How Heavy Is Your Child’s Backpack?

This is a guest post by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA). When kids carry more than 10% of their body weight, discomfort can occur....

5+ Activities to Inspire Kids to Do with 4H

This post was written by Daily Mom through an activation with HireInfluence on behalf of 4-H. Although Daily Mom received compensation for participating in...

15 Things You Should Give Up to Be a Happy Parent

This is a guest post from parenting expert, mother of 5, and former teacher, Carol Tuttle. A lot of joy comes from parenting…but a lot of...

Best Phones For Kids Instead of a Smart Phone

“Where are you, Honey?” Having the best phone for kids is almost a necessity in today’s fast-paced, busy, run-around lifestyle. Knowing almost immediately where...

Happy National Play-Doh Day!

What comes in several colors, is fun for all ages, and inspires parents to steal from their toddlers? You guessed it: Play-Doh. Play-Doh is...

5 Things to Do to Help Your Family Member Battling Addiction

This post is sponsored by Seasons in Malibu and contains sponsored content When someone in your family is battling addiction, helping them fight it can...

How A Broken Ankle Actually Brought Us Closer Together

I heard it. I thought it was my skate slamming on the floor but the first sound was actually the crack of my ankle bones....

The Importance of Building Credit Before Your Child Moves Out

This post was sponsored by Lexington Law. All opinions and writing is that of Daily Mom. It may be something far from the reaches of...

What I’ve Learned From Watching My Parents Grandparent

I always knew my parents would make amazing grandparents. And they have, the relationship they have with my son has exceeded all my expectations....

“Hey Brady Bunch” A Grandpa’s Take on Baby #4

Looks like we’re pregnant again. We must be pushing our luck because having baby number 4 apparently is a big deal! After all, the...

DIY Placenta Encapsulation

Hi, my name is Heather, and I ate my placenta. Wait, let's try that again. Hi, my name is Heather, and I did a DIY placenta...

September is Baby Safety Month: What You Should Know

September is recognized as baby safety month. There is nothing parents, relatives, friends, and guardians want more than for the baby in their life...

Keep Kids Rear-Facing Longer with Chicco

For many of today's moms, they were lucky if they were in a car seat past the age of 4, let alone a rear-facing...

Most Popular Travel Insurance Options for Families With Kids

For many families, travel insurance policies are not just painful to sort through but are also mind-numbingly boring. This is the reason, however, why...

How our unplugged summer worked out

We had an unplugged summer and this is what happened. Earlier this summer, I wrote a post about my family's "Summer Rules" for electronics. Basically,...

Building confidence on a bicycle

Getting your child his first big kid bike is a rite of passage. Children feel so free as they zoom along on their own...

Win Free Baby Stuff! Breastfeeding, Pregnancy, and Newborn Facebook LIVE Event...

It is almost time for one of our best and biggest events of the year, Daily Mom's Breastfeeding, Pregnancy, and Newborn Facebook LIVE event...

Pro Tip: Parent Like a Teacher

We all struggle with our kids. Some days (or months. Or years.) seem like a constant battle of back and forth. We ask them...

5 Priceless Tips For Teaching Kids About Money

Teaching kids about money is not rocket science. As a parent, if you inculcate them about it at a young age, they...

School Supplies You Didn’t Know You Needed

Welcome to the new school year! You're going strong thus far in the first month, but wait...there may be some school supplies yet that...

Back To School Photos: A Little Dino Heads to School

The first day of school is a joyous, stressful, and tear filled experience. Watching your Kindergartener tentatively head up the steps following their teacher,...

Mom’s Genes & Intelligence: More Than Just Your Looks Are Passed...

We can thank our mothers for their nurturing, kindness, wiping away every booboo, and now...for your genius-ness. Your mother’s genes and intelligence are really...

Does Birth Order Matter?

As soon as you are pregnant, you begin picturing the bright future of your child. However, parents learn early on that their sweet little...

Benefits of Spanish Immersion Programs

Spanish Immersion programs have risen in commonality in the U.S. According to The Center for Applied Linguistics, there are over 1,000 language immersion schools...

To All Mothers on the First Day of School

We need to do better and this is our proof - As a mother I should not be sitting here on the first day...

Labels for kids make back to school easy

Kids and parents around the globe are counting down the days until school is officially back in session. Supply lists have been posted and...

School backpacks for the Entire Family

There is something festively fun about picking out a backpack in anticipation of a new school year. From preschoolers to parents, everyone needs a...

Back to School: Prepping Your Home for Back to School

School shopping, packing lunches, waking up early, and making sure you actually turned the coffee pot off before you head back to school....it's the...

Back to School: Fall Fashions for the Stylish Mom

While most of us moms have likely embraced the internet shopping revolution whole-heartedly, back to school shopping for our kids might just make us...

Is A Woman Considered More Of A Bad Driver Vs. A...

Okay, we’ve all “heard” the stories and perhaps even seen those women - doing their hair, putting on lipstick, and blatantly unaware of their...

Back To School: Fun and Fashionable School Shoes

Ever think to yourself: $150 for those?! It fits in the palm of my hand for goodness sakes! We want our kids to be stylish,...

Back to School: The Best Winter Coats and Accessories

Back to School means fall is on the horizon. We gladly welcome the changing of the seasons from the fiery hot summers to the...

Back to School: Cute Outfits for School

Since most of our kids likely spent the summer months in a variety of mismatched athletic wear, bathing suits, and flip flops, nothing says...

Back to School: How to Bring Learning Home this Fall

A child's mind is like a sponge, absorbing as much information as they can. Their minds thrive on stimulation, problem-solving, and kinetic learning.  But...

Why Kids Should Ride Rear-Facing for as Long as Possible

Since the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that all infants and toddlers ride rear-facing until they are at least 2 years of age, many...

Back to School: Going Beyond the Sack Lunch

Some would argue lunch is the best part of the school day. With lunchboxes like these, there will be no denying that! No matter...

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