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Shopping with kids can cause anxiety in even the most mellow parents. Something about taking your child to a store for an extended period of time and expecting them to behave seems so far fetched. I’ve compiled a list of some of the best tips from other moms on making your shopping experience more enjoyable. […]
Diaper rash normally occurs in babies around their diaper areas. It’s usually related to wearing wet or soiled diapers, sensitive skin, or even having the diaper chafe the skin. Seeing your precious little with this rash can be alarming at first, but it typically goes away with a few home remedies. Tune in to this […]
Many women are not ready to share the news with everyone early in their pregnancy. This can be particularly hard during the holidays when you are surrounded by friends and family, and there is usually lots of drinking involved. Here are some tips for hiding a pregnancy during the holiday season if you are not […]
With the holidays fast approaching, now is the time to start implementing those family Christmas traditions. Whether that’s continuing traditions from your childhood, or creating new ones, here are some ideas for some family bonding time. Tune in to this week’s podcast episode if you prefer to listen instead of read: Episode 27 My posts […]
Nutrition in the First Year For more information on nutrition in the first year of life, check out Episode 25 of the Growing Our Family Parenting Podcast where we talk with Jeannie Marrugo from Cafe Baby. The following contains some of the top nutrient requirements your baby should receive in the first year of their […]
Now that the weather is changing, you might be wondering how to keep your child warm in the car without puffy coats or aftermarket inserts. Here are some winter car seat tips so you can keep everyone safe this season! Tune in to this week’s podcast episode if you prefer to listen instead of read: Episode […]
Some women turn to finding ways of inducing labor naturally when they are nearing or have passed their due date. Although it can seem like those last few weeks will last a lifetime, you will be holding your little one soon! Just remember, a due date is just an estimate based on your last monthly […]
This week, I had the pleasure of talking with Makayla Kane. She is the creator of Southern Comfort Fitteds, a cloth diaper company. She also runs a blog where she provides helpful tips and suggestions regarding business, cloth diapering, productivity and organization, blogging, parenting and autism, sewing, and so much more. Tune in to this […]
Starting Baby on solids can be both an exciting and nerve-racking time for most parents. On one hand, you are excited for them to be growing and developing. On the other hand, this opens up the possibility for dangers like choking or allergies. Here are some of the signs and tips for starting baby on […]
Are you considering hiring a doula for your birth? Wondering what a doula does and how they can help? Curious if it’s worth the extra expense? Here’s the low down on everything that you need to know about doulas. This is a guest Post by Ainsley McGovern. Please see her bio at the bottom! Pin […]