Baby’s First Foods: What You Need to Know


Most babies get their first tastes of foods between the age of 4 to 6 months. This can be really fun and exciting, but there is something important you should know when it comes to choosing your baby’s first foods. Most parents opt for infant rice cereal, but is it a safe choice? Arsenic in Infant Rice Cereal First of all, what is arsenic? Arsenic naturally occurs in the earth’s soil where most of our foods are grown, so it {Read More}

Fun Science Toys for Childhood Development

Children are naturally curious about the world around them. That’s why they ask a million questions a day. Science can provide an exciting way for young children to learn more about the world around them and nurture their instinctive fascination. Here’s a list of unique and fun science toys for childhood development that would make interesting gift ideas for various occasions. The holidays are right around the corner and I’ve already begun some of my shopping and gift planning to {Read More}

Top 10 Unique Baby Products

Cuisinart baby food maker

It seems as though every year something new and better comes out. Companies are rapidly trying to keep up with the times and baby products are no different, with better ideas and concepts aimed at making the lives of parents a little easier. That’s what lead me to create this list of top 10 unique baby products as of 2015. I’m always on the lookout for some of the newest finds and trends in baby gear. As a mother of {Read More}

Early Detection of Torticollis in Infants


Newborns and infants have very little neck and head control during the first few months of life. Over time, with supportive activities they do develop and strengthen the muscles necessary to gain head control. Some babies develop a condition that can affect the neck muscles. Torticollis in infants is quite common and easily treatable. Some babies are born with a condition known as Torticollis or Congenital Torticollis, which causes them to show preference in tilting their head towards one side {Read More}

How-To: Christmas Saving Tips for Happy Shopping

Christmas shopping

Thanks to several different couponing and money-saving groups and forums, I’ve come across various ways to save more on groceries and household items. I’ve previously shared some of these tips such as how to obtain free diapers! With Christmas just a few months away, I thought I’d share some tried and true Christmas saving tips so you don’t end up overspending or putting yourself in debt.   First, let me just state that Christmas is not about the gifts or {Read More}

Air Travel Tips for Parents with Infants and Toddlers

child looking out plane window

I recently read about a comment that was made by a journalist traveling by flight that sparked a huge debate on the subject of child-free flights. It comes as no big surprise that children and babies can make a long flight seem even longer and unfavorable for the other passengers. In fact, in recent years there have been several movements to try and push for child-free flights. In light of this I thought I would share some air travel tips {Read More}

What to Look for in Birthmarks


Birthmarks are formed on the skin in children and infants typically appearing at birth. There are various types and there is no specific size or shape that characterizes them. They could vary from tiny to huge in size or irregular to round in shape. This can make it rather puzzling to know what to look for in birthmarks. As with any skin condition in infants and children, it’s advisable to be aware of any concerns you should bring to your {Read More}

Repurpose Baby Wipes Containers


I like to consider myself a frugal mom. One of the ways I save money is by buying large boxes of wipes refills from Amazon’s subscribe and save option as opposed to buying individual packs because I get 15% off my order. If you’re like me and don’t like throwing things out that can be reused and further stretch your dollar, you will appreciate these ideas to repurpose baby wipes containers that you may have accumulated. In fact, I’ve previously {Read More}

The Most Bizarre Places Women Gave Birth

public bathroom

Every child birth is unique in its own way, but these bizarre places women gave birth were probably the most unique. When you imagine the birth of your baby, you expect it to be in a safe and comfortable environment. Some women plan on having their baby at the hospital, a birthing center, or even at home. Many women opt to have a pre-set birth plan in place to be well prepared, but sometimes things don’t always go as planned {Read More}

Top 10 Toddler Vehicles of 2015

Little Tykes car

It’s summer time and what better time than to go for a stroll in a cool looking coup? One thing most toddlers love is driving around like mommy and daddy. I’ve picked out some favorites among some of the top 10 toddler vehicles on the market to give your little one their very own first set of wheels! Ride-On Toy Vehicles These fun vehicles require only leg power to get your toddler from point A to point B. They are {Read More}