Summer Sippers: Fruit Lemonades

Are you looking for a fruity drink that doesn’t contain the artificial sweeteners and flavors of sodas and traditional juices? Perhaps you are pregnant and are feeling left out when your girlfriends are passing around your favorite pink cocktail. Or maybe you are just looking for the perfect drink for your kids! This fruit lemonade recipe is simply perfect for summer. Your kids can even help to make it!

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Shopper’s Guide to Healthier Produce

We all know that fresh fruits and veggies are a huge component of living a healthy lifestyle, but not all fresh produce is created equal. Whether you are on a mission to purchase 100% of your family’s produce supply organic, or only what you can afford to buy, here are three things you can do to ensure that you purchase the safest and healthiest fruits and vegetables available.

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5 Unique Baby Shower Gifts

Your summer schedule is packed full of baby showers. It seems like every weekend you’re headed to Babies R Us, carrying a registry list through the aisles, choosing from the same uninspired items. While parents-to-be spend a significant amount of time researching the items they will need for their baby and adding them to their registry, let’s face it; sometimes you just want to break away from the usual crib sheets and diaper pail offerings and give them a gift that’s truly unique. The following is a list of 5 unique gifts that are sure to be a hit at your next baby shower:

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Relaxing Remedies For Your Pregnant Body

The art of being pregnant can sometimes leave your body feeling fatigued, stressed out, and downright painful at times. Keeping your stress levels low, and relaxing is an age old suggestion, but sometimes, it’s not that easy. We are here to help you with some easy ways to relax and soothe your expanding body – and best yet, they are all natural!

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LaPlaya Hotel: Family-Friendly Resort in Naples, Florida

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Looking for a destination to take the whole family? Consider the Caribbean paradise of Naples, Florida. So, you’re convinced Naples is worthwhile, but how do you go about finding a hotel that’s fun and accommodating for kids and relaxing for you? Consider making La Playa Resort in southwest Florida your next stop. Read on to find out what makes this spot a great pick for a family getaway.

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Natural Pest Repellents

Now that summer is in full force, all kinds of creepy crawlies are back in our lives.  Unfortunately, traditional pest repellents are filled with toxic chemicals that are dangerous to you and your family (children and pregnant women are especially susceptible).  Pyrethroids and pyrethrins are of particular concern – these are the primary ingredients in most household pesticides (contained in over 3,500 registered products!). 

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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 sticking out through the crib slats. Or maybe, you have another baby on the way and don’t want to buy a second crib. Whatever the reason, you’ve determined that it’s time to move them into a big kid bed. So, how do you actually go about making the switch?

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Fashion for the All-American Baby

It’s the age of the trendy baby! With details like icon embroidered shorts for boys, graphic tees inspired by popular teen brands of clothing, and fabric embellished tops for girls, your kiddo will look casual cool this summer in Ruum. Ruum has the perfect tees, skirts, shorts and dresses inspired by All-American clothing brands that their older siblings love!

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What To Expect From Your Post-Baby Body

You made and grew a human being, maybe even a couple of them. This process is definitely going to take a toll on your body. Many of us know the changes our bodies will go through during pregnancy, but there are a few more changes that will take place after you give birth. Just remember, we all go through these physical changes so be patient while you return to a more “normal” state.

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