When was the last time you felt truly relaxed and completely connected with all that is going on around you? Life certainly has a way of taking over. Between work, personal obligations, hauling the kids to sports, birthday parties, and class trips, the list just seems endless. Sometimes, with the monotony and business of day to day responsibilities you start to feel worn down as a person, mother, and wife. Slowing down is a foreign concept to many couples and families, yet it is the most overlooked way to rest and recharge. If you are looking for a getaway, whether just for adults or for the whole family, you simply cannot overlook the Emerson Resort and Spa located in the picturesque Catskills.
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As Valentine’s Day approaches, many of us are left wondering what to get those that mean the most to us. The Christmas and holiday season seems as though it were yesterday, and we are all out of unique and thoughtful gift ideas. But Daily Mom is here to help with our Valentine’s Day gift guides. Below you will find some of the most interesting, unique, and thoughtful gifts perfect for anyone on your sweetheart list.
If you could enjoy the luxury of massage everyday, anytime, wouldn’t you? Of course you would. Massage has amazing health benefits that everyone can and should enjoy. This is possible through an amazing new cordless massager called oVie. Stop waiting for a special occasion for a spa day to get the relief you desire; oVie makes the luxury of massage possible everyday.
Do you feel long overdue for a getaway that doubles as both a spectacular vacation and a once in a lifetime retreat to help you relax and rejuvenate? Whether you are an advanced yogi leading a lifestyle of health and wellness or simply somebody looking to connect with and begin to revitalize their own body amid the shores of a tropical paradise, Retreats Unlimited has already planned the perfect trip for you in Lapaz, Mexico. Maybe your kids are grown and it is time for you to focus a bit on finding your own joy, or perhaps you have little ones and you are long overdue for a bit of relaxing (and wouldn’t a Yoga Retreat be a spectacular Mothers Day gift!). Join Retreats Unlimited and 2 of your very own Daily Mom Editors on what is sure to be the trip of a lifetime!
In the course of one day, our children’s teachers are not only their educators; they are their cheerleaders, their defenders, their nurse, their coach, their psychologists, their activists and their friend. Most importantly, teachers are our children’s mentors and role models; the person who has the potential to be one of the most influential individuals in our child’s lives.
One thing’s for sure: Teachers deserve mountains of appreciation.
Most schools have one week a year, typically in the spring, when the students and parents can shower our teachers and school staff members with adoration and thanksgiving. Teacher Appreciation Week is a fun time to get kids involved with expressing gratitude. Some schools assign a theme to each day of the week so that everyone is consistent, such as bring a flower for your teacher on Monday and a candy treat on Tuesday. In that vane, we’ve come up with a week-long list of ideas to acknowledge the hard work of our wonderful teachers, all of which you can tailor to how simple or detailed you’d like your gifts to be.
Happy New Year, lovely readers!
While we just completed 30 Days of Giveaways (in fact, you can still enter to win prizes from PopCards, CompoKeeper, Comfort Cam and Bébé au Lait!) — we wanted to continue the holiday cheer into the New Year.
We wanted to start 2016 off right!
We wanted to give our awesome readers more giveaways.
So — to commemorate 2016, we are kicking things off with 16 giveaways! (#win16in2016)
And we’re starting big — really big. Oprah big (we love Oprah)!
On the hunt for the perfect getaway for your family? Planning a trip to San Antonio and seeking a quiet resort away from the bustle of the city? Enjoy a secluded getaway at the luxurious JW Marriott Hill Country Resort & Spa in San Antonio, Texas. Just 20 miles from the heart of the city, this gorgeous property is nestled in the rugged hills of the Texas Hill Country and offers a host of amenities and activities that will leave you feeling relaxed and rejuvenated.
No matter what your day has been like, a bath can be a very soothing experience for both you and your child. Whether you are helping to fight off congestion from a cold, soothing dry skin or eczema, or are simply looking for a calming bath before bed, essential oils are a fantastic natural option with very beneficial results. If nothing else, their aroma will leave you feeling relaxed and rejuvenated.
Tired, bags under your eyes, dry skin? We know. We’ve been there. Being a mom isn’t easy work, and it can definitely take a toll on how you look and feel. Read on for 7 ways to help you look and feel your VERY best!
As a busy mom being pulled in one million directions, you may often feel that the days of “me time” are long gone. Or maybe every time you get a chance to take some time for yourself, the guilt sets in and that looming to-do list haunts you. While you can’t physically create more time in a day (we only have 24 hours to work with no matter what), you can always find ways to make time for yourself. Here are some tips to free up even just a few extra minutes of time for yourself each day.
It’s 3am and you’re wide awake! Pregnancy insomnia has hit and you’re haunted by the words of every parent out there that wants to give you advice, “get some sleep before the baby arrives.” It’s as if you don’t WANT to sleep? Of course you do, but pregnancy and all its glorious symptoms are causing you to stay awake! We have 7 sleeping aids to help you alleviate some of the symptoms and causes of your lack of sleep so that you just might get some zzz’s before the baby arrives!
It’s important to get family photos taken. You want to have your family documented and celebrated and to leave your children with beautiful images that include mom in them. Getting out from behind the camera and in front of it can be a stressful experience, but we have some great tips to help you survive those important family photo shoots stress free.
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.