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How To Choose a Jogging Stroller

1. Ignore brands and the price tags altogether. What matters is a material and construction. Three large fixed wheels, a simple but sturdy construction (one piece aluminum frame, less plastic joints) and quality (thick, waterproof) fabrics. Tweet

3 Tips to Preventing Obesity in Kids

Whether we would like to admit it or not, obesity rates among Americans today stands at a whopping 33%. Furthermore, two out of every three Americans are overweight. These rates have been climbing up steadily over the last several years, and are showing no signs of slowing down. Parents are making progressively more unhealthy food […]

Are You a Procrastinator When it Comes to Procreation?

The down economy is causing some people to delay having kids because they are not financially stable. However, many people are still pushing through the down economy and continuing with their plan to have children. Even if you are financially stable, you may want to consider a few things concerning your budget before you make […]

Fun Activities for You and Your Young Ones

As every parent will know, it is ever so important for children of a young age to get out of the house and experience new sights and sounds – whether it’s Yo Gabba Gabba! or a favorite book. The benefits of introducing them to the big bright world outside are obvious, but many parents feel […]

Working from Home with Kids Survival Guide

Work At Home Moms or WAHM have become common in this era. Almost every other mom is working from home. However, this becomes very challenging and tiring. At times, moms get to a point where they cannot achieve their targets while working from home. Here is a survival guide on what mothers working from home […]

Pregnant – When to Stop Working

If you’re pregnant, the moment when to stop working is an important decision. You certainly need the extra money, but your health and your baby’s health have to come first. There are lots of facts to consider when deciding when to stop working: the type of activity, your general state of health, if you had […]

Edutainment Gifts for Kids

Kids have a knack for creating toys out of the most random everyday items: a paper towel roll can serve as a telescope, a throw blanket becomes the cape of a superhero or a fallen tree branch is transformed into a queen’s scepter. Toys often encourage children to use their imaginations – and that’s one […]

Reasons Why I Dread Being a Mom

“God can’t be with us so he made mothers.” Mothers are the most wonderful people in the world. They keep us safe in their wombs while we are nothing but a cluster of cells. They protect us when we finally arrive into the world and are susceptible to all sorts of foreign bodies. They nurture […]

8 Great Lessons from My Single Mom

Every now and then I take a moment to inventory the athletic trophies of my youth, literary awards for the novels I penned and yes I also deliberate over the scars I’ve earned along the way.  Oddly enough, many of the techniques we use to deal with what life throws at us can be traced […]

5 Skills Children Need to Start School

Young children face many challenges when they begin school, including learning to work alongside new friends, navigate in a new environment, and take instruction from unfamiliar adults. For a young child who is unprepared, starting school can be a very stressful situation. As parents, we have the opportunity to give our children experiences that will […]

Pregnancy Beauty – Safety First

There are plenty of myths afloat that make expecting mothers fret; and although some of it is hogwash, when pregnant, women must take extra care to keep harmful ingredients out of their beauty arsenal to protect their precious cargo. At the Hair Salon Tweet

8 Common Challenges of SAHM Parenting

Many have the misconception that SAHM parenting is a bed of roses.  Boy do they ever have it wrong! Being a stay at home mom can be a real challenge. Dealing with the kids all day, cooking, and cleaning IS a job.  It may not pay the bills but it takes time, energy, and effort.  […]

New Mother Anxiety – It’s A-OK

Are you a new mom in the first few weeks of being a mother?  If so, the carefree days of picking out the cutest baby shower invitations, buying and preparing for your newborn baby, and overall excitement and anticipation probably seem light years away.  I cannot stress how common it is for many new mothers […]

A New Parent’s Guide to Common Respiratory Infections in Infants

Your new baby is at home for the first time, and you have placed every possible safety precaution ever invented in her room.  Nevertheless, you still can’t help but go and check on her once every five minutes.  After all, your baby is a fragile being, and her physical wellbeing is a very delicate thing.  […]

Product Review: Mommy Bear with Womb Sound

A lot of new mothers struggle to get their little one to sleep, particularly as they start growing and becoming more curious about the world around them. Thankfully, this wonderful new product is both functional as a sleep aid and a cute toy, which combines the soothing sounds of the womb with a cuddly teddy […]

Shower the Newborn with Great Baby Shower Gifts

It is an honor to be invited to a baby shower. You are invited to celebrate a brand new life with your friends and family. The last thing you want to do is worry about what type of present to bring. Here is where this article comes in. You will find a lot of great […]

Innocent Looking Crib Sheets Can Hide A Deadly Secret

How can a crib sheet be dangerous? Crib sheets are important because of the amount of time a baby spends in bed, so they should be chosen with great care. However, crib sheets that are poorly fitted can end up becoming a dangerous play thing for a baby. They can wrap themselves around the little […]

The New Daddy Workout

I remember the days when I took off my shirt and women would sigh; some would even faint. My sculpted arms and broad shoulders proudly proclaimed my alpha dominance to all of the men in the room. When I needed, I could do the laundry on my abs. Well, none of that is really true…but […]

Top Fire Resistant Products for Your Nursery

Decorating a child’s nursery was never going to be an easy task. First, you need to decide what color scheme you would like, and this is usually dependant on the gender of the baby, or you could opt for the safer option by choosing neutral colors such as white and yellow. Once you’ve decided on […]

5 Ways New Moms Can Save Money On Baby Items

Being a new mom is a massively costly affair. The lists of vitals you’ll need to buy are endless and that’s before you get to the purchases of extravagance which you’d like for your arrival. So, here are some top tips which will help you save on the damage to your bank account. First, never […]