Posts Tagged ‘busy mom’

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 what could possibly be so entertaining.”

It’s true. I’m on my phone quite a bit. And in talking to my other mommy friends, so are they. In fact, I can see that they’re active on Facebook right now, or how long they’ve been inactive. I can tell that they were up with the baby at 4am or that it’s dinner time because social media is radio silence. So why are moms on their phones all the time? What exactly is your wife doing as she stares into that bright screen?

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Gifts for the Home Chef Holiday 2016 #DMHoliday16

Cooking is a huge part of the holiday season, and having the right gear and gadgets is key to making sure you have a successful meal. Between roasting turkeys, baking pies and holiday cookies, and getting little tummies fed in between, sometimes it can feel like we spend all day in the kitchen. Our gifts for the home chef cover the bases for every person who loves to cook – whether it be large dinner parties, like for the holidays, or for everyday cooking and baking. We are sure you will be able to find something perfect for the chef in your life, so check out some of our favorites below. 

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Gifts for Women Holiday 2016 #DmHoliday16

 

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Women are amazing. They run the world and we all know it, so why not give them a gift this holiday season that is meaningful to her? All women are unique, but there are gifts out there for each one of them and Daily Mom is here to help your find the perfect one for her. Whether you are looking for your partner, your mother, or your grandmother you will be sure to find something for that special mama in your life with our gift guide. 

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Mother’s Day 2016 Ultimate Gifts

The mothers in our lives do so much on a daily basis. Whether it be your own mother who has been watching out for you your entire life, or you, the mother who spends her days taking care of the house and the children; for all that mom does, she is certainly deserving of some extra love this year. In addition to a fantastic handmade gift from the kids or grandkids be sure to check out our amazing collection of Ultimate Gifts! They are as amazing as they are unique, and you are sure to find something that mom will love.

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Make your own baby food: No special equipment required

What do you do when you had your heart set on making your baby’s food at home, but you didn’t get that fancy baby food maker you so eagerly put on your registry? 

You make it anyway. No special baby food making equipment needed! 

Today’s tutorial for making your own baby food utilizes single foods that are best steamed prior to puree: carrots (one of our favorites), squash, broccoli, spinach, greens, whole peas, green beans and so many more. Read on for all the details!

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Five Minute Makeup Tips

When we became moms, we didn’t realize how much our personal care fell to the wayside. During those newborn days, being able to shower felt like a personal accomplishment. It’s true that we tend to spend less time on ourselves, but don’t we still want to feel confident?

We know there are plenty of moms who don’t ever spend more than five minutes on their makeup, busy or not. However, each mom (and woman, for that matter) can benefit from a go-to five minute makeup routine. With that in mind, today Meg from Meg O. On the Go shares her 5 minute beauty routine.

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All About Your Cup of Joe

Ah, coffee: that bold, flavorful, aromatic, caffeinated cup of deliciousness crucial to every parent’s morning (and, let’s be real: afternoon). But, with so many types of roasts, coffeemakers, grinders and drinks, preparing that morning cup of Joe isn’t as simple as just pressing “on.” Here’s your guide to all things coffee, so you can customize your perfect cup!

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Best Free Apps for the Fitness-Minded Mom

With just the swipe of your finger, a personal trainer awaits to help get you into tip-top shape! It sounds like a dream for busy moms with maybe too little time or too little extra funds to spend at the gym each day, but thanks to technology, the prospect of having a free personal trainer working with you twenty-four-seven and an at-home gym are now within a thumb’s reach. Read on for a list of the five best FREE fitness apps that range in not only ability, but also flexibility, strength, flavor and endurance.

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Babymoov: Innovative Feeding Products

Babymoov - Innovative Feeding Products

As parents we strive to raise our children with tender loving care, while juggling a million other tasks on a daily basis. In the midst of everyday life efficiency becomes a top priority in each task we attend to. That is why we are so thankful for companies like Babymoov! Babymoov designs the most sleek and innovative products to nourish your baby from birth through the toddler years. Part of what makes Babymoov such an incredible company is that they collaborate with “pediatricians, midwives, osteopaths, nurseries and, perhaps most importantly, mothers.” All of Babymoov’s feeding products boast beautiful designs, simplicity beyond belief, and convenient cooking and cleaning times. 

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5 No-Heat Curling Methods

5 No-Heat Curling Methods

Let’s face it; time is very limited in the morning. Many of us are juggling a dozen different things to get ready for the day. Getting the kids’ breakfast, getting them dressed, getting ourselves dressed, packing lunches. You’re a whirlwind ripping through the house to make sure everyone is ready and nothing is forgotten. One less task on your to-do list could make a world of a difference, especially if it’s as time consuming as doing your hair. We’ve put together five easy, no-heat methods for curling your hair that allows an overnight set to do the work and leaves you with a beautiful, bouncy style in the morning. 

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