One of the best things about the holidays are all the sweets. Many people have cookie traditions–cookies they bake just once a year, around Christmas. This year, instead of making several different kinds of cookies, cut down on baking time and host a cookie swap! Read on for tips on how to host a successful cookie swap!
Whether you’ve got an energetic toddler or rambunctious preschooler to buy for this holiday season, let us help you find that perfect gift. We’ve got you covered with ideas ranging from personalized books to rockstar clothing to help you find something that will stand out among the sea of today’s popular toys.
Family Traditions are a wonderful way to create lasting memories for your little ones to always look back to once they grow. Does your family take the time to write down or share things you are thankful for during the holidays? We have a few ideas for you to make this into a fun tradition to enjoy each and every year throughout your children’s growing years.
So your bundle of joy has been home for a couple of months (or a few years) and you both have settled into a routine. Now what to do about this post-baby body? You are lifting and carrying more than ever but your arms still don’t have the same tone that they used to have! Start the Daily Mom post-baby arm & shoulder toning exercises and your arms will be as buff as Madonna’s in no time! Below you will find some of the most effective exercises for arm strengthening. If your whole body needs a tune-up, keep an eye out for the Daily Mom fitness challenge coming soon!
Sure, maybe baby won’t remember opening presents this year, but that doesn’t mean you still shouldn’t try to make baby’s first holiday season as special as possible! From toys to some of the softest blankets out there, read on for Daily Mom’s tried and tested infant gift ideas.
Do you have teens and tweens on your shopping list this year? We have a list of gifts cool enough to impress even the most difficult crowd this holiday season.
Are you looking for a quick and easy way to decorate your table for the holidays? We put together a simple DIY craft using materials you can find in your house that will help bring some color to your table this season.
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. However, we’re here to give you some inside tips and tricks of the trade, hopefully enticing you to keep those kids enrolled in swimming lessons year round!
Daily Mom writers and editors love a good holiday drink. Whether your preference is a drink that warms your hands (like our peppermint hot chocolate), or a drink that warms your heart (like our Candy Cane Martini), we have the perfect recipes for you! Incorporate these into your Christmas party as a signature cocktail, or just whip a few up for you and your husband to sip by the fire!
What’s on your gradeschooler’s list this Christmas? Daily Mom has a list of gifts that will dazzle them! From high fashion to super-fun and functional, the gradeschooler in your life will be wowed by our picks!
Add a little personalization to your Christmas tree this year with this easy-to-make, festive photo ornament! You can use Instagram photos, family photos, or make one featuring each of your children! This ornament is also a great, affordable gift option for those family members who seem to have everything.
With so many women on your holiday shopping list and thinking of gift ideas for yourself, it’s hard to think of enough creative ideas. We have gathered our favorite gifts for every type of woman.
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.