A Diaper Bag Checklist – From a 2 under 2 Mom

Registering for a fancy diaper bag might seem extravagant and silly while pregnant with your first child. Once that baby comes, you realize just...

The Benefits of Building Toys

  Kids are curious little creatures, they love to explore the world around them. They are constantly touching, evaluating, guessing what is this, why does...

Your Kids Do Benefit From Having A Working Mom

Got mom-guilt while being a working mom with either a home business or a job? Feel judged by other moms who have the luxury...

Experiencing Memory Loss: Grieving Someone Who Is Still Alive

Her memory loss started several years ago. She would lose track of her words mid-sentence. She would forget what we were discussing. She would...

Screen Time Summer Rules For Kids

I'll be the first to admit - we have a major screen-time issue in my home. I know it's an ever-present issue, but there are...

Celebrity Fitness Expert Brings You Yogalosophy

  Meet the creator of the yoga-hybrid DVD Yogalosophy, Mandy Ingber. As popular as yoga is around the world, Yogalosophy is in a world of...

Maternity Leave vs ME-Ternity Leave: Its No Vacation

It’s no secret that the United States’ maternity leave laws are some of the worst in the world. New mothers barely have time to...

Why I Didn’t Redshirt My Child

Academically redshirting your child is a topic often discussed by parents as their children get ready to enter kindergarten. In short, redshirting your child...

25 Best Knock-Knock Jokes for Kids

Parents, let's be real: We can only hear "Banana...banana who?" a few more times before we ban knock-knock jokes forever. However, as parents we...

My Surprising Journey To Better Health And Wellness – Part 1

Hi and welcome to Daily Mom’s brand new, first ever personal column – written by yours truly, Heather. I am beyond excited to share...

Embrace Living The Single Life

If you find yourself fresh out of a relationship or you have been living the single life for a while now, we know...

The Emotional Weight on a Mother’s Shoulders: What I Wish I...

Everyone has some degree of emotional weight on their shoulders. It is not easy to deal with, but it is unfortunately a very common...

What I Wish I had Known When I put my Career...

“Now, is not my time. Now, is their time.” Those are the words that I have rehearsed over and over. Words that at times, I...

Moving Internationally: A fresh start with a brand new perspective

Wednesday morning has arrived and you’re staring out of the window of your 9-5 job. It can feel like you’ve been doing the same...

60 Jokes for Kiddos that will have them Rolling on the...

Children are naturally funny. Let’s be honest: most of the time, they are hilarious! Their little giggles and laughter are the sweetest noise. And...

C-Sections Might Not Be As Bad As You Think

To ward off stigma and balance out the scary stories, let’s dive into different aspects of c-sections so that you can decide what is best for you and your baby! Make your decisions based on information, not fear.

The Root of Mommy Wars

Can we ditch the terms stay-at-home mom (or SAHM) and working mom? As mothers, we all work. We work to raise our kids and...

IF TOMORROW NEVER CAME: PARENTING WITH NO REGRETS

Shortly after my first child was born, an online friend of mine lost her baby. She was 7 months old. There are no words...

36 Tongue Twisters To Tease Everyone From Toddlers to Teens

Tongue twisters test your talent to talk terrifically through words that twist, turn and tease your tongue. Tongue twisters strengthen mouth muscles and English...

Estranged with Family: Parentless Parenting

Growing up is not the same for every person. While we like to hope that everyone on this planet grows up in a healthy...

5 Important Things To Know About A Gestational Diabetes Diagnosis

The International Diabetes Federation says that a gestational diabetes diagnosis affects about one in seven births. It is estimated that nearly ten percent of...

7 Ways To Make Time For Yourself When Exclusively Breastfeeding

When baby is breastfeeding exclusively mother's can feel like it is literally a full time job. Mothers during this phase rarely get time for...

30 Coronavirus Memes To Add Some Much Needed Laughter To Your...

Coronavirus memes. Who would have thought at this time last year that our lives would be pushed into a global pandemic? The situation we...

8 Commonly Missed Signs of Diabetes in Children

Let's be honest. Kids are kids. They get into things, get sick, and then they get better. After going through this routine over and...

10 Tips on How to Live with your Parents Again

Chances are, you flew the coop a while ago. Whether it’s been 15 years or 15 months, that time of living with your parents...

I Ditched My BFF for My Husband, and I Don’t Regret...

Back in college I had a best friend with whom I did everything. We lived together. We worked together. We hung out on the...

Postponing A Wedding: 5 Manageable Steps

Getting engaged and marrying the love of your life are two of the happiest days in a couple's life. Having to make the decision...

Breastfeeding vs Bottle Feeding: I Breastfed From A Bottle

When most people think of feeding an infant and baby, they automatically think breastfeeding vs bottle feeding. If you have your heart set on...

Hot Sex Even After Having 9 Children!

The water is purified in the house, so there’s nothing in the water that is magically producing all these pregnancies. It’s simply straight up,...

BREASTFEEDING IN STYLE 2015

If you are a nursing mother you have likely realized that nothing you had sitting in your wardrobe seemed to work correctly or live...

My Secrets to Breastfeeding Success

The night my husband and I were supposed to take the hospital’s breastfeeding class, I wasn’t feeling well. I was exhausted, uncomfortable and felt...

How To Become An Influencer On Social Media

So, you want to have an influence on the world in some way, shape, or form? You and thousands of people out there! Being...

A Song of Motherhood

Do you have songs that take you back to another time or place in your life? We all do, I imagine. My life has...

Mommy Brain: The Baby Cry, & Beyond

Have you fallen victim to the “mommy brain” dilemma? The time when you walk into a room and you don’t know why you’re there?...

A Letter to Stay-At-Home Moms

Dear YOU,To the dedicated, hard-working, always-going, sometimes shouting, often laughing, sometimes crying, ALWAYS loving - stay-at-home moms: First of all, let’s just agree that no...

25 Of The Best Fall Home and Kitchen Tools To Prepare...

As the temperature drops and the leaves turn color, it's time to start thinking about the upcoming holiday season. And what better way to...