Early Detection of Torticollis in Infants

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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}

How to Change Up Mac and Cheese

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Do you get easily tired of eating the same thing over and over again? We all do. Except for toddlers, that is! They can go through phases where they’ll eat one thing and one thing only for an entire week or longer. And you know what nearly every kid’s favorite is? Macaroni and cheese! It may seem like a boring dish after a while but there are healthy ways to change up mac and cheese so even you will want {Read More}

What is Healthy Infant Weight Gain

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As a parent it is our main priority to ensure our kids are healthy. That entails encouraging healthy eating habits from early on and making sure your baby gets all the necessary nutrients needed for healthy development. This is a growing concern to instill healthy infant weight gain. You may be surprised to learn just how important a baby’s diet can impact their overall long-term health. Those rolls may be cute on a baby, but they’re not so cute on {Read More}

Diaper Bags and BackPacks Guide

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Diaper bags are a must have for any parent. A baby requires having essentials on hand such as diapers, wipes, bottles, etc. Sure, the average woman carries around a hand bag of some type anyway so why does she need a diaper bag? These bags are specifically made for carrying around those essentials by keeping them organized and they come in all shapes and sizes. I’ve provided this informative diaper bags and backpacks guide to help you decide your options. {Read More}