Top STEM Gifts for Kids

 

Have you heard of the phrase “STEM learning” and wondered what it means?  It is a pretty hot topic these days.  And in case you are still in the dark about it, it simply stands for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. According to many, STEM is the future and it is a critical element to developing children into creators, thinkers, problem solvers, doers, innovators, and inventors. It is said that exposing children to simple STEM concepts from a young age can set the foundation for higher learning in the future. Check out this guide for a little bit more  information and some amazing products that would not only encourage these learning concepts but will also make for one excited kid during the holiday season.

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5 Ways to Turn Your Mom Guilt into Something Positive

Every mom has it – that pang of mom guilt that makes you question everything you have ever done as a mother. Do I play with my kids enough? Are they falling behind? Am I a good mom? Do I ignore them too much? These are questions that every mom asks herself probably at least once per day. They can sometimes eat away at you, making you feel inferior or sad. They can sometimes make your heart hurt, leaving you to stay up at night wondering how Linda-down-the-street does it all when you are barely holding it together. As a mom who works from home, I get these pangs of guilt constantly. And like all good moms, the guilt eats away at me for a bit and then…well, I use these 5 ways to turn my mom guilt into something positive. 

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Daily Mom’s Guide to Holiday Clothing for Kids

Get ready for the ooohs and aaahs with adorable clothing options from some of our favorite brands. Whether you are searching for the perfect holiday outfit for seasonal events, coordinating outfits for a family photo session, or simply wanting to update your little one’s wardrobe, there are options. Use this guide to help you navigate the world of kids’ clothing and find the pieces that are perfect for your little family needs. 

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8 Things Moms Should Never Feel Ashamed About

Being a mom is amazing. You get to give birth to an amazing little person who you get to help raise into an amazing human being. But the choices you make along the way are often scrutinized by everybody you encounter, from the other moms at preschool to your friends and family, to complete strangers with whom you’ll never actually have a conversation. For some reason moms tend to let all of these judgments make them feel ashamed of their choices and feel the need to justify them to everyone they encounter.

While you shouldn’t feel ashamed of the choices you and your partner make for your family, here are eight things you should absolutely never feel ashamed about as a mom. 

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Gifts for the Traveling Family

Traveling as a family is a memory to cherish. From taking the littlest babies to visit grandparents across the country for the first time, to traveling abroad with teenagers, there is no better way to forge unforgettable memories than by experiencing travel as a family. Holiday gifts that encourage wanderlust will inspire your favorite traveler to start planning their next bucket list excursion with you in mind. Daily Mom has done our research to select the best gifts to give the travelers in your life this merry season.

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The Busy Mom’s Guide to Eating Smart

It’s no secret that mom life is busy. It can often feel hectic, chaotic and sometimes just plain overwhelming. Whether you work in an office, work from home, or you’re a stay home mom, life gets crazy and it seems like there are never enough hours in the day. Unfortunately, it’s hard to eat right with a busy schedule and an endless to-do list. The first thought is usually convenience: fast food, delivery/frozen pizza, or even just eating what the kids eat— things like mac & cheese, chicken nuggets, grilled cheese and peanut butter & jelly. But if you’re trying to stay fit, your body needs more than that. We’re here to tell you that you can eat smart, even with a crazy busy schedule; it requires a little bit of thought and preparation, but it can be done! Read on for our Busy Mom’s Guide to Eating Smart.

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Black Friday Deals and Cyber Monday Discounts

Do you have your mouse ready? Black Friday and Cyber Monday are almost here! If you’re not one for waking up at the crack of dawn to battle the crowds for the savings of the year, you can still benefit from the Black Friday deals right from your home. So many companies offer the same deals online as they do in stores so just grab your computer and your credit card and shop away. If you’re wondering what deals are out there, you’re in the right place. We’ve done the research for you and compiled a list of over 100 deals on things like toys, clothing, beauty products, and more. If you are looking for the best gifts to give for the holidays this year, check out the deals we found and just insert the codes we have provided at checkout. Happy shopping!

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11 Paleo Sides and Desserts You’ll be Thankful for this Holiday

For some, Thanksgiving is a day of football and food. For others, more is gained from spending time in the kitchen preparing a meal for and with those we love. No matter what your Thanksgiving traditions look like, for some, a healthier diet and lifestyle is something they carry with them everyday, holidays included. Whether you have joined those of us eating a paleo diet for medical reasons, weight-loss goals, or simply because it is the food you enjoy, we want to help you enjoy the holidays just as you used to as child. Here to join your Thanksgiving turkey is an array of delicious sides and desserts that will make you wonder why you ever thought a paleo lifestyle would be difficult.

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Top Picks: Gifts for the Active Family

The holidays are full of so much family time. Sometimes, our days are jam packed with visiting in-laws, Christmas shows, and holiday festivals.  Other times, we are left with more time to savor the moment.  In these moments, it is fun to get out and get moving with your family.  Exercise not only benefits your physical health, but also your mental well-being.  If partaking in a healthy lifestyle is something you value, then you will love our top picks for the active family below.

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Daily Mom’s Guide to Unique Gifts 2017

It’s really true, not any ‘ole gift will do. Seeking high and low, to and fro, and lo and behold, it’s the perfect gift. Unique and simple, yet rare and precious, let this holiday shopping satisfy even the most contentious. Browse our holiday guide for some of the unique finds this holiday season. Whether it’s a unique gift for someone near and dear to your heart or a sweet little something for yourself, you’re in for a treat. 

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