options for unique mementos and photo art are endless. The following is a list of 5 of the coolest new ways to commemorate your new baby.
Potty training is not a one-size-fits-all process. Each child is unique and will be ready for the process on their own time. When you feel that your child is ready to move on from diapers, here are 6 popular ways to go about the potty training process. Choose a method that fits your lifestyle and that you believe will suit your child the best.
Do you have a hard time finding room in the budget for a babysitter? We have a go-to guide for you on how to start your own babysitting co-op to help you save money and invest in relationships.
You want to be cradling your baby from birth to long beyond but you don’t want the hassle of long strands of fabric or complicated carriers. This is why the carriers from JJ Cole will become your new best friends!
Not only do they offer a carrier that provides the comfort of a fitted cotton tee for snuggling your newborn but they also have a structured carrier with a variety of carry positions. Decide which is right for you!
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 the rain. He knew to give flowers on Mother’s Day without a reminder. He plays fair in relationships because he knows the value in honesty. He respects your opinions even if he disagrees with you. Before becoming prince charming, he was the boy who stood up for the underdog, the kid who knew to lead and not follow – the one who said “please” and “thank you” at the right times without an adult reminding him. Odds are, he had a mom who knew how to raise a gentleman.
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We love capturing every incredible moment of our little ones, but it’s not always possible to lug a big camera along. Luckily, today’s phones, especially the iPhones, take incredible pictures. With just a few tips, you can capture great photos with a tap of your finger.
Are you looking for ways to get your kids to cooperate while you strive for the perfect picture of them? We have some great ideas beyond bribery to help you get amazing, natural smiles every time.
Gone are the days of rocking your baby to sleep, but even now that your little one is a “big kid” snuggled into his or her own bed, having a nighttime routine is just as important as ever. Establishing a routine helps set the stage for a good night’s sleep for your child and for you. At its best, bedtime is a calming ritual. At its worst, it’s bedlam. Learn how to avoid chaos and bring on the calm.
In such a rapidly developing world, creativity is quickly becoming a sought-after trait. Did you know that creative thinking promotes self-actualization, independent thought, and problem solving? Even though everyone already has some level of creativity, it is something that can be encouraged and developed. In other words, it does not matter whether or not your child has demonstrated a strong sense of creativity in the past. You can still help to encourage creative behaviors in your daily life. Not sure where to start? Here are a few ideas to get the creativity flowing in your home.
For some moms, nothing says summer like having your toes in the sand, and a book in hand! With kids, it’s not always easy to find the time to read for pleasure, though. So we rounded up the 5 best books of the summer. Whether you have time to read one of them or read all of them, you won’t be disappointed!
Is Family Game Night getting stale at your house? Maybe you don’t even have family game night. We have some refreshing ideas to save your family from getting bored with your board games. So grab your kids and open the game closet, it’s time to give family game night a makeover!
If you’re looking for a carrier that will take you from the newborn stage to the toddler stage look no further than Lillebaby. The Lillebaby complete carrier will be the only carrier you’ll need, as it’s complete in comfort, functionality, safety and style.
Not only are lacing cards great for your preschooler’s hand-eye coordination, fine motor skills, and concentration, but they are also a great way to buy yourself a little bit of quiet time! Here is a quick and simple way to make your own lacing cards utilizing your child’s artwork.
Once you become a parent, your primary focus shifts from your spouse or significant other to your children. Gone are the days of spontaneous, drawn out date nights and hours of privacy. While having children can form a new, deep bond in a relationship, it can also send romance to the back burner. You need to realize that it is going to take some work on your part to keep the spark flying between you and your partner. Here are six tips to help amp up the romance in your relationship.
Whether you’re flying cross-country or embarking on that dreaded 8 hour drive to grandma’s house, one thing is certain: traveling with a toddler is rarely easy. Packing for a trip can be overwhelming enough when it’s just for yourself; but trying to decipher every little need your toddler might have and fitting it all into your luggage is a daunting task. Clothing, diapers and toiletries are a no-brainer; but the following is a list of helpful hints and toddler travel essentials that might slip your mind in the midst of the chaos of preparing for your trip: